November 30, 2020 0:00am to January 15, 2021 0:00am
The Conservancy currently manages almost 3,000 acres of nature preserves within the Escondido Creek watershed in northern San Diego County. The Conservancy also implements outdoor education programs to thousands of schoolchildren and adults every year. This position requires a love of the outdoors; strong writing, marketing, executive function and organizational skills; knowledge and experience in media, including social and traditional media and video, and exceptional people skills.
Marketing and Communications – The Manager will help refine and implement the Conservancy’s communications and marketing programs, including producing content, overseeing and updating the Conservancy’s website, producing the Conservancy’s regular progress reports, and monthly e-newsletter and bi-annual paper newsletters, and facilitating special events. The Manager will also track and analyze the Conservancy’s communications and volunteer metrics, making recommendations and changes as required to improve performance.
Outreach – During the pandemic, volunteer activities will be less of a focus for the position. However, postpandemic, the Manager will also help recruit, manage and grow the Conservancy’s volunteer base, and coordinate and implement some volunteer activities, including organizing and leading hikes and other outdoor adventures. Duties include working with the Conservancy’s education and conservation teams to increase the number of volunteers engaged and trained as part of the Conservancy’s land stewardship program, which provides trained land stewards on Conservancy lands.
General – The Manager will also be responsible for writing grants to help fund marketing and outreach activities and supporting other Conservancy staff in the production of the Conservancy’s publications, including grants and reports.