Employment at NEEF
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The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF), a national
leader in building public environmental literacy based in Washington,
D.C, is seeking a full-time Program Coordinator for its Earth Gauge
program. Earth Gauge, a partnership with the American Meteorological
Society (AMS), provides weathercasters and other media professionals
with the resources they need to present a range of environmental and
climate topics on-air, online, in social media and in community
Earth Gauge provides weathercasters and other media professionals with a free, weekly email that includes environmental information tied to the local 3-day forecast and a "climate fact" about observed trends and impacts of changing weather and climate patterns, along with visuals and infographics, in-depth fact sheets, online courses and other educational resources. Earth Gauge content and resources are currently distributed to subscribers in 120 U.S. cities, including weathercasters and journalists at 165 local ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC affiliate stations and ten Spanish-language Telemundo and Univision stations. Earth Gauge also reaches AccuWeather, The Weather Channel and other national outlets. In addition to media, we work with a broad range of nonprofit, government and university partners.
The Program Coordinator will conduct research and outreach for Earth Gauge.
- Research: The program coordinator will research and write content for the weekly Earth Gauge email, with a focus on observed impacts of changing climate and weather patterns in the United States, as well as impacts of extreme weather events.
- Outreach: The program coordinator will conduct outreach and communication with current and potential program partners, with special emphasis on outreach and communication with Spanish-language media partners. This includes communication with current Telemundo and Univision media partners, as well as identification of new media partners and distribution opportunities for Spanish-language content.
coordinator will also assist with development and maintenance of Earth
Gauge website content, social media sites and program-related materials,
and will engage in special projects and administrative duties as
Candidate must be fluent in Spanish. The ideal candidate will have: Bachelor's degree in environmental science, atmospheric science, natural resources, or a related field. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to translate complex science concepts into understandable terms that can be relayed to the public. Excellent research and organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and frequent deadlines. Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to work independently and collaboratively with our small program team and partners. Computer proficiency skills in Microsoft Office Suite, WordPress and Constant Contact.
To apply: Please send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to email@example.com and reference Program Coordinator – EG in the subject line. No phone calls, please.
The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF), a national leader in building public environmental literacy, is seeking an intern beginning in May of 2013 in Washington, D.C. The Public Lands Every Day program encourages more Americans to enjoy, protect and maintain our public lands every day through public engagement, professional development and partnerships. The internship will focus on assisting program staff in the coordination of grants and partnership outreach. In addition, the intern will assist staff with the coordination and management of National Public Lands Day, the nation’s largest one-day volunteer event for public lands. This position will be responsible for researching and communicating with potential site managers for National Public Lands Day 2013, assisting with contests and grants and performing day-to-day operating tasks. Please go to www.publiclandsday.org and www.publiclandseveryday.org for more information about these programs.
The Public Lands Every Day program offers the opportunity to gain practical knowledge about working with public agencies, the media and not-for-profit organizations.
The ideal candidate will have:
- A background and interest in environmental science/education, resource management or currently pursuing a degree in a related field.
- Excellent research and written and verbal communication skills.
- A strong interest in nature and outdoor/environmental education.
- A working knowledge of public lands and the agencies that manage them.
- Familiarity with most major new media tools and direct experience as an active user on multiple outlets (e.g. Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, etc.).
- Experience with Microsoft Office; Adobe Creative Suite and website/basic HTML a plus.
- Ability to work independently and in collaboration with our small program team.
- Good sense of humor.
Dates of Employment: May through October 2013. This is a paid position and the work schedule will be 40 hours per week. Preference will be given to those who will be based in the Washington, D.C. area for the fall. This internship could be used toward course study or credits towards program, contingent on approval by NEEF and the college or university.
To apply: Please email your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please refer to Intern-NPLD in the subject line. No phone calls, please.