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The Senior Director, Communications is responsible for leading both external and internal communications for the National Audubon Society. They will be responsible for organizational messaging, media relations, crisis communications, executive visibility and communications, and internal communications to the Audubon network, including its various boards, states, centers, and chapters.
As a strategic thought leader at Audubon, the Senior Director, Communications will partner with the Conservation and Field teams to lead the development and delivery of a comprehensive communications and messaging plan and associated strategies that advance Audubon’s priority conservation initiatives.
This person will report to the Interim Chief Communications and Network Officer and will help supervise and lead a growing communications team.
Please submit a cover letter in order to be considered for this position.
Messaging & Media Relations: