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Communications Director

Aquidneck Land Trust
Middletown, Rhode Island, United States (on-site)
21 days ago


The Aquidneck Land Trust (“ALT”) is the preeminent nonprofit conservation organization on Aquidneck
Island, the largest island in Narragansett Bay and the location of the communities of Newport,
Middletown and Portsmouth Rhode Island. Our work spans land conservation, watershed protection,
farming preservation, outdoor recreation and more. 

• Establish and drive a multi-channel communications strategy spanning web, social media,
events, public relations and other outlets.
• Cultivate a consistent brand voice and maintain brand integrity across all communication
• Manage the preparation of all communications material and media through internal and
external resources.
• Create/assist in the creation of text, audio, video and image content.
• Work collaboratively with development director on fundraising communication and grantwriting.
• Create and support engagement with media, influencers and the organization’s constituents
including members and donors.
• Serve as a key member of the events management team. ALT events include small and large
fundraisers as wells as free outreaching programming like nature walks, conservation speakers,
and guest lectures to students.
• Conduct public engagement oriented environmental education for students and adults.
• Manage public outreach initiatives such as the Merritt Neighborhood Fund grant program and
the ALT Arts & Writing Contest.


• Proven work experience in a communications director or similar role.
• Ability to lead collaborative communications planning processes.
• Exceptional copywriting and copy-editing skills.
• Experience managing digital engagement through social media, SEO and SEM best practice.
• Ability to use communication technologies/platforms including MS Office Suite, WordPress CMS, MailChimp, Adobe InDesign and Illustrator.
• Understand principles of graphic design, layout and publishing
• Bachelor’s degree in communication, marketing or related discipline is preferred.
• Nonprofit organization experience is preferred.
• Events management experience is preferred.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 66776659
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Middletown, Rhode Island, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Aquidneck Land Trust
  • Position Title: Communications Director
  • Industry Niche: Other
  • Primary Area of Job Responsibility: Communications/marketing
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 5-7 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $60,000.00 - $70,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

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