Conservation Coordinator (Terrestrial) – Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, BC Chapter

Position summary
Reporting to the Terrestrial Conservation Manager, the Conservation Coordinator will work closely with the Terrestrial Conservation Team, Communications Team, and other staff to deliver CPAWS-BC’s terrestrial conservation work. The Conservation Coordinator will play a key role in supporting the delivery of terrestrial conservation campaigns and programs, with a primary focus on communications activities.

Primary responsibilities
Campaign communications and public engagement: Support the delivery of communications, marketing, and media components of CPAWS-BC’s terrestrial conservation campaigns.
Support online community building and engagement through social media channels, website content, and email communications;
Coordinate the development of communications materials including creative promotional materials and graphics, media releases, e-blasts, action pages, and web content;
Plan and deliver digital engagement events and contests; and
Support media monitoring and social listening of key conservation issues and conversations.
Program outreach and campaign delivery: Support the delivery of terrestrial conservation program activities and campaign plans, and coordinate special projects that advance CPAWS-BC’s conservation goals.
Work with Terrestrial Conservation Team to build relationships with Indigenous partners, with a goal of collaborating on conservation campaigns and related program work
Support activities that broaden support for conservation campaigns, including outreach to communities, businesses, local governments and other organizations
Coordinate and support special projects and research opportunities
Coalition building and partner engagement: Support external relationship-building with the goal of broadening support for protected areas and conservation work across the province.
Participate in coalition meetings to help bring CPAWS-BC’s vision and knowledge into collaborative approaches to conservation issues in BC

Specific skills
Experience managing social media platforms and delivering social media campaigns
Experience with graphic design and working knowledge of design programs like Adobe Creative Suite
Knowledge of protected areas and conservation issues in British Columbia
Excellent communication and relationship building skills
Exceptional writing and editing skills
A keen interest in collaboration and team building
Time and task management skills such as creating and sticking to project timelines, especially when working with a team of people
It would also be helpful if you have any of the following skills, qualifications or equivalent experiences, though
they are by no means required:
Experience working with Indigenous communities
Knowledge of or an interest in BC and Canadian politics
Experience monitoring and tracking media, including use of tools like Cision, MuckRack, Brandwatch, or Agility
Familiarity with Engaging Networks, WordPress, Hootsuite, and/or NewMode
Experience with digital events, such as webinar coordination, execution and evaluation
Skills that support facilitation, such as active listening and summarizing

Application Process
We encourage you to use your cover letter to tell your story and share any information about yourself that you think is important for your application. Please send the cover letter, along with your resume, by midnight (Pacific Daylight Time) on April 11, 2021 to . Please clearly state “Conservation Coordinator” in the subject line. You will receive an auto-response informing you that your application has been received.