Writer and Social Media Manager

Job description

Plant-for-the-Planet is a global organization advocating for large-scale restoration around the world and is the leader of the Trillion Tree Campaign. Plant-for-the-Planet is also working to restore and protect 20,000 ha near the Reserva de la Biosfera Calakmul, Campeche, Mexico. We are also currently developing a fundraising and monitoring application to aid in global forest restoration projects. 

We are looking for a full-time Writer & Social Media Manager to work in our office in Constitución, Campeche, to start as soon as possible.

Essentials tasks

  • Write blog articles and create accompanying social posts about the new tools and features created by our software development team.
  • Engage with restoration organizations and other users to create content and stories from different perspectives on why ecosystem restoration is important and how they are using Plant-for-the-Planet’s tools and features to support restoration efforts (to be published on e.g. Plant-for-the-Planet’s Blog)
  • Produce social media content (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter & Youtube) about our reforestation work in Campeche 
  • Engage our online community with content around the need to restore global ecosystems to tackle the climate crisis.
  • Document the ongoing work of Plant-for-the-Planet’s Mexican team for our blog.
  • You will publish your stories and posts in English. A colleague in Germany will assist you with translation for republishing in German.

Required qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in communication, media, marketing or related field. Or a Bachelor’s degree in ecology, biology or related field.
  • 3+ years experience in digital environmental campaigning.
  • Positive attitude, strong communication skills in both Spanish and English.

Desired qualifications

  • Experience with ecology, forestry or restoration media management.
  • Knowledge of German or other languages.

We value and promote the diversity of our employees and applicants. Please send us your application documents (resume and cover letter), stating your earliest possible starting date and your salary expectations, by email to felix.finkbeiner@plant-for-the-planet.org.