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Trustees for Alaska is a nonprofit public interest law firm based in Anchorage, Alaska, that provides legal services to help protect the health of Alaska’s lands, waters, people and animals. We make gratitude, kindness, and a supportive work environment central to the way we work, and we value the varied life experiences, perspectives, knowledge and skills all people can bring to our work. SUBSCRIBE to our newsletter for updates on employment opportunities, litigation, issue updates and more.
If you’re interested in our work and want to join our board of dedicated volunteers, reach out to us by contacting Ashley at [email protected] and checking out our information packet and application here.
Our board members provide vital leadership and support Trustees by supporting our executive director, serving as a spokesperson about our mission, vision and work, and overseeing organizational health. We’d love to hear from you!
We’re hiring a communications person to help share information, news and stories about Trustees’ work and issues. Candidates should have experience producing written and visual content for an organization, along with an understanding of editing practices and Alaska issues around climate change, land and water use, animal and habitat health, and the importance of clean water and intact landscapes to human communities. The position requires effective interpersonal skills and a nuanced understanding of how to play a support role with colleagues, clients and partners, along with an ability to write clear and compelling articles, tell stories, and help contribute to and implement strategic communications planning.
The person in this position will work closely with the communications director and development director, as well as with the legal team, and over time learn all aspects of Trustees’ communication program, with opportunities for expanding the range and type of content produced and shared. Find the full job posting here.
To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Ashley Boyd with “Communications Coordinator” in the subject line, and include a sample of writing and visual content produced for an organization.
You can find out more about working with Trustees on our website. Here are a few places to start.
Legal follow Lydia Heye talks about her quarter-life crisis.
Staff attorney Rachel Briggs makes a case for shiny red shoes.
Senior staff attorney Bridget Psarianos talks about doing good and paying the bills.
Former legal director Brian Litmans talks about his 15 years fighting to protect Bristol Bay and other places
Trustees for Alaska is an equal opportunity employer. We commit to equity, diversity, and inclusion, and are an equal opportunity employer. We value the varied life experiences all people can bring to our work. We make employment decisions based on organizational needs, job requirements, and individual skills and qualifications. We prohibit harassment and discrimination of any kind, including related to race, sex, age, culture, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, languages spoken, parental status, veteran’s status, color, education, religion, medical history, disability, and sexual orientation. Respecting each other is an integral part of our organizational culture, and we cultivate a work environment that recognizes the strength of diversity and the contributions everyone can bring to our mission. We make gratitude, kindness, and a supportive work environment central to the way we work together.