Waterkeepers Chesapeake Communications & Outreach Associate

Waterkeepers Chesapeake seeks an enthusiastic, energetic, outgoing self-starter with a passion for environmental justice to provide high-level support to our communications and outreach efforts. The Associate will work closely with the Executive Director and program staff to promote our primary campaigns— Fair Farms and Clear Choices, Clean Water. The ideal candidate will have an educational and professional background that demonstrates effective communications, outreach, and campaign-building skills. Proven experience in leveraging social media, persuasive writing, visual media, earned media, and data driven targeting to engage and inspire action is critical. This is an excellent position for a candidate interested in working in a small organization that welcomes creative ideas from staff at all levels, and provides a range of responsibilities and opportunities to learn and participate in campaigns that make a difference in people’s lives.

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The position is in the Washington, DC metro area and includes telecommuting as well as shared office space. A car will be necessary for meetings throughout the Chesapeake Bay region. Will require some evening and weekend hours.