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With more than 1400 businesses located in Downtown Santa Barbara, there are many opportunities to work here. See employment opportunities listed below.

Augie's of Santa Barbara / Bartenders, Servers, Bar Backs, Food Runners, Stewards, Prep cooks, Pantr

All hourly careers available! All hourly staff earn wage + tips. Full benefits available to all.
Open walk in interviews scheduled 10am-2pm Monday thru Friday August 8-12.
Learn more: www.augiessb.com/careers
Thank you!


How To Apply
www.augiessb.com/careers
Walk in interviews 10am-2pm August 8-12.
FOH: david@augiessb.com
BOH: chefeduardo@augiessb.com

Santa Barbara Symphony / Marketing & Patron Relations Associate

The Santa Barbara Symphony is gearing up for its 70th concert season, and we are looking for
an enthusiastic, multi-tasker with strong communication, organizational and creative skills to
help increase sales and attendance through acquisition, retention and engagement strategies.
Reporting to the Marketing Manager, this position is pivotal in helping to streamline and execute
Marketing operations and initiatives, while building and maintaining relationships with
subscribers, vendors, and other key constituents and stakeholders. This high visibility position
offers an opportunity to have impact and grow skills in a dynamic, and supportive environment.
Responsibilities
● Serves as The Symphony’s front office first point of contact and “face” of the
organization. Responsible for processing and distributing all mail, email, and phone
queries on behalf of the organization.
● Serve as the primary contact for processing all subscription ticketing orders and
requests, and serves as the primary customer service agent, and Granada box office
liaison.
● Assist in creating, executing and reporting on social media campaigns to drive
engagement and reach, including content ideation, image/graphic selection & creation,
scheduling posts, and monitoring and tracking engagement.
● Assist with creating, designing and distributing monthly e-newsletter, digital and printed
concert programs, event posters, flyers and other collateral.
● Serve as the point person for the organization and distribution of all Marketing assets
(images, graphics, documents) and responsible for processing internal and external
stakeholder requests.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree or commensurate experience.
Compensation: Hourly: Health Benefits, plus $19 per hour, non-exempt, and commensurate with experience.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am - 5 pm. Some weekend and evening support will be
required, but still within a 40-hour work week or overtime pay will be added.


How To Apply
Submit a resume and cover letter to: info@thesymphony.org.

Community Environmental Council / Energy & Transportation Projects Manager

Job Title: Energy & Transportation Projects Manager

Status: Full-time, Exempt

Reports to: Director of Climate Mitigation

Applications Due: Position will remain open until filled



About Community Environmental Council

CEC is a fast-paced nonprofit based in Santa Barbara and serving the California Central Coast, with a reputation for positive social change and community engagement. For more than fifty years, Community Environmental Council (CEC) has catalyzed climate action on California’s Central Coast. From opening one the nation’s first community recycling centers and helping to pass California’s recycling law (the first in the nation), to pioneering hazardous waste collection and installing water bottle refill stations, to publishing the nation’s first carbon neutrality plans and Santa Barbara County’s Food Action Plan, CEC has always been on the leading edge of solutions to the climate crisis. That’s why in 2020 we were named California Nonprofit of the Year. CEC advances rapid and equitable solutions to the climate crisis – including ambitious zero carbon goals, drawdown of excess carbon, and protection against the impacts of climate change. CEC programs create pathways to clean transportation, renewable energy, energy efficiency, resilient food systems, single-use plastic reduction, and connected communities that are safeguarded from climate impacts.

The CEC team is a highly committed and energetic group, with an internal culture that values collaboration, ongoing learning, and innovation. Visit www.CECSB.org and www.facebook.com/cecsb to learn more about our work and history.



About the Position

The Energy & Transportation Projects Manager works with the Climate Mitigation team to advance energy and transportation solutions that support a rapid and equitable transition to carbon-zero communities. The Manager leads the development, design, and implementation of projects that advance access to renewable energy, energy efficiency, distributed energy resources, and zero-emission transportation solutions across Ventura, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo counties. The team member in this position serves manages projects, support program administration, and supervises CEC’s Energy & Transportation Associate. The Manager also works with the Climate Mitigation team to pursue grant funding for projects and initiatives that advance CEC’s renewable energy and zero-emission transportation objectives.


