**This position is located in Washington, DC. No relocation assistance available**
The Wilderness Society (TWS) is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to protect wilderness and inspire Americans to care for our wild places. We believe public lands belong to and should benefit all of us. Our organization embodies the cultures and perspectives of people and communities across our nation, and connects and inspires people to care about the outdoors.
The Energy Communications Manager develops and implements initiatives and builds relationships to reach new audiences in innovative and strategic ways to broaden support for conservation.
This position will be critical to supporting an inclusive organizational culture that is grounded in trust, accountability to shared goals and outcomes, and which is campaign-oriented, nimble, collaborative, innovative, adaptive, transparent, and supportive of staff – our greatest asset. TWS has made diversity, equity, and inclusion strategic priorities for the organization. This individual will integrate these priorities throughout our regional and national program work.
The Communications Manager leads communications work on portions of The Wilderness Society’s energy communications team, focusing on the impacts of energy development on our public lands and air.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Experience, Competencies and Education
The ideal candidate has experience with advocacy and/or political communications work. He/she has strong writing and editing skills, and an interest in media relations, social media and broader communications initiatives. The ability to lead initiatives, juggle competing priorities and work effectively within teams and coalitions is essential.
The Wilderness Society offers a very competitive salary and benefits package, including: health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; sick and vacation leave; and a retirement plan. TWS is an equal opportunity employer and actively works to ensure fair and equal treatment of its employees and constituents regardless of culture, socioeconomic status, race, marital or family situation, gender, age, ethnicity, religious beliefs, physical ability, veteran status or sexual orientation.
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