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Position: Communications and Administration
Organization: Home Performance Stakeholder Council
Location: Applicants are welcome from any location across BC, with a preference for Metro Vancouver or Victoria.

Reports To: This individual will report to the HPSC Director and/or Executive Committee
Time Commitment: Part time, with future potential for full time

About the Home Performance Stakeholder Council (HPSC)

The HPSC works together with BC’s home energy improvement industry sectors to develop and grow the home performance industry into a profitable market segment that delivers products and services to:

  • Lower utility bills through reducing energy use
  • Improve home comfort and building durability
  • Reduce environmental impact
  • Improveair quality, health and safety

Specifically, the HPSC focuses on:

  • ADVOCACY - Creating opportunities for industry to work together to provide input and recommendations that remove barriers and promote growth.
  • MARKET GROWTH - Develop effective, long-term strategies, tools and resources to accelerate industry growth and expand business opportunities.
  • CAPACITY BUILDING - Cultivate and support a trained and qualified workforce that reliably delivers home performance related products and services.
  • QUALITY WORKMANSHIP - Help the development and implementation of programs, training and accreditation that supports quality workmanship.

To learn more about the Home Performance Stakeholders Council, visit http://www.homeperformance.ca

Position Description

We are seeking a self-directed, Jill-or-Jack-of-All Communications and Administration tasks individual who is ready to roll up their sleeves and take on any challenge to help grow the network and impact of the HPSC across BC. This individual will support the organization with it’s communications and administrative tasks including drafting e-newsletters, writing reports and communications, developing PowerPoint presentations, developing and implementing a social media strategy, and supporting the day-to-day administrative work of the organization. This individual will work with a team of committed industry professionals (the HPSC Director, Manager, Executive Committee, and HPSC Steering Committee) to advance and evolve the mandate, objectives and goals of the organization.

This position offers a high level of flexibility, opportunities for professional growth and the ability to help shape a dynamic organization that is supporting the market growth of the BC home energy performance industry.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

Communications Tasks:

  • Compiling and writing E-newsletters
  • Writing social media content
  • Drafting communications strategy
  • Communicating to stakeholders
  • Developing PowerPoint presentations and reports
  • Organizing webinars
  • Event planning and delivery (or facilitation) for workshops and training events
  • Developing website content
  • Steering Committee and industry engagement

Administration Tasks:

  • Note taking in quarterly Steering Committee meetings and weekly or bi-weekly conference calls.
  • Monitoring of info@homeperformance.ca and responding or directing to HPSC team members.
  • Scheduling meetings
  • Document writing, formatting and editing
  • Ad hoc support for the Manager, Director and HPSC Executive

Compensation: Applicants should outline their compensation requests in their cover letter.

Start Date: As soon as possible and flexible for the right candidate.

Term: Annual contract, performance and funding based.

Probationary Period: This contract will commence with a three-month probationary period.

Candidate Profile

Experience Required

  • Post-secondary school education with diploma or bachelors;
  • Communications and administration experience;
  • Demonstrated academic or professional experience that demonstrates strong writing skills (examples may be requested);
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Power Point);
  • Familiarity with E-newsletter software, electronic communication programs, social media platforms and ability to learn new software quickly and efficiently;

Competencies

Beyond your personal experience, the HPSC is looking for an individual that has the following competencies:

  • Passionate about the Home Performance Stakeholder Council’s vision, mission and goals;
  • Self-motivated with a strong ability to be self-directed and work independently with minimal supervision;
  • Proactive with an ability to identify that tasks that needs to be done, confirm the task with team and then prioritize and efficiently and effectively get the jobs done;
  • Professional, personable and positive demeanor with a can-do attitude;
  • Results driven collaborative and critical thinker;
  • Effective communicator both in person and in writing with stakeholders, funding partners, and team members;
  • Responsible and reliable;
  • Strong multi-tasker with the ability to juggle various initiatives and tasks; and
  • Flexible, versatile and/or resilient in a changing work environment.

Location & Travel

  • This individual will work remotely and is responsible for providing their own office space, computer and telephone systems.
  • Applicants are welcome from any location across British Columbia, with a preference for Metro Vancouver area or alternatively Victoria.
  • Occasional travel may be required for workshops, trainings and meetings. Quarterly in person meetings are usually held in the Metro Vancouver area.

Application & Selection Process

To Apply

Email your cover letter and resume to info@homeperformance.ca as follows:

  • Subject line: HPSC Application – Communications & Administration
  • Cover letter and resume saved as one PDF document using the naming convention:
    • Example: DoeJane-Application-2019.pdf

Application Deadline

Applications will be considered on an ongoing basis and a short list of candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Additional questions can be directed to Home Performance Stakeholders Council Executive at info@homeperformance.ca

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Nov 23 2019    ID: 55236