Solano Communications Fellow

Job Title: Solano Communications Fellow
Job Location: Solano County-based, primarily working from home
Fellowship Start Date: June 2024
Fellowship End Date: November 2024
Job Classification: Non-Exempt, Part-Time Employee, 15-20 hours/week
Hourly Pay Rate: USD $20/hour, eligible for overtime pay
Reports to: Senior Marketing and Communications Associate
Apply by: Priority deadline is May 20th, 2024

About this opportunity:

Are you a social media-savvy individual who’s ready to make a difference in Solano County? Do you enjoy creative communications, storytelling, and community outreach? We are looking for a Communications Fellow to support digital storytelling and outreach for the Solano Together Coalition and Neighbors to Protect Solano County Campaign. The Solano Together coalition, of which Greenbelt Alliance is a member organization, came together to express concern about California Forever’s intentions to develop a new city in Eastern Solano County.

As part of Greenbelt Alliance’s Marketing and Communications team, you will support in drafting and publishing relevant and timely content across social media channels, keeping up to date on the California Forever project, and supporting in-person events as needed.

We are looking for an organized candidate who has skills and expertise for graphic design and content creation for social media and understands how to engage an audience on social media. If this sounds like you and you’re passionate about climate justice and equitable urban development, we want to hear from you!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design social media graphics using Canva, adhering to our style guide
  • Produce videos and Instagram Reels
  • Support the organization of a social media calendar, publish on Instagram, Facebook, and other platforms, and analyze social media metrics
  • Engage in social listening to track relevant news, discussions, and opportunities related to the Solano Together coalition and California Forever
  • Engage with relevant accounts, re-share content, and participate in conversations when appropriate
  • Maintain news articles on Solano Together’s website
  • Contribute to the design and content generation of newsletters
  • Support tabling and photo documentation at in-person events around Solano County

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in managing social media accounts and producing content for digital channels
  • Demonstrated skill and experience with graphic design (Canva, Adobe Suite, or others)
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to create compelling social media content efficiently
  • Experience with video is a plus
  • A thoughtful communicator who values active communication, compassion, being bold, and having fun
  • Energy and enthusiasm to engage with community members about campaigns in Solano County
  • Self-motivated team player, able to work collaboratively and independently
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and tight deadlines
  • Interest in advocacy and political campaigns
  • Commitment to advancing justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace and daily work

This fellowship will provide the opportunity to gain knowledge and hands-on experience in the following areas:

  • Understanding of social media for movement building and political advocacy work
  • Experience with content production and graphic design
  • Knowledge of environmental land use planning in Solano County and across the region

How to Apply:

TO APPLY: Apply online via the link and submit your resume (1 page, PDF). There will be a brief social media assignment if you advance to the next round of interviews. 

NOTE: Applications for this fellowship will be considered on a rolling basis, however, priority consideration will be given to applications submitted by May 9th, 2024. Please allow several weeks for a response as we review applications.

Priority deadline is May 9th, 2024.

Work Authorization:

At this time, Greenbelt Alliance is unable to offer assistance to noncitizens or nonresidents in obtaining employer-sponsored work visas. All employees must have authorization from the federal government to work lawfully in the United States of America. Authorization would include US citizenship, US permanent residency (“green card”), or any other type of unexpired work authorization visa issued by the federal government.

Equal Employment Statement:

Greenbelt Alliance is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, disability, gender, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or any other category. We strongly encourage people of color, LGBTQIA+ persons, people of different levels of physical ability, people with diverse national and class origins, and all qualified persons to apply for this position.

Greenbelt Alliance encourages candidates of all abilities to apply to this position! In the case you may require any kind of special accommodation in order to complete the application or hiring process, please contact Chance Kawar via email at

About Greenbelt Alliance:

Greenbelt Alliance’s mission is to educate, collaborate, and advocate to ensure the Bay Area is resilient to a changing climate. We envision a region of healthy, thriving communities made up of lands and people that are safe during climate disasters, and where everyone is living with nature in new and powerful ways for generations to come. Together, we are working toward a future where people and nature don’t merely survive, but thrive. We focus on data-driven and innovative policy solutions fostering much-needed regional collaboration to plan and invest in resilient communities, leveraging our expertise to realize a climate-resilient Bay Area. 

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