USGBC Central Coast Green Building Council
communications Coordinator Application information

We are the go-to resource in California's TriCounty to:

  • Support sustainable building efforts
  • Advocate for more green building codes and policies
  • Create, host and share trainings and events, support green schools programs,
  • Celebrate top-notch projects and individuals pushing the limits of sustainability
  • Cultivate an expansive, vibrant, and active green building community
  • Support workforce development in order to improve conditions for both new and long-term frontline workers
  • Prepare students and those in career transition with the skills necessary to enter the green workforce. 
  • Support each other in truly creating healthier, environmentally-conscious buildings and spaces.  

We enthusiastically welcome people of any age, race, gender, orientation, religion, ethnicity, physical ability, economic status, and political preference to apply. If you are interested in applying after reading through this entire page, click the link at the bottom of this page, keeping this window open for your reference. 

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Communications coordinator role

Supports Chapter Leadership in all aspects of chapter activities, including creating written and graphic design material, event planning, supporting sponsorship and member relationships, creative outreach and project management, financial tracking, distributing materials and representing the Chapter in written and verbal communications. 

job functions

  • Support and cultivate relations with sponsors, mentors, and affiliates through timely and thoughtful communication. 

  • Creating mid-year and year-end summaries of what CCGBC is doing in order to keep the value of our work fresh in the minds of our supporters while letting them know they are appreciated and necessary contributors to the CCGBC Mission. 

  •  Spearhead marketing and outreach efforts along with creating the graphic material to support and advertise our projects and announcements. 

  • Create written and graphic documentation using appropriate software 

  • Organize and implement projects including events, programs and educational programs 

  • Organize and maintain project files in a consistent manner 

  • Perform research and documentation to support project needs 

  • Research what events and actions are relevant to our mission and share the opportunities with the board and CCGBC membership. 

  • Maintain website, membership database and communication protocol through social media, newsletter, and direct messaging. 

  • Support event planning (small to large scale, online and in-person) 

  • Manage your own time and communicate clearly to the team regarding project status and requests for additional information. 


  • Ability to communicate through a variety of mediums always clearly, direction, honesty, and willingness to receive feedback for improvement 

  • Experience utilizing creative problem-solving skills, holistic approaches, and systems thinking 

  • Passion for advancing sustainable environments and enthusiasm to support those doing so 

  • Ability to move forward on and adapt with projects

  • Enthusiasm and willingness to learn and grow 

  • Impeccable work ethic 

  • LEED Green Associate preferred, but not required 

  • Experience with online marketing and fundraising desired, but not required 


    • Communication and interpersonal skills necessary for effective collaboration and relationship building 

    • Exceptional conceptual design and systems-thinking,   

    • Ability to translate information comfortably into marketing material 

    • Event coordination experience 

    • Hosting and supporting group meetings online 

    • Exceptional graphic design skills using Adobe CC, Canva, or similar 

    • Verbal and written communication skills with a diligent attention to detail and design 

    • Adobe Design Suite or Canva, Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PPT, O365, and Outlook) proficiency (or willingness to learn) 

    • Experience with website design software, willing and able to upkeep and manage a website


    • $15+/hour depending on experience
    • Hours: 10-20/week depending on workload
    • Mostly remote, with some in-person opportunities such as events and the occasional in-person board meeting. 
    • The ideal candidate is based in San Luis Obispo County, Santa Barbara County, or Ventura County. 
    • If you have any questions, please direct them to our current Communications Director Eva Hogue:
    • Open until filled.



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