[sust-mar] Climate Change Education & Communications, Sackville, New Brunswick

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Position: Education, Outreach and Communications Coordinator
Organization: EOS Eco-Energy
Location: Sackville, near Moncton, New Brunswick

EOS Eco-Energy is an award winning not-for-profit organization focused on helping local communities reduce and adapt to climate change in the Tantramar-Memramcook region. We are looking for a dynamic individual who will coordinate a variety of public events and workshops including our 6th annual Tantramar Climate Change Week, develop education materials focused on climate change, and coordinate communications including social media. The coordinator will work out of our Sackville, New Brunswick office.

• Supervised by the executive director, you will be responsible for coordinating and facilitating a climate resiliency event series (including workshops, field trips, world renowned speakers, etc.).
• Coordinate the 6th annual Tantramar Climate Change Week (taking place in early February 2018) including overseeing a volunteer planning committee and visiting local schools with hands-on climate change activities.
• Promote events and activities and assist other EOS staff in promoting their programs and events.
• Improve EOS’s social media presence. Coordinate EOS information booths at local community events.
• Write EOS newsletter articles, press releases and social media posts, contribute to and update the EOS website.

Experience and knowledge required:
• Communications, education and/or public outreach experience.
• Experience coordinating community events including those for children and teens.
• Committee and volunteer coordination. Experience working independently as well as part of a team.
• Community-based marketing/advertising experience.
• Social media, website maintenance (using Wordpress), basic graphic design work (for posters).
• Interest in and general knowledge of environmental and climate change issues in Tantramar-Memramcook.

• Post-secondary degree or diploma in education, communications, marketing, environmental studies, etc.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Bilingualism is a very desired asset.
• Valid drivers licence and vehicle.
• Dynamic, creative, organized, diligent, attention to detail, responsible, energetic, excellent time management skills, strong leadership and interpersonal skills, team player, able to take initiative.

Contract details:

Part-time contract from late August 2017 to March 2018. 20 hours per week with additional hours during Climate Change Week. Some evenings and weekends. Flexible schedule and fun work atmosphere. Possibility of extension or increased hours, depending on funding.

Application procedure and deadline:

Please forward your cover letter, resume, three references and an example of a poster designed by you (real or fake in PDF or JPEG for any type of event) to eos at nb.aibn.com by 5pm Friday, August 18th, 2017. If you have questions, please contact Executive Director Amanda Marlin at (506) 536-4487 or eos at nb.aibn.com .


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