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Position(s) currently open:

Contracts and Revenue Associate
EarthRise Retreat Center | Institute of Noetic Sciences

EarthRise at IONS is a 64-room transformative learning center hosting educational programs and workshops that focus on health, personal growth, science, and spirituality. The campus is located approximately 26 miles north of San Francisco at the border of beautiful Marin and Sonoma Counties, just off of Highway 101, and 10 minutes from downtown Petaluma, at 101 San Antonio Road, Petaluma, CA. EarthRise is owned by the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS), a non-profit research organization founded in 1973.
Working at EarthRise is a fast-paced environment full of fun, hardworking teams. We provide a container for transformation and enjoy a culture of mindfulness and exploration. Please consider joining our team.

We are currently searching for a Contracts and Revenue Associate to join our team. This is a 40 hour per week position, Monday – Friday.  Some overtime and occasional work on the weekend This position reports to the Assistant General Manager. The focus of the duties is to:

  • Receive and respond to all inquires for reservations
  • Schedule and Conduct Tours
  • Negotiate Contracts Based on Revenue Goals
  • Manage Contract Process
    • Create Event in EMS (Data Entry)
    • Create and Send Contracts/Estimates
    • Track Contract Execution, Deposits and Milestones
      • Digital Filing
      • Accounts Receivable (Data Entry)
      • Send out Facilitators Packet
      • 60 Day Variance and Finance Update
    • Marketing/Co-Promotion Management
      • Data compilation and entry to website
      • Facebook Event Entry/Updates
      • Liaison with IONS Communications Team
  • Manage Invoice Process
    • Create Invoices in partnership with Event Team
    • Track AR and perform collection
  • Prepare Monthly Revenue Statements
    • Compile Occupancy and  Revenue Reports from EMS
    • Track Future Revenue Projections
    • Track ADR, RevPAR, and Occupancy Rates
    • Work with AGM on tracking budget to actual performance
  • Report Data to STR (Smith Travel Research)
    • Report Data and Analyze EarthRise performance to Segmented Markets

Education/Skill Requirements

Eligible candidates must have excellent listening, verbal and written communications skills. This position demands that the candidate be extremely accurate and detail oriented. A positive can-do attitude and flexibility is required.  An interest in transformative education is desirable. This is an entry level position that does not require a college degree.

Physical Requirements

Required to sit for long periods of time using computer; occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds; work environment consists of beautiful vistas in a rural environment. Must be able to walk distances of .25 mile at a time – this is the distance of our offices and the main Community building. We offer many outstanding benefits such as vacation, sick leave, medical, dental, vision, 401(k), plus meals when learning center is active.

To apply for this entry level benefited position

  • Email your resume and wage requirements to: gm@noetic.org 
  • You must reference in the subject line: Job Opening at EarthRise

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Reception/Bookstore Clerk
EarthRise Retreat Center | Institute of Noetic Sciences

EarthRise at IONS is a 64-room transformative learning center hosting educational programs and workshops that focus on health, personal growth, science, and spirituality. The campus is located approximately 26 miles north of San Francisco at the border of beautiful Marin and Sonoma Counties, just off of Highway 101, and 10 minutes from downtown Petaluma, at 101 San Antonio Road, Petaluma, CA. EarthRise is owned by the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS), a non-profit research organization founded in 1973.

Working at EarthRise is a fast-paced environment full of fun, hardworking teams. We are in the most creative field in the universe and enjoy a culture of mindfulness and exploration. Please consider joining our team.

We are currently searching for a Reception/Bookstore Clerk to join our team. This is an hourly part time position. Available work days are Monday – Sunday, typical hours are 11am – 7:30pm. This position reports to the Bookstore Manager. The bookstore at EarthRise Transformative Center sells books, gifts, toiletries, food items & beverages, including alcoholic beverages.

The Key Responsibilities

  1. 1. Retail Sales:
    • The ability to operate a computer and cash register and understand how to make change.
    • At the end of the day count the Cash Drawer, following accounting procedures.
    • Be able to work under pressure when the store is busy. Be able to make fast accurate transactions and decisions.
    • Keep the store neat and clean and well stocked with items from storage.
    • Notifying the bookstore manager of any problems that need to be taken care of.
  2. 2. Reception:
    • Be a spokesperson for IONS sharing our mission with visitors from all over the world.
    • Check in Guests and give orientations
    • Answer Main Line and transfer calls
    • Answer inquiry emails for Personal Retreats
    • Be alert and friendly while guests are in the store.

Education/Skill Requirements

Eligible candidates must be 18 years or older; have excellent listening, verbal and written communications skills. This position uses computers frequently including Google Apps; Microsoft Word, Excel and database event system. This position demands that the candidate be extremely accurate, detail oriented, dependable and proactive. A positive can-do attitude and flexibility is required. An interest in transformative education is desirable. This is an entry level position that requires a high school diploma or GED.

Physical Requirements

Required to sit for long periods of time using computer; occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds; work environment consists of beautiful vistas in a rural environment. Must be able to walk distances of .25 mile at a time – this is the distance of our offices and the employee parking area.

This position may be eligible to receive benefits. We offer many outstanding benefits such as vacation, sick leave, medical, dental, vision, 401(k), plus meals when learning center is active. 

To apply for this entry level hourly position

  • Email your resume and wage requirements to: gm@noetic.org 
  • You must reference in the subject line: Bookstore Opening at EarthRise

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