STAFF Opportunities

Committed to Native land rights and sovereignty? Looking to put your skills in service of a meaningful project at the forefront of applied research to help build regenerative and resilient territories?

Currently Accepting Applications for the Following Positions

Social Media Content Creator

Part-Time (Up to 20hrs/week)

The Native Lands Advocacy Project (NLAP), developer of the Native Land Information System (NLIS), is seeking qualified individuals for a paid, remote, part-time position. NLAP and NLIS are projects of Village Earth, a publicly supported 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Fort Collins, Colorado. We seek individuals with an interest and passion for promoting indigenous natural resources stewardship, environmental justice, food sovereignty, Native agriculture, Native climate resiliency, and Native land issues. 

Compensation is $16-$20 per hour, depending on experience. Academic credit may also be possible depending on your program of study. Students and professionals of Native American descent are highly encouraged to apply. 

Job Summary

The Social Media manager will work closely as part of the NLAP team to grow NLAP’s social media reach by developing targeted and compelling content to be shared on various social media channels. They will help build a presence for NLAP in the Native American social media space and stay current with comments and DMs. 

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of contemporary Native American issues and a passion for advocating for Native rights and promoting Native causes. 

   

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Graphic design experience with Adobe Creative Cloud and Canva
  • Social media management experience (including using management tools such as Hootsuite or Loomly): Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter/X
  • Proficiency with Google Analytics and Google Data Studio

Please note that our application includes a space for uploading and/or linking to previous design/social media marketing content. It is vital to see candidates’ work to determine whether they’re a good fit for our team.

    

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop monthly social media strategies, including targeted posts/campaigns for relevant events and/or developments in Indian Country
  • Utilize graphic design platforms (Canva, Adobe Creative Cloud, or other comparable platforms) to create social media graphics and content 
  • Set and maintain a regular posting schedule
  • Maintain timely engagement with followers and regularly monitor comment sections
  • When appropriate, engage with and share content from our partners or others working in similar spaces
  • Collaborate with the NLAP Outreach team to maintain a regular posting schedule for content; participate in weekly staff meetings
  • Create and share monthly engagement/analytics reports with the team

   

Apply Here

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Aude Chesnais at aude.chesnais@villageearth.org