Communications Director

Posted 4 weeks ago

Employer: Highstead Foundation

Location: Redding, CT

Application: September 23, 2019

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Highstead (Uwww.highstead.netUH) seeks an accomplished change-agent to create a communications program to boldly propel its land conservation, science, and stewardship programs, and to inspire people to advance the Wildlands and Woodlands Initiative (HUwww.wildlandsandwoodlands.orgUH) of conserving New England’s forests and farmlands. Creative self-starters with an extensive communications background and strong conservation ethic are encouraged to apply for this newly created position. The Communications Director will lead, develop, and implement a collaborative effort to restructure the communications team and advance a comprehensive
outreach and communications strategy for Highstead, its many collaborators, and Wildlands and Woodlands.

Responsibilities include:

  • Help shape the public messages and identity for Highstead and develop new approaches for positioning W&W effectively within target markets to build broad-based, regional support,
  • Work closely with program leads and the W&W Steering Committee to develop and coordinate a comprehensive outreach and communication strategy to advance regional conservation efforts through traditional and digital/social media,
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive media relations strategy leading to earned print, broadcast, and online media,
  • And much more!

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