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Position: Environmental Campaigner
Organization: Ancient Forest Alliance
Location: Vancouver or Victoria, BC

Hours: Full-time. Work schedule is dependent on current campaigns and projects.

Duration: One-year contract with possibility of extension (including a three-month probationary period).

Pay: Salary dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Job posting closing date: October 19, 2018
Anticipated start date: October 29, 2018

The Ancient Forest Alliance (AFA) is a registered non-profit society operating in British Columbia to protect the endangered old-growth forests of BC and to ensure sustainable second-growth forestry jobs in the province. The AFA works through research, public education, and engaging key stakeholders and government to achieve our goals. AncientForestAlliance.org

The AFA is looking for a passionate team player to contribute to our campaigns.

Duties:

  • Plan and implement campaign strategies
  • Meet and negotiate with key partners, stakeholders, government and industry officials, and non-traditional allies
  • Write persuasive media releases, newsletters, and other campaign materials
  • Give effective interviews with the news media
  • Organize and deliver public events, rallies, protests, forums, and meetings
  • Organize and lead public hikes
  • Help generate revenues for AFA through writing grants and donor stewardship
  • Deliver public presentations and talks
  • Explore endangered old-growth forests
  • Layout/design skills are an asset
  • Support the organization in other necessary ways.

Qualifications:

  • Dedication to protecting old-growth forests and nature in general
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a team player
  • Post-secondary degree in environmental studies, environmental science, biology, geography, sociology, anthropology, political science, or other relevant degrees
  • Excellent writing and research skills
  • Experience in organizing public events (protests, forums, conferences, meetings) an asset.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and organize multiple, simultaneous priorities
  • Strong interest in and knowledge of the science and the policies related to old-growth forests
  • Experience with environmental campaigns (through employment or volunteerism)
  • Demonstrated proficiency in public speaking an asset.

To apply:

Please email a single attachment containing both your cover letter and resume to the AFA's Executive Team, at info@ancientforestalliance.org . Please include “Environmental Campaigner Application” in the subject line.

The Ancient Forest Alliance is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, nationality, ethnicity, religion, political belief, age, gender, sexual orientation or class. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in Canada.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. No phone calls, please.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Sep 16 2018    ID: 48395