Minimum Qualifications

· BA/BS in Environmental Science or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.
· 2-3 years relevant experience in renewable energy, zero-emission transportation, climate justice, local governments planning, policy, or a related field.
· 1-2 year of experience with project management, program administration, and staff management.
· Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook. Additional experience with Google Spreadsheet and CRM platforms a plus.
· Excellent command of verbal and written English. Experience supporting multilingual communications efforts preferred.
· Experience planning and managing complex projects within a project management system (such as Asana) and managing deliverables according to deadlines
· Collaborative style and strong interpersonal skills, including an ability to work in teams and with a range of stakeholders


Primary Responsibilities

· Supervise and support CEC’s Energy & Transportation Associate to design, fund, and implement climate action projects that move our region toward 100% renewable electricity, decarbonized buildings, and electrified transportation.
· Provide project management to reach annual priorities and goals, including developing work plans and timelines, managing budgets, measuring outcomes, and reporting results.
· Identify and secure program grant funding.
· Support CEC’s Climate Policy team to advocate for bold climate mitigation actions, including those with a focus on environmental and climate justice.
· Lead program implementation in partnership with external stakeholders for CEC’s collaborative projects such as the statewide Solar on Multi-family Affordable Housing program and CEC’s Solarize Nonprofit program.
· Research and implement opportunities to support the adoption of solar, battery storage, all-electric homes, electric vehicles, and zero-emission transportation options that provide alternatives to driving alone.
· Serve as a representative to our network of Energy & Transportation partners, providing leadership on committees and supporting the coordination of network activities as needed.
· Complete and maintain a catalog of CEC Energy & Transportation work and conduct learning processes within CEC about the projects.
· Assist with integrating climate justice and language justice frameworks into CEC’s Energy & Transportation efforts.
· Assist with identifying the metrics of success toward CEC’s Energy & Transportation efforts and the development of systems to track, record, and compile program performance data.
· Collaborate with the Director of Climate Mitigation to identify the organization’s annual Energy & Transportation priorities and goals, including project delivery, partnership development, grant funding pursuit, policy needs, and program administration.


Additional Responsibilities

· Manage and review annual program budget, revenue goals and expenses.
· Ensure alignment of projects and initiatives with all aspects of CEC's 2021 - 2025 Strategic Plan, and regularly track and report progress to goals.
· Supervise and manage staff, interns, fellows and volunteers, including holding regular check-ins to establish goals, guiding staff with project work, and performing annual staff reviews.
· Work closely with the Communications Team to develop programmatic materials, i.e. websites, blogs, e-blasts, articles, videos, annual impact report and other items as requested.
· Coordinate with other CEC programs to seek program alignment and coordination, occasionally serving as a team lead for specific projects outside of normal reporting structure when appropriate.
· Attend staff meetings, including All Hands staff meetings, Manager-level meetings, and staff retreats.
· Attend and provide information as needed for the Board of Directors, including contributing to staff reports and periodically preparing and presenting program-specific discussions at Board meetings.
· Attend meetings with consultants, Board or Board Committees, President's Council and/or Partnership Council as needed.
· Track various climate action, resilience and environmental policy matters affecting Santa Barbara, the Central Coast, and California.


Job Status and Compensation

• 40 hours/week
• Exempt position
• Salary commensurate with experience
• Benefits include:
o Two weeks paid vacation, 10 paid holidays, and an additional paid week off between Christmas and New Year’s Day
o Health, dental, vision, life insurance
o Optional retirement plan with an employer match up to 3% of salary (after a qualifying period)
o This position will be based of our Santa Barbara office 20% of the time (~1 day each week), with the remaining 80% of time being in-person or remote as desired. The amount of in-person and remote time may change based on public health mandates and team needs.

