Communications and Event Coordinator

Back to Blogs Posted: March 23, 2022
Mammoth Forestry Ltd.
Published
March 23, 2022
Location
Fort St John or Dawson Creek, Canada
Job Type
Level of Experience
New to communications, