We’re Hiring: Environmental Communications Specialist

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Green Fin Studio is where environmental needs meet art and strategy. We are a professional marketing and communications firm, addressing social and environmental priorities. We leverage our in-house technical and scientific expertise with innovative communication strategies and products. Our team provides curated content, print media, planning documents and strategies, web development, custom tools and visualizations, project management, stakeholder engagement, and more to a varied client base.


We are pleased to announce that we are hiring a full-time Environmental Communications Specialist to join our team. The position is in Richmond, Virginia. As part of our creative communications team, the successful applicant will use graphic design, systems thinking, and design research to develop engaging environmental campaigns, collateral, and communication strategies. We are looking for someone who combines talent, teamwork, and drive to develop environmental communications.


The Environmental Communications Specialist works with our Executive Director, Creative Director, and other staff members to develop and execute overall communications strategies for our diverse environmentally focused client base. In addition to serving our clients, the Environmental Communications Specialist develops and implements strategies for expanding and updating Green Fin Studio’s communication materials on our website, social media, and print materials, as well as track and evaluate performance metrics.


Successful candidates will have demonstrated creativity and enthusiasm for communicating science and/or environmental topics across a variety of media. The Environmental Communications Specialist will translate scientific and technical information into accessible messages, graphics (including infographics), identify opportunities for communications and messaging, and be proactive in identifying and employing communication and engagement tools and platforms. The Environmental Communications Specialist will work closely with the rest of our team to ensure cross project coordination, information sharing to maintain efficient delivery of high-quality products.


The Environmental Communications Specialist will occasionally represent Green Fin Studio at professional meetings and venues, where they will be expected to establish rapport and work in close collaboration with continuously changing stakeholders and associates, including, but not limited to, relevant professional societies, scientific organizations, industry representatives, and public and private institutions of higher education.

The Environmental Communications Specialist will be asked to approach complex topics and use their visual skills to create clear and engaging storytelling. Tasks include, but are not limited to, developing clear communication strategies; designing training and other educational modules/materials; creating content for websites, blogs, newsletter articles, social media strategies and posts, presentations; drafting press releases and media alerts; and designing brochures and other print media.

The full position announcement and details on how to apply are available here. Applications are due by January 14, 2022.

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