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We're Hiring!

Sustainable Future is seeking a dedicated environmentalist to fill the role of Platform Design & Technology Associate! See the job description below for more information.

Job Title: Platform Design & Technology Associate

Date Prepared: 12 May 2021

General Statement of Duties: Join Sustainable We are an exciting local-to-global sustainability movement for community unification through a technology and gamification platform. We are looking for an engaged passionate advocate for a part-time opportunity to: spearhead and oversee online campaign development by promoting positive environmental, health, and community resilience behavior changes. Duties as assigned will include:

  • Provide digital support and data for all facets of campaign development

  • Customize the platform to make the user experience compelling and impact-focused, including assisting in the writing of campaign content and campaign marketing and communications

  • Guide usage of web-based sustainability engagement technology platform among not only local organizations and citizens in Santa Barbara County, but organizations outside of Santa Barbara County as well

  • Set up new organization users onto the platform, provide training, reporting and drive engagement.

  • Identify ways to leverage the platform to drive maximum positive actions in support of Sustainable Future’s objectives

  • Act as technical liaison with the WeSpire and Sustainable Future teams, providing feedback and ensuring full utilization of resources

  • Generate quarterly and annual reports for members highlighting their accomplishments on the platform

  • Assist with member outreach and customer support

  • Attend business meetings, taking diligent notes and showcasing the benefits of Sustainable Future memberships to potential customers

Supervision Received: Director of Engagement

Supervision Exercised: Be an accountable, self-starter individual who is adept at technology and may require little supervision, and will take ownership over the tech platform.

Experience Required: Technical proficiency with online platform design and utilization. Experience with training and team communications. Environmental education and experience background a plus. Strengths as a team player, fast learner, responsive, and a positive and forward thinking mindset!

Hours/Compensation: $15/hour, approximately 10 hours/week, Independent Contractor

Physical Requirements: Requires prolonged sitting, some bending, lifting and stretching. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate online. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare and deliver communications.

Environmental Conditions: Remote, work from home. Occasional exposure to outdoors and local travel to organizational partners as well as attending community events may be required. Work may be stressful at times.

How to Apply:

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Deirdre Brannigan ( Deadline for applications is May 28 (with rolling interview process). Please visit our website for more information on our mission and vision.



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