Position: Director of Communications
Organization: Clean Energy Canada
Location: Victoria or Vancouver, BC
SEEKING: An experienced leader and strategic thinker familiar with climate policy and clean energy industry news who will be responsible for managing and supporting our team of communications and engagement professionals.
The ideal candidate has strong interpersonal skills and a problem-solving mindset, experience working in non-profit, academic or journalistic environments, and a desire to build awareness and support for clean energy solutions among diverse audiences and through a mix of communications strategies and tactics.
About This Job
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Communications is responsible for making sure Clean Energy Canada’s communications and engagement efforts are strategic, innovative and executed effectively. The Director is primarily responsible for developing and implementing communications strategy, in coordination with the Executive Director and Policy Director, and working with the communications team and other staff to ensure our brand and expertise is reflected in a consistent and compelling way across all of our communications products and channels.
This position reports to the Executive Director and oversees the Engagement Manager, Senior Communications Specialist and Digital Communications Specialist.
The preferred location for the position is Clean Energy Canada’s Victoria, B.C., office but Vancouver-based candidates will also be considered.
To excel in this role, you need to be:
About Clean Energy Canada
Clean Energy Canada is a climate and clean energy think tank within the Centre for Dialogue at Simon Fraser University. We work to accelerate Canada's transition to clean and renewable energy systems.
Leading-edge communication has been a pillar of our success to date, and is one the reasons thought leaders turn to Clean Energy Canada for the policy analysis, data and insight they need to better understand and advance Canada's energy transition.
Our team is small but mighty. We strive to be innovative, collaborative, data-driven and responsive to shifts in the political and policy landscape. We work in a fast-paced environment where clear and engaging communications matters and where each individual's contribution counts.
The Director of Communications will be expected to:
Qualifications and Skills Required
Clean Energy Canada offers a competitive non-profit salary, vacation and health benefits package. This position comes with significant responsibilities, as well as room for growth and advancement.
How to Apply
If you think this position sounds like a great fit for you, please submit a cover letter, resume and two recent writing samples to jobs cleanenergycanada.org* , following these instructions:
Clean Energy Canada is an equal-opportunity employer. While we appreciate all expressions of interest, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
Applications will be considered as soon as they are received and this competition will remain open until the position is filled. The ideal start date for this role is January 2, 2018 or earlier.
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GoodWork ID: 43023 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Nov 8 2017