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Job Posting: Communications and Event Coordinator

by Estelle Drisdelle on April 22, 2014

Communications and Event Coordinator – Sackville N.B

As an environmental start-up, CFI demonstrates how permaculture, organic agriculture, sustainable forestry and alternative energy can be used to fight climate change and rebuild rural economies in the process. The Communications and Event Coordinator will work with the Community Forests International (CFI) team to help share the organization’s work in fostering rural innovation through action.

The position will involve facilitating CFI’s summer workshops series in addition to creating videos, print material and web-based media. The organization is looking for a highly motivated individual capable of thinking outside of the box in a dynamic not-for profit work environment. 

Qualifications:

-Must be a full-time student returning to school full-time in the fall

-Have basic French oral and written communication skills

-Experience coordinating events and activities

-Excellent written and oral communication skills in English

-Experience with video, print and web-based media

-Experience with environmental work and/or outdoor work

-Knowledge of organic gardening and/or Permaculture

-Background in Science or Environmental studies is an asset

Responsibilities:

-       Promote workshops and manage event registration

-       Create 5 short videos to communicate CFI’s work around rural innovation

-       Write blog posts, press releases and social media updates

-       Help maintain Permaculture food forest and native tree nursery

-       Support other organizational projects as required

Details:

Start Date/End Date: May 26 to August 1 (10 weeks)

Compensation: $12/hr and 35 hours/week

Application Deadline: May 9th 2014

This application is open to full-time students only. Everyone is encouraged to apply.

Application Details:

Please send a cover letter and resume to: jobs@forestsinternational.org 

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