OCCA is Hiring! FT Project Coordinator

Job Overview:
Project Coordinator
Otsego County Conservation Association (OCCA)
Salary Range: $40,000-$45,000 a year with experience plus benefits


  • Excellent communication and organizational skills required.
  • Intermediate software skills in Microsoft Office and Zoom required.
  • Experience with Podio or other CRM software preferred.
  • One or more years of experience supporting multiple program directors.
  • Experience with social media, email and traditional marketing preferred.
  • Project coordination/management preferred.

Full Job Description

Otsego County Conservation Association is seeking a Project Coordinator to help with a variety of admin tasks related to our programs, projects and grants. We are looking for an individual who is efficient and comfortable being a member of a team. The ability to prioritize tasks,  manage multiple deadlines, and manage administrative support, is essential in this position. The ideal candidate for this job is resourceful, a good problem solver, and organized. Ability to effectively communicate via phone and email as well as ensuring that all duties are completed accurately and delivered with high quality and in a timely manner is essential. May direct and lead the work of others. Rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals with a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. 


  • Working in conjunction with Executive Director and other staff to prioritize administrative and marketing activities.
  • Track and ensure timely completion of tasks.
  • Maintain project management software of active projects and grant milestones.
  • Communicate via phone, email, and virtual meetings with donors, volunteers, clients and supporters.
  • Communicate via phone, email, and virtual meetings with vendors, partners, municipalities and other organization.
  • Organize, schedule and coordinate on-site and online programs.
  • Provide information by answering questions and requests from supporters and partner organizations.
  • Oversee multiple projects at a time.
  • Promote programs and projects through social media, Eco-Bulletin and other PR channels


  • Proven admin or coordination experience.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize work.
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office.

Project Coordinator top skills & proficiencies:

  • Administrative Writing Skills
  • Microsoft Office Skills
  • Analysis
  • Professionalism
  • Problem Solving
  • Verbal Communication
  • Typing Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Accuracy
  • Prioritization of tasks
  • Telephone Skills
  • Teamwork
  • Discretion and Judgment
  • Patience
  • Ability to perform effectively in a fast-paced workplace.

Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $40,000.00 – $45,000.00 per year


  • 401(k) with company match
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Paid Holiday and Vacation time

To apply send a pdf resume, cover letter and list of three references with contact information to director@occainfo.org
Application review will start on May 21st at 4 pm.

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