WANTED: Communications Director for sea turtle restoration non-profit (CA)

Turtle Island Restoration Network seeks a Communications Director. The Communications Director is a valuable member of Turtle Island’s leadership team with responsibility for planning, developing, and executing the organization’s public relations strategies, including media relationships, legislative communications, publication design, social media and website maintenance.

The Communications Director will:

  1. Train program staff and key volunteers in communications strategies
  2. Review and edit all reports and other external communications for clarity and general audience readability.

The position works collaboratively to engage diverse stakeholders, offer education, and facilitate meaningful discussion on existing and proposed public policies impacting the health and well being of the oceans. The position reports to the Executive Director and is located in west Marin County, California.

Turtle Island is a leading advocate for the world’s oceans and marine wildlife. Our work is based on science, fueled by people who care, and effective at catalyzing long-lasting positive change that protects the likes of green sea turtles, whale sharks and coho salmon.

By working with people and communities we preserve and restore critical habitats like the redwood forested creek banks of California to the full-of-marine-life waters of the Cocos Islands.

We accomplish our mission through grassroots empowerment, consumer action, strategic litigation, hands-on restoration, environmental education, and by promoting sustainable local, national and international marine policies.

Benefits: Paid medical, dental and vision plan. Generous Time-off Policies. Relaxed work atmosphere and dress code.

Apply by: January 1, 2017

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