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Michigan Environmental Justice Coalition

Communications Specialist

Full-time, One-year position

Start Date: Jan 2022

Salary: $40,000-$50,000 with a generous benefits package

 

 

 

 

 

Organization Background

The Michigan Environmental Justice Coalition (MEJC) is a statewide coalition working to achieve a clean, healthy and safe environment for Michigan’s most vulnerable residents. MEJC works to achieve this goal in alignment with the EJ Principles through increasing knowledge, enhancing networks and taking action for systemic change. We are a membership-led organization, with over 40 individual and organizational members from diverse skill sets, backgrounds and identity. MEJC convened in 2011 to grow the environmental justice movement in Michigan. Every two years MEJC hosts the EJ Statewide Summit to bring together local EJ groups, leaders of color, and tribal members to strategize and amplify their fights. In 2020 we hosted the 4th EJ Summit, led 3 major campaigns in energy democracy, toxics, and cumulative impact, deployed 3 community action research projects, and engaged in the Get Out the Vote efforts in Michigan reaching over 65,000 EJ voters. By 2023 we hope to define climate justice in Michigan for an ambitious climate agenda. MEJC is a sponsored project of the Allied Media Projects (AMP).

 

Project Overview

Michigan Environmental Justice Coalition (MEJC) is seeking a full-time temporary position to support in the organization’s communications work. The Communications Specialist will implement a strategic communications plan in partnership with MEJC staff. This Specialist will drive the narrative around climate justice in the state through work that includes coordinate branding of campaigns, email and text outreach campaigns, organize press events, manage social media content and calendars, communicate with donors, create and produce video content, and manage regular maintenance of MEJC websites.

 

 

Scope of Work

The Communications Specialist scope of work includes the following:

 

  • Deliver strategic, actionable communications plan that advances the organization’s goals, campaign targets and amplifies the message of climate justice, racial and economic justice
  • Develop, in partnership and alignment with other statewide justice organizations, a clear branding strategy that outlines the values of healthy homes, strong families and communities, climate justice
  • Manage the contract for the deployment of the branding strategy which integrates specific and measurable campaign targets
  • Producing media assets like press releases, videos, and social media aligned with MEJC values, mission and vision towards the goal of mobilizing people to take action for climate justice
  • Engage with MEJC and MAJIC organizers to design and implement social media messenger trainings, to amplify the climate justice message
  • Develop, in alignment with staff and other statewide justice organizations, a strategy for peer to peer texting, EveryAction and Deep Canvassing in the context of the 2022 election year
  • Track, support and elevate public-facing work by MEJC staff and directly impacted people with whom we work, including testimony, press conferences, media appearances, events, and panel discussions
  • Anticipate, advise, and lead communications ensuring the organization is equipped to respond to the media landscape for opportunities and challenges based on national legislation, breaking news, and other trends
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with media contacts including key staff and reporters, editorial boards, producers, and other stakeholders and influencers

Timeline

This is a temporary, contractual position with an estimated start date of Jan 03. The Communications Project is expected to take 3-4 months, with potential for the contractual position to become a full-time employee position in the future. The application deadline is August 27, 2021 at 5:00pm.

 

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate has the following qualifications:

  • At least 3 years of work experience in communications, including at least 3 years of advocacy and/or campaign experience
  • Experience directly implementing a communications campaign
  • Arabic or Spanish desired, but not required

 

The ideal candidate can demonstrate the following:

  • Experience and commitment to working on racial and social justice issues
  • Experience working in and with racially, ethnically and socioeconomically marginalized communities
  • Experience working with policy coalitions and/or community-based partners
  • Familiarity with the environmental justice, climate justice and Michigan landscape
  • Ability to effectively and respectfully communicate, collaborate and connect with people with various backgrounds, identities and experiences
  • Strong writing and research skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to manage relationships with colleagues as well as external partners and stakeholders
  • Ability to adapt communication of organization’s vision in response to current events and a changing political climate
  • Ability to consider multiple perspectives, think critically, provide an analysis of communication strategies and related risks
  • Ability to problem solve and implement solutions to complex communication issues
  • Persuasive and effective communication
  • Commitment to raising one’s cultural consciousness and challenging oppressive practices on an interpersonal and institutional level

How to Apply

To apply, please submit the following items by December 03, 2021 at 5:00PM to hr@michiganej.org. Remote position; candidate must live in Michigan.

1. Resume with at least two professional references.

2. Cover Letter detailing:

  • How you would approach the scope of work
  • Relevant experiences that demonstrate how you meet the desired qualifications

In the subject of the email please indicate “Communications Specialist”.

 

Michigan Environmental Justice Coalition

Communications Specialist

Full-time, One-year position

Start Date: Jan 2022

Salary: $40,000-$50,000 with a generous benefits package

 

 

 

 

 

Organization Background

The Michigan Environmental…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Carga Horária Integral
  • Data de Início
    3 de janeiro de 2022
  • Prazo para Inscrições
    3 de dezembro de 2021
Salário
USD $40.000 - USD $50.000
/ ano

Benefícios

Healthcare benefits and professional development

Healthcare benefits and professional development

Localização

Temporariamente Remoto
O trabalho pode ser executado em ou perto de Detroit, MI
Local Associado
1725 Lawndale Street, Detroit, MI 48209, United States

Como se inscrever

How to Apply

To apply, please submit the following items by December 03, 2021 at 5:00PM to hr@michiganej.org. Remote position; candidate must live in Michigan.

1. Resume with at least two professional references.

2. Cover Letter detailing:

  • How you would approach the scope of work
  • Relevant experiences that demonstrate how you meet the desired qualifications

In the subject of the email please indicate “Communications Specialist”.

How to Apply

To apply, please submit the following items by December 03, 2021 at 5:00PM to hr@michiganej.org. Remote position; candidate must live in Michigan.

1. Resume with at least two…

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