Regional Conservation Communication Manager, Harvard Forest

Petersham, MA

Organization: Harvard Forest

Duties: Supervised by the Harvard Forest Director of Outreach & Development, this person is responsible for print and digital media production, events management, and communications planning and implementation as part of a strategic working group. Projects will include publication roll-outs to the media, policymakers, conservation professionals, and the public; and amplification of Wildlands and Woodlands products and ideas (including policy documents, conservation finance reports, scientific papers, and conservation stories and events) across print and digital platforms, leveraging a wide range of organizational partners. This work must be balanced with daily tasks of editing, proofreading, updating websites, managing contact lists, and posting on social media platforms.

Desired qualifications: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a communication-related or environmental field. 3-5 years of related professional experience.Demonstrated success in generating effective, issue-based print and digital communication products that target multiple audiences including the media and/or decision makers. Superb writing, editing, and proofreading skills. Experience collaborating on communication strategy and brand development. Experience with event management and publicity. Experience overseeing consultants in design, video production, web development, etc.

Start and end dates: Summer 2017.

Salary/pay: $58,000

Link to more information: View the full posting.

How to apply: Apply online at http://employment.harvard.edu/. Requisition 42024BR. Please submit one PDF document containing your cover letter, resume, names and contact information for 3 relevant references, short appropriate writing sample and link to an example of a web or print product you have produced.

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