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Title: Sr. Communications Manager, Resilient Water Systems
Location: This position can either be remote, or hybrid in an EDF office.
The Climate Resilient Water Systems workstream is a part of the People and Nature team and is dedicated to developing water policy and management solutions that balance water supply and demand and increase the resilience of water systems that support communities and ecosystems. The team has established a reputation as a trusted and credible partner with diverse stakeholders, governments, and water agencies; expertise in groundwater challenges and solutions; and as an advocate for transformational change in water policy and practices that incorporate ecosystem and environmental justice goals. The Climate Resilient Water Systems team currently is focused within California, the Colorado River Basin, and Texas, with active exploration of new work in other domestic U.S. and international locations.
The Senior Communications Manager, Resilient Water Systems is responsible for supporting with the development and implementation of communications strategies to achieve the goals and objectives of the Climate Resilient Water Systems (CRWS) initiative’s state and federal advocacy and engagement work, including earned, social, and paid media; digital media including edf.org and relevant blogs; thought leadership activities; and content development. Additionally, they will distill complex policy and economic issues into simple, accurate, and compelling narratives that advance policy and market change. This position serves as a strategic and innovative thinker with a demonstrated ability to develop and execute on communications strategies for significant, measurable impact.
The Senior Manager supervises a Senior Specialist focused on legislative, regulatory, and conservation efforts related to both surface and groundwater, and additional supervisory responsibilities may emerge in the future. This position reports to the AVP Communications, People and Nature and works closely with the leadership of EDF’s CRWS global initiative, including the VP and AVP, Climate Resilient Water Systems, as an integral part of People and Nature’s Climate Resilient Water Systems team.
We offer a strong total rewards package encompassing competitive salary, robust benefits, and professional development opportunities consistent with a modern global organization. We take into account factors such as candidate experience, skills, training, internal team equity and local norms.
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Environmental Defense Fund is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.