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Position: Creative Content Coordinator
Organization: Nature Conservancy of Canada
Location: Vancouver, BC (territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations) or Victoria, BC (Coast Salish territory of the of the Lekwungen and WSÁNEĆ nations). Applications from candidates further abroad will be considered.

Terms of Employment: Full-time, 12-month contract (with possibility for extension)
Start date: December 1, 2021
End date: November 30, 2022
Salary range: $41,575 - $51,940 annually

Additional benefits: The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) provides a comprehensive health benefits package and three weeks paid vacation, plus two additional paid vacation “Nature Days” per year. NCC is closed and employees are provided with additional paid holidays from December 26 to January 31, inclusive. NCC employees receive provincial and federal holidays and any non-statutory holidays observed by NCC. Employees who observe religious holidays (ex. Eid al-Adha, Diwali, Rosh Hashanah, etc.) can take a leave as an alternative to a non-statutory day when NCC’s offices are closed (ex. Easter Monday, Remembrance Day, etc.). Full-time contract employees are eligible for up to two weeks (ex. 10 days) of paid personal or family leave days per calendar year following one week of employment. This leave can be used to deal with an injury/illness or other urgent matter involving the employee or the employee’s immediate family.

About Nature Conservancy of Canada

The Nature Conservancy of Canada is Canada’s leading national land conservation organization. A private, non-profit organization, we partner with individuals, corporations, other non-profit organizations and governments at all levels to protect our most important natural treasures – the natural areas that sustain Canada’s plants and wildlife. We secure properties (through donation, purchase, conservation agreement and the relinquishment of other legal interests in land) and manage them for the long term. Since 1962, NCC and its partners have helped to protect 14 million hectares (35 million acres), coast to coast to coast. NCC: Nature Conservancy of Canada

NCC values and incorporates diverse traditions, heritage, knowledge and experiences in our mission and in our workplaces. We celebrate the full participation of people from all walks of life as we work towards common goals. We strive for a conservation movement in which equity, diversity and inclusion are the norm. NCC values also include big thinking, collaboration, determination and empowerment. For more information on our mission and values, please visit: NCC: Vision, Mission and Values (natureconservancy.ca)

Purpose of position

The Development and Communications team raises funds needed for conservation projects and priorities across BC and helps share NCC’s work and achievements with a range of audiences through a variety of storytelling tools.

NCC is seeking an individual to join the team in the role of Creative Content Coordinator, to support the full integration of fundraising, donor relations, and communications functions and serve a critical role in donor and communications content creation under the guidance of the Communications Manager and the Grants and Donor Relations Manager.

Reporting to the Communications Manager, the Creative Content Coordinator will work in collaboration with the Development and Communications team to implement a value-based and donor-centric fundraising philosophy. The position will be a key contributor to the fundraising and communication goals of the BC regional office through the creation of creative written content, video, and other storytelling vehicles.

The values of the Development and Communications team in the BC Region include:

  • A focus on donor gift impact
  • Building and strengthening trust-based relationships
  • Developing the art of asking meaningful questions and deep listening and the critical role they play in inspiring significant philanthropy
  • Collaborating with land staff and senior management NCC: Staff (natureconservancy.ca) to co-create aspirational philanthropic vision that is inspirational for donors

Position tasks

The Creative Content Coordinator will be accountable for the following tasks:

  • Research, write/draft and/or copyedit development and communications materials including, but not limited to, donor proposals and gift impact reports, website content, media releases, thank you letters, eblasts, webinars, and other storytelling mediums as guided by the communications manager and the grants and donor relations manager.
  • Coordinate technical/logistical elements of development and communications creative work including, but not limited to, webpage creation, eblasts, social media posts, digital asset creation and storage, video and photoshoot coordination.
  • Under the guidance of the Communications Manager, develop draft design projects using various software, including Prezi, PowerPoint, StoryMap, Adobe Creative Suite.
  • In collaboration with the Development & Communications team, create meaningful engagement opportunities for donors that demonstrate gift and conservation impact, including donor impact reports, photos, videos, and other creative vehicles for communication and engagement.
  • Gather, coordinate and track projects and creative content priorities for the development and communications team and BC region. This includes monitoring and flagging deadlines and tasks for various staff.
  • Foster strong working relationships with the Development & Communications team, and NCC colleagues in British Columbia and across Canada.

Helpful qualifications

  • 1-2 years writing experience
  • Design aptitude and experience in software skills such as Adobe Suite, MS Office, Prezi, ArcGIS, CMS like Convio web design or a willingness to learn these skills
  • Good written communications skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and exercise sound judgment, tact and confidentiality in relation to donors and other audiences
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Handle issues proactively and work with team to solve problems
  • Strong commitment to self-awareness
  • Interest and openness to equity, diversity and inclusion in both internal and external-facing work duties
  • Organization skills or other logistical skills to support projects
  • An appreciation for or willingness to learn about nature and conservation

To Apply

The BC Region of NCC is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes candidates of all races, gender identities, sexual orientation, religions, and abilities to apply. Please visit our online portal to submit an application: https://1.adp.com/e6pW37m4cvZ

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Application Deadline: 8:59 pm PST on Friday, October 1, 2021

We thank everyone who applies, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


 

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Sep 10 2021    ID: 61311