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Community Engagement Manager

Honolulu HI

Established in 2007 as a 501(c)3 non-profit, Kupu empowers future generations to create a more sustainable, pono Hawai‘i. Kupu accomplishes this by partnering with conservation and sustainability focused agencies throughout the state and pacific in providing hands-on service opportunities which educate and mentor young adults and emerging professionals to become stewards of our communities and environment. Since 2007, Kupu has risen to meet the increasing demands of the green job sector by engaging over 3,000 youth in the areas of conservation, sustainability and environmental education. Kupu affirms the Hawaiian notion of “ma ka hana ka ʻike” or “in working one learns.” This approach has led to the creation of hundreds of service-learning opportunities which assists in the development of Hawai’i’s emerging professionals in the green job sector while supporting over 150 conservation and sustainability organizations across Hawaiʻi and the Pacific region.



“To empower youth to serve their communities through character-building, service-learning, and environmental stewardship opportunities that encourage integrity (pono) with Ke Akua, self, and others.”


Program/Department Goals

To support Kupu through fundraising, partnership development, and community engagement


Position Overview

The Community Engagement Manager will work under the Community Engagement Director to support Kupu in fundraising, marketing, and community outreach efforts and initiatives. Expectations for the manager include but are not limited to supporting in the development and execution of strategic fundraising and marketing plans, logistical execution of community engagement activities and initiatives, and other duties as needed.

Type: Full-Time

Location: Honolulu, Hawaii

Reports to: Community Engagement Director


Position Duties

Primary duties for the Community Engagement Manager position includes, but is not limited to, the following:

Oversee and plan outreach events for Kupu

Manage outreach contractors (i.e. public relations and design related contracts) to support the organization and programs with outreach and recruitment needs and materials

Support CEO, Community Engagement Director, and executive team in leading company wide trainings and events

Support Community Engagement Director and leadership team with the development of communications content (e.g. powerpoints slides, talking points for presentations, staffing of events, etc.

Administrative and other support as needed for outreach activities

Support as needed for fundraising and outreach initiatives

Oversee social media for Kupu

Support Community Engagement Director with management of donor and alumni relations

Coordinate staff and volunteer support of Kupu outreach and fundraising events

Ensure that progress reports, financial reports, and final reports requested by donors are completed in a timely manner

Manage related Salesforce and other data collection/management for Kupu

Oversee monetary transactions for development purposes

Inventory and manage all outreach related materials (swag, shirts, gear, etc)

Other duties as assigned


Position Requirements

Candidates must meet the requirements below in order to be considered for the position:

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in related field

Strong outreach and communication skills

Experience and familiarity with fundraising initiatives

Experience with Salesforce or other related database management software

Experience with budget and fiscal management

Loves to engage with people and highly relational

Team player who thrives in and adds to a positive team environment

Strong organization and administrative skills

Experience in planning, organizing, and leading successful events

Proven track record of completing benchmarks/tasks in a timely manner

Self-starter and pro-active mindset


Apply: Interested applicants can apply at: https://www.hrsymphony.com/hrs/apply/1611/J557

*This description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required for this job

Posted February 11, 2020

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