Communications Specialist


  • Write blogs, newsletters, website content, social media copy, comment letters, reports, outreach/programmatic/fundraising/policy copy, etc.
  • Field organizational requests/inquiries/reports via email
  • Copy edit and fact check written materials
  • Draft written materials for pillar programs as needed


  • Manage press inquiries in coordination with the relevant staff
  • Write press releases

Social Media

  • Implement social media strategy at the direction of Marketing Manager
  • Assist Marketing Manager with social media copy, user interaction, and responses


  • Develop copy for policy campaigns and action alerts
  • Copy edit advocacy/comment letters


  • Attend meetings on behalf of Miami Waterkeeper as needed


  • Manage interns/student projects as needed


  • Draft written material for development activities and campaigns (i.e.: direct mail, event invitations, donor solicitations, external partnerships, giving campaigns, etc.)
  • Assist in special event coordination and execution
  • Draft grant applications and reports; identify new grant opportunities
  • Draft written materials in support of Board engagement
  • Draft Miami Waterkeeper’s Annual Report

Job Requirements

  • 0-3 years of experience with a Master’s Degree, 2-5 years with a Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong writing and editing experience

Desired Qualifications

  • Strong preference for fluency in Spanish with strong Spanish-language writing skills
  • Experience communicating complex content with diverse audiences
  • Experience with graphic design, video editing, and web-based communications
  • Demonstrated research/fact-checking ability
  • Communications, journalism, marketing, or similar educational background
  • Science writing experience and/or scientific background a plus

Salary and Benefits

  • $43-49k/year
  • Paid sick leave, vacation, family leave, compensatory time
  • Retirement plan
  • Medical/dental plan
  • Remote work (optional) with an office in Miami

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and professional references to to apply. Applications will be accepted through November 20. We will reach out to candidates for interviews in early December. 

Miami Waterkeeper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Communications Specialist
Communications Specialist
HomeMiami Waterkeeper is a South Florida Environmental Group that advocates for Swimmable, Drinkable, Fishable water for all. Working on sea rise, water pollution, coral reef protection, and water issue education.