Job Posting 87735

Provincial Operations and Partnership Development Coordinator
BC Poverty Reduction Coalition
Work From Home - British Columbia
hybrid or in office - must be BC based
closed 4 days ago (Fri, 23 Sep)
full time  •  75-80,000

Provincial Operations and Partnership Development Coordinator

POSITION TYPE: Full time, permanent (1.0 FTE)

Salary Range: $75,000-$80,000 annually (with benefits, RRSP, and extended health)

In office or hybrid 

This position reports to the PRC Provincial Director. 



The BC Poverty Reduction Coalition is composed of over 80 organizations and community mobilizations that come together to advocate for public policy solutions to end poverty, homelessness and inequality in B.C. We aim to improve the health and well-being of all living in British Columbia. The Coalition advocates for a targeted and comprehensive poverty reduction strategy that prioritizes equity-seeking groups, and a whole government, cross-ministry approach to ending poverty. Our work is grounded in the foundation of universal human rights. 

For more, see BC Poverty Reduction Coalition


The Provincial Operations and Partnership Development role will build and develop external capacity in partnerships, coalition relationships, and community outreach to build and sustain engagement across a wide range of coalition interests. This includes building a sustainable fund development strategy for the PRC, as well as outreach to support partnerships and collaborations with other organizations and social movements to generate a robust, healthy, and wide-ranging coalition with diverse membership. This position will also work closely with the Provincial Director to create and maintain operational systems that are smooth, clear, and that set the PRC up to do our work well to activate and work towards the goals laid out in our Blueprint For Justice.



  • Find and recruit aligned members organization
  • Checks in regularly with current members to strengthen these relationships.
  • Develop a sustainable fundraising strategy for the coalition.
    • Identify and support grant applications, labour relationship building, and consistent engagement and updates for funders. 
    • This role would also support grant reporting, and building strong relationships, engagement, and reporting with funders.
    • Monitoring, maintaining and expanding our other social media networks and reach.
    • Creating and sustaining an online/social media presence
  • Work closely with the provincial director to set up, establish, and run smooth operational systems and processes that meet the needs of the PRC.
  • Ensure operations reflect the values and principles of the PRC as outlined in our Basis for Unity


Knowledge and Experience

  • Operations experience
  • Knowledge of socio-economic issues affecting families, and demonstrated ability to speak about intersectionality and structural issues causing and exacerbating poverty.
  • Understanding of poverty and poverty reduction research

Operational Skills

  • Donor management experience
  • Knowledge of BC funders, foundations, and granting processes
  • Knowledge of provincial policy and the BC political context
  • Fund development experience is an asset!

Communication Skills

  • Excellent written, verbal and digital communication skills
  • Ability to articulate and, where necessary, defend positions on issues and background research with clarity through written material and presentations
  • Ability to communicate about PRC campaigns in an accessible form to a variety of audiences (professional, community partners, general public, funders and supporters)
  • Creative with form and content
  • Popular/accessible writing skills (ability to write concise and compelling persuasive pieces for newspapers, publications, newsletters, and website)
  • Confident public presentation skills 
  • Experience with social media and ability to develop and manage social media strategy/campaigns

Personal Competencies

  • Passion for achieving social and economic justice
  • Highly-developed and effective interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills that can withstand a busy and sometimes stressful work environment
  • Ability to work independently and take direction from others, as well as an appreciation of when to seek direction
  • Quick learner, committed to self-development
  • Judgment and tact as required to guard Coalition’s credibility, integrity and reputation

Computer Skills

  • Ability to use essential word processing and internet applications, and able to learn new computer skills quickly and with minimal support
  • Competent with presentation and design software
  • Ability to create and update spreadsheets using MS Excel

We encourage folks with living experience/expertise of poverty, and those from equity-deserving communities to apply for these roles, regardless of formalized education or training. Centring lived experience, prioritizing decolonization, and a right-not-rescue approach are key components of our Basis for Unity which lays out a powerful vision for how the Coalition accomplishes its work, in solidarity and collaboration with each other as Coalition members, with staff, and all external stakeholders and allies. Please read it before applying. 


The BC Poverty Reduction Coalition exists on traditional, ancestral and unceded xʷməθkʷiy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) territories, home of the Hul’q’umi’num’, SENĆOŦEN, and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Sníchim speaking peoples. We acknowledge the historical and present day practices of colonization and recognize that poverty is interwoven with colonization, oppression and genocide. We strive to stand in solidarity with Indigenous people and communities in the assertion of Indigenous peoples’ rights, cultural practices, land defense and food harvesting.

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