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Position Announcement


Communications Specialist


The Michigan Environmental Council (MEC) seeks a full-time Communications Specialist to write, edit and proofread a variety of documents and publications and provide other support to the director of development and communications and other staff.  




  • Write, edit and proofread a variety of documents and publications, including MEC Annual Report, Environmental Briefing Book, letters of inquiry to foundations, grant proposals, progress reports, opinion-editorials, correspondence and public relations material
  • Assist in preparation and editing of bi-monthly Michigan Environmental Report newsletter
  • Draft and proofread content for MEC website
  • Respond to other communication needs as determined by director of development and communications




  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism or related field or equivalent experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Design and layout experience helpful
  • Commitment to environmental and public health




Commensurate with experience.


Application Deadline


Monday, March 20, 2006.


Application Procedure


Send resume, cover letter, three references and two writing samples to Andy Draheim, Director of Development and Communications, Michigan Environmental Council, 119 Pere Marquette Ste. 2A, Lansing, MI 48912, andymec@voyager.net, or by fax to 517-487-9541.


Founded in 1980, the nonprofit Michigan Environmental Council now represents 72 environmental, public health and faith-based organizations, offering research, communications and technical support and providing an effective voice for the environment at the local, state and federal levels.  Working with our member groups and their collective membership of 250,000 residents, MEC is fighting to guard our water, protect our land resources from sprawl, defend public health from pollution, promote cleaner energy for a stronger economy, and open up the environmental decision-making processes of government.


MEC is an equal opportunity employer

Women and people of color are encouraged to apply







Patrick Diehl

Associate Director

Michigan Environmental Council

119 Pere Marquette Drive, Ste. 2A

Lansing, Michigan 48912


517-487-9541 fax