NRCM currently has 1 job opening.
Digital Content Producer
The Natural Resources Council of Maine is dedicated to protecting Maine's natural resources, promoting sustainable practices, and supporting Maine’s communities. We are seeking a highly motivated and passionate individual to join our communications team as the Digital Content Producer. This position offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to meaningful environmental campaigns through public engagement by enhancing NRCM’s online and digital presence. The anticipated start date is January 2, 2024. Read full job description and apply.
Working at NRCM
NRCM staff members are among the most respected professionals in their fields. We attract extraordinary individuals from across the state and the country—people who want to make a difference in the world by using their knowledge, talents, and experience to protect the nature of Maine. Every member of the NRCM team appreciates our science-based mission and is fully committed to safeguarding the iconic wildlife and magnificent landscapes that make Maine such a highly desirable place to live, work, and play.
We bring incredible passion to the work we do. That includes team meetings, brainstorm sessions, strategizing, and planning. The atmosphere at NRCM, whether online or in person, is exceptionally collegial, and we go to great measures to support one another, regardless of position, team, or department, or no matter the task at hand. Our incredible success, which includes passing many first-in-the-nation environmental laws such as a foam food packaging ordinance and leading-edge recycling laws, is a testament to that. We value relationships—with lawmakers, community and business leaders, coalition representatives, our members and activists, and each other.
Established in 1959, staff who work at NRCM today are very much like our founders: smart, dedicated, and determined, with a deep love of Maine. Of our 28 current staff, 9 of us have been at NRCM for more than 15 years—and 3 have been here more than 25! That's a reflection of the kind of welcoming culture and camaraderie you will find when you join our team.
NRCM is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, age, ethnicity, race, religion, physical/mental ability, sexual orientation, or national origin. NRCM will provide reasonable accommodation to employees with disabilities where appropriate. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
Common NRCM Job Responsibilities
NRCM is committed to a positive work culture where diversity is honored and respected. To this end, all employees are expected to:
- Maintain positive and productive working relationships with all NRCM staff members and also with NRCM’s members, external partners, policymakers, and the general This includes proactive work on understanding and addressing issues related to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice; providing and receiving constructive feedback; and a willingness to resolve conflicts constructively.
- Participate in organizational meetings and activities as requested, such as monthly staff meetings, trainings, and ad hoc planning committees.
- Complete all administrative work on time, such as time sheets, purchase orders, project reports, and planning documents.
- Be familiar with and follow organizational protocols and policies.
Physical Requirements of the Job
The job requires working at a computer station for substantial lengths of time; performing office duties such as phoning, filing, and copying, and the ability to lift objects up to 10 pounds.
NRCM will provide reasonable accommodation to employees with disabilities where appropriate. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
NRCM is committed to providing fair and competitive compensation to its employees. We base our compensation decisions on:
- A biennial market survey of comparable organizations and localities.
- An evaluation of employee qualifications that does not discriminate on the basis of gender, age, race, religion, physical/mental ability, sexual orientation, or national origin.
- High employee performance that advances our strategic plan and other organizational priorities.
- Availability of financial resources for the organization.
NRCM pays 100% of the premium for the employee and 60% of the premium for additional family members. The employee is eligible for this benefit the first of the month following employment.
Health Reimbursement Account (HRA)
All employees that participate in NRCM’s health insurance plan are eligible for the HRA, a healthcare plan paid by NRCM, that reimburses medical expenses approved through our health insurance provider.
Flexible Spending Accounts
Employees may contribute, through payroll deductions, on a pre-tax basis to a health and childcare reimbursement account program.
Employee Assistance Program
This benefit is designed to assist staff with various personal challenges from finances and legal to physical and mental health.
NRCM pays life insurance premiums for each eligible employee for coverage up to one time annual salary with a maximum coverage of $50,000. The employee is eligible for this benefit three full months after the date of employment.
Short- & Long-term Disability
NRCM employees are covered for short- and long-term disability through the UNUM Life Insurance Company of America. NRCM pays the premium for this coverage for all eligible employees. This coverage goes into effect three full months after the date of employment.
NRCM offers a tax-deferred 403(b) plan to allow employees to plan for retirement. After a six-month provisional period, NRCM will contribute 5% of an employee’s annual salary, with an additional 2% matching component to employees contributing at least 2% of their annual salary to their retirement fund.
During their first year, employees accrue three weeks of paid vacation time. This increases to four weeks in subsequent years. Starting at year five, employees accrue another day a year for five years, reaching a total of five weeks (25 vacation days) annually.
NRCM employees also receive generous time off for sick days, parental leave, sabbatical, and more.
YMCA membership, professional development, computer equipment loans, energy efficiency loans, and more.
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