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The Opportunity

Fredericton, NB
Engineering
Experienced
Full-time - Permanent

The Communications Coordinator for the Nashwaak Watershed Association Inc. (NWAI) will primarily assist with the Landowner Conservation Program, deliver educational programming for children and youth, assist with field work, and develop social media content. The Communications Coordinator will be responsible for raising funds to support the annual organizational budget, in collaboration with the Program Coordinator and Executive Director.

What you'll do

Responsibilities

Communication: Assist with the Landowner Conservation Program, maintain & update the website in collaboration with other staff, develop social media content and public presentations as requested

Field Work: Assist with culvert assessments, field trips, restoration projects, work in the tree nursery, and water quality monitoring

Marketing & Promotion: Liaise with partners on joint initiatives; media relations including social media management and advertising; attend meetings and events

Fundraising: Contact & follow-up with potential donors and sponsors, research new funding opportunities, grant writing and reporting

Education: Implement classroom and field trip lesson plans for grades 3 and 4 as primary focus, research and implement the Fish Friends program, general presentations and outreach to schools in the watershed

Writing and Reporting: Develop records to document project activities, set up files to ensure that all project information is appropriately gathered and secured, evaluate the outcomes of projects in relation to the objectives established during the planning phase, write reports on the project for funders

Special Events & Projects: Assist in representing the organization at external events, planning, development and implementation of NWAI sponsored events

Board & Committees: Write Communications Coordinator report for Board meetings

What you'll need

Qualifications

Experience: 1 to 4 years experience in a similar role.
Education: Bachelor Degree

  • Experience in the non-profit sector
  • Knowledge of environmental conservation
  • Project management
  • Communication skills
  • Public eduction
  • Fieldwork

We're looking for

Core Skills

ArcGIS Watershed Management Sustainability Social Media Reports Public Speaking Proposal Writing Project Management Partnerships Media Management Funding Financial Reporting Engagements Conservation Biology Community Engagement Community Communication Writing

A little bit about us

Nashwaak Watershed Association

The Nashwaak Watershed Association was established in 1995 as a not-for-profit organization. Our organization restores land that can protect river water quality and we engage people on the use of its importance.

Vision
We envision people caring for a clean, healthy, and beautiful Nashwaak River watershed that supports and connects people and wildlife for years to come.

Mission
To promote, conserve, and restore the Nashwaak ecosystem by using science-based methods, community collaboration, and advocacy for the watershed and its inhabitants.

To learn more visit our website: www.nashwaakwatershed.ca or find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. 

Are you interested?

Work With Us

This full-time position is funded for 6 months with the possibility of extension if funding permits. Candidates must be eligible for the Youth Employment Fund.

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