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Communications Director

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Waterkeepers Chesapeake
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Takoma Park, MD
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Published 18 days ago

Put yourself at the intersection of environmental advocacy, cutting-edge policy, and a movement for clean water. Waterkeepers Chesapeake fights for clean water and a healthy environment by supporting Waterkeepers throughout the Chesapeake and coastal regions as they protect their communities, rivers, and streams from pollution. We seek a dynamic and seasoned professional who will be responsible for developing and leading multi-platform communications content to amplify our member Waterkeepers’ work, promote our programs and campaigns, and increase WKC’s visibility and impact. The Communications Director will report to the Deputy Director and work closely with the Executive Director and program staff. The ideal candidate will have training and professional background that demonstrates strategic thinking, experience working with diverse audiences, proficiency with earned media, and digital media, and sharp writing to inspire action and advance advocacy goals and public policy. This is an excellent position for a candidate interested in creating a dynamic and strategic communication program to support Waterkeepers and advance clean water policy and campaigns that make a real difference to the health and economic well-being of our local communities.


Put yourself at the intersection of environmental advocacy, cutting-edge policy, and a movement for clean water. Waterkeepers Chesapeake fights for clean water and a healthy environment by supporting Waterkeepers throughout the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    September 1, 2022
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Experience Level
    Mid-level/Managerial
Salary
USD $60,000 - USD $75,000
/ year

Benefits

The position includes a benefits package designed for your well-being and a healthy work-life balance including health insurance, retirement benefit, generous vacation and time off, and flexible work arrangements.

The position includes a benefits package designed for your well-being and a healthy work-life balance including health insurance, retirement benefit, generous vacation and…

Location

Remote
Work must be performed in or near Takoma Park, MD
Associated Location
Takoma Park, MD, USA

How to Apply

Statistics show that women and people of underrepresented groups are more likely to apply to jobs only when they meet 100% of the job qualifications. We encourage individuals to break those statistics. No candidate ever meets 100% of the requested qualifications. We look forward to your application. Waterkeepers Chesapeake is an equal opportunity employer.

The location of the position is flexible within 30 miles of the Washington, DC metro area. Our office is located in Takoma Park. The staff has the option of telecommuting or shared office space. Staff meets once per week at the office. A car is preferred for community and partner meetings throughout the Chesapeake Bay region. Travel outside the region may be required 1-2 times per year. This position requires occasional evening and weekend hours.

Please submit a resume, cover letter indicating your specific interest in this position, and writing samples. At least two writing samples will be required for any candidate advancing to an interview with the organization, and will ideally demonstrate writing of a similar nature such as campaign materials, action alerts, op-eds, or other media content. Send to info(at)waterkeeperschesapeake.org with the subject line: LAST NAME: Communications Director application. Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered.

Applications will be accepted until we hire, but we strongly encourage interested individuals to submit their applications as soon as possible. Interviews will be set up on a rolling basis.


Statistics show that women and people of underrepresented groups are more likely to apply to jobs only when they meet 100% of the job qualifications. We encourage individuals to…

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