Friday 22 March 2019
Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities (2)

Development Manager

Waterkeepers Chesapeake seeks an enthusiastic self-starter with a passion for the environment to manage our development efforts. The Development Manager will work closely with the Executive Director and program staff to promote our organization and clean water initiatives. The ideal candidate will have an educational and professional background that demonstrates success with nonprofit fundraising, grants and event management, and issue advocacy campaigns. Proven experience in grant writing, foundation and major donor cultivation, and strategic development plans. The Development Manager will work with Executive Director and other staff to develop and execute partnership and sponsorship plans for various programs and campaigns: Fair Farms and Clear Choices Clean Water

Candidates must be organized, creative, and enthusiastic about joining a small organization with a big footprint in a pivotal period of growth. This is an excellent position for a self-starter candidate interested in working in an organization that welcomes creative ideas from staff at all levels, and provides a range of responsibilities and opportunities to learn and participate in campaigns that make a difference in people’s lives.

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Communications Intern

Waterkeepers Chesapeake seeks a part-time Communications Intern. We anticipate needing a minimum of 5 hours each week, usually 1 hour each weekday, to maintain our social media presence. Our ideal candidate will have the capacity to work up to 10 hours a week, as needed, for special projects.

Salary: $15/ hour, no benefits 

Hours: 5-10 hours per week 

Duration: Now through May, 2019 (potential to extend) 

Location: This is a work-from-home position (intern must have access to a computer, internet connection, and phone service) 

Primary Activities 

  • Create daily social media posts for Waterkeepers Chesapeake as a whole and our Fair Farms and forthcoming Clear Choices Clean Water campaigns specifically. 
  • Monitor social media accounts of our 18 Waterkeeper members and repost/retweet/share as appropriate. 
  • Work with WKC staff to create and execute more in-depth communications campaigns, including through social media, our websites, email, and action alert platforms. 
  • Assist with website content as part of the process of updating our site. 
  • Update and maintain social media accounts as needed. 
  • Data entry or migration involved in maintaining current contact lists, etc. 
  • Additional tasks as assigned.

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Waterkeepers Chesapeake is a racial justice and equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and those from communities most impacted by environmental injustice are strongly encouraged to apply.



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