Job Opportunity: Outreach Coordinator – Wildlife Center of Virginia

The Wildlife Center of Virginia LogoOutreach Coordinator
Organization: Wildlife Center of Virginia
Address: Waynesboro, VA
Website: Wildlife Center of Virginia

Working with the Director of Outreach, expand the Center’s strong national online presence through the website, social media, videos, and email newsletters. Efforts will include promoting and sharing Center stories and information with supporters and the general public, including updates about current patients, stories about education animals, and current wildlife issues. Identify, develop, and carry out new online outreach programs and opportunities through the Center’s webcam network and moderated discussion. With other outreach staff, create and produce regular video content for supporters and the general public on a variety of wildlife topics. Monitor and identify successful online efforts by similar organizations. Monitor Wildlife Center online activity and traffic; work to market the website and online efforts to a wider audience.

Promote, schedule, and present on- and off-site outreach programs and events for various age groups. These programs are interactive, include non-releasable wild animals from the Wildlife Center, highlight the work of the hospital, and include instruction about lessening human impact on the Earth’s ecosystem. Help to expand Center programs to reach additional non-school audiences and to increase use of technology to deliver information.

Responsibilities also include invoicing, program and payment tracking; monitoring program success through post-presentation written/telephone evaluations. Work with the Director to fine-tune current programs and explore new audiences and new opportunities to create popular and successful outreach programs. Maintain database and monthly spreadsheets tracking number of programs presented and animal use during those programs.

For complete description, please visit: http://wildlifecenter.org/about-center/employment-opportunities (link is external)

How to Apply:
Please email a cover letter, résumé, and writing sample, to:
Amanda Nicholson
Director of Outreach
outreach@wildlifecenter.org

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