Reward yourself with a career in conservation.  Land Trust of Napa County is a community-based nonprofit dedicated to preserving the character of Napa by permanently protecting land.  We collaborate with the community to protect our most cherished places, while supporting our economic livelihood and well-being.  For Napa County this means protecting farmland, water resources, recreational areas and wildlife corridors.

Land Trust of Napa County is an equal opportunity employer.



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Communications Associate

LTNC will be hiring for a Communications Associate soon.  We will begin accepting applications after June of 2015 - please check back with us to see when this position is available.


The Communications Associate (CA) is an entry-level, full time position responsible for supporting the Development Department in meeting organizational goals by assisting with the development and creation of content marketing plans and to help create a consistent flow of digital content such as articles, website and social media content, etc. The CA will help manage content marketing initiatives that build the Land Trust brand awareness and drive engagement. The CA will scout, research, write and edit story ideas, as well as develop tailored content for a variety of audiences with different media vehicles.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Preparing and/or editing organizational communications including website, email, print materials and online content in compliance with LTNC Style Guides and AP Style.
  • Participating in the marketing and branding of the Land Trust of Napa County.
  • Creating and tailoring content for a wide variety of audiences.
  • Assisting with collecting various media content, including audio, video, etc.
  • Draft press releases, media alerts, and other communications.
  • Assisting in creating and executing social media campaigns and promotions as well as facilitating weekly blogs and postings on social networking sites.
  • Contribute to graphic development for website, email, and social media graphics.
  • Maintain website, making sure all content is up to date, accurate and engaging and use web analytics to make improvements.
  • Solicit and edit written material from staff and volunteers.
  • Maintain and assist in updating all print publications such as brochures, flyers, and fact sheets.
  • Stay abreast of trends in the area of communications and marketing, always looking for new ways to improve outreach.
  • Support marketing and outreach campaign efforts to educate, retain and gain supporters by drafting collateral and working to develop and publish communications as well as participation in outreach events.
  • Preparing and/or editing content and images needed for bi-monthly E-News communications.




  • 1+ years of experience in marketing and communications.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential.
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills with the ability to motivate and inspire others.
  • Solid knowledge of MS Office Suite, social media such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.
  • Ability to work independently, but to also serve as a member of a dynamic team.
  • Capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Impeccable attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to work quickly under a deadline.
  • Comfort and experience communicating with individuals from diverse backgrounds by phone, email and in person.
  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Familiarity with AP Style.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to communicate with all levels of staff, volunteers, membership, and vendors.
  • Meticulous organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • The ability to come up with original ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem.
  • Can clearly articulate our organizational mission and vision statements.
  • Ensure that all internal /external communication supports marketing plans as set forth by Development Manager.
  • Familiarity with video/photo editing a plus.
  • Experience with HTML a plus.
  • Experience with graphic design a plus.
  • Bachelor’s Degree (in Journalism, Communications, Marketing or Advertising) a plus.
  • Ability to assimilate information from a variety of sources, analyze information, and recommend courses of action to be taken.


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