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Communications Specialist
The Northern California Water Association (NCWA), a non-profit organization representing water suppliers and local governments, seeks qualified applicants for a full-time communication specialist to provide support and high-quality communications (both print and digital) from concept to execution as part of an amazing, multi-disciplinary team.

  • Produce high quality written and digital content for both external and internal audiences.
  • Create content for print and digital materials and designs, such as fact-sheets, infographics, digital marketing graphics, email newsletters, blogs, and presentations.
  • Be an effective storyteller!
  • Create the content for compelling visual presentations that are engaging and align with the NCWA brand and style.
  • Learn about and clearly communicate complex subjects to the NCWA team and external audiences.
  • Work collaboratively with the NCWA team, the California Rice Commission, and other partners to support the mission of the organization and its members.
  • Weave together a rural and urban narrative that reflects and draws upon the unique and special natural and human attributes in the region and how this aligns with contemporary California.
Position: Communications Specialist
Organization: Northern California Water Association
Location: Sacramento,  CA 
United States
Salary: Based on qualifications
Posting Start Date: 11/13/2020
Date Posted: 11/13/2020
Requirements Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications:
  • Strong written communication and social media skills.
  • Collaborator.
  • A zest for storytelling and thinking about new and innovative ways to communicate with the goal to inform and engage diverse decision-makers throughout California.
  • A desire to listen, understand key audiences and develop communications that will connect and resonate with different audiences.
  • The ability to work with, learn from, and help integrate the communications for numerous disciplines, including farmers, engineers, lobbyists, attorneys, biologists, geologists, modelers, and environmental planners.
  • Interest in working for a non-profit organization involved in government, politics, and communications.
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced environment with a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines.
Education and Training:
Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree in a communications field (or equivalent practical experience) with 1 to 2 years of experience.  The ideal candidate is passionate, smart, collaborative, creative and looking to enhance their communications experience and portfolio in a dynamic and fun environment.

How to Apply:
Please email cover letter, resume and portfolio of communications by December 1, 2020, to info@norcalwater.org.

To view the job announcement including details on how to apply, click here.  For more information on NCWA, please visit www.norcalwater.org and www.sacramentovalley.org.
Status: This listing expires on: 1/12/2021
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Organization Information
Northern California Water Association
455 Capitol Mall Suite 703

Sacramento,  CA 95814
United States
(916) 442-8333
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