Outreach Associate

Hoosier Environmental Council Published: May 23, 2019
Indianapolis, Indiana
Job Type
Communications / PR / Outreach / Advocacy /

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~ The Hoosier Environmental Council (HEC) is Indiana’s leading educator and advocate for the environment. ~

HEC works to raise awareness and stimulate discussion about environmental issues in Indiana—and ultimately help change laws, create jobs, protect and improve the environment, and make Indiana a healthier, better place to live and do business.

Position Overview

  • The Outreach Associate would assist the Manager of Outreach in having continually newcontent on our website, facilitating highly professional, up-to-date materials to share atvarious events, maintaining an up-to-date database, and assisting in grassroots organizing.
  • The Outreach Associate would work for HEC for at least six months (with a likely additional6 month extension) and would be paid $15 per hour for ~20 hours per week.
  • We are looking for someone who is curious, warm, respectful, meticulous, veryconscientious of protecting data, and genuinely interested in both the environment andpublic policy.
  • HEC is willing to recruit from a diversity of demographics, including a very mature highschool student, college student, retiree, or stay-at-home parent.


  • Perform weekly updates to the HEC website (add news articles and events; fix broken links;flag webpages that appear to be out-of-date)
  • Update contact information & lists in our donor database and email marketing program
  • Organize outreach materials (e.g., printing & sorting materials; assembling kits for Staff)
  • Represent HEC at select outreach events
  • Assist with outreach efforts via phone and email (i.e., grassroots organizing)
  • Perform other tasks as agreed to with Manager of Outreach

General Expectations

  • Work relatively independently, w/guidance through scheduled calls and in-person meetings
  • Conduct themselves with the highest standards of professionalism with HEC staff, board,volunteers and audiences that HEC engages with
  • Honor documents that say “Confidential”
  • Understand that any research done with HEC staff would be integrated as HEC material

Professional Development Benefits

  • Have a strong reference for future job opportunities
  • Obtain first-hand understanding of how an environmental law & policy organization works
  • Participate in occasional HEC sponsored events
  • Have access to key networking opportunities and contacts

To Apply

  • Please send an email, with your resume and cover letter outlining your interest and relevant experience to Amanda Shepherd, Manager of Outreach, at ashepherd@hecweb.org.
  • The subject header should say “HEC Outreach Associate”.

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