West Coast Communications Manager

Job Type

Full Time




United States


Calling all communications professionals with a passion for protecting national parks! The nonprofit, nonpartisan National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) is hiring a Communications Manager to join our regional office in Oakland, CA. The communications manager will help develop and implement strategic, creative and integrated communications campaigns to help NPCA fight oil and gas development threatening national parks and their surrounding lands. The position will also lead regional communications work for the Southwest and Northwest and will play a key role in promoting and celebrating NPCA’s Centennial in 2019.  Applicants should have at least four (4) years of experience working in public relations, communications or as a reporter. Those with experience in environmental advocacy or policy-focused communications are strongly encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications:

·        College degree, preferably in communications or journalism

·        At least four (4) years of communications-related work experience

·        An interest in the environment and national parks

·        Demonstrable integrated communications skill with traditional and social media, including Twitter, Facebook and Instagram

·        Strong writing and organizational skills

·        Proven track record of working with national reporters and/or those based in western states

·        Proficiency in Word, Outlook, Cision or related journalist database

·        Self-motivated, detail-oriented team player who is able to effectively multi-task, working in a fast-paced work environment

·        Demonstrates an awareness and sensitivity to the needs and concerns of individuals from diverse cultures, backgrounds and orientations.

·        Contributes to the creation of a diverse, equitable and inclusive work culture that encourages and celebrates differences.


Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply


Please visit our website at www.npca.org for a full job description. Qualified applicants please submit your resume and cover letter directly online to www.npca.org under "Careers". No phone calls please. NPCA is an EOE.

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