Evanston, IL

Knowledge Management Fellow, Great Lakes Protection Fund

The Organization

About the Great Lakes Protection Fund:  

Founded in 1989, the Great Lakes Protection Fund is a not-for-profit impact investor for the Great Lakes. Over the past 30 years, we have turned bold ideas into impact by investing $100 million into projects and teams pioneering new technologies, practices, and financing strategies to catalyze Great Lakes basin-wide transformational change. You can read about our impact here.  

We are the team making an outsized impact on the Great Lakes. Here, you’ll collaborate with smart people to accomplish ambitious goals. A key part of our culture is work/life balance because we know you are more than just an employee. The Fund is a unique place where you can feel great about your work and build a better future for the Great Lakes region.

Position Overview

The Great Lakes Protection Fund is an impact investor for the Great Lakes. The Fellow will support us in launching transformative solutions that improve the health of the Great Lakes ecosystem.

We seek an early-stage professional to help us get better at how we do our work, better capture our supported projects’ impact, record our other successes and lessons learned, better tell our impact story, and support the entire team. This cross-functional role will contribute to all aspects of the organization, including programs, event planning, administration, and operations.

This Fellowship is an opportunity to develop your professional skills and launch a career in environmental conservation and restoration, sustainability, and impact investing. You can learn more about what we do at www.glpf.org.

This highly visible position is for someone who can keep track of details, sees the big picture, is interested in the environment, and loves the Great Lakes. We are a small team based in our Evanston, IL office. We expect you to have strong Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills, a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, strong analytical skills, a systems orientation, an eagerness to learn, work well in a team setting, and the capability to tell compelling stories.

This one-year Fellowship, which may be extended, starts as soon as possible. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.

If you are interested in this position, please consider how your background matches our interests. We welcome all applicants regardless of race, gender, or ethnicity. We want to find the best person for the job and will view how your knowledge, capabilities, education, and experience would add to our team.

How To Apply

Candidates should submit a cover letter indicating interest in the position and a resume to position@glpf.org.

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