Reports to: Executive Director

Job Overview:

The Communications and Outreach Coordinator supports the entire Howard EcoWorks team for business lines, programs and events by communicating with the public while centering inclusion and equity to yield diverse audiences, program participants and staff. This role builds mastery in growing the organization through customer, donor and public relations.  The Communications and Outreach Coordinator 1) maintains and updates the website, 2) serves as the initial point of contact for public communications, and 3) manages all social media platforms including (but not limited to) Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter.  The Communications and Outreach Coordinator conceives of, develops and executes marketing materials, recruitment for employees and volunteers, supports fundraising and business development activities, writes newsletters, manages public inquiries, and develops content.

Responsibilities & Duties:​​

Marketing and Branding

  • Create graphic design materials

  • Photograph and otherwise document events, programs and other organization activities

  • Manage the company photo library


Public Communications

  • Monitor and respond to public inquiries in the company’s general email inboxes, phone and other public requests for information and services

  • Support management of CRM software (HubSpot) by maintaining, supporting sales, and updating it with customers, donors, program partners, employer partners

Social Media

  • Collect and create content, track and schedule ads/promotions and schedule posts

  • Execute a social media calendar

  • Manage all social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Outreach Activities

  • Represent EcoWorks at community events through tabling and leading activities and communications

  • Support the Executive Director in fundraising and business development activities


  • Support recruitment efforts for volunteers, program participants and staff through ad creation, posting to job boards, outreach to high schools, community colleges and universities and more


  • Associate degree or higher in communications, marketing and/or community development

  • Proficiency with technology and applications such as Google Suite, Microsoft Office, Adobe Suite, Excel, and email;

  • Website management experience

  • Graphic design skills

  • Social media marketing experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Community organizing and networking experience

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize

  • Organized with attention to detail

  • Knowledge of environmental science, restoration, and/or conservation preferred

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Occasional evening and weekend work required

Hours and Compensation:

  • Position is full-time for 40 hours a week

  • This is a hybrid position with 1-2 days of remote work / week

  • Salary: mid 30s


  • Paid holidays

  • Paid Time Off (vacation, sick leave, personal leave)

  • Access to health insurance and vision plan

  • Professional development opportunities

  • Eligible for 401(k)

Howard EcoWorks is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace and strongly encourages applications from minority candidates.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a high priority at Howard EcoWorks. HEW does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, military, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, age, citizenship or any other basis prohibited by law in any of its policies or programs.