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At LiveWell Colorado, your work makes Coloradans healthier.
LiveWell Colorado is a statewide nonprofit organization committed to preventing and reducing the barriers to healthy eating and active living in Colorado communities that face inequity. With the goal of eliminating health disparities and advancing health equity, LiveWell Colorado focuses its efforts on policy and environmental changes that remove barriers and increase access to health. Working in partnership with obesity‐prevention initiatives across the state, LiveWell Colorado aims to provide every Coloradan with access to healthy foods and opportunities for physical activity to make Colorado the healthiest state in the nation. LiveWell Colorado is committed to recruiting and supporting diverse perspectives. We aim to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding.
Job Openings at LiveWell Colorado
Job Title: Project Coordinator
Reports To: TBD
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Location: Denver, Colorado
Position: Full time
Summary: The Project Coordinator plays a key role in implementing LiveWell Colorado’s programs, initiatives and fundraising strategies. This newly created position will work closely with multiple team members and will have the opportunity to contribute through project management, event coordination and overall operational support. The position offers an exciting professional opportunity for a young professional to use and continually develop leadership skills while working in an energizing and meaningful environment. The position plays an important role in an organization seen as a national model for working with community and statewide partners to advance access to healthy food and opportunities for physical activity. LiveWell Colorado focuses on policy, environmental and lifestyle changes that remove barriers to health and wellness, particularly for Coloradans from low income communities and communities of color.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties:
- Develop comprehensive project plans in partnership with other staff members and execute projects as a member of the team and leader in ensuring deadlines and budgets are met and work is integrated across the organization
- Lead in the planning and execution of a variety of program- and development-related events and convenings
- Coordinate trainings, meetings, webinars, and group presentations and assist with logistics and communications for a variety of state networks
- Develop, update and maintain presentations, training materials, and other resources
- Assist with the tracking and management of consultants and contractors
- Coordinate with internal staff and the development team to identify contacts and new funding opportunities
- Assist in compiling and organizing internal and external databases through use of Salesforce, Pardot and Donor Perfect to track contacts with LiveWell’s networks of partners, supporters and funders; support staff using those tools and other evaluation tracking machanisms
- Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short- and long-term goals
- Provide administrative and operational support for a team of directors
- Track and analyze program budgets on an ongoing basis; work with LiveWell finance team in monitoring, reconciling and disbursing program-related funds
Education & Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent professional and life experience
- Minimum two years’ experience in managing events, meetings, complex projects, and highly detailed initiatives
- Excellent interpersonal skills and collaborative working style; ability to communicate effectively with senior staff and diverse stakeholders and partners
- Highly organized with strong cross-organizational project and time management skills
- Demonstrated experience managing peers, supervisors and/or vendors to ensure project plan and deadlines are met
- Self-directed, results-driven and action-oriented; proactive approach to problem identification and resolution
- Appreciation, skills and sensitivity for diverse populations, cultures, and socioeconomic backgrounds
- Strong technology skills (webinars, online survey and scheduling tools, data entry, etc.) and advanced skills with Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Power Point)
- Basic financial acumen
About LiveWell Colorado
LiveWell Colorado is a statewide nonprofit organization committed to preventing and reducing the barriers to healthy eating and active living in Colorado. With the goal of eliminating health disparities and advancing health equity, LiveWell Colorado focuses its efforts on policy, environmental and lifestyle changes that remove barriers and increase access to healthy behaviors. Working in partnership with obesity-prevention initiatives across the state, LiveWell Colorado aims to provide every Coloradan with access to healthy foods and opportunities for physical activity to make Colorado the healthiest state in the nation.
LiveWell Colorado is committed to recruiting and supporting diverse perspectives. We aim to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. LiveWell Colorado is dedicated to equal employment opportunities and prohibits unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, gender expression or any other characteristic protected by state or local law.
Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter by February 28th, 2017 to: firstname.lastname@example.org with the position title and how you learned about the position in the subject line.
No phone calls please.
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