1% For The Planet Small Business Account Coordinator Burlington, VT or Remote

The Small Business Account Coordinator will support the organization by acting as the primary account manager for 1% for the Planet small business members.


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We inspire businesses and individuals to support environmental nonprofits through membership and everyday actions. We make environmental giving easy and effective through partnership advising, impact storytelling and third-party certification."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Started in 2002 by Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia, and Craig Mathews, founder of Blue Ribbon Flies, our members have given more than $280 million to our approved nonprofit partners to date. 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Knowledge, skills and abilities:

-A passion and enthusiasm for account management, customer service and mission-driven work that’s creating real environmental impact

-Experience in account management or a high-volume customer service role (preferred)

-Undergraduate degree and/or 1 to 2 years related professional experience

-Strong team player with excellent oral and written communication skills

-Ability to develop supportive relationships with members, whether remotely or in-person

-Excellent organizational and time management skills, attention to detail, and the ability to adhere to deadlines

-Ability to prioritize tasks and streamline workflow for maximum efficiency

-Ability to coordinate work between multiple systems in a day

-Comfortable and effective working independently in a remote work environment

-Flexible and comfortable with change/fast growth

-Comfortable speaking with members over the phone and video conferencing services

-Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Workspace

-Experience in Salesforce and HubSpot (preferred)