Communications Associate
The Nature Conservancy 50 reviews - Idaho

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The Communications Associate is responsible for writing and editing communication materials to educate and inform the public and further fundraising, marketing and communications goals for the Nature Conservancy in Idaho. Key roles include:

Assisting Director of Communications with developing and implementing media strategies, including news releases and other media placements.

Produce or assist in production of written products such as newsletters, annual report, web-site articles/stories and social media content.

Additional writing and/or editing projects may include donor profiles, state director letters, campaign brochures, funding proposals, fact sheets, and presentations.

Duties may require coordinating and staffing outreach events, overseeing the design and production of written materials and working with graphic designers, photographers, printers and other vendors and staff.


The Communications Associate position is a 9 month position (January-September) and scheduled for 15 hours per week.This position reports to the Director of Communications and works as a team member with philanthropy staff, conservation staff, statewide colleagues, and the Chapter Director.



Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, or related field and 2 years related experience or equivalent combination.

Experience writing or editing one or more of the following: newsletter, annual report, and web-site articles/stories; donor profiles, campaign brochures, fact sheets, and presentations; or equivalent.

Experience coordinating multiple projects or related.

Experience working with MS Office suite software including MS Word.


Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, or related field and 2 years related experience.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Excellent organizational and proofreading skills.

Demonstrated experience in MS Office. Ability to manipulate, analyze and interpret data.

Ability to organize time and manage diverse activities.

Ability to meet deadlines.


This is a part-time (15 hours per week) position with an employment duration of 9 months.

Only occasional travel required.


This position requires a valid driver's license and compliance with the Conservancy's Auto Safety Program. Employees may not drive Conservancy-owned/leased vehicles, rental cars, or personal vehicles on behalf of the Conservancy if considered "high risk drivers." Please see further details in the Auto Safety Program document available at

Employment in this position will be contingent upon completion of a Vehicle Use Agreement, which may include a review of the prospective employee's motor vehicle record.



The Nature Conservancy offers competitive compensation,

401k matching for eligible employees

, excellent benefits, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment. We also provide professional development opportunities and promote from within. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond.


To apply to position number 40606, submit resume and cover letter as one document. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on December 20, 2012.

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The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The successful applicant must meet the requirements of

The Nature Conservancy’s background screening process.

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