Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
Assisting with media relations, digital media engagement, writing, and communications planning in English and Spanish. Researching, drafting, editing, and distributing communications products and other strategic communications material. Communicating with branch chiefs, staff officers, and division leadership to provide status of assignments. Developing written responses to queries related to assigned disasters or states. Notifying community groups of decisions and public announcements or other high-profile information relevant to their work. Analyzing online discussion and summarizing key points in a concise report. Identifying and elevating hot issues or trends to the appropriate program office or leadership. Ensuring that information on websites are updated and optimized for visitors. Developing social media strategy and content. Provides key communications to communities and develops relationships with community leaders. Produces creative graphic designs to communicate forest events. Provides critical support for the grand re-opening of El Yunque’s El Portal (Puerto Rico’s most visited visitor center).
Bachelor’s and/or graduate degree in Communications
Native Spanish Speaker, graphic design, social media
- Health insurance
- Forest Service Certificate of eligibility for merit announcements after completing the internship
- Paid federal holidays
- Travel and training allowance
*This is a 1099 position. Persons paid on a 1099 basis are independent contractors and are self-employed. Independent contractors are required to pay all self-employment taxes (Social Security & Medicare) as well as income tax. Independent contractors generally do not receive any type of employment benefits from the client. For more information please refer to www.irs.gov or talk with a tax professional.
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