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Digital Coordinator

ABOUT OCEAN CONSERVANCY

Ocean Conservancy educates and empowers citizens to take action on behalf of the ocean. From the Arctic to the Gulf of Mexico to the halls of Congress, Ocean Conservancy brings people together to find solutions for our water planet. Informed by science, our work guides policy and engages people in protecting the ocean and its wildlife for future generations.

POSITION SUMMARY

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the movement in advancing ocean conservation forward and being a part of the blue wave of change. The Digital Coordinator supports Ocean Conservancy’s communications and marketing efforts by providing community and production support on Ocean Conservancy’s digital platforms.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • PRODUCTION: Produces and tests email blasts, advocacy alerts, petitions and fundraising appeals. Proofreads web and email content with a focus on detail and quality control. Assists in creating and updating website content. Curates blog posts on current ocean conservation topics and Ocean Conservancy initiatives.
  • COMMUNITY LIASON: Interacts, communicates and cares for Ocean Conservancy’s digital community by responding to email and phone inquiries. Maintains the database of online supporters and donors. This includes reconciling duplicates, updating records and following best practices.
  • GRAPHIC DESIGN SUPPORT: Edit photographs and create special graphics for web. Manage purchasing of stock photography. Manage internal photo library and processes for importing.
  • REPORTING & TESTING: Assists in measuring analytics to track the success of Ocean Conservancy’s strategies and campaigns; creates reports to communicate results.
  • SOCIAL MEDIA: Manages Ocean Conservancy’s presence on LinkedIn and Pinterest through frequent postings. Tracks and reports monthly analytics and measures.
  • OCEAN PROGRAMS: Serve as the digital lead for one or more of Ocean Conservancy’s campaigns. Writes original content for the Ocean Conservancy website, this includes blogs, web pages and outreach materials. Collaborates and assists in implementing yearly Photo Contest and other Digital initiatives and projects;
  • Contributes to team brainstorms and discussions.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

REQUIRED SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

  • Knowledge of HTML and experience using a website content management and customer relationship management systems required. Proficiency with Mac platforms, Microsoft Office, WordPress, HTML and Adobe Creative Suite, especially Photoshop.
  • Written and verbal communication skills – expertise, familiarity with AP style and solid attention to detail.
  • Current understanding of online communication, accessibility standards and social media outreach.
  • Enthusiasm for the digital space;
  • Positive team player that is comfortable interacting with a broad spectrum of program, policy and science staff.
  • Proven customer service skills and ability to troubleshoot community concerns.

EDUCATION/TRAINING

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or at least two years of professional experience in the digital space.

TO APPLY

To be considered for this position, interested candidates must submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected] and note position title: Digital Coordinator 2021 #21-04 in the subject line.

Ocean Conservancy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

 

Ocean Conservancy is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, handicap, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status. Ocean Conservancy is continually seeking to diversify its staff, particularly to broaden opportunities for individuals from demographic groups that are historically underrepresented in the sciences and in environmental advocacy.

Ocean Conservancy is an equal opportunity employer.

Location
  • Washington, DC, currently remote during COVID-19
Department
  • Strategic Communications/Digital
Hours
  • Full Time

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