Climate XChange offers a unique workplace for those who believe that market-based tools like carbon pricing can make a difference in the fight against climate change.
To address this problem we will need a new generation of leaders. Climate change is an urgent problem. This new generation of leaders will have to be passionate, nimble, and prepared to work in a fast moving ever-connected world.
Working at Climate XChange will provide you the opportunity to grow as a professional and believe in the work you are doing. We offer opportunities to young professionals, career experts, and those looking to volunteer their time.
Please see below for open positions.
Position: Communications Fellow
Location: 131 Cambridge St., Boston, MA
Reports to: Communications Director
Duration: Approximately 12 weeks at 20 hours/week
Start Date: After 1/7/19*
End Date: Approximately 10-12 weeks after start depending on # of hours worked per week
*Exact dates are flexible.
**Applicants must be eligible for MassCEC internship program
Climate XChange provides research, education, and advocacy tools to enhance climate resilience within local businesses and communities and to promote carbon pricing and bold leadership on climate change. To achieve this, we conduct research, draft policy, write articles, and record a podcast. We believe that communicating the impacts of climate change as well as necessary adaptation and mitigation efforts takes creativity and passion.
The Communications Fellow is responsible for managing social media and assisting with traditional media functions and website maintenance for Climate XChange and our Business Association, CABA. Management of social media accounts, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram, should be data-driven in order to strategically build an audience. Creativity and new ideas are highly encouraged.
You will work closely with our Communications Director to assist with website work and traditional media projects, such as writing press releases and articles for publication, ghost-writing emails and story pitches to reporters and editors, drafting our weekly newsletter, and calling media outlets on the phone.
Deliverables of the fellowship include independently carrying out an entire social media campaign, as well as writing articles for our website.
- Strong writing skills
- Experience posting from organizational social media accounts
- Creative and proactive approach to work
- Strong communication skills, including in-person, on the phone, and over email
- Able to work within a team
- Exceptional time management skills and ability to accomplish daily tasks independently
- WordPress experience
- Graphic design
- Video editing/filming