CA Communications Manager


Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $50,000.00
Maximum: $55,000.00

Published:

04/03/2018

Start Date:

05/21/2018

Application Deadline:

04/30/2018

Address

350 Frank H Ogawa Plaza
Oakland
California
94612
United States

Description

Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund seek a motivated communications manager to lead the communications strategy for Clean Water's advocacy campaigns in California. Clean Water Action is a national organization working for clean, safe and affordable water, prevention of health-threatening pollution, creation of environmentally-safe jobs and businesses, and empowerment of people to make democracy work. Clean Water Fund conducts research and public education and organizes grassroots coalitions and campaigns to protect the environment, public health, and local communities. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage press and media contacts, organize media events as needed/appropriate for advocacy campaigns
  • Establish and maintain relationships with communications staff at external partner organizations
  • Track media coverage of water and related environmental issues
  • Coordinate the development of content for periodic newsletters to members
  • Develop and manage social media and other web-based communications strategies and content
  • Work with program staff to research and write articles, op-eds, blog posts, fact sheets, and other materials to support the organization's campaigns
  • Work with program staff to develop web content and update as needed
  • Develop and maintain media lists and other related contacts
  • Provide communications support for fundraising events
  • Carry out other duties as directed


Qualifications:

  • Two years or more of work experience in media relations, journalism, or environmental advocacy
  • Comfortable working under pressure with tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Well organized including good attention to detail and ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects
  • Strong oral communication and excellent writing skills needed; video production experience a plus
  • Fluency in Spanish a plus
  • Ability to research and understand complex and unfamiliar subjects
  • Demonstrates genuine passion for environmental issues
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

Benefits

Health and dental insurance provided, 401K and cafeteria plan available.

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish fluency a plus

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

CAassociate@cleanwater.org

http://www.cleanwater.org/CA

Send resume to CAassociate@cleanwater.org



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