[Sust-mar] Development and Outreach Coordinator, f/t, Ecology Action Centre, Halifax NS
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Position: Development and Outreach Coordinator
Organization: Ecology Action Centre http://www.ecologyaction.ca
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
The Ecology Action Centre (EAC) was founded in 1971
and is one of Nova Scotia's most active environmental
organizations. We are seeking a dynamic professional to join
our core team as Development and Outreach Coordinator.
This is an exciting and central position that helps the EAC
grow through membership, public awareness of environmental
issues, and fundraising. The position reports to the
Internal Director and works closely with the Membership
Committee and the Fundraising Committee(s). These folks
offer strategic planning, mentoring and campaign development
assistance. The position works closely with EAC's "core"
team and has the opportunity to influence the Centre's
This job is a chance to work with a fun-loving, dedicated
team of 30 staff in our beautifully renovated green office.
It is also a unique opportunity to assist in the development
of the Centre's profile and effectiveness and to support
innovative and values-driven fundraising activities. The job
provides lots of autonomy and some flexibility in its focus,
based around your character and interests.
The Development & Outreach Coordinator is responsible
for raising the public profile of the EAC in order to raise
awareness of environmental issues and increase our
membership base and our core revenues. There are three
categories of responsibility; the success of each is closely
connected: 1) leading and developing membership campaigns;
2) coordinating communication materials and outreach
activities; and 3) coordinating effective fundraising and
partnership efforts. For a more detailed list of
responsibilities please visit our website:
Some of the responsibilities of this position are quite
measurable. Specific goals are set in collaboration with
core staff and the Board of Directors on a regular basis.
The overall goals might look something like this:
* Increasing membership by 10% per year;
* Increasing partnership revenues by $10,000 per year;
* Engaging in 3 new "public awareness" partnerships each year;
* Increasing fundraising revenues by $15,000 per year.
Required Skills & Experience
* Superlative planning and organizational skills, including
the ability to balance multiple tasks and move multiple
projects to successful completion.
* Creativity, initiative and a proven ability to think
laterally and see opportunities.
* Exceptional people skills and interpersonal communication
* Great presentation skills and writing skills, including
the ability to write for a variety of audiences.
* Initiative, autonomy, poise, self-confidence, and
* Strong computer skills in Microsoft's Office Suite and
experience with databases.
* Environmentally concerned with a sound knowledge of
* Experience working with volunteers and supervising staff
would be an asset.
* Experience working in a non-profit environment would be a
Start Date: May 19th, 2008
Salary: $35,000 to $39,000 annually, commensurate with
experience; includes four weeks paid vacation and benefits.
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Application Deadline: Wednesday, April 16th, 2008 at
Application: Please e-mail cover letter, resume and contact
information for three references to Heather McKibbon, EAC
Outreach Coordinator at outreach at ecologyaction.ca
We thank all applicants for their time and interest,
however only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
The Centre welcomes new members and volunteers:
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