Job posted by: Amazon Watch
Posted on: February 11, 2014
Amazon Watch is a dynamic nonprofit organization working to protect the rainforest and advance the rights of indigenous peoples in the Amazon Basin.
We are seeking a passionate professional to function as a Media & Communications Officer. The communications department is responsible for media relations, publications, digital storytelling, advertising, marketing and messaging for the organization and its campaigns. Candidates should have a minimum of three years of experience in journalism, public relations, online campaigning or a related communications field. Candidates should have a record of success working with print, broadcast, and online media to effectively and proactively frame issues and drive coverage. Proficiency with online campaigning tools and an eagerness to learn and manage systems are essential.
We're looking for an officer to whom clear and compelling writing comes naturally and who believes strongly in the importance of our mission to defend the rights of indigenous peoples and protect the Amazon. This position is based in our Oakland, CA headquarters.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Amazon Watch is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, nationality, ethnicity, religion, political belief, age, gender, sexual orientation or class. People of color and indigenous people strongly encouraged to apply. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
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"Ana_Martinez_Cover_Letter.doc" and "Ana_Martinez_Resume.doc."