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Communications Associate

Reports to: Director of Development

Job Status: Full-time Salary Position, on-site in Salisbury, NC

Salary Range: $40,000k-$50,000

Benefits: Employer-paid full health insurance, limited dental, life, and short-term disability coverage as well as an employee matched 401K program, paid holidays and other paid time off (PTO).


Three Rivers Land Trust – About Us
TRLT is a nonprofit conservation organization based in Salisbury NC and operating in a 15-county footprint of central NC. Our mission is to conserve the natural areas, rural landscapes, family farms, and historic places within North Carolina’s central Piedmont and Sandhills.

TRLT is a membership-based organization primarily funded through private donations. Since 1995 TRLT as protected over 46,000 acres (transferred over 8,100 acres to public trust, protected over 304 miles of streams/waterways and conserved over 17,000 acres of farmland). We regularly engage with the public through our vast outdoor programing and nationally recognized Sportsman Access Program.


Position Description

Three Rivers Land Trust is seeking a passionate conservation minded/outdoor enthusiast to join our team with a focus on showcasing our conservation work to the public through traditional media, social media, and website platforms. This position would primarily be responsible for the production and distribution of media releases, video production/editing, all social media platforms and the production/publication of in-house podcast. Additionally, this position will be responsible for the content and production of our printed newsletter, campaign mailings, and annual report.

Position requirements:  A 4-year college degree in a conservation related field of study, graphic design, marketing, public relations, and or video production is preferred. Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Canva, Illustrator, InDesign, Premier Pro, Word Press, and Meta Business Suite. An authentic, deep connection to conservation and our rural conservation footprint is a requirement.

Salary and Benefits: salary range is $40,000-$50,000 depending on qualifications, with full health and dental insurance.

Responsibilities/Essential Functions

Social Media- creating high quality social media content that increases our following on our current platforms of Twitter, YouTube, TikTok, Facebook, and Instagram.

Video Filming/Editing- The ability to film and edit footage for use on social media and the website.  We have a strong desire to be more visual and creative with video presentation and production.

Media Releases- create and distribute traditional media releases on news from TRLT (hires, project closings, grant awards, major efforts, etc.).

Newsletter Development- create the biannual newsletter for distribution and keep those magazines distributed across the region

Website Updating- be the primary staff member to update the website regularly

Mass Email Communication- create and distribute our monthly Eblast and other Eblasts as needed.

Digital Content Creation- create collateral material for the organization and other events as necessary.

Regional Media Relations- make meaningful relationships with local media members to benefit TRLT.


Please send your cover letter, resume, writing sample, and any video production samples to TRLT team members are authentic in their passion for conservation as well as in their love for the outdoors. Applicants should enjoy getting mud on their boots and dirt on their hands.


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