ABOUT ECOATHLETES

An experienced team of athletes and academics, climate scientists and ecopreneurs, green business leaders and journalists, devoted to finding the Jackie Robinsons and the Megan Rapinoes of climate change and getting them to join the fight.

If you would like to join the #ClimateComeback, scroll down to the bottom of the page to the CAREERS section.

Executive Team

LEW BLAUSTEIN

PRESIDENT

Founder of GreenSportsBlog. Sports Sustainability marketing, communications and business development consultant and thought leader.

KRISTEN FULMER

STRATEGIC ADVISOR

Founder of  Recipric, visualizing and implementing sustainability and wellbeing strategies.

BRITTANY CARMON

DIGITAL CONTENT STRATEGIST

Energy and Environment Legislative Policy Professional.

Advisory Board

LINDA GIULIANO

AllianceBernstein

Senior Advisor

ELYSA HAMMOND

Clif Bar

Environmental Stewardship

JOEL MAKOWER

Green Biz

Founder

DR. MICHAEL MANN

Penn State

Director, Earth System Science Center

DR. MADELEINE ORR

Sport Ecology Group

Founder

CLAIRE
POOLE

Sport Positive Summit

Founder

ALEXANDRA RICKHAM

Team GB

Medal-winning Paralympic Sailor

BRENT
SUTER

Milwaukee Brewers

Pitcher

JENNY
VRENTAS

Sports Illustrated

Sr. Reporter

Careers

Unpaid Internship: Digital Content Strategist

 

Job Summary: Develop, implement and manage EcoAthletes’ social media efforts. Interact directly with EcoAthletes founder Lew Blaustein and the team.

Time: 5-8 hours per week, unpaid

 

Internship Description

  • Create weekly social media post language, graphics, and calendars (Instagram, Twitter), leveraging popular hashtags and trending topics
  • Track Instagram and Twitter traffic, providing weekly updates
  • Manage EcoAthletes’ Instagram, including all posts, stories, etc. (Lew Blaustein manages Twitter as well as Facebook, and LinkedIn). This is where we interact with athletes and recruit new EcoAthletes Champions, our global network of climate-minded athletes! You will be expected to manage the Instagram account with at least 3 sessions of 10 minutes on the account per day,including interacting with followers and posting/reposting additional stories
  • Occasional research projects, sometimes taking up to 10 hours per week, but typically less than 5 hours per week
  • Occasional tech support for 1-2x quarterly EcoAthletes virtual events, including sharing a screen during a Zoom conversation, or conducting sound and video checks
  • Attend weekly update calls/Zooms with EcoAthletes staff (~45 minutes)

 

Additional skills: Video editing & graphic design expertise is a plus

 lew@ecoathletes.org

 646-675-6656

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