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Climate & Communication Manager - CLOSED
Note: The Covid-19 pandemic has delayed Friends' plans regarding this important initiative. We're reassessing and preparing to resume when the time is more conducive to community scale conversations around impacts from the changing climate.
Friends of the Mad River is launching a new initiative that we’re provisionally calling Community Climate Conversations. The role of the Climate & Communications Manager position will be to lead in planning and implementing this initiative in collaboration with the Executive Director. The Manager will also be responsible for enhancing Friends’ broader organizational communications. We seek an individual inspired to act locally, in the face of a changing global climate, by building community engagement, action, and resilience. The successful candidate will seamlessly transition between big-picture thinking and detail-oriented work. They will be a creative and strategic thinker, a self-starter. We seek candidates with a unique blend of interest and experience that allows them to inclusively engage communities to create plans and take action; plan and organize events; work within a complex system of diverse players and moving parts; and communicate science to varied audiences. The successful candidate will believe in Friends of the Mad River’s mission to steward healthy land and clean water for vibrant communities.
- This is a full-time and temporary position, with 40 hours per week. The position is funded for one year. Program success and Friends’ fruitful fundraising could extend the position indefinitely.
- Applications will be treated in a professional and confidential manner and considered on a rolling basis, with applications due no later than 11:59 PM EST Friday, March 6, 2020
- Click here to download a PDF of the complete position description.
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Friends of the Mad River is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Friends is dedicated to the principles of equal opportunity employment. We do not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of age, race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, creed, gender identity/expression, citizenship, ancestry, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. We seek a diverse pool of applicants for this position.
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