ABOUT SYRCL AND WILD & SCENIC FILM FESTIVAL
The South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL), a watershed conservation organization located in Nevada City, CA SYRCL “unites the community to protect and restore the Yuba River.” Much of our community interaction occurs through our Wild & Scenic events, including our largest, the Wild & Scenic Film Festival. Created in 2003, this 5-day festival draws more than 7,500 attendees and launches an annual “On Tour” program designed to raise awareness and encourage grassroots environmental action nationally and internationally. Additionally, this festival is SYRCL’s largest annual fundraising effort and proceeds fund SYRCL’s other programmatic work.
The On Tour Program Coordinator provides stellar customer service and programmatic support to our event host partners for our 230+ satellite Wild & Scenic events around the globe, and supports our flagship festival each January. In its 14th year, Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour provides a turn-key fundraiser and membership drive event to other organizations providing a selection of films from SYRCL’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival held each January. This position works closely with each event host to ensure their event meets Wild & Scenic standards and their organization’s goals. The On Tour program is a major source of funding for SYRCL’s river conservation work. SYRCL seeks an On Tour Program Coordinator with proven customer service and event or program management experience. The Program Coordinator is a self-starter who creates and maintains systems, is highly organized, detail-oriented, able to draw boundaries, experienced with project management and databases, and is passionate about environmental conservation. Work hours will be scheduled Monday - Friday, 9 am - 6 pm in SYRCL’s Nevada City office. Occasional evening and weekend work is required.
This position requires frequent computer use and occasional lifting of up to 35 pounds. Must be able to sit for extended periods of time. Ability to maintain a composed and professional demeanor within a flexible (and at times noisy) work environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This full-time position starts at $19 per hour plus 14 days paid time off (PTO), 3 sick days, 100% individual health insurance coverage, 401K, and 10 paid holidays annually.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Preference will be given to applications received by July 30. Our interview process begins with a phone screen interview; semi-finalists will be invited to video call panel interview if not local; and finalists will be invited for an in-person interview.
This position is open until filled. Submit your cover letter and resume online.
SYRCL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status. Women, BIPOC, LGBTQIA+ people, and members of other historically disenfranchised populations are strongly encouraged to apply.
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