• Portland, OR
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Ecotrust is pleased to announce we are hiring for an Indigenous Storytelling & Engagement Fellow. This is a year-long position. Would you please help us by sharing this job announcement with your networks – tribal and Alaska Native programs and orgs, friend groups, current and past colleagues, professional networks, alumni networks, boards on which you serve, and others?

We will be holding an informational session next Monday, September 27 @ 12 noon PST, for interested applicants to learn more about the position.

If you have any questions, please let me know. Thank you very much for your assistance!

Best, Lisa Watt

Tel: (503) 467-0084 (direct)


Position Title: Indigenous Storytelling & Engagement Fellow

Location: Ecotrust in Portland, OR

Application Deadline: October 7, 2021

Anticipated Start Date: November 2, 2021

Salary Range: $56,000-$64,000

Job Summary 

The purpose of the Indigenous Storytelling & Engagement Fellowship is to provide an in-depth work experience for a Native American or Alaska Native individual to gain a broad understanding of the communications functions of a nonprofit organization that works at the intersection of environment, economy, and equity. During this year-long, full-time fellowship, the fellow will play a lead role in supporting the Indigenous Leadership Awards (ILA) by executing on a wide variety of storytelling, communications, project management, and logistical support to build the Award’s significance and reputation and ensure a successful event in April 2022. Additionally, the fellow will work cross-collaboratively with Ecotrust program staff to support their communications needs on a range of projects with Indigenous communities.

Who you are

You are a confident self-starter who is motivated to amplify Indigenous voices, stories, and experiences to deepen understanding of Native peoples and communities from northern California to southeast Alaska, the region where we work. You possess a general knowledge of the histories, cultures, and protocols of Native America. You are an excellent communicator in writing and in person and you are eager to learn the many internal functions and external-facing aspects of a nonprofit communications team. You are flexible, creative, fun to work with, committed to collaboration, racial justice, and the well-being of Indigenous communities.

This is a full-time position, based in Portland but may be remote, depending on COVID restrictions. Read more about the position and how to apply here.

Informational session: Monday, September 27, 2021 @ 12 noon

Ecotrust is hosting an informational session to learn more about this position. Click this link to join by computer audio/video (no video of potential candidates, only for Ecotrust hosts):  https://us06web.zoom.us/j/88498534976

Dial this number by your location to join by phone (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

US: +1 (346) 248-7799 or +1 (669) 900-6833 or +1 (253) 215-8782 or +1 (312) 626-6799 or +1 (646) 876-9923 or +1 301 715 8592

Webinar ID: 884 9853 4976

If you will be unable to join, you may also submit questions to lford@ecotrust.org ahead of time. The session will be recorded and post the recording to the Ecotrust website shortly afterwards.


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