Beyond Pesticides is currently seeking applicants for the following positions:
Beyond Pesticides is a national non-profit membership organization, founded in 1981, dedicated to educating the public about the toxic hazards of pesticides and safer alternatives. The organization advocates for strong policy to protect public health and the environment.
Responsibilities may include:
Interns are given tasks that match their interests, skills and background with Beyond Pesticides’ goals. In addition to working on specific projects, interns will gain insight into the importance of grassroots action, the complexities of environmental issues, and how non-profits function.
Internships are based on a small ($1,000 monthly) stipend and vary in length from 3 months to 1 year.
Please send a resume and cover letter outlining what type of internship interests you, what you hope to gain from the experience and what time frame you are available to: Job Search/Internship, Beyond Pesticides, 701 E Street, SE, Washington, DC 20003 or via email to [email protected].Marketing & Public Education Manager
Beyond Pesticides is seeking a creative, self-motivated individual to serve as a Marketing & Public Education Mgr. This position is responsible for the development, growth and operational management of Beyond Pesticides member and donor database, as well as future enhancement of the database, member and donor records, and data requirements. Ensures system inputs that record and track data utilized in marketing strategies and campaign effectiveness. Leads development and execution of online campaign strategies, including web site properties, HTML emails, online marketing and other initiatives. Will use transactional, behavioral, and demographic data to optimize campaign effectiveness and provide actionable member insights. Serves as frontline communication with public. Focuses on empowering local action in advancing a precautionary and preventive approach. This person should have an interest in learning about the world of toxics, a commitment to social justice, and a desire to create positive change by providing the public with information on the organization, the environmental and health issues associated with pesticide exposure, and organic management strategies for land and buildings.
Summary of Position: The Science and Regulatory Manager’s primary responsibilities are assisting in executing the initiatives that support the science-based strategies related to the protection of human health and the environment in collaboration with Beyond Pesticides’ members and stakeholders. This position assists in the management of the organization’s oversight of scientific and related regulatory and legal issues on pesticides and their adverse effects on human health and the environment. The position assists in the analysis of scientific studies, critiques of regulatory decisions, presentation of research findings, and responses to questions from stakeholder groups, the public generally, and the media. The manager will assist in writing articles for the organization’s journal and daily news service, drafting press releases, and updating several databases that track the most recent relevant science and regulatory actions. Additional responsibilities include assisting in the development of coalitions with other organizations and relevant scientists; assisting with input into public comments on rulemaking; collaborating with the scientific and medical community; and providing technical support to the organization’s public education, communications, advocacy, and policy development at the local, state, and federal level.
How to Apply: Send resume and cover letter to Beyond Pesticides, 701 E Street, SE, Washington, DC 20003 or via email to [email protected]