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Content Creator Consultant – Career Opportunity

The Escondido Creek Conservancy (Conservancy) is seeking a Content Creator to help grow the Conservancy’s support base through social and traditional media.

The Conservancy currently manages almost 3,000 acres of nature preserves within the Escondido Creek watershed in northern San Diego County. The Conservancy also implements outdoor education programs to thousands of schoolchildren and adults every year. This position requires a love of the outdoors; strong writing, marketing, executive function and organizational skills; knowledge and experience in media, including social and traditional media and video, and exceptional people skills.

Job Duties:

Marketing and Communications:

The Content Creator will work under Conservancy staff to implement the Conservancy’s communications and marketing programs, including writing content for the monthly e-newsletter, producing social media posts, updating website copy, reporting engagement, and assisting with content for the bi-annual paper newsletters. The Content Creator will also make recommendations and changes as required to improve communication performance.

Reporting, Location and Logistics:

The Conservancy is looking for someone who is available 8-10 hours a week to create content and help manage social media platforms. The Content Creator reports to the Development Director. This role can be done remotely but may include periodic visits to the Conservancy’s office located at 27317 Mountain Meadow Road.

Desired Qualifications:

This is a position for an independent contractor with 1-2 years of experience in marketing, communications, and media. Ideal candidates will have completed their Bachelor’s degree in a related field. 3+ years of experience in the field can be substituted in lieu of a degree. Internship experience will suffice as work experience for the right candidate. We are looking for a creative strategic thinker with social and traditional media talent who loves the outdoors and loves working with highly energetic and inspirational people. The Content Creator must be a team player, an exceptional writer, and a highly-organized person. Spanish speaking and writing skills would be very helpful. Desired qualifications include experience with social media channels, Canva, Adobe Creative Suite, Google Workplace, WordPress, and MailChimp.


Payment is per hour, negotiable, depending on experience. This is a consulting role and does not include benefits. Consultant will be responsible for paying their own taxes.


Please submit a resume and cover letter, describing your qualifications for the role, as well as two or more examples of your work by January 13, 2023, via email to  or via regular mail to The Escondido Creek Conservancy, P.O. Box 460791, Escondido CA 92046. No phone calls please.