Wilderness Workshop is hiring a Communications Director to join our intimate, effective team. We’ve put together an overview the job demonstrating how impactful this position can be and the types of candidates we’re looking for. This is an incredibly rewarding, interesting, fun and challenging position. The issues we work on are pressing and directly impact our communities. Located in beautiful Carbondale, Colorado, Wilderness Workshop is healthy and made up of wonderful people to work with!
POSITION SUMMARY: In support of Wilderness Workshop’s mission to protect public lands, the Communications Director is responsible for all aspects of Wilderness Workshop’s communications and marketing work as well as supporting fundraising and branding efforts for the organization. The Communications Director works with program staff to implement strategic and proactive communications that advance the goals of the organization. The Communications Director promotes events, builds relationships with the media, supports fundraising efforts and builds the organization’s brand and public recognition. The Communications Director is responsible for all aspects of the organization’s written communications including press releases, newsletters, e-blasts, website, social media, and fundraising materials.
WILDERNESS MONITORING SPECIALIST
POSITION SUMMARY: Join our team and spend summers hiking to alpine lakes! Wilderness Workshop is hiring a Wilderness Monitoring Specialist to conduct our air and water quality sampling and weed inventory work in local wilderness areas. The position is full time for three months in the summer and 1-2 days a week the rest of the year. Applicants should be competent solo backcountry travelers in the summer and winter and have field experience collecting data and samples. Wilderness Workshop has a formal, long-term wilderness monitoring partnership with the Forest Service focused on collecting data from Congressionally designated wilderness areas in the White River National Forest. Specifically, data is collected to monitor air and water quality as well as the incursion of noxious, non-native weeds. The Wilderness Monitoring Specialist is responsible for all aspects of WW’s wilderness monitoring program.
To apply please click the link below for a series of questions and to upload a resume and cover letter. Note: applicants will need to have a google account or create one.