[Sust-mar] Aquaculture Campaigner, Friends of Clayoquot Sound, f/t, Tofino BC, Dec 28 deadline

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Fri Dec 9 18:24:25 EST 2005

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[plus topical links and resources, below - ed ]

Employment Opportunity

Aquaculture Campaigner
Friends of Clayoquot Sound

Date posted to GoodWork: Dec 9, 2005
Application deadline: Dec 28, 2005
Location: Tofino BC, Canada

The successful applicant will be responsible for an ongoing 
campaign to protect the marine environment from the 
threats of open net cage Salmon farms in Clayoquot Sound. 
He/she will work within a large group of ENGOs on a 
well-developed campaign. The focus will be on public 
education, government and industry tracking, First Nations 
liaising, community mobilization and raising the profile 
of Clayoquot Sound regionally and internationally.


* Excellent communication skills (written, oral)
* Proven media skills (interviews, press releases 
and presentations)
* Proven campaign development and strategic 
planning skills
* Knowledge of federal and provincial aquaculture 
and fisheries political landscapes
* Strong negotiating skills an asset
* Proven experience and dedication to environmental 
protection, and commitment to Friends of Clayoquot 
Sound goals
* Commitment to working with First Nations
* Minimum Bachelor degree in related field (Masters 
preferred) and an understanding of marine and fisheries 
* Excellent time management skills
* Ability to work within a large coalition
* Ability to work independently as well as in a team
* Excellent computer proficiency

The applicant will be responsible to the Board of Directors 
and a broader coalition. This is a full time, salaried position 
based in Tofino, BC. Preference will be given to applicants 
who can commit to a minimum of two years.


Please submit a letter of interest and resume by email 
(subject line: Aquaculture position) to: info at focs.ca 
or Fax: (250) 725-2527.   Application deadline is 
December 28th.  Position to begin as soon as possible.


[GoodWork Editor adds... topical links, resources & opportunities:

Friends of Clayoquot Sound, Tofino BC


Fish Farming, Aquaculture, Ocean Conservation - campaigns, groups, resources


Tofino, British Columbia

Clayoquot Sound 

Vancouver Island
EcoNews - for Vancouver Island and beyond
Environment Groups on Vancouver Island

British Columbia Environmental Links and Org's
http://www.ecobc.ca/ (click "find a member")
http://www.planetfriendly.net/ecoportal.html (Canada-wide)


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