[PCA] JOB OPPTY: Coordinator, Botanical Outreach & Communications (ID) (March 30, 2020)

Leah Prescott LPrescott at chicagobotanic.org
Mon Mar 2 08:58:14 CST 2020

*Deadline: March 30, 2020

*Overview: To assist with outreach efforts related to Seeds of Success and the Plant Conservation and Restoration Program of BLM, communicating with a wide variety of audiences including federal, state, local, and tribal agencies and elected officials; non-governmental organizations and interest groups; industry; traditional and new media outlets; public land users; and other stakeholders.

*Position: Responsibilities:

1. Create, write and distribute a wide variety of materials to communicate information about SOS and Plant Conservation and Restoration Programs and activities to audiences. Materials may include reports; newsletters; talking points; briefing papers; speeches; web and social media content; and other information materials.

2. Provide communication research and planning for Seeds of Success and the BLM Plant Conservation and Restoration Program.

3. Create presentations, infographics and related promotional materials, and provide lectures in support of native seed banking and use. Update and maintain websites related to Seeds of Success and BLM Plant Conservation and Restoration Program.

4. Enter data and provide quality control on data submissions from SOS field collectors as needed.

Key Cooperative Relationships: Botanic Garden and BLM staff; SOS cooperators; CLM interns and technicians for SOS; federal, state and regional land managers; conservation, stewardship and restoration groups.

*Location: Position is located at the Bureau of Land Management Headquarters Office in Boise, Idaho.

*Who may apply: Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in ecology, botany, biology or equivalent with appropriate experience; Knowledge of plants. Strong communication skills. Data and web management, teaching and project management experience, good organizational skills. Ability to work independently. Adobe Creative Suite experience preferred. Desire to work with volunteers and interns. Occasional outdoor and weekend work may be involved, valid driver’s license required.

*Compensation: Commensurate with experience.

Go to https://www.chicagobotanic.org/jobs to apply. Please include a c.v. and cover letter with your application. Review of applications begins March 30, 2020 and will continue until a suitable candidate is hired. Contact Kayri Havens at khavens at chicagobotanic.org with any questions.

Leah Prescott

National Curator, Seeds of Success
Chicago Botanic Garden
Bureau of Land Management (contractor)
20 M St. SE | Washington, D.C. 20003
Tel (202) 912-7232
Pronouns: she/her/hers

blm.gov/sos<http://blm.gov/sos> | seeds-success.org<http://seeds-success.org>
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