Project Apis m. is seeking a Communications Manager to join our team to support and promote our California-based Climate-Smart Habitat program and the Seeds for Bees program as well as PAm generally.
Below are the details of the position, and you can download a copy of the position announcement HERE. Help us get the word out! This position is open until filled.
Honey bees help ensure the supply of diverse and affordable food such as fruits, vegetables, and nuts through essential pollination services. Project Apis m. (PAm) is the go-to organization at the interface of research, honey bees, and agriculture. Since 2006, we have funded over $10 million in honey bee research and $2.9 million in forage programs. We are a 501(c)5 nonprofit organization operating remotely. We offer a collaborative, accountable, efficient, and flexible workplace. Join us and help make the lives of honey bees and crop producers brighter!
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Statement
Project Apis m. is committed to creating a purposeful and intentional virtual workspace for all employees and constituents. We are committed to the following values and statements:
PAm’s Communications Manager specifically supports and promotes our California-based Climate-Smart Habitat program and the Seeds for Bees program as well as PAm generally. This position works with the PAm team to ensure excellent communication both internally and externally with PAm staff, board of directors, partner organizations, almond growers, beekeepers, other habitat participants, supporters, cause marketers, and other stakeholders.
The communications manager is responsible for providing data summaries and content for PAm’s annual report, program-specific impact reports, articles, press releases, print materials, presentation materials, and social media. The communications manager also helps maintain various outward-facing platforms including websites. Content creation may involve conducting in person, phone, or virtual, interviews, documentation of field-research, habitat participants, and events.
Ideal candidates will be familiar with California agriculture or common agricultural practices and be able to work both independently and as part of a team. Professionalism, organization, comprehension and synthesis of information, and clear communication are paramount to this position.
Project Apis m. operates remotely. This role is based in California, and some travel is required (local, regional, and national).
Function as Part of the Project Apis m. Team
The communications manager is a full-time non-exempt position reporting to the executive director, and will focus 50% on Climate Smart Habitat and Seeds for Bees and 50% on Project Apis m. research program.
Annual Salary range: $50,000-$55,000
To apply please email a cover letter, resume and three references in one pdf to our operations director at firstname.lastname@example.org No calls please. The position is open until filled.
Organizational Websites: projectapism.org and beehealthcollective.org