|Environment America seeks a Communications Officer to build the organization’s brand in the public and among opinion leaders, spearhead its national media outreach strategy, write and edit media materials, and build relationships with reporters and bloggers.
About Environment America
Environment America is an advocacy group that tackles tough environmental problems – from fracking and the climate crisis to protecting our prized natural landscapes and ensuring clean water to drink for all Americans.
Through grassroots campaigns, research reports, news conferences, op-ed pieces, letters to the editor, and more, we’re mobilizing public support for the environment, promoting sensible solutions, and winning tangible results.
The changes Environment America has championed and won in Washington, D.C., and more than 25 states are reducing global warming pollution, creating more solar and wind power, sparing our parks and forests from fracking, keeping beaches, rivers and streams clean, and protecting our wildlife and wild places.
Candidates must have at least 3 years of relevant professional experience. Qualified candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to environmental issues and to citizen-based social change as well as a track record of leadership. We’re looking for goal-driven and results-oriented individuals who have excellent verbal, writing and analytical skills, the ability to speak persuasively in a charged atmosphere, and enthusiasm for the work. Degree or professional experience in communications or journalism preferred. Final candidates will be required to take a writing test and submit four writing samples.
Pay & Benefits
Compensation for this position is commensurate with the relevant professional experience and/or advanced degrees that a candidate possesses. We offer a competitive benefits package.
Please apply online at:
Direct your application to Kyle Larson, Hiring Director for The Public Interest Network.
Environment America is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status.