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Community Builder Job Description, 2021
Part-time position, starting at 20 hours per week

 

A Brief Introduction to New Hampshire Businesses for Social Responsibility (NHBSR)
NHBSR is a member network of over 200 businesses and organizations that believe that New Hampshire will thrive when we engage the power of business and our people to build a sustainable and prosperous state for all.  As a nonprofit membership organization, NHBSR’s mission is to convene, inspire and support businesses and their community stakeholders to improve our workplaces, our communities and the environment.  

We offer events and programming that bring together diverse professionals engaged in sustainability, meeting them wherever they are on their sustainability journey.  We provide resources, foster dialogue and help to build meaningful connections to move sustainability efforts forward while inspiring positive change and an engaged, inclusive workplace culture.  

For more information, please visit our website at www.nhbsr.org.

 

Purpose and Responsibilities

Purpose:

The Community Builder will provide a critical link to expanding and strengthening the network of businesses and organizations in the state striving to become more sustainable and socially responsible.  This team member will deepen NHBSR’s brand awareness across all industry sectors while recruiting new member companies, expanding engagement within existing member companies and building a network of ambassadors for the organization.  The position reports to the Executive Director and works collaboratively with the Business Engagement Committee and the Board of Directors.

Responsibilities include:

  • Acquiring a deep understanding and commitment to NHBSR’s Mission, Vision and Values and programming and advocacy
  • Strategically building a member prospect pipeline based on the interest and engagement in sustainable business
  • Developing the ability to translate NHBSR’s opportunities and network benefits to needs of the member prospect
  • Building a strong ambassador network within NHBSR, supporting and closing opportunities created by their efforts
  • Work collaboratively with NHBSR staff, Board of Directors and the Business Engagement Committee to facilitate membership growth and community building
  • Expand and deepen current member engagement
  • Meet or exceed budgeted growth in financial membership support, e.g. new membership, upgrading membership levels, sponsorship, etc.
  • Secure sponsorships, donations and in-kind donations for NHBSR events and activities throughout the year

 

Knowledge and Experience Required

  • A minimum of 3-5 years of experience in business relationship development or organizational fundraising
  • A demonstrated passion for issues of sustainability and social responsibility preferred 
  • Bachelor’s degree required

 

Skills and Abilities

  • Strong sales development skills
  • Connected within the NH business community
  • Demonstrated ability to create long term relationships
  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Self-starter with great organizational skills and drive to succeed

 

How to Apply:
Submit a cover letter and resume by August 16, 2021 sharing your interest and unique qualifications for this position to michelle@nhbsr.org with the subject line “Community Builder”.  

 

Job Location:
Home office, with regular travel to potential/existing member facilities.

 

Salary Range:
This is a 20 hour/week position.  $20,000-$25,000 base salary plus commission.  Benefits include paid vacation, holidays, and benefits stipend pro-rated for part-time position.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to high standards of corporate social responsibility in all we do. We are committed to developing a diverse and inclusive team.

 

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