The Hudson River Foundation (HRF) seeks a colleague inspired to apply their analytical, communications, and administrative skills to enhance the understanding and management of the Hudson River Estuary. The successful candidate will join an interdisciplinary team-based environment and a staff that is dedicated to achieving impacts in their individual work and through a variety of collaborative estuary research and management programs.
The person hired for this position will be primarily responsible for management of the Foundation’s website (WordPress); its grants and publications databases; and other communications tools and media. Additional projects can include editing and formatting technical reports, supporting scientific workshops and other meetings, assisting with administration of grants, summarizing and mapping data, and assisting with other Foundation activities. There are opportunities to assist on a variety of staff projects relating to specific interests.
Applicant must have excellent writing, database, and communication skills. Proficiency in WordPress or similar website content management software and Microsoft Office Suite, and working knowledge of HTML/CSS, and relational database programs such as Microsoft Access is required, as well as a general competency in technology and software. SQL; Adobe InDesign, and ArcGIS is a plus.
HRF is committed to serving the diverse communities of the Hudson River and to facilitating an ongoing and inclusive dialogue with scientists, managers, policy makers, other stakeholders, and the general public to address the environmental and societal challenges facing the community of the Hudson River and Watershed. We seek to enhance this work by supporting researchers, students and a Foundation staff with the unique and varied backgrounds, circumstances, needs, and perspectives of the community we serve, to achieve a workplace that is diverse, equitable, inclusive, and just.