British Columbia Ancient Forests News
Posted November 24, 2016
JOB POSTING: Environmental Campaigner (Old-Growth Forests)
Ancient Forest Alliance, November 24, 2016
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 levels of government to achieve our goals.
The AFA is looking for a passionate team player to lead campaigns.
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.
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
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
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)
A demonstrated proficiency for facilitating meetings an asset
Hours: Full-time - work schedule is dependent on current campaigns and projects.
Pay: $36,000 to $40,000/ year depending on experience. Contract position.
Location: Vancouver or Victoria
Anticipated start date: February 21, 2017
Job posting closing date: February 5, 2017
Ken Wu, Executive Director
No phone calls, please.
Email a single attachment containing both your cover letter and resume.
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