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Climate Outreach Ambassador

TITLE: Climate Outreach Ambassador
DEPARTMENT: Sustainability and Resiliency
STATUS: Part-time position; up to 15 hours per week through June 2024, no benefits
SALARY: $25.00 per hour
The City of Salem’s Sustainability and Resiliency Department (SRD) seeks a Climate Outreach Ambassador (COA) to assist with outreach and engagement coordination for our MA Coastal Zone Management (CZM) grant-funded project, Resilient Together: The
Point/El Punto.

• Work with the SRD to fulfill the duties of the awarded grant project(s) in a timely manner. Lead on-the-ground social
outreach in the Point/Palmer Cove neighborhood.
• Communicate with the City’s various local organizations, groups, and community members. Activities include door-knocking, posting flyers and brochures, one-on-one conversations with community members, and more. The COA must take thorough notes and communicate with the team on what was discussed.
• Work with outside outreach and engagement consultants on events, communications, material development and other
• Coordinate with members of a newly formed Community Leadership Council on all outreach efforts.
• Design graphics, fact sheets, brochures, newsletters, and other communication tools for City mailings and social media
posts as part of the grant project.
• Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

Qualified applicants should possess the following:
• Must be 18 years of age or older; Salem Point Neighborhood residents preferred
• Experience in the Microsoft suite of applications (Word, OneDrive, Outlook, etc.)
• Experience with basic graphic design on Canva or other platforms
• Experience with social media, marketing, and event planning
• Professional verbal and written communication and ability to engage in-person communicator
• Focused and detail-oriented; ability to work independently and have flexible hours
• Fluency in English and Spanish required

• The employee is frequently required to communicate verbally. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision and depth perception. Regular use of computer keyboards requires eye–hand coordination and finger dexterity. The employee may be required to be outside. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Most work is performed in typical office setting, with some evenings and weekends, and include on-the-ground engagement and site visits. Some remote work is possible.
• The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, typical of an office setting. Noise level may increase during
outdoor or well-attended events.

Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply to jobs@salem.com. We welcome you to attach a resume. If you do not have a resume, we still encourage you to apply but please be sure to include name, contact information, your qualifications for the position, and why you are interested within the body of the email.
City of Salem, Human Resources Department, Lisa B. Cammarata, Director
98 Washington Street, 3rd floor
Salem, Massachusetts 01970
The City of Salem is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender or gender identity, familial status, disability, ancestry, age, marital status, public assistance status, sexual orientation, veteran history/military status or genetic information.
DATED: June 27, 2023

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