The Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) is the state soil and water conservation agency, and it administers programs that prevent sediment and nutrients from entering our lakes, rivers, and streams; enhance fish and wildlife habitat; and protect wetlands. BWSR’s mission is to improve and protect Minnesota's water and soil resources by working in partnership with local organizations and private landowners. Information about the organization can be found at www.bwsr.state.mn.us
This position is responsible for planning, developing and managing the Communication program statewide for the Board of Water & Soil Resources.
Responsibilities for this position include:
Bachelor's degree AND
At least three years of high level planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating a variety of professional communications, media relations, public relations and/or marketing programming, using multiple approaches.
Experience must demonstrate:
Master’s Degree in Communications, English, Journalism, Marketing or Public Relations
Communications experience in government, service industry or non-profit
Basic knowledge of soil and water conservation programs, strategies, and key stakeholders
Knowledge of communication strategies for local and state elected officials and within state agency communication systems
It is the policy of the Board of Water & Soil Resources that those offered employment submit to the following background check prior to employment. All job offers are contingent upon passing the following components:
Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H1B status).
Closing Date: 3/27/2017
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