The National Audubon Society is a nonprofit conservation organization that protects birds and the places they need, today and tomorrow. We work throughout the Americas using science, advocacy, education, and on-the-ground conservation. Audubon’s state, regional, national, and international programs, nature centers, and chapters have an unparalleled wingspan that reaches millions of people each year to inform, inspire, and unite diverse communities in conservation action. As a sentinel species, we recognize that the fate of birds is inextricably tied to the fate of us all.
Audubon has more than 700 staff working across the United States and seven countries in 17 state and regional offices, 41 nature centers, and 23 wildlife sanctuaries. Together as one Audubon, we aspire to alter the course of climate change and habitat loss, leading to healthier bird populations and reversing current trends in biodiversity loss.
Audubon is committed to a culture of workplace excellence, where our talented and diverse staff are deeply engaged, with a strong sense of belonging. The birds Audubon pledges to protect differ in color, size, behavior, geographical preference, and countless other ways. By honoring and celebrating the equally remarkable diversity of the human species, Audubon will bring new creativity, effectiveness, and leadership to our work throughout the hemisphere.
The Communications Associate will be responsible for contributing to the general communications and engagement efforts of Audubon Great Lakes, a regional office of the National Audubon Society. They will work with the communications team and help execute the organization's editorial, day-to-day communications, and creation of communications and promotional materials. The Communications Associate will work with team members to ensure consistency of Audubon's message and brand across all communications media and will help develop content for digital and print communication channels, including Audubon Great Lakes website and social media sites including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube. The ideal candidate will be an ambitious and highly creative digital storyteller with experience in digital communications sourcing, producing, and managing content.
This position will report to the Senior Communications Manager, Advocacy and will help build awareness of Audubon Great Lake’s programs, conservation priorities, policy efforts, and community engagement through a variety of methods to help further Audubon’s mission and goals. The position will be based in Michigan, Indiana or Wisconsin and will work closely with the team across the Great Lakes region.
$22.00-$25.00 / hour
This position is represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA).
The National Audubon Society is a federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to a policy of nondiscrimination, inclusion and equal opportunity and actively seek a diverse pool of candidates in this search.
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