Energy and Sustainability Policy
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Training Development Lead

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Earth Advantage 

Location:  Portland, OR or Remote

About Earth Advantage

Earth Advantage is an Oregon-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to accelerate the creation of better buildings. We provide knowledge to building professionals and information to consumers through certification, research, education, and product development to move the building industry towards more sustainable practices.

Who We’re Looking For
The Training Development Lead will work to expand the delivery of Earth Advantage’s in-person and online educational programs to real estate and building industry professionals throughout Oregon, in key regional markets, and in targeted national locations. We’re seeking someone who will be adept at motivating busy professionals to invest their time and resources in trainings that increase their understanding of sustainability-related topics. You will apply your excellent communication and relationship building skills to help develop education partnerships and generate interest in Earth Advantage trainings and accompanying professional designations. You possess the organizational skills and follow-through to ensure that the suite of Earth Advantage’s professional trainings are then delivered to high levels of participant and client satisfaction.

Role Description

  • Identify partnership and/or sales opportunities for real estate and building industry courses.

  • Perform targeted online course promotion to attract individual course participants.

  • Manage course delivery, including instructor coordination, course and school accreditation, participant communication, and maintenance of Salesforce CRM records and reports.

  • Organize workforce development trainings delivered through partnerships with community based organizations. 

  • Manage online training platforms and identify opportunities for increased participant engagement and interactivity.

  • Manage Earth Advantage’s professional designations, including; Sustainable Homes Professional, Earth Advantage Broker, Accredited Green Appraiser, and Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Specialist.

  • Maintain partner and/or funder relationships through project reporting.

  • Assist with the development of new curriculum content for classroom or online courses.

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