Job Description

About CRCL 

The Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to unite people in action to achieve a thriving, sustainable Louisiana coast for all. CRCL unites business leaders, scientists, landowners, national and local conservation groups, government agencies, hunters, anglers and a broad spectrum of concerned residents to advance a sustainable coastal Louisiana. The successful applicant will join a talented team and enjoy a high-energy, flexible work environment and work in direct partnership with the Restore the Mississippi River Delta (MRD) coalition. 


The role 

The outreach coordinator will help advance the goals of CRCL and the MRD coalition. The MRD is a coalition of national and regional partners that advocate for bold state and federal action on large-scale restoration projects that will restore coastal Louisiana’s deteriorating wetlands and, in the process, protect people, wildlife and jobs. The MRD program works to secure and protect funding for coastal restoration, educate and engage residents across the coast on Louisiana’s land-loss crisis, and give them the tools needed to adapt to the changing landscape. The outreach coordinator will work in a coalition setting, with team members from multiple organizations, to develop, execute, track and communicate about outreach and engagement activities that advance CRCL’s and MRD’s program and coalition goals. 



  • Coordinate activities of MRD Outreach Committee members 
  • Plan and lead committee meetings and calls, arrange logistics and take notes 
  • Create and manage tracking documents and systems for outreach efforts and grant reporting 
  • Train team members on tracking systems 
  • Attend public meetings, outreach events, trainings, workshops and conferences as needed to assist in their execution 
  • Support, plan and execute outreach events, delegating tasks, managing logistics and negotiating vendor contracts 
  • Assist the Outreach Committee chair on other projects as requested 
  • In coordination with the MRD Communications Committee, develop and implement strategies for increasing engagement with MRD online supporters, moving online supporters off-line and vice versa 
  • Develop educational materials, writing blog posts, creating content and posting to social media 
  • Give presentations about Louisiana’s land loss issues and coastal restoration to targeted stakeholder groups; lead field tours 



Preferred qualifications   

  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a collaborative environment 
  • Direct experience in organizing successful meetings and events, with a proven ability to coordinate, organize and foster effective communication among large teams 
  • Ability to think strategically and prioritize activities to achieve maximum effectiveness in a fast-paced environment 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and Google Docs 
  • The ability to communicate effectively, both internally and externally, in person and in written form 
  • Demonstrated experience in problem solving and being proactive in the face of challenges 
  • Experience and knowledge of Louisiana’s coastal issues 
  • Familiarity with Louisiana coastal communities 
  • Experience working on a grant-funded program 
  • Demonstrated competency or proficiency in the application of diversity, equity, inclusion and justice principles  
  • Experience with database tracking 
  • Ability to lift at least 25 pounds 


What else you should know: 

Travel requirements: There may be regular local, statewide and national travel in this role, with the potential for up to 10 overnight trips per year. The position will involve a mix of in-office, virtual/home office and field work. Candidate must have a valid driver’s license. 



Starting from approximately $40,000 with potential for growth over time.   

Generous health and retirement benefits and leave policy including parental leave.  


Location: New Orleans (up to 3 days a week) and virtual  


Closing Date: October 31, 2023   

How to apply: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for references to [email protected] with “Outreach coordinator application” in the subject line. Please visit for more information.


Posted 6 months ago
New Orleans, Louisiana
Education Requirement
High School Diploma
Experience Requirement
Entry Level