New Job Opportunity at WaterLegacy!

 
 
Title: Community Engagement/Social Media Coordinator 
Job Type: Part-time (20-25 hours) contract, some evening and weekend times
Location: Twin Cities or Northeastern Minnesota
 
Summary:
As our Community Engagement/Social Media Coordinator, you’ll work closely with our Advocacy Director/Counsel, volunteers, and supporters to coordinate communications and build community support statewide for WaterLegacy’s mission. This position is part-time (20-25 hours/week).
 
Your Major Responsibilities:
  1. Work with WaterLegacy’s Advocacy Director/Counsel to plan and coordinate social media and web content to advance WaterLegacy’s advocacy and recruitment goals.
  2. Contribute and initiate new written and digital content for outreach and engagement of supporters and work with Advocacy Director/Counsel to enhance our media strategy.
  3. Help educate, engage and motivate WaterLegacy members, advisors and supporters.
  4. Communicate with and build relationships with volunteers and donors to strengthen WaterLegacy’s capacity for outreach and advocacy.
  5. Coordinate outreach to citizens and community leaders, including tabling and presentations, and maintaining reports of WaterLegacy outreach and citizen action.
  6. Manage electronic communications and records through Salsa Labs supporter database, including donor records and recognition.
 
What WaterLegacy Will Offer You:
  1. An opportunity to use your skills to connect with people and protect unique Minnesota clean waters and ecosystems and safeguard human health and social justice.
  2. Mentoring by one of the State’s leading environmental lawyers and advocates to improve your writing expertise, strategic thinking and policy knowledge.
  3. An entrepreneurial challenge where you can initiate and develop plans and build resources to grow your own position and responsibilities.
  4. A flexible schedule, allowing you to set your own hours while fulfilling meaningful work requirements.
 
Required Qualifications:
  1. College degree and two years experience in communications, organizing or development.
  2. Excellent verbal, written and social engagement communications skills. 
  3. Self-motivated, strong initiative and work ethic, able to work independently, maintain accountability and meet deadlines while handling multiple tasks.
  4. Proficient in use of communications tools including Microsoft Office applications, design software, social media, and capacity to learn database and web content entry skills.
  5. Passion for non-profit mission of protecting clean water and environmental justice.
  6. Reliable automobile, cell phone and recent model computer.
 
Desirable Qualifications: 
  1. Proficiency in HTML web content entry and video production and editing. 
  2. Experience with data management, media relations, and fundraising.
 
To Apply:  Email your cover letter, resume, a brief writing sample (press release, social media post or other) and contacts for three references to Advocacy Director/Counsel Paula Maccabee with the subject line “Application WaterLegacy Community Engagement/Social Media Coordinator,” at paula@waterlegacy.org