UnEarthed Project Manager

Golden Bricks Events
Deadline: 3/30/2024

Golden Bricks Events (GBE) is an event producer creating special events and festivals that showcase the voices and faces of people of color in the outdoors. Our signature events include: Refuge Outdoor Festival, a 3-day outdoor event; Sundaes Outside: A Celebration of Black Folks, a showcase celebrating the rich contributions of Black folks & nature; and Refuge Day, a shorter version of our signature full festival featuring seasonal outdoor-focused workshops, demos, and performances. All are welcome – POCs and allies.

Reporting to the Managing Director, the UnEarthed Project Manager will be responsible for the overall Public Lands Unearthed project, archiving accounts of people of color on public lands, and supporting the youth storytelling field program. This position plays a pivotal role in a larger collaborative initiative to diversify public land narratives and uplift underrepresented stories. The UnEarthed Project Manager will be instrumental in development of a co-produced field school with partners and will work closely with the Managing Director. The applicant must have the ability to work effectively and collaboratively; possess critical thinking, organizational, and research skills; and have interpersonal skills for potential subject interviews. The ideal project manager should have a passion for racial and environmental justice and a deep understanding of the importance of BIPOC voices.

This contract is Puget Sound-based with regional travel and onsite support needed.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE:

  • Plan and execute the Public Lands UnEarthed project, ensuring it aligns with GBE’s mission and vision.
  • Project planning and strategy development.
  • Develop and oversee a youth Field School program, collaborating with partners.
  • Curate and plan a diverse range of activities, story leads, and educational sessions for a youth Field School program with partners.
  • Manage project budget, timelines and logistics.
  • Research and analyze sources for the specified subject matter.
  • Coordinate scheduling and interview subjects including capturing field notes and audio logs.
  • Capture high quality audio and video interviews.
  • Facilitate team collaboration and report on project progress.
  • Participate in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice training opportunities.

     

QUALIFICATIONS:

The ideal candidate should have excellent written and verbal communications skills. Must have a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience and/or training. Experience in project management, especially related to community-led initiatives or oral history projects. Looking for candidates with familiarity with environmental justice and the impacts of historical injustices on BIPOC communities. Highly qualified candidates should have experience working with youth and creating educational programs. Must be able to take initiative in a self-starter environment. A passion for outdoor recreation, diversity, and commitment to ongoing learning are highly valued. Must be proficient in the Microsoft & Google Suites with an ability to learn new systems and platforms quickly.

Compensation: $23-$26/hour. This is a 10-month contract, 20 hours/week.

Apply at: https://forms.gle/r5mb3YyZQHHbZoKf8