Bonefish and Tarpon Trust Seeks Communications Manager

Bonefish and Tarpon Trust is searching for a PR and Communications Manager.

Read more in the press release below.

Bonefish and Tarpon Trust is Hiring

We are looking for a dynamic PR and Communications Manager to join the BTT team. If you or someone you know is interested in fishing and/or fisheries conservation and is a good fit for the position, please apply today!

Bonefish and Tarpon Trust (BTT) Position Announcement

Title: Public Relations and Communications Manager
Posted: January 8, 2014
Reports to: Director of Development and Communications
Employment Status: Full-time
Location: Miami/Ft. Lauderdale area

Position Description and Responsibilities:
This position requires a talented individual to manage and execute public relations and communications:

  • Serves as the primary contact for all media relations efforts; creates and builds relationships with appropriate media contacts to generate significant coverage for BTT in consumer, trade, local, and online media outlets
  • Works with BTT staff to develop story angles / content in order to proactively contact the media with story ideas, interviews and videos
  • Manages all social media (blog, Facebook and Twitter) and website content
  • Develops press releases, videos, monthly newsletters, invitations and flyers, presentations and other communications materials for external and internal audiences
  • Works closely with the Director of Development and Communications and the Marketing Manager to help shape, develop and provide guidance for PR and communications, as well as special projects
  • Integrates public relations/communications activities into overall marketing campaigns to support organizational
  • Acts as primary staff liaison and manager of communications and press activities for BTT events (e.g. fundraisers, BTT Symposium)
  • Serves as manager and consulting editor for annual Bonefish and Tarpon Journal

Supplemental Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Represents BTT at local and national events and shows
  • Occasional local and international travel for story opportunities (film and print)
  • Event and Committee Management


  • Strong written skills are required
  • Experience in videography and video editing
  • Excellent listening and communication skills and the ability to be a strong collaborator with co‐workers, board members, and external stakeholders
  • Strong understanding of integrated communications and how it can strengthen the brand and influence perception among key stakeholders
  • Self‐motivated, comfortable and effective working in a fast‐paced, deadline‐oriented environment
  • Strong organizational skills with keen attention to detail
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, marketing, communications or related field preferred
  • Previous communications and/or PR experience
  • Interest in fishing and fisheries conservation preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Adobe Suite, website and blog content, videography and photography, video editing, and event management preferred

To Apply: Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample and video link (if available) to Alex Lovett-Woodsum

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