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Position Title: PART-TIME Communications and Outreach Coordinator

Role Overview:

As the Communications and Outreach Coordinator at the International League of Conservation Photographers (iLCP), you will play a key role in advancing our mission to promote environmental conservation and awareness through visual storytelling. You will be responsible for executing communication initiatives to engage our audience, raise awareness about conservation issues, and drive support for our organization's efforts.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Social Media: Create compelling content, including blog posts and social media posts, to showcase the work of iLCP members, highlight conservation successes, and raise awareness about environmental issues.

2. Brand Management: Maintain and enhance iLCP's brand identity and reputation as a leading voice in conservation storytelling. Ensure consistency in messaging across all communication channels and materials.

3. Media Relations: Cultivate relationships with media outlets, journalists, and influencers to secure press coverage and maximize exposure for iLCP's initiatives, campaigns, and events.

4. Outreach Coordination: Foster meaningful connections with our supporters, partners, and stakeholders through regular communication, outreach efforts, and engagement initiatives. Encourage participation in conservation activities and advocacy campaigns.

5. Impact Measurement: Monitor and analyze the performance of marketing and communication efforts, using metrics and analytics to evaluate effectiveness and inform future strategies. Report on key performance indicators and outcomes to internal stakeholders.

6. Event Coordination: Assist in planning and promoting iLCP events, including exhibitions, workshops, conferences, and fundraisers. Coordinate logistics, marketing materials, and promotional activities to ensure successful and impactful events.

7. Collaboration and Teamwork: Work closely with colleagues to coordinate messaging, align strategies, and achieve shared goals. Collaborate with iLCP members and conservation partners to amplify our collective impact.


Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, marketing, or related field (or equivalent experience).

- Proven experience in marketing, communications, or public relations, preferably in the non-profit sector or environmental conservation field.

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a keen eye for storytelling and visual storytelling.

- Strong digital marketing skills, including proficiency with social media platforms, content management systems, email marketing tools, and web analytics.

- Creativity, initiative, and a passion for environmental conservation and photography.

- Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

This is a remote position following EST working hours

Must be able to attend 2-3 team meetings per week

Must have computer and Wifi access

This is a part-time position, starting at 10-15 hours per week

Applicants must provide a resume, cover letter, and references that describes their interest in the position to images@ilcp.com 


iLCP Communications Internship Summer 2024

The International League of Conservation Photographers (iLCP) is a U.S. based non-profit organization whose mission is to support environmental and cultural conservation through ethical photography and filmmaking. Founded in 2005, our programs are built on the participation and contributions of our Fellows, an elite group of the world’s top wildlife, nature and culture photographers who, in addition to displaying remarkable photographic skills, have each demonstrated a deep commitment to conservation efforts around the globe. Our Fellowship is a dynamic, collaborative, and supportive community that aims to influence all photographers and users of imagery to adopt the best and most sustainable practices with regards to the creation and use of visual media.

iLCP is seeking candidates who have strong communications, research, and writing skills, a willingness to think independently, and a passion for conservation and storytelling. The Visuals and Communications intern will become an integral part of our small team and learn the ins and outs of working at an image-based nonprofit organization. You will have the opportunity to work with the world’s best photographers and see how to use imagery to move the needle for conservation. 

The internship is approximately 10 hours per week, and will be remote. 

Internship Dates: June - September 

This internship is unpaid, but a stipend will be provided.

Applicants must provide a resume and cover letter that describes their interest in the position to images@ilcp.com 


Communications:

  • Aid in managing iLCP’s social channels (Instagram, Facebook, X, LinkedIn & TikTok, primarily)
  • Brainstorm new and innovative ways for iLCP to reach further audiences and increase engagement through various social media platforms
  • Create engaging content on a weekly and monthly basis 
  • Work with our Social Media Coordinator to develop and post content to iLCP’s social media platforms
  • Collect, review, and report analytics
  • Assist with graphic design for social media posts
  • Review data on the performance of social media platforms and adjust plans or strategies to optimize outreach  

Other administrative tasks as required:

  • Research articles, stories, resources, photos, videos, or other content from activities and events 
  • Catalog photo submissions (caption, keyword, embed metadata)
  • Meet project deadlines 
  • Attend and contribute to the regular team meetings
  • Be willing to attend virtual meetings in EST timezone 

Intern Qualifications

  • Current or recent college student, with educational background in marketing, communications, photojournalism, or environmental science a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written skills  
  • Experience with the effective marketing and utilization of social channels including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tik Tok and YouTube
  • Strong research skills
  • Proven effectiveness with managing timely delivery of work against short deadlines
  • An eagerness to learn and work with a small but effective team
  • Experience with Canva a plus
  • Laptop and secure wi-fi access.


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International League of Conservation Photographers

A global community of conservation photographers and filmmakers working to share conservation stories and solutions through ethical visual storytelling
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