Writing Team Manager

Writing Team Manager

Nature First, the alliance for responsible nature photography is built on the Nature First Principles – developed to help educate and guide both professional and recreational photographers in sustainable, minimal impact practices that will help preserve nature’s beautiful locations. #naturefirst

Job Description

Type: Volunteer position (5-7 hrs/week), fully remote, flexible hours.

Commitment: Minimum commitment of six months.

The Writing Team Manager is responsible for developing, guiding, and coordinating the Nature First writing team. They report to the Communications Team Leader.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support Nature First’s 2022 goals.
  • Help to fulfill the goals of the Communications Team.
  • Work with the communications team to develop an editorial calendar that includes the identification of monthly content themes and a schedule of planned published works.
  • Recruit, interview, and evaluate volunteer writers and editors.
  • Work with writers to assign writing projects and establish agreed-upon due dates.
  • Assist in the development of content that supports our mission.
  • Inspire a spirit of cooperation and excitement about the mission.
  • Ensure articles are edited and meet deadlines.
  • Review each article for compliance with the Nature First guidelines.
  • Ensure each article is properly edited.
  • Collaborate with the communications team leader and the social media manager.
  • Publish articles to the website.
  • Prepare the Nature First newsletter.

REQUIRED SKILLS: 

  • Demonstrated proficiency in writing.
  • Experience in mentoring or leading teams.
  • Passion for Nature First’s mission and principles.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, highly collaborative.
  • Ability to work well with volunteers from diverse cultural backgrounds.

DESIRED SKILLS: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in creative writing, journalism, communication studies, or an adjacent field.
  • Knowledge of the natural world and issues of conservation.
  • An understanding of the nature photography community.
  • Global perspective.
  • Bilingual preferred.

Reach out to the Nature First team today, and join us!

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