Position: Communications Specialist
Organization: Atlantic Water Network, Saint Mary's University
Location: Atlantic Canada preferred
Eligibility: 30 or younger
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Atlantic Water Network (AWN) is looking for a Communications Specialist to lead our communications and build the communication capacity of our local partners.
This is an exciting and unique opportunity to support valuable community-based freshwater protection initiatives throughout Atlantic Canada.
Atlantic Water Network is a hub for community-based water monitoring, providing water monitoring equipment, standardized training, and data management support to watershed groups and communities in the Atlantic Provinces.
About the Position:
The Communications Specialist has two primary roles:
Duties include designing a strategic communications plan; developing communications training materials and workshops; writing stories for online distribution and outreach (blog posts, social media content, factsheets, articles, etc.); creating and maintaining visual assets (photos, infographic design templates, videos); coordinating newsletters; and updating AWN’s website.
The specialist will report to Atlantic Water Network’s Research Manager, work closely with AWN staff and contractors, and collaborate with a large network of community partners based both within and outside of Atlantic Canada. All AWN staff work remotely but are offered travel opportunities to engage with communities in their place of work and in the field.
The ideal candidate for this position is team-oriented, open-minded, creative, and passionate about the environment.
Additional Desired Qualifications
Atlantic Water Network is committed to the professional development of its team and supports continuing education and growth opportunities where possible.
This position is funded through a grant from the Clean Foundation (in partnership with Environment and Climate Change Canada) that has the following requirements of the applicant:
Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.
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More about Atlantic Water Network
AWN’s vision is that Atlantic Canadians are collectively empowered to leverage local knowledge in support of healthy waters now and for generations to come.
Our mission is to be a centralized hub that supports community-based water monitoring throughout Atlantic Canada and beyond. We achieve this by:
Learn more about our programs and activities at https://atlwaternetwork.ca.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Sep 7 2021 ID: 61276