Communications Coordinator – Soil and Water Conservation Society

Remote • Full-Time • Bachelor's Degree Required • Application Due August 27


Position Description

This is an exempt position under the supervision of the Publications Director. The Communications Coordinator will manage and implement the Society’s communications plan to amplify the organization’s mission, activities, research, and services as well as uphold the brand and core values. This person will champion all things conservation and will have the freedom to tailor the position in response to a growing (and evolving) community’s needs. This individual will work closely with staff and key organizational leaders to shape engaging narratives that showcase the impact of the Society for members, prospective members, partners, and the conservation community. This person will clearly and frequently articulate membership benefits to conservation professionals, as well as write, edit, and produce a variety of internal and external communication pieces, including news releases, marketing materials, website content, presentations, social media content, and articles.


Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with staff to gain an understanding of Society and member needs and interests in order to develop and implement an organizational marketing strategy and accompanying tactical plans

  • Market and raise awareness of Society products, events, accomplishments, and services through owned, earned, and paid media

  • Oversee social media accounts, including social media calendar management, content creation, implementation, and engagement

  • Write press releases and create/maintain press lists

  • Increase brand awareness and communicate brand to organizational leadership

  • Work with staff to create a consistent identity across communications, and to develop and maintain updated best practices and policies for communications and marketing efforts

  • Develop communication templates and frameworks for internal, external, and chapter communications

  • Discover and utilize communications services and partnerships to amplify messages and create efficiencies

  • Manage organizational annual giving campaign and other fundraising efforts

  • Work closely with Membership Director and other staff to update and develop membership recruitment and retention campaigns

  • Write original content for Society newsletter and publications

  • Proofread and review materials for other staff members, including conference, membership, and special project communications

  • Assist, as needed, with all aspects of the organization including, but not limited to, events; policy; member, chapter, and corporate partner relations; and board, committee, budget, and organizational development.


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