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Communications Manager - Communities for Clean Streams

The Communications Manager will develop and execute online communications strategies to retain users of Audubon Naturalist Society’s new Creek Critters smart phone app as ANS members. Manage online communications for Communities for Clean Streams initiative, including website content, email marketing and social. Coordinate the acquisition of, manage and retain new members of ANS resulting from the Creek Critters smart phone app/Communities for Clean Streams initiative. Track and report on membership acquisition and retention results. For a complete position description click here.

 

Requirements

Four-year degree in public relations, communications, English or related field.

Three to five years experience in web content management, online communications.

Excellent writing (specifically for online audiences) editing and content curation skills required.

Experience using social media platforms.

Experience using email marketing and content management systems. Joomla, Raiser’s Edge, Salsa, and Salesforce experience a plus.

Must have exceptional organizational skills, attentive to detail and deadline driven.

Strong interpersonal skills, an ability to work effectively and congenially across organization (staff and volunteers) a must.

 

Schedule

Part-time, 20 hours per week. Short-term contract position. Contract period May 2015 through September 30, 2016.

 

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to kelli.holsendolph@anshome.org.

  


Nature Sanctuary Property Manager

The Facilities/Property Manager is responsible for planning, directing, and overseeing interior and exterior maintenance, repair and appearance of building structures, systems, and nature sanctuary grounds, safety and security, equipment purchasing, space planning, utilities, and related contracted services to create an optimal, safe and cost effective environment.  For a complete job description, click here. To apply, email a cover letter and resume to contact@anshome.org.


Contract Naturalist

Teach and lead ANS environmental education programs including School Programs, Afterschool Nature Clubs, Nature Birthday Parties, Scouts, School's Out Nature Camps, and other special events throughout the DC metro area. Most programs are led individually; leader is responsible for organizing materials, setting up room, leading program and cleaning room after the program. Some programs take place entirely outside and include the use of live animals. This position is based out of the Woodend Nature Sanctuary in Chevy Chase, Maryland.

contract naturalist adRequirements
Experience working with young children a must (Ages 3-11)
Experience leading or assisting informal environmental education lessons/programs
Ability to work outside in all weather conditions
Must pass FBI and State of Maryland Background Check

Desired Qualities
Experience with natural history of Maryland and DC
Experience working/teaching in an outdoor setting
Experience handling live animals
Ability to work independently
Outgoing and friendly
Organized and ability to multitask
Excellent communication skills
CPR/First Aid Certified (or the ability to become within 1 month of hire)

General Schedule
This is a contract position. Contract Naturalists are contacted on an as needed basis for programs during the week and over the weekend. Flexible and seasonal scheduling averages 2-15 hours/week in the Spring, Summer, and Fall; 2-15 hours/month in the Winter.  Programs may take place between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Casual, friendly work environment.

Pay
$12/hour; this position does not offer additional benefits.

How to Apply
Please send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references by email to Karen Vernon at karen.vernon@anshome.org. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Audubon Naturalist Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  


Contract Naturalist (Northern Virginia)

Teach and lead ANS environmental education programs including School Programs, Afterschool Nature Clubs, Nature Birthday Parties, Scouts, School's Out Nature Camps, and other special events throughout the Northern Virginia metro area. Most programs are led individually; leader is responsible for organizing materials, setting up room, leading program and cleaning room after the program. Some programs take place entirely outside and include the use of live animals. This position is based out of the Rust Nature Sanctuary in Leesburg, VA.

Requirements
Experience working with young children a must (Ages 3-11)
Experience leading or assisting informal environmental education lessons/programs
Ability to work outside in all weather conditions
Must pass FBI and State of Virginia Background Check

Desired Qualities
Experience with natural history of Virginia
Experience working/teaching in an outdoor setting
Experience handling live animals
Ability to work independently
Outgoing and friendly
Organized and ability to multitask
Excellent communication skills
CPR/First Aid Certified (or the ability to become within 1 month of hire)

General Schedule
This is a contract position. Contract Naturalists are contacted on an as needed basis for programs during the week and over the weekend. Flexible and seasonal scheduling averages 2-15 hours/week in the Spring, Summer, and Fall; 2-15 hours/month in the Winter.  Programs may take place between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Casual, friendly work environment.

 

Pay
$30 for a 1 hr program or $35 for a 1.5 hour program (pay is per program and includes prep time and clean up time after the program). This position does not offer additional benefits.
 
How to Apply
Please send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references by email to Susanne Ortmann at susanne.ortmann@anshome.org. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Audubon Naturalist Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


 

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