Green America: Growing the Green Economy for People and the Planet

Director of Content and Communications

Hours: Full Time 32 hours, Monday–Thursday 4✕8 hour work days
Compensation: Pay commensurate with a 32-hour work week
Reports to: Executive Director
Benefits Excellent benefits including health care, dental care, casual and friendly work environment, and flexible 32-hour work week.

Green America is a national nonprofit founded in 1983 with the mission to create a green economy defined by environmental restoration and sustainability, social and economic justice, thriving and inclusive local communities, and personal health and well-being. We inform people’s choices, organize consumer collective action, and bring together businesses and other stakeholders to achieve system-wide change.

We seek a Director of Content & Communications to provide planning, direction, and oversight of Green America’s content generation and engagement with individual members and the general public. The Director of Content & Communications will be responsible for overseeing Green America’s websites, social media, emails and print publications, ensuring that all channels are working together to provide consistent and compelling messaging and information that enhances the organization’s outreach, impact, and brand.

The Director of Content & Communications will be the person primarily responsible for creating and implementing the content and communications strategy needed to increase Green America’s level of impact, build our membership and activist base, and strengthen our financial sustainability. The Director of Content & Communications will work proactively to oversee the internal coordination/collaboration needed to align content/communications with other program/department objectives.

We seek a Director of Content & Communications who can hit the ground running to play a major role in taking the organization to the next level. We expect our Director of Content & Communications to be a strong individual contributor, an effective leader of our content & communications team, and an essential member of our management team, helping to shape strategy and inform critical decisions for our organization. A small team of communications professionals will report to this position.


  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, journalism or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • At least five years experience in managing communications for an organization or business.
  • Experience with print publications, website creation/management, email outreach, and social media platforms.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Experience juggling multiple responsibilities and deadlines.
  • Experience leading diverse, collaborative teams. Management experience preferred.
  • Commitment to Green America’s mission and values.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and at least three substantive, writing samples (which you believe are relevant to this role) to Green America at []. Applications are due by Friday August 1, 2014. This position is at Green America’s headquarters at 1612 K Street NW, Suite 600, Washington DC 20006.

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