Communications Associate, LAC ESSC

Environmental Incentives

About the organization

Environmental Incentives’ mission is to enhance the environment that sustains healthy communities. We empower public and private sector leaders to maximize their effectiveness using performance-driven conservation and development tools and practices. Since our establishment in 2004, we have become a leading advisor on evidence-based adaptive management across the United States and internationally. We apply expertise and tools to help our clients get the most from their programmatic investments by strengthening performance management. EI’s International Practice works across multiple technical sectors with client offices at USAID including the Bureau of Policy, Planning, and Learning, the Office of Forestry and Biodiversity, and the Office of Water. Other clients include the Walton Family Foundation, the University of Colorado, Boulder, and the Training Resources Group.

Environmental Incentives is a certified B Corporation.

Duties

*Contribute to high-quality communications products aligned with the key messages outlined in the strategies
*Contribute to dissemination of products through trusted communications channels that reach target audiences
*Use knowledge management platforms to store and share information within the team, with the client, and with external audiences.
*Support the communication and coordination with client teams to deliver high quality and on time work plan deliverables
*Contribute to company-wide communications efforts and other projects, as needed

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
These qualifications are considered the minimum necessary and we expect successful candidates will bring more than the minimum listed.

*5 years’ experience in communications with work in international development
*Legally authorized to work in the United States with no restrictions
*Strong writing and basic editing skills
*Graphic design and layout experience (Adobe suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign required) 
*Social media skills, experience creating posts, creating campaigns
*Familiarity and/or experience with social listening software
*B.A. in communications, journalism, organizational learning, education, international development, environmental science, or another related sector.

STRONGLY PREFERRED
*Spanish and/or Portuguese language written and spoken proficiency
*USAID or other U.S. government experience
*Proven experience working well in a small team environment
*Familiarity with the fields of energy, environment, biodiversity, or conservation
*Experience working in and professional connections to countries in South America
*Familiarity and/or experience with social listening software
*Experience interpreting website analytics and usage tracking
*Video experience storyboarding or script writing 
*Experience with brand creation and design

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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