Job opening: Mississippi Flyway Communications Director, National Audubon Society
May 11, 2012 | Posted by Delta Dispatches in Job openings

Overview:

Now in its second century, the National Audubon Society is dedicated to protecting birds and other wildlife and the habitat that supports them. Audubon’s mission is engaging people in bird conservation on a hemispheric scale through science, policy, education and on-the-ground conservation action. By mobilizing and aligning its network of Chapters, Centers, State and Important Bird Area programs in the four major migratory flyways in the Americas, the organization will bring the full power of Audubon to bear on protecting common and threatened bird species and the critical habitat they need to survive. And as part of BirdLife International, Audubon will join people in over 100 in-country organizations all working to protect a network of Important Bird Areas around the world, leveraging the impact of actions they take at a local level. What defines Audubon’s unique value is a powerful grassroots network of nearly 500 local chapters, 23 state offices, 43 Audubon Centers, Important Bird Area Programs in 46 states, and 700 staff across the country. Audubon is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Position Summary:

The Communications Director for the Gulf Coast and Mississippi Flyway will play a key role in raising awareness of and building a constituency for conservation of Audubon priorities within the Mississippi Flyway, with special emphasis on Mississippi River Delta restoration. The director will lead the development and implementation of an integrated communications strategy, working in concert with Audubon staff within the flyway and nationally and with partner organizations. As a direct report to the VP, Gulf Coast/Mississippi Flyway, the Communications Director will also provide counsel on overall strategic direction within the flyway and along the Gulf Coast, as well as related to national communications issues.

Location: Baton Rouge, La.

For more information and how to apply, please visit: https://careers-audubon.icims.com/jobs/1391/job.

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