Digital Communications Coordinator



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Washington, DC
United States

NAAEE seeks a full-time Digital Communications Coordinator to join the Communications and Technology Team. If you’re a team player who is excited about using creativity and effective communications tools to strengthen NAAEE and create positive environmental and social change—we hope you will apply. Location: Washington, D.C. Office or remote in the United States


Reports To:    Director of Communications & Technology
Location:       Washington, D.C. Office or Remote in the United States
FLSA:             Full-time Non-Exempt

Major Functions:

The Digital Communications Coordinator informs and supports NAAEE’s communications and marketing efforts, including social media, our family of websites, and outreach to members and supporters. This individual will work closely with the Communications and Web Team on a variety of digital and communications projects. The Coordinator will support communications efforts as needed for all NAAEE programs, including but not limited to membership and fundraising campaigns, ee360+, 30 Under 30, the Global Environmental Education Partnership (GEEP), conferences, eePRO, and more.

If you’re a team player who takes initiative and is excited about using creativity and effective communications tools to strengthen NAAEE and create positive environmental and social change—we hope you will apply. All candidates should value working with individuals representing a diversity of backgrounds and perspectives. For a complete job description, see below. We will accept applications until the position is filled.

General communications duties include:

  • Helping support the implementation of NAAEE’s communications and outreach strategies
  • Writing and editing engaging copy for the web, social media, newsletters, and other communication needs, and drafting related imagery and video
  • Working closely with the Communications & Data Specialist to support all social media efforts for NAAEE
  • Reviewing and posting content, as well as engaging with audiences, on eePRO, NAAEE’s online community for environmental educators
  • Providing audience support via emails
  • Assisting with maintaining press and media records and building media lists
  • Assisting with editing subtitles and captions for videos and webinars 
  • Supporting the consistent use of NAAEE’s Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Guide and recommended practices for inclusive, equitable, accessible, and respectful communications
  • Supporting NAAEE’s use of technology, including websites and databases and various other platforms
  • Supporting communication and digital needs for the NAAEE annual conference, held virtually and in-person on alternating years
  • Ability and willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends as needed to support the NAAEE Annual Conference and other special events

Skills and experience required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (A degree in one or more relevant fields, including journalism, environmental education, marketing, communications, and/or conservation is preferred); experience in both communications or marketing AND environmental education is a plus!
  • 2–4 years of communications experience
  • Excellent writing and communication skills, including project management, creative writing, editing, and proofreading
  • Creative design skills for drafting graphics and video 
  • Experience drafting, posting, and managing social media accounts
  • Ability to work efficiently, with flexibility, creativity, initiative, positive energy, and good humor
  • Ability to work independently as required but also to work effectively as a team member; ability to juggle multiple projects, meet deadlines, problem solve, and exercise tact and diplomacy
  • Cultural competence and the ability to work with individuals representing a diversity of backgrounds and perspectives
  • Ability to represent NAAEE to external partners, members, funders, and other stakeholders

Additional experiences that are helpful include familiarity with Drupal or another open access content management system and some experience with CiviCRM or similar customer relations management system. It would also be helpful if candidates have used social media management and scheduling applications such as Hootsuite, or other similar applications, as well as Canva, Adobe CS, or other graphic design and video editing software.

How to Apply

Please apply by sharing your resume and a cover letter in the Google form. If for any reason the form is not accessible for you, please email your resume and cover letter to

We will not be able to respond to individual requests for information about this position. Thank you!


For more than five decades, the North American Association for Environmental Education has worked to strengthen and expand the field of environmental education, with a growing network of support including: 

  • More than 20,000 members and supporters, including members of our Affiliate Network
  • 54 state and provincial Affiliate organizations 
  • More than 30 countries around the world 

NAAEE’s mission is to advance environmental literacy and civic engagement using the power of education to create a more equitable and sustainable future. We support a collaborative, team-oriented, dynamic, and enjoyable work environment. We believe that happy and fulfilled employees who are trusted to do their best create a stronger, highly productive, and effective team that contributes to the greater success of the organization and our mission. All positions at NAAEE require individuals who are culturally competent and can work with individuals representing a diversity of backgrounds and perspectives. We are dedicated to building a culture where everyone feels a sense of belonging and is valued for their contributions and the perspectives they bring.

Compensation Information

Salary: $42,000 to $52,000 and commensurate with experience