Job Openings

List of Employment Opportunities at Resource Media

Resource Media Job Openings

Thank you for your interest in Resource Media. We currently have the following positions available:

President - Location TBD

Program Director - Seattle

Summer Intern - Seattle

President

Resource Media is seeking an exceptional leader to become its next President. Resource Media is a nonprofit public relations and media firm providing strategic communications services and products for its mission-driven partners advocating for the environment and public health.

Resource Media's work increases the power and impact of the conservation and public health communities. Resource Media helps advocates use their resources more efficiently to achieve their goals, and reframes contentious debates to achieve better outcomes. Resource Media discovers, develops, and delivers powerful narratives that move the public from complacency to concern to action.

The next President of Resource Media will encounter stimulating challenges and unparalleled opportunities to lead a team of creative communications professionals in solving public relations problems for specific client-partners and for environmental and public health advocates in general. The specific challenges and opportunities facing the next President include expanding and diversifying the organization's funding streams and revenue sources, developing an organizational structure that allows for innovation while ensuring exceptional quality of product and service, and continuing to advance Resource Media as a thought-leader in connecting philanthropy, strategic communications and progressive environmental and public health initiatives.


The firm is seeking a leader with experience in conservation issues and strong relationships with environmentally motivated campaigners and funders, with a substantial set of creative strategic communications skills, and with the capacity to build, motivate, and lead a staff of extraordinary professionals by example and inspiration. The President will be expected to maintain and further develop the organization as a high performing, creative team that can deliver services and products with measurable impact.

Inquiries, nominations, and applications may be submitted via the contact link below. Applicants should send a cover letter describing their interest in and qualifications for the position of President, along with their resume.

For the full position description, please click here.

Program Director - Seattle

Now Hiring

Resource Media is seeking a talented communications professional who can manage people and projects in a dynamic, mission-driven environment. We are looking for someone who thrives in a rapid-fire setting with bright and congenial colleagues who use communications to help make the world a better place. This position will be based in our Seattle office, with inspiring views of the Olympics for nature lovers and the Space Needle for city slickers. If intrigued, read on&hellip

Who We Are

Resource Media is a leading nonprofit PR firm that provides strategic communications and media outreach services to campaigns, nonprofits, foundations and government entities working to protect the environment and improve public health. We are the rare breed of media shop that serves as both the
strategic brain as well as the implementation arm of our partner groups; we wear both thinking caps and marching boots.

Our 29 staff have helped shape media coverage of environmental issues in national, regional and local outlets, across all types of media platforms. We are supported by foundation grants and contracts with clients. This mix affords us flexibility in the work we do, allowing us to set our sights on the issues and projects we think are most important &ndash rather than simply responding to the demands of others.

What We Do

We put passionate communications professionals to work, leveraging top-notch communications strategy to win landmark local, state, and federal environmental protections. We&rsquove grown 500% over the past five years, pay real world salaries, and offer an exceptional and challenging work environment.

What We Need

As a Program Director at Resource Media you will be responsible for the following:

- Conceive, plan and implement communications campaigns.

- Prepare compelling, values-based messages and strategic recommendations to deliver the right messages to the right audiences via credible messengers in light of a campaign&rsquos needs.

- Integrate new digital platforms into outreach campaigns, including Facebook, blogs, Twitter and more.

- Prepare media outreach materials such as press releases, background briefings, fact sheets, opinion pieces and editorial board letters. Prepare communications collateral, including visuals.

- Develop story ideas and pitch them to reporters.

What You Will Need To Be Successful

- At least 5-10 years experience in communications or public relations with significant level of successful advocacy work.

- Experience in designing, executing, and managing successful public interest communications campaigns.

- Experience with foundations, NGOs, and other funders, non-profit clients and coalitions.

- Demonstrated understanding of public policy; how to garner support and identify advocates for issues.

- Proven track record of successfully working with media, including online outlets.

- Understanding of environmental and public health issues. Ability to work across projects and issue areas.

Successful candidates can merge high-level strategic thinking with high-energy execution. You will need
top-notch writing and communications skills and the track record of successful communication projects to
prove it. Your ability to manage staff and multiple projects will be essential as well as your ability to
work with clients and to create new projects and funding for the team.

If you are a strategic thinker with the ability to execute your ideas while motivating and mentoring others, with a streak of fearlessness, and wish to apply your background and experience toward creating change on issues that really matter in an environment that will challenge and inspire you&hellip.we are interested in hearing from you.

How To Apply

Please send us a cover letter describing your relevant background and experience, citing specific accomplishments, interests, and ideas for helping us change the world.

Email: jobs@resource-media.org
Resource-media.org

Summer 2012 Intern - Seattle

What We Need

We are seeking a talented intern in Seattle who thrives in a busy environment with bright and congenial colleagues who use communications to help make the world a better place. The internship can be 25 to 40 hours/week, per the preference of the intern, for a minimum of 2 months. Our office hours are 9 to 5.

As an Intern at Resource Media you will be responsible for the following:

- Conduct research and write briefing papers for communications projects.

- Use digital platforms for outreach campaigns, including Facebook, blogs, Twitter and more.

- Measure and evaluate social media activity and conversations

- Draft basic media outreach materials such as background briefings, fact sheets, opinion pieces and letters to the editor.

- Compile media coverage to help keep clients up to date on our work.

- Build media lists from reporter databases for media campaigns.

- Pitch reporters on environmental and health media stories.

- Copyedit and proofread reports, grant proposals and media materials.

How To Apply

Please send us a cover letter and resume describing your relevant background and experience, citing specific accomplishments, interests, and ideas for helping us change the world. This is an unpaid internship, but we are happy to help arrange college credit or provide a reference for a job well done.

Email: jobs@resource-media.org
www.resource-media.org

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