Leadership Team Overview
Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW) is a growing collection of technically-minded people looking to make the world a better place. The Leadership Team is a team of volunteers from around the country working remotely in a digital environment to run the nonprofit side of ESW.
Our general requirements, regardless of position, are as follows:
- You need to be passionate about sustainability and agree with our mission, vision, and values.
- You need to be able to commit time to the organization, including regular conference calls. We find that in order to be effective, most positions require 5-10hrs/week on average, fluctuating by season.
- Proactiveness is important for the digital environment that we work in.
- You don't have to be familiar with ESW-HQ - we're friendly people, and we'd love to meet you.
About working with ESW
We accept applicants from all over the country. ESW volunteers work in a digital environment. We use Slack, Google Suite, and Zoom to communicate with each other. If you aren't familiar with these technologies, no worries! We'd love to teach you.
To apply, please send a position-specific resume to [email protected] Feel free to add a short "Why me" (up to 150 words), as we would love to know you better!
Available Volunteer Positions:
Executive Committee & Administration
The data Analyst position is crucial in interpreting raw data and pulling meaningful insights from it to help ESW team in making important decisions, evaluating the results, and continuously improving that will help us to support even more communities and sustainability projects. They will also maintain our database, data collection systems, data analytics, as well as work with management to prioritize business and information needs.
The accounting Administrator will work on maintaining financial records, and assisting the leadership team and board members in fiscal planning and forecasting. They will also correct and modify inaccurate files and records, manage Accounts Receivable with our chapters and reconcile account balances.
Student Membership Department
Chapter Relations Coordinator
Chapter Relations Coordinators (CRCs) are the main connection between ESW chapters and ESW-HQ. They work with chapter leaders and members to create open communication between the chapter and the rest of the ESW network, make sure chapters know about current ESW-HQ initiatives, help chapter leaders with strategic challenges, and create useful content for student chapters. CRCs also reach out to new schools in target geographical areas to find faculty and students that may be interested in starting new ESW chapters. CRCs are instrumental in onboarding these new chapters and helping them get off to a successful start.
Student Recruitment Coordinator
The Student Recruitment Coordinator will work within the Student Membership Department to recruit and onboard new student chapters. This includes researching universities with the potential to have a strong ESW chapter, reaching out and interacting directly with potential student members, and supporting and guiding those potential student members in the process of becoming a chapter.
Professional Membership Department
Director, Professional Membership
The professional membership department is the main connection between ESW-HQ and professional members, who want to participate in our sustainability efforts. The Director, Professional Membership is responsible for building and managing our Professional Membership team. This individual will work closely with the Professional Membership team to build a strategy for recruiting professional members, developing and engaging professional members in ESW's programs and events.
MarComm (Marketing + Communications) Department
The role of the Branding Coordinator is to assist the ESW-HQ in presenting consistently awesome external materials, visually and otherwise. They are responsible for ensuring that the branding guidelines are followed and that all official ESW-HQ documents, social media posts or communications are on-brand. They are also responsible for keeping the external branding guidelines up-to-date.
The role of the Production Coordinator is to create digital media in the form of videos, promos, etc. for ESW programs and conferences. They are responsible for communicating with the appropriate parties to gather information, video content and pictures for video production. As part of the Marketing & Communications team, this individual is responsible for documenting projects, capturing reactions from participants and creating a narrative.
The Events Director will work within the Programming Department to support and plan events for our members. This includes supporting events coordinators, furthering the growth of the department, planning/running meetings, and strengthening the biennial ESW conference (ESWcon). They will lead the events team on logistical planning, help find speakers, develop content/ structure, create and edit conference-related documents. They are also responsible to hire and build out an events team that can support our annual events strategy.
More Positions coming soon:
- Events Coordinator
- Program Coordinator
- Conference Chair
Are you interested in any of these roles or have some questions? Then don’t hesitate to get in touch via [email protected]