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Seeking Director of Communications

Director of Communications

The Vermont Natural Resources Council (VNRC) has an exciting opportunity for an outgoing person who wants to have a significant impact on the future of Vermont. We are looking for a motivated individual with a minimum of 5+ years of experience in communications and marketing to serve as Director of Communications.

VNRC is Vermont’s oldest independent environmental advocacy organization. VNRC works from the grassroots to the Legislature to advance policies, programs and practices that strengthen the foundation upon which Vermont’s economy thrives — vibrant communities and healthy downtowns, clean and abundant fresh water, working farms and forests, wild places, and clean energy.

The successful candidate must be outgoing, self-directed and have excellent writing skills, including experience writing articles, opinion pieces, press releases, and social media campaigns; have the ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences, including the general public, advocates, and policy makers; have the ability to work collaboratively in a busy work-environment; have experience in strategic use of digital advocacy tools, online and social media to increase visibility and encourage advocacy action; and be committed to working on behalf of Vermont’s citizens, environment and communities.   Experience with membership development and fundraising is a plus. Applicants should have a minimum of a B.A. or B.S. in a relevant field and, preferably, experience with an advocacy organization.

Starting salary is commensurate with experience. Email a letter of interest, resume, salary requirements and three references to bshupe@vnrc.org, no later than Friday, April 8th. Letters should be addressed to Brian Shupe, Executive Director, VNRC, 9 Bailey Ave., Montpelier, VT 05602. VNRC is an EOE.