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(USA-MN-Willmar) Conservation Marketing Coord

Milan, MN | Posted 2 weeks ago

**Working Title: Conservation Marketing Coord** **Job Class: Communications Specialist 3** **Agency: Board of Water & Soil Resources** + **Job ID** : 77088 + **Locations** : St. Paul, Bemidji, Brainerd, Detroit Lakes, Duluth, Mankato, Marshall, St Cloud, or Rochester. Location is negotiable upon hire. + **Hybrid work Eligible** : Yes + **Full/Part Time** : Full-Time + **Regular/Temporary** : Unlimited + **Who May Apply** : Open to all qualified job seekers + **Date Posted** : 05/28/2024 + **Closing Date** : 06/18/2024 + **Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit** : Water & Soil Resources Board /MAPE + **Division/Unit** : BWSR / Org Effectiveness + **Work Shift/Work Hours** : Day Shift + **Days of Work** : Monday - Friday + **Travel Required** : Yes- Est 15 % + **Salary Range:** $30.55 - $45.02 / hourly; $63,788 - $94,001 / annually + **Classified Status** : Unclassified + **Bargaining Unit/Union** : 214 - MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE + **FLSA Status** : Exempt - Professional + **Supervisor:** Jenny Gieseke + Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities ( : Yes **The work you'll do is more than just a job.** At the State of Minnesota, employees play a critical role in developing policies, providing essential services, and working to improve the well-being and quality of life for all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota is committed to equity and inclusion, and invests in employees by providing benefits, support resources, and training and development opportunities. The Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) is the state soil and water conservation agency and administers programs that prevent sediment and nutrients from entering our lakes, rivers, and streams; enhance fish and wildlife habitat; and protect wetlands. The 20-member board consists of representatives of local and state government agencies and citizens. This position exists to develop, plan and execute statewide Conservation marketing efforts, campaigns, and programs. It is part of the Organizational Effectiveness Section. The position provides consultation to agency professionals and outside partners on communication efforts with statewide impact to coordinate and manage conservation communication activities. **Minimum Qualifications** **The posting is being used to fill one (1) position in one (1) of the following locations: St. Paul, Bemidji, Brainerd, Detroit Lakes, Duluth, Mankato, Marshall, St Cloud, or Rochester. Location is negotiable upon hire.** · Bachelor's degree in communications, English, Journalism, or related field. · Communications experience in government · Five years of professional experience writing, editing, and producing journalistic style articles using AP style Guidelines · Knowledge of conservation and natural resource science topics and future/current developments occurring in Minnesota sufficient to lead development of conservation communications and strategies. · Understanding of Minnesota’s natural resource and conservation delivery systems sufficient to apply knowledge to project activities. · General knowledge of Minnesota’s physical features, population distribution, and cultures to understand attitudes toward agriculture and natural resources is critical. · Experience using advanced digital media management and analytics so that digital communications effectively deliver messages to desired audiences. · Experience with principles of communications and marketing tactics to develop and implement successful outreach campaigns furthering the public’s knowledge of conservation in Minnesota. · Knowledge of Federal and State Grant Funding sources for conservation projects · Experience using social media platforms and digital content delivery sufficient to recommend correct tools and delivery methods to accomplish goals of various communications efforts. · Experience using InDesign, and Adobe Premiere Pro **Preferred Qualifications** · 5-7 years of experience writing natural resource/conservation related content for newspapers, magazines and other media outlets. · Basic knowledge of BWSR policies sufficient to make program decisions and understand methods of conducting business, including working with contractors. **Physical Requirements** Requires occasionally lifting such articles as file boxes and heavy hand tools or heavier materials with help from others and/or lifting and carrying light objects frequently. This position will require regularly working outdoors in wet, humid, hot or cold weather, and walking over uneven terrain. Even though the weights being lifted may only be a negligible amount, a job is in this category may require walking or standing to a significant degree or may involve sitting most of the time with a degree of pushing and pulling of arm and/or leg controls. **Additional Requirements** This position requires an unrestricted Class D Driver’s License with a clear driving record. It is policy of the Board of Water and Soil Resources that all candidates submit to a background check prior to employment. The background check may consist of the following components: 1. Employment Reference Check 2. SEMA4 Records Check 3. Criminal History Check 4. Education/License Verification AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status. Reasonable accommodations will be made to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email [email protected] . Please indicate what assistance is needed.

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