We're Hiring! The BC Mining Law Reform network is looking for a Communications Coordinator
Do you want to be an integral part of a dynamic and creative network working for environmental and social justice in solidarity with Indigenous peoples and mining-affected communities in British Columbia?
Position: Communications Coordinator
Contract period: This is a 3 to 4 day work week position for up to 14 months, with possibility to renew contingent on funding
Location: British Columbia (remotely or offices in Smithers and Terrace)
Compensation: We offer a competitive rate for up to $60,000 for a 12 months contract, pending experience.
Expected starting date: October 2021 or asap
About the Role
The Communications Coordinator is responsible for executing communication strategies and plans in support of the BC Mining Law Reform (BCMLR) campaign objectives. The Communications Coordinator will coordinate the development and distribution of the organization’s communication materials, as well as support media relations leveraging both traditional and digital media in B.C. and in Canada. The position is focused on raising visibility of BCMLR’s issues and main campaign objectives, amplifying the voices of mining-affected communities, and reaching and engaging a broad public audience to deepen awareness and engagement.
Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resumé as one document to Nikki Skuce & Ugo Lapointe at (or ) by September 20th, 2021. Applications must include “Communications Coordinator - Your name” in the subject line of the e-mail. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be notified. Selected candidates should be available for interviews in mid-September. Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada, and preferably located in B.C.. BCMLR will not provide relocation or office expenses support. This contract will be managed by SkeenaWild. BCMLR is committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. Women, people of colour, Indigenous peoples, LGBTQ+ persons, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Founded in 2019, the BC Mining Law Reform Network promotes changes to mineral development laws and mining practices to ensure they are environmentally sound, do not pollute waters, respect community decisions, and account for the costs to clean up toxic mine waste sites. The network today represents nearly 30 local, provincial and national organizations from a wide range of sectors, including citizen and community groups, First Nations, academics, and social justice and environmental organizations. For more information: www.reformbcmining.ca.
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