Work with ForestEthics

ABOUT FORESTETHICS

Founded in 2000, ForestEthics is a nonprofit environmental coalition operating in Canada and the United States. Our mission is to protect Endangered Forests and wild places, wildlife, and human wellbeing. We catalyze environmental leadership among industry, governments and communities by running hard-hitting and highly effective campaigns that leverage public dialogue and pressure to achieve our goals. Over the past decade, we have transformed the environmental practices of Fortune 500 companies including Dell, Staples, Office Depot, Victoria's Secret, Williams-Sonoma, and many others; and by leveraging these companies' influence with their suppliers and governments, we have helped secure commitments to protect more than 65 million acres of endangered forest around the world.

Job Opportunities

 
Digital Marketing Specialist

 
THE POSITION:

Reporting to the Engagement Director and working closely with ForestEthics’ Campaign areas and outside consultants, the Digital Marketing Specialist is responsible for implementation of ForestEthics’ online marketing strategy. This includes, but is not limited to, optimizing and maintaining website content for engagement and Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and generating data analysis. This is a full-time position.

 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Improve performance of ForestEthics’ online presence using the latest and best data gathering software like Google Analytics, Crazy Eggs, Optimizely, etc.; maintain and manage ForestEthics’ websites to maximize time on pages, click-throughs, and conversions
  • Stay current with trends and best practices in online content marketing and UX and suggest solutions to meet the needs of advocacy, fundraising, and marketing objectives
  • Ensure all areas of websites are up to date and functional; manage developer contract as necessary to ensure all technical support needs are being met and special projects are implemented
  • Produce and conduct A/B testing for digital products including online forms and advertising and assist with email testing
  • Edit blog copy for maximum engagement potential and typographical errors
  • Optimize website content for engagement and SEO on desktop and mobile interfaces
  • Manage online presence for effective general promotion and website SEO
  • Generate data analysis and reports for donation pages, email performance, social media, search engine, online action performance, and website traffic
  • Manage archives and digital resource lists as well as URLs and other online services
  • Create monthly “dashboard” that includes all digital engagement metrics
  • Manage special projects and other duties as assigned

 
QUALIFICATIONS

  • Commitment to and/or strong interest in the mission of ForestEthics
  • Deep understanding of: HTML, CSS, Adobe Creative Suite, Drupal, Engaging Networks, Google Analytics, metrics measurement programs, and a working knowledge of JavaScript
  • Two years proven experience managing vendors and web projects
  • Strong project management skills
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Experience working in a team and preference for a team-driven culture
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, meet all deadlines, and provide quality work
  • Non-profit experience is helpful

 
PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Self-awareness, confidence, and creativity
  • Maturity of judgment and operating talent to achieve credibility and influence with team members, and partner organizations
  • Committed to the values of diversity, authentic communication, and inclusiveness
  • Sense of humor and ability to find joy in engaging with a dynamic team

 
TO APPLY
Please submit your resume and cover letter to: digitalmarketingspecialist@forestethics.org. Be sure to include your name in the subject line and on all attachments. We thank you for your interest, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls please.

 

 

Tar Sands Free West Coast Intern

 

THE POSITION

Working with the US Campaigns Organizer, The Tar Sands Free West Coast Intern will support ForestEthics’ campaign to fight tar sands and crude by rail on the West Coast and beyond.This includes action support, community work, report-backs, volunteer recruitment and helping to promote and protect the ForestEthics’ brand in the field. This is a part-time position.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Conduct national outreach to support actions during the upcoming North American Week of Action on Oil by Rail
  • Work with existing community groups in the Bay Area to identify and fill campaign organizing needs
  • Create report-backs from campaign events and actions including photos, video, stories, and blogs 
  • Recruit and support campaign volunteers
  • The Tar Sands Free West Coast organizing intern is also responsible for promoting and protecting ForestEthics’ brand in field events the organization endorses 


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Organizing experience, with experience in markets campaign helpful
  • Independent, self-motivated with a desire to advance ForestEthics’ mission
  • Enthusiasm and passion for campaign organizing
  • Organized, flexible, creative, and able to thrive in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills


PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Self-awareness, confidence, and creativity
  • Committed to the values of diversity, authentic communication, and inclusiveness
  • A sense of humor and ability to find joy in engaging with a dynamic team


TO APPLY

Please submit your resume and cover letter to: tarsandsfreewestcoastintern@forestethics.org. Be sure to include your name in the subject line and on all attachments. We thank you for your interest, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls please.