Communications Senior Coordinator

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Conservation International

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Arlington, VA, United States

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23 days ago

Communications Senior Coordinator

Conservation International protects nature for the benefit of humanity. Through science, policy, fieldwork, and finance, we spotlight and secure the most important places in nature for the climate, biodiversity, and for people. With offices in 30 countries and projects in more than 100 countries, Conservation International partners with governments, companies, civil society, Indigenous peoples, and local communities to help people and nature thrive together.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) empowers nongovernmental organizations, Indigenous groups, academic institutions, and private enterprises to protect the world’s biodiversity hotspots and help communities thrive. The fund does this through grants for conservation, organizational strengthening, and sustainable development. CEPF is a joint initiative of l’Agence Française de Développement, Conservation International, the European Union, the Global Environment Facility, the Government of Japan, and the World Bank.

The communications senior coordinator reports to the communications director and will assist in the execution of the CEPF communications strategy, playing a key role in CEPF’s content development and dissemination. The senior coordinator writes and edits content for the CEPF website and other products, manages CEPF’s social media, and assembles and disseminates the e-news. The role requires strong writing and editing skills, an understanding of effective social media, and a talent for relationship building and positive collaboration with a wide range of stakeholders—including international donors, grantees, and CEPF team members.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Contribute to the planning, writing, and editing of content for the CEPF website.
  • Manage CEPF’s social media and report results.
  • Assist with management of CEPF website content.
  • Assemble and disseminate e-newsletters.
  • Serve as the primary communications contact for CEPF’s regional implementation teams.
  • Lead photo acquisition and licensing.
  • Contribute content for donor reports, presentations, and other communications products.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • This position is based in Arlington, VA, or possibly remote.
  • Occasional international travel.
  • Our Arlington, VA office is officially open. Guidance on hybrid or remote work schedules will be discussed during the interview process.
  • For the health and safety of our employees, their families, and our community, all US-based Conservation International staff are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. This mandatory vaccine requirement applies to all staff working remotely, in a hybrid work arrangement, and on-site in CI US offices. Effective January 4, 2022, new hires will be required to provide proof of full vaccination with a government-approved vaccine as a condition for employment. Requests for reasonable accommodations or exceptions related to medical or religious reasons will be considered. Candidates are NOT required to state their COVID-19 vaccine status in their application.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in communications, English, marketing, or a related field.
  • Minimum of three years of experience in nonprofit communications or a related field.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, familiarity with Associated Press Style.
  • Experience with managing an organization’s social media.
  • Self-motivated and able to operate with limited supervision while also being able to work successfully with others as part of a multidiscipline team.
  • Experience with content management systems, Drupal preferred.
  • Great attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Strong Powerpoint skills. Familiarity with Constant Contact and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Genuine interest in nature conservation.

Preferred

  • Fluent in Spanish and/or French.

To apply for this position please submit a resume and cover letter.

See all Conservation International Career Opportunities HERE

Conservation International is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled