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CERES is a non-profit located in Boston.  If you want more information 
about CERES or any of these positions, send email to fox@ceres.org or 
call Chris Fox at (617) 247-0700.

Diana Zinkl

Tellus Institute
11 Arlington Street
Boston, MA 02116


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There are three positions open or opening here at CERES. Please forward 
this e-mail to people you think might be interested
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The Coalition for Environmentally Responsible Economies (CERES) is
a non-profit coalition of investors, foundations, labor unions, and
environmental, religious, and public interest groups working in 
partnership
with more than 48 companies toward the common goal of improving corporate
environmental responsibility worldwide.  For more information on CERES,
please visit our web site (www.ceres.org) or call (617) 247-0700 to 
request
our annual report.

**COALITION PROGRAMS ASSOCIATE**

Description & Responsibilities

        The Coalition Programs Associate will assist in the management of
all program activities involving CERES Coalition Members - including the
Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, the New York City
Comptroller's Office, the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Sierra
Club, among many others - and CERES Companies - from Ben & Jerry's and 
the
Body Shop to BankAmerica and General Motors.  Reporting directly to the
Director of Coalition Programs, the individual will 1) help to coordinate
the programs and activities to encourage companies to endorse the CERES
Principles, a 10-point corporate environmental code of conduct, and 2) 
work
closely with the CERES Board of Directors, staff, consultants and CERES
advisors in managing additional CERES projects.  Other responsibilities
include:

*       Working with the Director of Coalition Programs to coordinate
formal dialogues with major corporations about endorsement of the CERES
Principles.  Specific tasks include research, record-keeping, writing
progress reports, scheduling meetings, building relationships with 
dialogue
teams, recruiting new team members, and coordinating information flow
between dialogue teams and the CERES Board and staff.
*       Researching and assessing corporate environmental performance and
distributing such information to the appropriate individuals & groups.
*       Assisting with program planning, outreach, and logistics for 
CERES
Board of Directors meetings, committee meetings, the annual CERES
Conference, the CERES Dialogue Orientation, and other meetings and 
events.
*       Recruiting new coalition members and providing service and
information to existing members through in-person meetings, phone, fax,
email, and the World Wide Web.

Qualifications

*       Knowledge of environmental issues and groups and an understanding
of investment institutions and large corporations or the desire to
learn/research the relevant topics.
*       Sound judgment, sensitivity to multi-cultural environments,
excellent academic background/research skills, good interpersonal skills,
superior leadership ability, strong initiative and motivation, a creative
and entrepreneurial nature, and successful track record in organizing and
managing multiple projects.
*       Effective presentation style and excellent oral and written
communication skills.

**ASSISTANT TO THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR**

Description & Responsibilities

        The Assistant to the Executive Director will design, develop, and
implement administrative systems to help the Executive Director manage 
all
aspects of CERES's programs and operations.  Responsibilities include
assisting the Executive Director in administrative tasks related to 
working
with the 18-member Board of Directors, personnel matters, budgeting,
fundraising, communications, program management, and financial and legal
matters.  The individual will report to the Executive Director and will
also work closely with other CERES staff members, Board members,
consultants, and advisors.  Other responsibilities include:

*       Designing, developing, and implementing a computer-based
scheduling/calendar system for projects, tasks, appointments, phone 
calls,
etc.
*       Designing, developing, and implementing a filing system to keep
track of all correspondence, paperwork, electronic correspondence, etc.
*       Assisting the Executive Director with correspondence, phone 
calls,
emails, travel arrangements, and computer equipment & software.
*       Assisting other CERES staff in managing programs and operations 
as
directed by the Executive Director.

Qualifications

*       Excellent organization and administrative skills.
*       Experience or strong interest in environmental issues and groups
and an understanding of investment institutions and large corporations or
the desire to learn/research the relevant topics.
*       Sound judgment, sensitivity to multi-cultural environments, good
interpersonal skills, strong initiative and motivation.
*       Effective presentation style and excellent oral and written
communication skills.
*       Ability to work independently, receive and prioritize multiple 
tasks.
*       Familiarity with word-processing, spreadsheet, database, email, 
and
scheduling computer programs.

**DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT**

Description & Responsibilities

        The Director of Development will assist in the management of all
development activities involving foundations, individuals, coalition
membership, government agencies, and corporations.  Reporting directly to
the Executive Director, the individual will play a key role in the
identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of donor
prospects locally, nationally and internationally through research,
proposal writing and reporting.  This person will also work closely with
the CERES board, senior staff, consultants and CERES advisors in managing
CERES projects and operations.  Other responsibilities include:

*       Establishing, managing, and expanding an integrated development
program designed to secure gifts and grants from foundations, 
individuals,
government, and corporations.
*       Serving as liaison with CERES program staff to identify potential
areas for funding.
*       Participating in the fundraising process through researching 
donor
prospects, matching potential giving interests with CERES's program 
areas,
proposal writing and grant solicitation.
*       Arranging and coordinating solicitation/cultivation visits 
between
potential donors and CERES executive director, board members, and other
volunteers.
*       Building relationships and providing service and information to 
donors.
*       Maintaining accurate records of donor contacts and conducting
progress reports.

Qualifications

*       Strong working knowledge of current donor research resources and
practices and experience in foundation/major donor/corporate 
solicitation,
grant research, and drafting proposals.
*       Knowledge of environmental issues and groups and understanding of
socially responsible business field or the desire to learn/research the
relevant issues.
*       Sound judgment, sensitivity to multi-cultural environments,
excellent academic background, good interpersonal skills, superior
leadership ability, strong initiative and motivation, a creative and
entrepreneurial nature, and successful track record in organizing and
managing multiple projects.
*       Effective presentation style and excellent oral and written
communication skills.

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Salary commensurate with experience.  In addition to a resume and 3
references, interested applicants should mail a letter to Robert Massie,
Executive Director, CERES, describing their qualifications, interests, 
and
potential contribution.  

CERES is an equal opportunity employer and seeks qualified applicants 
without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, 
disability, marital status, or sexual orientation.  For more information, 
send email to fox@ceres.org or call Chris Fox at (617) 247-0700.

Date Announced:  April 29, 1998