BRI news stories have appeared in many regional, national, and international news outlets. These stories help promote awareness of our work but also promote the general issues of conservation biology and the need to continue research in wildlife health and its implications to human health.
BRI's researchers are available to talk to journalists and provide expert information on both the work we do and the broader topics of their expertise.
For more information, visit our page on Resources for Journalists.
Biodiversity Research Institute (BRI) seeks an experienced communications specialist to help implement a sophisticated and multi-level communications strategy. As a member of BRI’s communications team, this person will assist in the development of timely and relevant collateral materials that promote the organization’s mission, build and maintain strong media relations, and help maintain our extensive website.
Dedicated to assessing emerging threats to wildlife and ecosystems through collaborative research, BRI has 15 years of experience using scientific findings to advance environmental awareness and inform decision makers. BRI receives governmental (federal, state, and local), foundation, and industry funding to perform scientific research throughout the continental United States and abroad.
Specific Tasks and Responsibilities:
Produce content for multiple audiences:
Maintain BRI’s photo library:
Help coordinate media relations:
Key Qualifications Required:
BRI seeks talented, dedicated people who are passionate about the work they do and the environment they live in. For this position we seek to hire a highly motivated individual who has demonstrated a capacity to think creatively and strategically about communications.
The following mix of skills and experiences are required:
The successful candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and must demonstrate a genuine interest in supporting BRI’s mission and a strong desire to be part of a nonprofit work environment that supports wildlife conservation. This position is based at BRI’s main office in the Greater Portland area. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. For more information about BRI, visit: www.briloon.org.
Hours/Schedule: This is a full-time, regular position
Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and two writing samples electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org by August 1, 2014.
Or by mail to:
Biodiversity Research Institute
652 Main St.
Gorham, ME 04038
Biodiversity Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
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