The Michigan Environmental Council, Lansing, is seeking a Communications Specialist, reporting directly to the Communications Director, to support creative and tactical storytelling on behalf of the organization. The position requires excellent writing and time management skills. The Communications Specialist will write and edit for MEC’s web and print publications; coordinate with program staff and leadership on communications strategies; develop and deliver compelling messages that drive news coverage and shape discussions in the State Capitol; and help implement a digital program that grows MEC's base of support and financial capacity. This is an early career opportunity for an emerging professional to gain experience and build contacts and relationships leading to industry career options such as social media coordinator, public information officer and communications director.
Submit a single PDF with 1) a strong, detailed cover letter, 2) a resume, 3) at least three references, and 4) two work samples to email@example.com. Include “Communications Specialist” in the subject line.
The Michigan Environmental Council is an equal opportunity employer.
Additional Salary Information: MEC provides staff with an industry-leading compensation package with full medical, dental and vision benefits; organizational matching to a 403(b) retirement program and unlimited paid time off.
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About Michigan Environmental Council
MISSION - Michigan Environmental Council drives the environmental agenda in Michigan. We develop innovative policy ideas; communicate them to key audiences in a compelling fashion; and engage our members, community leaders and residents as effective local advocates for shared goals. By leading powerful, diverse collaborations, we inspire state leaders to adopt pioneering solutions that set a global standard for environmental leadership.
Michigan Environmental Council -- a 501(c)(3) charitable organization -- is a coalition of more than 60 organizations created in 1980 to lead Michigan’s environmental movement in achieving positive change through public policy solutions.
MEC combines deep environmental policy expertise with close connections to key state and federal decision-makers, decades of experience getting things done in the political process, and an ability to rally broad and powerful alliances in support of reforms. With our member groups and partners in the public health and faith-based communities, MEC promotes public policies to ensure that Michigan families will enjoy clear waters, clean beaches, beautiful landscapes and healthy communities for years to... come.
Founded in 1980, MEC is a coalition of over 60 environmental and public health organizations with more than 200,000 individual members. For 39 years, MEC has provided a voice for the environment at the State Capital. In addition to serving as a clearinghouse of environmental information, MEC develops public policy, educates elected officials and the public, and provides training and support to member organizations.