Sonoma Water Technical Writing Manager

Join the Sonoma County Water Agency (Sonoma Water) as the Technical Writing Manager! The Sonoma Water Technical Writing Manager manages a team of technical writers with great autonomy. The manager directs and coaches the Technical Writing team on precise contract writing, team dynamics, and effective communication to work with a diverse range of colleagues, consultants,

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American Fisheries Society Student Writing Contest | For undergraduate and graduate students

AFS seeks applications from undergraduate and graduate students to the annual Student Writing Contest. This contest recognizes students for excellence in the communications of fisheries research to the general public. Please submit a 500 to 700 word article explaining their original research or a research project in their lab or school. Students may write about

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Reed Environmental Writing Award | For journalists

SELC’s annual Reed Environmental Writing Award has two categories: Book, for non-fiction books (not self-published), and Journalism, for newspaper, magazine and online articles. Entries must be at least 1,000 words and pertain to the environment in at least one of the six states in SELC’s region (Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia). Prizes

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Scientific Writing and Publishing

COURSE DATES: 25 JULY – 5 SEPTEMBER 2022 LOCATION: ONLINE APPLICATION DEADLINE: 22 JULY 2022 Publishing research is an important way for the wider community to gain access to useful information that can help shape conservation decisions and future research directions. It also improves career opportunities for young researchers and helps attract collaborators and funding.

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Scientific Writing and Publishing

COURSE DATES: 25 JULY – 5 SEPTEMBER 2022 LOCATION: ONLINE APPLICATION DEADLINE: 22 JULY 2022 Publishing research is an important way for the wider community to gain access to useful information that can help shape conservation decisions and future research directions. It also improves career opportunities for young researchers and helps attract collaborators and funding.

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Consultant for Report Writing

Background and Statement of Work (Tasks and responsibilities) World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is looking for a consultant to write a report that clearly articulates WWF-Myanmar’s work in one programmatic area. We are seeking to hire a writer to build the narrative by consolidating existing reports with more recent activities, to demonstrate the range

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WWF-Myanmar: Consultant for Report Writing # 011/21

Work location:    Home-based Background and Statement of Work (Tasks and responsibilities) We are seeking to hire a writer to build the narrative by consolidating existing reports with more recent activities, to demonstrate the range of interventions and strategies undertaken over the last six years. The report would provide a snapshot of focus areas, such as capacity

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Director of Institutional Writing and Strategy

General Description: The League of Conservation Voters Education Fund believes our earth is worth mobilizing for because everyone has a right to clean air, water, and a safe, healthy community. LCV Education Fund (LCVEF) works to turn environmental values into national, state and local priorities. LCVEF’s work to protect and advocate for the environment is

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Writing Intern

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation seeks a Writing Intern to be based at CBF’s Philip Merrill Environmental Center HQ located in Annapolis, MD. This internship will be for the Summer of 2021, 30-40 hours a week and will primarily be remote. About the Chesapeake Bay Foundation THE CHESAPEAKE BAY FOUNDATION Established over 50 years ago, the

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Specialist in Project Design & Grant Writing

Conservación Amazónica – ACCA is looking for a specialist in designing new projects and in writing key grant proposals for bilateral and multilateral cooperation and international organizations for the benefit of the conservation of the Andes Amazon in Peru. Responsibilities of the specialist Evaluate grant opportunities and available calls worldwide, identify the necessary resources, the

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Coordinator, Proposal Development and Grant Writing

IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, is seeking a qualified individual to join our Asia Regional Office. BACKGROUND IUCN’s Asia programme covers 25 countries and consists of 11 country offices coordinated from its regional office in Bangkok, Thailand. Its regional team of over 200 professional and support staff members work closely with its members

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Philanthropy Writing and Research Associate

Save the Sound is seeking a full-time Philanthropy Writing and Research Associate to join our team to take action for our region’s environment. The ideal candidate will be a passionate, organized individual who will become an integral member of the individual giving team, focused on researching potential major donors and writing acknowledgements, appeals, updates, our

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Grant Writing and Engagement Manager

