Communications and Outreach Coordinator, Idaho Wildlife Federation

Boise, ID

Organization: Idaho Wildlife Federation

Duties: Job responsibilities include the core functions of legislative and policy research, communications, outreach, and recordkeeping. This full-time position requires awareness of current political and scientific issues and IWF’s public policy objectives and strategies in order to serve as a resource for IWF members, key stakeholders, and the public at large.

Desired qualifications: 

  • Commitment to hunting, angling, and outdoor lifestyle.
  • Enthusiasm and professionalism to represent IWF and its members, a passion to conserve and enhance Idaho’s wildlife and natural resources, and to advocate for creative and proactive solutions to solve natural resource issues.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, research, and administrative skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills, including persuasive writing and proofing. Ability to respond in a professional, knowledgeable, and friendly manner.
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft programs, familiarity with or willingness to learn WordPress and advocacy software.
  • Applicant must be reliable, pro-active, work independently, and set priorities and handle multiple tasks with strong attention to detail, able to work with diverse personalities.
  • Capable of managing multiple digital and social media platforms.
  • Prior experience with successful outreach programs required.
  • Ability to travel from time to time across Idaho to plan and attend events.
  • Flexibility to work longer hours during the legislative session and take on additional responsibilities and special projects as necessary.

Salary/pay: $36,000 – $42,000, plus competitive health benefits, retirement savings, and vacation leave.

How to apply: To apply, please submit your resume, writing sample, reference list, and cover letter to IWF’s Executive Director, Brian Brooks at bbrooks.iwf@gmail.com.

Link to more information: View the full position description.

Application deadline: May 13, 2018.

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