Local recruitment: Communications Manager for Climate Adaptation Support Activity - US Based Remote

Tetra Tech

Burlington, VT, USA 🇺🇸


The USAID-funded Climate Adaptation Support Activity (CASA) project, implemented by Tetra Tech International Development, is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for a Communications Manager. The position can be fully remote from a continental US-based location or hybrid/remote within a commutable distance to either one of our office locations in Burlington, VT or Arlington, VA.

Position Description: The Communications Manager will lead the development of a project-wide communications strategy to share findings, analysis, tools, and information with target audiences. The position will work closely with the Chief of Party and other team members to ensure that project results and deliverables are clearly communicated and compliant using traditional, non-traditional, or mixed media approaches.


* Coordinates and supports the development, design, branding, and execution of internal and external communications initiatives to ensure effective communication of program progress, successes, and learning to USAID stakeholders and target audiences.

* Manages and develops program communications materials and products as needed (written, audio, and video), assuring compliance with USAID and Tetra Tech guidelines.

* Supports or leads internal and external project events including webinars, conference participation, and other convenings.

* Develops regular reports and communication products to keep USAID and partners apprised of program activities with project team.

* Supports social and mass media outreach including leading CASA’s presence and interaction with USAID websites such as ClimateLinks and ResilienceLinks.

* Develops communications strategies, products, and tools to disseminate project deliverables and information/analysis.

* Develops graphics to support project analysis and assessments.

Required Qualifications:

* Bachelor’s degree or higher in Communications or a closely related field.

* Minimum 3 years’ professional experience in a similar position.

* Experience developing and targeting communications products towards an international audience, including USAID and other donors.

* Demonstrated experience advertising project activities and results through blogs, newsletters, and other publications.

* Demonstrated experience translating technical reports into less- or non-technical communications products.

* Experience developing graphics, videos, and other media products to communicate key messages either directly or by managing relevant design and production firms.

* Experience supporting webinars, presentations, and other events that disseminate learning and information.

* English fluency is required.

* Current U.S. work authorization is required at the time of application.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Direct experience supporting communications priorities on a USAID-funded contract or cooperative agreement.

* Knowledge of USAID communication channels and communities of practice.

* Experience with climate change information and programming.

* Proficiency in Spanish or French.

To be considered, please submit the following:

* Cover Letter

* CV

Please ensure that only the requested documents noted above are submitted. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

Application deadline is Monday, March 18, 2024.

At Tetra Tech, health and safety play a vital role in our success. Tetra Tech’s employees work together to comply with all applicable health & safety practices and protocols, including health orders and regulations related to COVID-19 that are mandated by local, state, and federal authorities.

Tetra Tech International Development is committed to safeguarding and technical excellence in equality and social inclusion. Our team of dedicated Gender, Youth, and Social Inclusion (GYSI) advisers work closely with our staff and partners to share international norms and best practices to improve the livelihoods of the world’s most marginalized groups. Tetra Tech International Development is especially interested in candidates that can contribute to our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives that aim to expand inclusion and an authentic sense of belonging to all our staff regardless of background.

Pay Transparency Statement:

We are committed to taking a thoughtful, compliant and equitable approach to employment compensation and rate setting. We commit to providing a holistic comprehensive salary analysis, including reviews of individual skill sets and compensable factors related to qualifications, business needs, internal compensation data, and industry and labor market surveys.  The anticipated pay range for this position is $100,000 to $140,000 annually.  Please view our benefits at Life at Tetra Tech – Tetra Tech.

Reasonable Accommodations:

We are dedicated to hiring an inclusive workforce. If you would like to request reasonable accommodations during the application process, please visit Tetra Tech’s Disability Assistance Page. Our recruitment team looks forward to engaging in an interactive process to provide helpful and reasonable accommodations for candidates.

Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 550 locations around the world. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees — 27,000 associates working together to provide smart, scalable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action/Americans with Disabilities/Veterans employer.

ARD 188

Project opportunity

U.S. Teams and Clients

Environment and Natural Resources (International Development)

Additional Information

  • Organization: 188 ARD
  • Requisition #18800001056





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