Title: Communications Coordinator Date: March 2021
Reports to: Communications Director
Starting Salary: Grade B; starting at $17.10 to $20.67 per hour
Location: Tucson, AZ preferred; other Conservation Legacy office negotiable
Benefit Eligible: Full per Personnel Policies
The Communications Coordinator manages social media channels and website content for all Conservation Legacy programs. Duties include content generation, regular social media and website postings and monitoring of channels. This position requires knowledge of social media and website content management which includes but are not limited to: technical understanding of websites and other social media for optimum use; familiarity with posting strategies; ability to generate creative and engaging content; ability to analyze data and make informed decisions and recommendations based on that analysis and the ability to track campaigns. This position also assists with communications and marketing functions as assigned. We are looking for a person who is excited about social and digital media and wants to work on a motivated team to advance our marketing and communications efforts.
Essential Responsibilities and Functions:
• Leads the creation and implementation of the Conservation Legacy social media editorial calendar.
• Create regular content to be distributed across multiple channels for Conservation Legacy and its programs.
• Manage social media ad campaigns for Conservation Legacy and programs.
• Increase effectiveness of social media engagement and track developments to make the most of emerging technologies and networks.
• Respond to inquiries, questions and feedback through social media channels.
• Strategize and collaborate with communications team to determine objectives, audience and messaging.
• Provide support for events, national service initiatives and recruitment.
• Manage Conservation Legacy Canva account, assisting program staff content creation.
• Create trainings for program staff who are using social media and Canva.
• Function as the main point of contact for all program websites.
• Coordinate with programs to keep content up-to-date on websites.
• Work with communications team to develop new content as needed to support communications strategies and policies.
• Maintain accessibility and ADA compliance for all webs
• Experience maintaining a variety of social media platforms.
• Proficient with social media and website content management systems.
• Ability to write engaging content for digital distribution.
• Ability to adhere to and uphold Conservation Legacy communications standards.
• Flexibility, adaptability and capacity to work in a fluid, changing work environment.
• Ability to effectively work on diverse teams or with a diverse range of people.
• Ability to think strategically and take initiative to implement and complete projects both independently and with others.
• Must be able to pass the organization’s criminal history background check requirements.
• Previous experience with a conservation, youth or other national service or non-profit organization.
• Previous experience with social media ad campaigns.
• Previous experience with photography and design.
• Knowledge of Social/Google Analytics and SEO
• Ability to navigate complexity.
About Conservation Legacy
Conservation Legacy is a nationwide non-profit. The organization’s programs engage participants on diverse conservation and community service projects. These projects provide opportunities for personal and professional development and meet the high priority needs of public land managers and community partners. Through the mission of fostering conservation service in support of communities and ecosystems, Conservation Legacy works toward a legacy of healthy lands, air and water; thriving people and resilient communities.
Conservation Legacy is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to hiring a breadth of professionals and encourage members of all groups to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or other characteristi