Position: Communications Manager
Organization: Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-operative
Location: Ottawa, Ontario. Local applicants preferred. Hybrid (working from home & office) work setup.
The Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-operative (OREC), incorporated in 2010, has continued to grow as a local, green investment opportunity in Ontario. We strive to provide residents of communities where our projects are located with the chance to diversify their portfolios by investing in nearby renewable energy development. OREC currently owns or co-owns 21 solar power projects in Ottawa and Eastern Ontario and one wind turbine near Lake Huron, which together generate up to 6.45 MW of electricity that is fed into the Ontario power grid. Steady, predictable revenue streams from these projects are used to pay back members who invested in these projects, in the form of annual dividends. OREC and its sister co-op, CoEnergy, have over 900 members and are managed by a volunteer Board of Directors.
This job posting presents an exciting opportunity to work with a growing and passionate group of community members to enable the growth of renewable energy and the reduction of greenhouse gases, while promoting local investment and the green economy. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with and learn from experienced Board members who bring diverse experiences in the legal, accounting, technical, social enterprise, and community action sectors.
Job Timeframe, Location, Hours and Remuneration
This part-time (18 hours per week) position is for a minimum of 6 months. An opportunity for extension beyond this initial six-month contract is anticipated. Work may be performed from home as well as from OREC’s office (shared workspace) in central Ottawa. Work hours can also be flexible and can likely be scheduled to align with other personal and professional responsibilities the successful candidate may have. This position is supervised by OREC’s Board of Directors and will be most suitable to a well-organized, independent, self-motivated individual. This position is structured for an independent contractor with remuneration budgeted at $2,000 per month.
To be sent to on or before December 7, 2021, to the Board of Directors at email@example.com and should include a cover letter and CV. Email subject line to read: Job Application – Communications Manager
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We are an equal opportunity contractor. OREC welcomes and encourages applications from Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, LGBTQIA2S+ and persons with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Nov 23 2021 ID: 61967