National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA), a 100-year old nonprofit advocacy organization, is seeking a seasoned communications professional to join our team and work to protect and enhance America’s national parks. Applicants should have at least four-five years of experience working in public relations, communications or as a reporter. Those with experience in environmental or policy-focused communications are strongly encouraged to apply.
The communications manager will help develop and lead integrated, strategic and creative communications initiatives, with an emphasis on media outreach, to advance NPCA’s work to fight oil and gas development threatening national parks and their surrounding lands. The position will also lead regional communications work for the Southwest and Northwest, working alongside programmatic staff as well as colleagues in Government Affairs, Conservation and across the communications team, along with external partners and stakeholders.
The position has flexibility to be based in NPCA’s Seattle, WA or Los Angeles, CA regional offices, working alongside other regional staff. The communications manager will report directly to NPCA’s Oakland-based Communications Director.
The manager should excel working independently with remote colleagues in fast-paced work environment. The position carries a strong emphasis on leading earned and placed media campaigns, among other strategic and creative tactics.
Additionally, the manager will work closely to develop and execute campaigns across NPCA’s social media channels in support of regional campaign work throughout the west. Applicants with proven social media success are strongly preferred.
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