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Job title: chapter communications director
Chapter: florida chapter
Reports to: chapter deputy director
Location: remote / flexible in florida
Context: responsible for creating and managing all aspects of the chapter’s internal and external communications strategies that embody the overall vision of goals of the chapterCollaborates with chapter volunteer leaders and staff to promote campaign action, public education, and other goals of the sierra club through the development, coordination, and implementation of messages and strategic communication plans and through outreach to the general public and public officials.
Scope: the chapter communications director is responsible for developing, implementing, and coordinating communication strategies for internal and external audiences, including but not limited to members and supporters, the media, and policy decision makers.
Develop and oversee execution of a chapter communications plan, with input from chapter communications committee, chapter director and deputy director, staff, and volunteer leaders that incorporates the full range of chapter campaigns, including legislative and political.
Ensure project planning incorporates insights from data-driven analyses of membership, supporters, as well as external sources such as polling and state/community demographic data.
Ensure that considerations of equity, inclusion, and justice are incorporated into messaging and methodologies of communication by the chapter and local group.
Serve as senior editor for media advisories, press statements, and press releasesCultivate relationships with mediaPitch story ideas to reportersAct as a spokesperson as appropriate.
Develop and/or refine messaging and issue framing for all chapter communications, and ensure messaging is in line with national and other local entities.
Manage crisis communication and rapid response efforts.
Responsible for the content, functionality, and optimization of the chapter website and related campaign websites.
Responsible for designing and implementing social media strategies around the chapter’s campaigns and programs.
Design, coordinate, and produce content for monthly chapter e-newsletter to members and supporters.
Provide communications support to regional groups, including but not limited to: producing e-newsletters, action alerts, press interaction, and messaging.
Work with chapter director and deputy director, staff, and volunteers to produce direct mail and online fundraising communications.
Develop the design and content of member-to-member and pac communications and fundraising materials as requested by the chapter political committee.
With input from chapter staff and volunteer leaders, manage all other digital strategies, including but not limited to: action alerts, events, surveys/polls, etc.
Work with the chapter lobbyist and organizing team to produce fact sheets and other communications for grassroots lobbying.
Develop and provide training to volunteers on campaign messaging and press relations.
Knowledge & skills:
Three or more years of experience in communications or closely related field.
Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in journalism, communications, policy advocacy or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Proven public/media relations skills and ability to communicate well with writers, editors, and publishers.
Knowledge and demonstrated experience using a variety of social media channels to enhance communication strategies and increase engagement.
Ability to stay abreast of industry trends for communications and media relations.
Experience in producing communications for different audiences and organizational needs.
Strong oral, excellent editing and written communications skills.
Proficiency in the use of a wide range of digital communication tools - including crms, databases, analytics programs, and graphic design software.
Demonstrated familiarity with conservation and environmental topics, issues, and literature.
Ability to work as part of a team with staff and volunteers.
Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
This position is represented by a collective bargaining unit and is subject to the terms and conditions of the contract between sierra club and progressive workers union.
The sierra club offers a competitive salary package commensurate with skills and experience plus excellent benefits that include medical, dental, and vision coverage, and a retirement savings 401(k) plan.
This is a category 4 exempt, represented position.
Sierra club is a 501(c)(4) non-profit organizationSierra club employees are not eligible to participate in the federal public service loan forgiveness (pslf) program.
Sierra club values the expertise and talents of foreign nationalsSierra club sponsors both nonimmigrant and immigrant visas when certain criteria are met, based on immigration laws and organizational needsSuch sponsorship is at the discretion of the department head and sierra club human resources in consultation with the employee’s managerThe sierra club cannot guarantee the approval of a visa petition.
The sierra club is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity.
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