Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.

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Communications Strategist

Communications Strategist

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US-NY-New York
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Human Resources [204000]

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The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is the nation's most effective environmental action organization. We use law, science and the support of 1.3 million members and online activists to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all living things.   NRDC was founded in 1970 and our staff helped write some of America's bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act, and many of the implementing regulations; our water enforcement cases played a major role shaping current water policy throughout the country. Today, our staff of more than 450 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy and communications experts, and others, work out of offices in New York, Washington, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Bozeman, Montana and Beijing.


Communications Strategist needed for contract assignment at leading environmental organization.


The Human Resources Department at NRDC is looking for a New York based Communications/Marketing professional to help develop a short and long-term communications strategy to assist with a transformation effort, “brand” the department, and provide assistance in shaping key HR communications, including plans to improve transparency and engagement with the rest of the institution.


NRDC is looking for an individual with strong communications, marketing and/or branding skills and experience. Experience or familiarity with functional Human Resources is highly desired. A 3 – 6 month assignment is anticipated. Candidates will be required to submit a draft project plan/proposal after meeting with key individuals at NRDC.



To apply, please visit our website at, create a profile and upload your resume and cover letter. Provide a list of social media accounts or campaigns you’ve managed (with an explanation of your role in their development and any challenges or complications you overcame). Please no phone calls, emails, faxes or in-person resume drop-offs. Please reference where you saw this posting. NRDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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