Student Veterans of America Jobs

Welcome to SVA’s jobs portal, your one-stop shop for finding the most up to date source of employment opportunities. We have partnered with the National Labor Exchange to provide you this information. You may be looking for part-time employment to supplement your income while you are in school. You might be looking for an internship to add experience to your resume. And you may be completing your training ready to start a new career. This site has all of those types of jobs.

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The Nature Conservancy Appalachians Communications Director - 54021 in Minneapolis, Minnesota

OFFICE LOCATION Charlottesville, Virginia, USA Location in the Appalachian Mountain range preferred. Candidates in other East Coast locations will be considered. Remote or hybrid options available. #PDN #LI-Remote WHO WE ARE The mission of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is to conserve the lands and waters upon which all life depends. As a science-based organization, we develop innovative, on-the-ground solutions to the world\'s toughest environmental challenges so that people and nature can thrive. Our work is guided by our values, which include a commitment to diversity and respect for people, communities, and cultures. From a rewarding mission to career development and flexible schedules, there are many reasons to love life #insideTNC. Want to know more? Check out our TNC Talent playlist on YouTube to hear stories from staff or visit Glassdoor. One of TNC\'s primary goals is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that employees around the globe have a sense of belonging and feel that their unique contributions are valued. We know we\'ll only achieve our mission by hiring and engaging a diverse staff that reflects the communities in which we work. Recognizing that people bring talent and skills that have been developed outside the scope of a job, we take a holistic approach to recruitment that considers life experience in addition to the professional requirements listed in our postings. Please apply - we\'d love to hear from you. To quote a popular saying at TNC, \"you\'ll join for the mission, and you\'ll stay for the people.\" WHAT WE CAN ACHIEVE TOGETHER The Appalachians Communications Director implements and manages efficient and effective communications, media and engagement plans to help drive organizational strategy. They facilitate on-going communication between all parts of the globally dispersed marketing division and internal and external stakeholders and identifies communication and media needs and opportunities. They develop and foster relations with key stakeholders and media contacts. The Associate Director manages communication strategies and program implementation, which may include high profile or key audiences like Board of Directors, state, and country board of trustees. They supervise staff and manage the budget, key operational plans, and dissemination of media information. They provide consultation, media training, coaching, and talking points to persons serving as spokesperson(s). The Appalachians Communications Director leads the development and implementation of an integrated communications, marketing, and engagement strategy to help achieve our goals through donor engagement, facilitating conservation action, supporting policy outcomes, and building awareness of the organization and our mission. They partner with leaders, staff, and trustees to develop and implement marketing and communications efforts that help achieve our top priorities. They also integrate with and leverage the globally dispersed marketing and communications team to extend and share ideas and resources for the benefit of the organization and the work in the Appalachian region. A key leadership position for the Appalachians Program, a global priority for Nature Conservancy, the Appalachians Communications Director is responsible for advancing a range of initiatives that achieve conservation outcomes for habitat connectivity, climate resilience and communities. This position drives, implements and manages communication strategies, plans, and projects that build internal and external visibility, supports philanthropic goals, and advances strategic conservation outcomes for people and the planet. The Appalachians Communications Director implements impactful initiatives aimed at improving internal communications, engaging media, donor and legislative audiences, and supporting conservation outcomes for the Program. They develop and manage the Appalachians communications network across multiple states, are responsible for crafting key stories and messaging, manage the brand, and develop assets that can be adapted to localized geographies. They are responsible for developing an audience segmented marketing and communications plan to support internal leadership, donors and policy-makers as well as goals and go-to-market initiatives. They are embedded with a well-rounded marking network with the ability to access staff, talent and resources to produce content and digital assets. They work closely with a development network, lead fundraisers, conservation and policy staff, and other marketing professionals to achieve conservation outcomes. They facilitate on-going communication between all parts of the region, internal and external stakeholders, and develop and foster relations with key stakeholders and media contacts. The Appalachians Communications Director manages communication strategies and program implementation, which may include high profile or key audiences like Boards of Trustees/Directors and state and country leadership. They may supervise staff and manage budgets, key operational plans, and dissemination of media information. They may provide consultation, media training, coaching and talking points to persons serving as spokesperson(s). This position reports to the Director of Marketing & Communications for the Eastern US, with a strong dotted line to the Appalachians Director. As Appalachian Communications Director, you will: Design, manage and implement multiple projects by coordinating the work of other professionals inside and outside the organization. Identify and lead communications and media initiatives to help drive strategies; collaborates and key stakeholders, foster key media relationships, leverages local success stories toward the larger goals for the Appalachians. Oversee and maintain Appalachian brand consistency including visual identity and messaging. Facilitate on-going communications between various parts of a nationally dispersed team of internal and external stakeholders. Provide strategic guidance and oversight on fact sheets, infographics, newsletter, web, social media, and other communications assets; may also develop and manage specific communications assets. Produce written and digital content for communications including newsletters, websites, videos, social media and other digital channels. Support national and executive level leadership and Board of Directors with messaging, content and connection with key stakeholders. Be responsible for plan and budget development, resource identification, and identifying potential barriers accomplishing goals. Work closely with lead fundraiser on donor-facing messaging, content and asset development. Work closely with conservation and government relations teams on content relevant for conservation and public policy advocacy; supports policy-related asset development and deployment. Develops and fosters relationships with TNC communication professionals from across the Appalachians; develops, builds, and manages a regional communications network to deliver on goals. Assists with creation/administration of budget, evaluates results and develops corrective strategies as needed. Responsible and accountable for meeting strategic goals and objectives Influence without authority May manage one or more professional staff and accountable for achievement of team business and professional development goals and objectives. Travel for business meetings, team retreats, and/or professional development WE\'RE LOOKING FOR YOU We\'re looking for someone with strong experience in leading and influencing a diverse, multi-disciplinary team. You\'ll bring exceptional communication and collaboration skills and experience designing, organizing, and directing complex projects. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the ongoing mission of conservation by directing and shaping the work of our communications team in the Appalachians.