ecoRI News, a nonprofit environmental news organization based in Rhode Island, is seeking a full-time staff reporter to join our dedicated team. Now entering its 10th year, ecoRI News covers environmental and climate justice issues in southern New England.
We give our reporters freedom to find and tell the stories that reflect the communities we serve. But we also demand a high level of responsibility. Applicants should be comfortable working independently, developing their beat, and balancing shorter stories with in-depth articles and investigative pieces.
Applicants must have some journalism experience; a background and interest in the environment and environmental justice issues; ability to film and produce short videos; social media skills; ability to speak Spanish is preferred.
Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include Simple IRA with company match and flexible work schedule. No corporate overlords.
To apply, send resume and links to clips to ecoRI News editor and co-founder Frank Carini at frank@ecoRI.org. Please include “Reporter Job” in the subject line of your e-mail.
Education and Outreach Facilitator
Rhode Island Resource Recovery is looking to hire a part-time education and outreach facilitator.
Responsibilities: Schedule educational programs; provide tours of waste management facilities; deliver educational presentations on waste reduction, reuse, composting, and proper disposal; perform other administrative support tasks, as assigned; must be able to work Monday-Friday between 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. up to 20 hours per week.
Qualifications: Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook; ability to speak comfortably before small and large groups of people of all ages; self-directed and able to work independently; fluent in English with preference for bilingual candidates (English-Spanish); must have valid driver’s license and vehicle for travel and; must be 18 or older and have a minimum of an associate’s degree in environmental science, education, communication, public policy, public relations, or related field.
To apply: Send cover letter and resume to email@example.com by June 28.
The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission is looking to hire an environmental analyst based out of Lowell, Mass.
Responsibilities: Project manager in support of the commission’s mission on regional and national water quality standards, nutrient and numeric water quality standards, total maximum daily load, mercury, and Clean Water Act; project manager for the Peconic Estuary Program; project manager for the Long Island Nitrogen Action Plan; organize workgroup meetings of appropriate state and federal staff; develop and administer work plans, budgets, and contract/grant amendments.
Qualifications: Master’s degree in environmental studies, public policy, natural science, public health, earth science, biology, chemistry, or related field; experience working with a broad range of stakeholders in implementing environmental programs; knowledge and experience with aspects of water quality and watershed management; knowledge and understanding of federal environmental laws and regulations required.
To apply: Send cover letter, resume, and short writing sample by July 10 to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the subject line reference position # 19-Lowell-003.
Communications Marketing Events Coordinator
Clean Ocean Access (COA) is looking to hire a full-time communications marketing events coordinator.
Responsibilities: Communicate the needs and results of the COA to establish an engaged community of volunteers, donors, and sponsors that advance COA’s mission-based programming goals and achieves its fundraising objectives.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience; one or more years experience in communications or marketing (with references and examples), social media, e-mail marketing, web, and press communications; at least one year of professional experience using Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) and Google services; at least one year of experience in customer relationship management software experience (Salesforce preferred); at least one year of experience in proposal development and grant writing.
To apply: click here. Deadline is July 26.