Program Manager

Atlanta, GA, USA

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

The Program Manager will be responsible for the implementation and operationalization of several ongoing environmental justice programs working with youth, adults and seniors. This position requires significant experience with organizing, analysis, and strategic organizing, advocacy campaigns, the ability to engage culture, and impact communities. The Program Manager will create opportunities to strengthen community partnerships and increasing the organization’s programs and partners. The Program Manager will also develop organizing goals as they pertain to the specific programs, to advance ECO-Action mission and vision. This position requires the Program Manager to lead with integrity and humility, forecast and plan multiple projects months in advance, pay attention to detail as well as the big picture environmental analysis, and be consistent in their communication. The Program Manager will work closely with the Program Director and the Executive Director to develop and implement an integrated power-building strategy and organizing interventions that are accountable to and in alignment with the ECO-Action strategic plan.


Program Management Responsibilities In collaboration with the Executive Director, staff and others, shape, manage, and drive the implementation of successful diversified program strategies to support organizational and project needs, including:

· Immediately support the ECO-Action staff in preparing all aspects of a summer youth internship program. Activities will include connecting with ECO-Action partners to solidify youth summer worksites and presenters, ordering equipment and materials, interviewing potential summer staff, organizing staff training, managing summer staff, scheduling outreach, conducting community engagement events, organizing community cleanup, and hosting community and advisory board meetings, assisting in evaluation efforts and preparing summary reports.

· Support other ECO-Action programs that serve communities statewide;

· Make site visits; Visit communities across the state of Georgia to learn about environmental health concerns, participate in meetings and lead training sessions.

· Review existing ECO-Action reports and draft new brochures summarizing ECO-Action programs; assist in creation of print, digital and social media content;

· Identify, cultivate, recruit, and organize program volunteers;

· Generate communications, blog posts, newsletters, monthly and annual program reports;

· Network and maintain regular correspondence with community and organization partners;

· Provide leadership to program team(s);

· Prepare simple evaluation tools and analyze program progress;

· Prepare and present regular reports on progress towards programing goals;

· Research and Identify new program opportunities;

· Support ECO-Action’s annual fundraising activities, events and appeals;

Skills and Qualifications: • Demonstrate excellence in planning and organizing skills • Excellent written and verbal communications skills • Ability to manage timelines, projects and budgets effectively • Capacity to manage multiple projects simultaneously • Excellent computer skills. Regular use of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Suites • Experience managing multiple projects, supervising staff, interns and volunteers, reporting and tracking outcome, creating schedules • A strong interest in and commitment to social justice, environmental/climate justice, equitable and sustainable infrastructural development; safe and healthy communities, and • Ability to work well with diverse individuals and balance a variety of needs. Candidates with experience in environmental justice, climate justice or social justice work are strongly preferred.


· At least 3-5 years of Program Management experience, and

· College degree preferably in an environmental science or environmental health field.

· Supervisory experience is strongly preferred


$40,000 to $50,000 per year for full-time with health benefits.