The League of Conservation Voters Education Fund believes our earth is worth mobilizing because everyone has a right to clean air, water, and a safe, healthy community. LCV Education Fund (LCVEF) works to turn environmental values into national, state and local priorities. LCVEF’s work to protect and advocate for the environment is rooted in our

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5 Writing-Up Fellowship

The Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research (KLI) in Klosterneuburg (Austria) announces 5 Writing-Up Fellowships for late-stage PhD students working on topics related to “Dealing with diversity in the life and sustainability sciences”. The Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research (KLI) is an independent center of advanced studies in the life and sustainability

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Consultant for Scientific Writing

CIFOR-ICRAF The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and World Agroforestry (ICRAF) envision a more equitable world where forestry and landscapes enhance the environment and well-being for all. CIFOR-ICRAF are non-profit, scientific institutions that conduct research on the most pressing challenges of forest and landscape management around the world. Using a global, multidisciplinary approach, we

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Writing Consultant

World Resources Institute (WRI) intends to award a time and materials type contract for a Writing Consultant. Services will include research and creative writing for materials such as blogs, articles, press releases, opinion-editorials, and speeches. This contract expects to provide the awarded consultant with two written pieces of work per month, although this may vary

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Ecological Report Writing

Summary A one-day course on how to produce good quality ecological reports, for species and habitat surveys and Preliminary Ecological Appraisals (PEAs), following CIEEM’s ‘Guidelines for Ecological Report Writing’. Description A one-day course on how to produce good quality ecological reports, following CIEEM’s ‘Guidelines for Ecological Report Writing’ (part of the Technical Guidance Series). The

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Writing Coordinator

Blue Ventures is largely funded by grants from institutions and foundations and the work involved in managing these has expanded considerably over the last couple of years. As a result, we are seeking a Writing Officer to be a part of the UK conservation team to support the production of high-quality reports to donors by

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Writing what you know

Do you want to improve your descriptive writing? This free course, Writing what you know, will help you to develop your perception of the world about you and enable you to see the familiar things in everyday life in a new light. You will also learn how authors use their own personal histories to form the basis of their work.

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Business communication: writing a SWOT analysis

This free course, Business communication: writing a SWOT analysis, is designed to develop your writing skills for business. You will be taken step by step through the process of writing a SWOT analysis, with clear advice on selecting key information from a case study text, making concise notes, choosing an appropriate structure and using language effectively. You will learn how to write a formal report including recommendations, based on a case study analysis of the British company, Brompton Bicycle.

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Essay and report writing skills

Most academic courses will require you to write assignments or reports, and this free OpenLearn course, Essay and report writing skills, is designed to help you to develop the skills you need to write effectively for academic purposes. It contains clear instruction and a range of activities to help you to understand what is required, and to plan, structure and write your assignments or reports. You will also find out how to use feedback to develop your skills.

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Postgraduate Diploma in Science Communication – Creative Non-fiction Writing in Science

Dunedin is a UNESCO City of Literature, supports an International Science Festival, and is the wildlife capital of New Zealand, with colonies of seals, albatross and penguins all within the city’s boundaries. The outstanding natural environment and dynamic cultural environment provide an excellent setting for the University of Otago’s Centre for Science Communication, the home of story-telling and science.

The Postgraduate Diploma in Science Communication (PGDipSciComm) offers three Science Communication endorsements:

Creative Non-Fiction Writing in Science
Science and Natural History Filmmaking
Science in Society

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Fundraising: A Look the Ins and Outs of Nonprofit Grant Writing

One of the best ways for nonprofit organizations to acquire funding is to solicit for grants that come from foundations, trusts, or government departments. Nonprofit grants, government grants, and federal grants generally are given to organizations from the local, state or federal government agencies or private organizations. Many nonprofit organizations are great at fundraising and

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Writing about wildlife: becoming a communications officer in conservation

My last interview was with Kathryn Phillips from the Lancashire Wildlife Trust in north-west England. I run the communications campaign for Kathryn’s Forest Schools project and that interview is part of the work that goes into raising the Trust’s profile, publicising its activities, and strengthening the case for conservation. Writing articles, film-making, and wider communications

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