Join our Team to Help Educate About the West’s Most Precious Natural Resource
We're seeking someone keenly interested in water issues to plan conferences, workshops and do multimedia; we also are looking for freelancers to help with writing & editing
In addition, our news and publication team is looking for freelance writers with deep knowledge and experience covering water issues in California and the Colorado River Basin.
We are looking for a Programs & Communications Manager with a can-do attitude who is knowledgeable about water issues and water news, enjoys a fast-paced environment and possesses strong multimedia and communication skills, both verbal and written.
The ideal candidate has a well-rounded skill set, including experience communicating complex issues with the general public, posting on social media channels, planning conferences, hosting virtual meetings and handling writing/proofing assignments. You can learn more details about this position and how to apply here.
We also are looking for freelance writers who can work on a variety of news and informative publications, which form a key part of our work. We also are looking for freelance copy editors familiar with AP news style.
Freelance writers would assist with our flagship publication, Western Water, a monthly online news magazine that features in-depth, notebook and spotlight items as well as Q&As. Our articles explore the science, policy and debates centered around drought, groundwater, water access and affordability, climate change, sustainability and endangered species involving key sources of supply such as the Colorado River, the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and more.
We also produce a series of Layperson’s Guides on key water topics and are continually updating them.