Director of Communications & Administration

Indiana Forest Alliance Published: January 12, 2019
Location
Indianapolis, Indiana
Job Type
Full-time
Categories
Communications / PR / Natural Resources/ Restoration / Outreach / Advocacy /

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Description

~ Founded in 1996, Indiana Forest Alliance (IFA) is a non-profit, statewide organization of individuals dedicated to the long-term health and well-being of Indiana’s native forests. We are volunteers and full-time staff working to protect and restore Indiana’s forests. ~

IFA serves citizens, organizations, landowners and communities with a wide range of interests in Indiana’s forests. We provide accurate information to the people of Indiana to involve them in efforts to protect Indiana’s forests and ensure their opportunities for input into decision-making that affects forests. We speak out for the native animals, plants and other creatures who survive in Indiana’s forests and cannot speak for themselves.

Position Overview

Indiana Forest Alliance is currently has an opening for a Director of Communications & Administration.

Responsibilities

  • Play a vital role in the preservation of Indiana’s forests working for the Indiana Forest Alliance.
  • Use your media and communication skills to inform, inspire and motivate forest advocates statewide.
  • Tell the story of why forests matter in all media channels.
  • Also deploy your administration skills to overseeing a bookkeeper/office manager who maintains the smooth functioning of a non-profit with a track record of success promoting pro-forest environmental policy.
  • Bring your creativity, knowledge of ecology, and attention to detail.
  • IFA has a staff of six, 1,000 members statewide, and more than 10K Facebook followers.
  • Ensure the smooth operation and functioning of IFA by overseeing a part-time office manager and bookkeeper who manages IFA’s accounts, finances, and compliance with reporting requirements.
  • Manage IFA’s public statements and brand.
  • Manage IFA’s website and social media.
  • Report to the Executive Director.

Qualifications

  •  At least 3-4 years of work experience required.
  • Excel at written and visual communication.
  • Knowledge of forest ecology a huge plus.

Compensation

  • $40K-$50K

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