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Director of Communications

Wild Fish Conservancy is seeking a self-motivated, creative individual to fill the role of Director of Communications. This is a full time position based in Duvall, WA that reports to the Executive Director and will work closely with our Director of Campaigns.

This position is responsible for the implementation of WFC’s major communication initiatives, and is well suited for an individual with a diverse range of skills and at least two years of experience in communications, fundraising, and outreach. Strong writing and verbal skills are required, graphic design experience is not required but would be beneficial. A deep commitment to conservation principles is of utmost importance. Familiarity with fisheries-related issues is also a plus.

Responsibilities include:

Communications

  • Write compelling press releases that convey important organizational updates
  • Maintain and develop WFC’s list of press and media contacts
  • Co-manage WFC’s online web content
  • Design and develop member email communications
  • Represent WFC at conferences, trade shows, and community events
  • Co-manage the Conservancy’s social media campaigns (two Facebook accounts, one Instagram account, one Twitter account)
  • Pursue written publication opportunities with a wide public reach

 

Grant Writing

  • Draft funding proposals and fulfill reporting requirements for WFC’s foundation grants
  • Maintain foundation grants calendar
  • Collaborate with remote field staff for various funding proposal and reporting needs
  • Establish and maintain relationships with WFC grantors to build foundation and corporate grant portfolios

 

Individual Fundraising

  • Assist in the management of online mediums to promote communication with WFC members and supporters
  • Co-manage acknowledgements and donor recognition
  • Work closely with the Director of Campaigns to increase individual giving and membership

 

Campaigns

  • Work side by side the Director of Campaigns to ensure progressive accomplishments for WFC’s advocacy campaigns, including Our Sound, Our Salmon (oursound-oursalmon.org) and an upcoming initiative to raise awareness of the complex prey needs of Southern Resident killer whales
  • Curate educational materials for campaigns, such as fact sheets, infographics, and more

 

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to patrick@wildfishconservancy.org.

Wild Fish Conservancy is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, gender, religion, marital status, veteran’s status, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation. People of color, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ community are encouraged to apply.

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