Outreach Coordinator for Miami Waterkeeper

Miami Waterkeeper is seeking a motivated, passionate individual to join our team in the role of Outreach Coordinator. This role combines communications, education, science, and policy, and has the potential to make a lasting impact on the South Florida ecosystem. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator with a strong knowledge about the environmental issues facing Biscayne Bay and the surrounding watershed. The Outreach Coordinator will report to the Program Director.

https://www.miamiwaterkeeper.org/outreach_coordinator

Responsibilities 

  • Conduct community outreach through educational programs, presentations, and hands-on activities 
  • Plan and lead volunteer and member events, such as restoration projects, boat tours, lectures (some nights and weekends required
  • Represent Miami Waterkeeper at community events and meetings 
  • Develop new methods of engaging the community in our work 
  • Conduct weekly water quality monitoring field work 
  • Create content for social media, blog, and website on clean water issues as well as our programs 
  • Assist with grant proposals, tracking metrics, and reporting program accomplishments 
  • Assist with a variety of research, policy, and education activities as needed (plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and new aspects of marine conservation

Desired Skills 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required 
  • Experience in science communication required 
  • Environmental field research experience 
  • Formal or informal education experience 
  • Experience with social media and content management platforms 
  • Extremely organized and detail oriented 
  • Fluency in English required, proficiency in spoken/written Spanish preferred 
  • Desired but not required: boat handling, GIS, lab experience, event planning

Salary

$40,000-$45,000 plus benefits

To Apply

Email your CV/Resume, cover letter, references, and writing sample to hello@miamiwaterkeeper.org.

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