To Apply

Applications will be considered until the position is filled. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume (pdf) with an email subject line that indicates “Energy & Transportation Projects Manager Application” to:

Natalie McGuire
Assistant to the Executive Director & Board Liaison
officeadmin@cecmail.org

CEC seeks to activate people of every age, race, ethnicity, and economic status in community planning, political action, personal behavior change, and climate leadership. Our nonprofit is working to incorporate practices that will advance equity at all levels of our nonprofit organization. We are committed to building diverse teams and an inclusive workplace with outstanding people who share a passion for climate action and a just transition to zero-carbon communities. We strongly encourage all qualified candidates


How To Apply
To Apply

Applications will be considered until the position is filled. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume (pdf) with an email subject line that indicates “Energy & Transportation Projects Manager Application” to:

Natalie McGuire
Assistant to the Executive Director & Board Liaison
officeadmin@cecmail.org

Santa Barbara Symphony / Marketing & Patron Relations Associate

The Santa Barbara Symphony is gearing up for its 70th concert season, and we are looking for
an enthusiastic, multi-tasker with strong communication, organizational and creative skills to
help increase sales and attendance through acquisition, retention and engagement strategies.
Reporting to the Marketing Manager, this position is pivotal in helping to streamline and execute
Marketing operations and initiatives, while building and maintaining relationships with
subscribers, vendors, and other key constituents and stakeholders. This high visibility position
offers an opportunity to have impact and grow skills in a dynamic, and supportive environment.

Responsibilities
● Serves as The Symphony’s front office first point of contact and “face” of the
organization. Responsible for processing and distributing all mail, email, and phone
queries on behalf of the organization.
● Serve as the primary contact for processing all subscription ticketing orders and
requests, and serves as the primary customer service agent, and Granada box office
liaison.
● Assist in creating, executing and reporting on social media campaigns to drive
engagement and reach, including content ideation, image/graphic selection & creation,
scheduling posts, and monitoring and tracking engagement.
● Assist with creating, designing and distributing monthly e-newsletter, digital and printed
concert programs, event posters, flyers and other collateral.
● Serve as the point person for the organization and distribution of all Marketing assets
(images, graphics, documents) and responsible for processing internal and external
stakeholder requests.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree or commensurate experience.

Compensation: Hourly: $19 per hour, non-exempt, and commensurate with experience.

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am - 5 pm. Some weekend and evening support will be
required, but still within a 40-hour work week or overtime pay will be added.

Benefits: The Santa Barbara Symphony offers a generous benefits package that includes vacation & sick time, health benefits and an employee retirement plan option.

Experience Required: Minimum one-year of customer service and/or Marketing Assistant
experience.

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities: Experience using MS Office and Google Suite required. Strong
written and oral communications skills expected. Interest in graphic design, video and/or audio
editing preferred. Experience with any of the following programs: customer databases, design
tools, social media platforms, email marketing or content management is a plus.


How To Apply
Submit a resume and cover letter to info@thesymphony.org.

Downtown Ambassador I

Santa Barbara Public Works Department
Downtown Ambassador I
Hourly Position/20 hrs/wk

Salary $18.45 Hourly

Part-time, hourly City staff position with primary duties to offer hospitality and information, to observe and report activities, behavior, and the condition of the infrastructure on State Street. Position works directly with the Downtown Parking Program, a work group within the Public Works Department reporting to the Parking Supervisors and Parking Coordinators; working with businesses, residents, visitors and other City staff in the State Street corridor; act as the initial contact for local businesses and community members to observe and report on problems of illegal behavior, illegal lodging or abandoned property; identify, address, and report unacceptable behavior and chronic nuisance related issues through a highly visible uniformed presence; observe and report on illegal behavior of suspected violations of municipal and other code violations; identify individuals who are in most need of assistance and provide referrals to appropriate resources; work closely with the Public Works and Police Departments, other municipal and non-profit social service organizations, citizens and the business community in identifying problems; attend community/business meetings as directed; work with other City departments to refer complaints that can be mitigated through other methods; observe and report on individuals whose actions endanger person or property; maintain accurate records, write reports; and performs related duties as required. The ability to speak Spanish is desirable. Ideal candidate will possess excellent customer service skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, knowledge of local social issues such as drug/alcohol dependency, mental health programs available to assist those in need of obtaining services; basic grammar skills to complete report forms; safe work practices and knowing who to refer. Candidate must possess the ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; operate a two-way radio; maintain records and prepare concise reports; and utilize computer to prepare reports; deal effectively, tactfully and compassionately with the public and use skill to interact with diverse groups of people; identify those individuals who are in need of assistance and recognize potential illegal behavior, illegal lodging or abandoned property, illegal skateboarding and bicycling; observe possible safety hazards and report to the Supervisor; interpret and explain city policies and procedures; work well under pressure; work independently; use good objective judgment and common sense; represent the city favorably; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.


How To Apply
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/santabarbara/transferjobs

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