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Position: Communications & Administration Manager
Organization: Federation of Mountain Clubs of BC
Location: telecommute / work from home / anywhere in BC

The Federation of Mountain Clubs of BC (FMCBC) is a province-wide federation of 46 outdoor clubs with a membership of over 5,000 people. The FMCBC promotes self-propelled activities, such as hiking, mountaineering, trail running, snowshoeing and backcountry skiing through leadership, advocacy and education. The FMCBC and clubs engage with outdoor recreation organizations, government agencies and others to promote, protect and maintain access for quality non-motorized recreation in BC’s mountains, forests and wilderness. We are committed proponents of the “Leave No Trace” and “Right to Roam” principles.

The FMCBC is seeking a motivated and knowledgeable person to assist in the day to day operations of the FMCBC. This permanent part-time position is available to someone with interest and knowledge of the goals and objectives of the FMCBC with skills in both communications and administration. Reporting to the Executive Director, the prospective employee will have the opportunity to work remotely to manage the operations of the FMCBC.

The job requires these attributes:

Communications (30%)

  • Performs general website updates and maintenance (WordPress)
  • Researches and writes blog content promoting the FMCBC and its member clubs
  • Ensures consistency & accuracy of information across multiple communications platforms
  • Manages social media channels
  • Researches and drafts monthly e-newsletters (Cyberimpact)
  • Manages email groups
  • Gathers and edits submissions to semi-annual Cloudburst newsletter
  • Designs promotional materials (brochures, flyers, posters, etc.)
  • Assists with planning, implementing and attending outreach/promotional events
  • Develops forms/surveys

General Administration (70%)

Supports the work of the Board of Directors by managing administrative and financial tasks

  • Schedules, attends and records minutes of Board meetings
  • Bookkeeping (Quickbooks)
    • Invoices for membership dues and insurance fees
    • Processes payables and receivables, makes bank deposits, payroll
  • Society & CRA Annual reports and filing (with ED)
  • Handles all incoming mail
  • AGM preparations
  • Production of semiannual Cloudburst publication (InDesign)
  • Sources and purchases trail markers

The ideal candidate will:

  • have a basic knowledge of HTML
  • be familiar with (or possess an aptitude for learning) a broad range of software including Cyberimpact, Microsoft Office, InDesign, Illustrator, Quickbooks and Adobe Acrobat
  • be familiar with WordPress (regular maintenance, updates and improvements plus reaching out to tech support when necessary)
  • be able to work independently and find creative solutions to problems
  • communicate clearly and professionally in all mediums
  • be organized and efficient
  • have a great sense of humour!

Wage is $21/hr. Tentative start date is April 15th, 2020 with interim training available to assist in the transition.

If you have 40-60 hours a month to commit come and join an interesting and ambitious organisation and help us work to improve backcountry access in British Columbia! Check our website out:

Please email your resume in confidence to:

Closing date: Friday, April 3rd @ 3:30 PM
Please: no phone calls!

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Mar 19 2020    ID: 56467