Deputy Press Secretary, Resist Campaign

  • Sierra Club
  • Washington D.C., DC, United States
  • Dec 19, 2017
Full time Advertising and Public Relations Communications Enviromental Non-profit-Social Services Government

Job Description

Sick and tired of the relentless attacks on climate action, clean energy, and our environment? Do something about it. If you've got savvy communications and media relations skills, a deep understanding of politics and government, and are ready to fight back, we want you. We're looking for a professional communicator with a passion for justice and equity who can join our nimble -- and new -- Resist campaign to develop creative and effective strategies to not just defend against those attacks, but to build relationships externally and internally with partners to strengthen our movement and put us on offense again. 

Occupations

Environmental Protection-Conservation

Salary

Competitive

Qualifications

  • B.A. degree in communications, journalism, or a closely related field, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 4 years of prior experience as a journalist, media liaison, or other position involving media/press relations.
  • Excellent writing and verbal communications skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of environmental issues and national politics desired.
  • Ability to learn on the job and develop expertise in complex topics quickly.
  • Ability to interact cooperatively effectively with staff, volunteers, and the public.
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines and work under pressure.