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Communications Director
Boulder, Colorado

Western Resource Advocates (WRA), a non-profit conservation organization based in Boulder, Colorado, seeks a highly-motivated, creative, and experienced Communications Director.

Our Mission
Western Resource Advocates' mission is to protect the West's land, air, and water.  We promote a clean energy future that reduces pollution and the threat of climate change; protect rivers and advance urban water conservation; and safeguard western lands from the threats of poorly planned or sited energy development.

Job Description/Duties and Functions:
Western Resource Advocates’ (WRA) Communications Director will be an essential part our team, managing the creation, implementation, and evaluation of a communications plan, ensuring that the plan aligns with the WRA mission and brand and that communications support the organization’s policy, program, and marketing objectives. The Communications Director will work with all WRA departments and report to the President. Key responsibilities include:

Communications Strategy and Management

Media and Partner Relations

Reports, Materials, and Production

Online Presence, Outreach and Social Media

Supervision of Communications Manager
The Communications Director will supervise the Communications Manager in:

Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Job Requirements/Qualifications

Equal Opportunity Employer: WRA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. 

To apply. Please send a cover letter, resume, salary history, and references to pam.johnson@westernresources.org by April 15th, 2014.  No phone calls, please.

Internships

Legal Intern
Boulder, Colorado

Western Resource Advocates seeks self-motivated law students for litigation and policy work in our Boulder, Colorado office.  Under the supervision of Western Resource Advocates attorneys, legal interns will assist with a variety of tasks, including but not limited to:

Successful applicants will have an opportunity to make a difference working on cutting edge issues and cases across the Interior West.

Qualifications/Application

Internships are open to law students who have completed at least two semesters of law school. Excellent writing and organizational skills are required. Litigation experience and knowledge of environmental law, water law, energy law, public utility law, and/or public lands law are strongly preferred.

Internships are unpaid. For-credit externship opportunities may be available in coordination with the applicant's law school.

Please note: we are no longer accepting applications for the summer 2014 semester; however, we encourage qualified students to apply for subsequent semesters. 

To apply for subsequent semesters, submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample (not co-authored) and three professional references to: Rob.Harris@westernresources.org