Assist EDF's communications work supporting the Colorado River Basin program byconducting research and managing information to support implementation of program-specific communication and media strategies; support outreach document development;support social media activities and web content development (e.g., blogs, Twitter,Facebook); and support traditional media outreach mechanisms.
Participate in Colorado River and Arizona-water communications and partnershipstrategy discussions and follow-up.
Follow project-related blogs, craft responses to create online dialogue, enhance
connections between others’ blogs
and websites, and help promoteproject websites.
Manage programs’ Twitter accounts and Facebook pages, sharing news, interacting with
followers, and helping to expand and diversify follower base.
Conduct research to identify key contacts in stakeholder groups and potential partners;help to create and maintain partnership and media lists and information.
Assist in managing and developing print and other publications and presentations,including research, writing, design, and production-related activities.
Assist in scoping and launching future social media and communications projects,including potential facebook groups pages, blogs, and webpages.
Participate in research, writing, and strategy development for communications andpartnership campaigns and associated messaging development, including creativeapplication of relevant social science and public opinion research.
Improve knowledge management capacity (e.g., updating photographic library for easyretrieval of specific subject matter; compiling, creating, and cataloging video, photos,graphics, and other images for use in communications materials, including identifyingand securing necessary permissions, etc.).
Draft press releases.
Build media lists.
Conduct research on advertising (stations, costs, etc.).
Conduct research on effectiveness of advertisements, press, social media and other outreach.
Minimum one year undergraduate educational training in strategic communications, marketing,advertising, print or broadcast journalism, or communication majors or experience in thesefields. Or minimum one year undergraduate training in an environmental science or policy or related field. Ability and comfort with fast-paced, time-sensitive assignments of short duration whilesimultaneously making progress on longer-term projects.Independent and highly organized and able to create systems for collecting, organizing andretrieving information.