Communications and Outreach Associate Application

Salary Range:  $44,300 to $64,300 Full Time Equivalent 
Job Classification:  Regular, Exempt   
Benefits:  Competitive Benefits Package Offered   
Hours:  Minimum of 30 Hours Per Week 
Supervisor:  Communications & Outreach Manager
Applications Due:  July 30, 2021

Position Summary

This position is part of a team that implements strategies for development, communications, and events to support the Estuary Partnership’s programs and Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan (CCMP). This position is focused on developing public support for and increasing awareness of Estuary Partnership programming, as well as amplifying the work of partners that support achievement of the CCMP in the lower Columbia region. The Communications and Outreach Associate works independently and with their supervisor to develop and implement fundraising strategies, plan community and fundraising events, and support external communications. They will also assist with grant writing and participate in cross-functional teams as a communications and outreach specialist. Their work serves to advance Estuary Partnership priorities and visibility, build support for the Estuary Partnership and programs, and engage partners and the general public with a focus on diverse people and perspectives. 

See the position description for full details. 


Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Affirmation 

The Estuary Partnership is committed to increasing diversity in the environmental field by providing supportive career development opportunities for people of color. People from communities of color, underserved communities, and low-income communities are strongly encouraged to apply. We place a priority on applications from people who come from or have experience with diverse populations and underserved communities, including communities of color and low-income communities. 

Non-Discrimination Statement 

The Estuary Partnership is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, national origin, age, disability, physical appearance or genetic information, cultural, socio-economic status, or military or veteran status. The Estuary Partnership is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and values the hiring of protected veterans or individuals with veteran status. Discrimination is not tolerated at the Estuary Partnership. 

Application Instructions 

The Estuary Partnership will only accept online applications for this position. Please compile the following materials into a single PDF or Word document and upload your applications materials here.

Applications must include the following, or they will not be accepted:  

  • Cover Letter:  Your letter should discuss your specific experience relevant to the job description.  

  • Detailed Resume:  Your resume should provide dates and specific duties of current and past employment. 

  • Professional References:  Provide the names, organizations, and titles of three professional references. References will not be contacted without your prior permission.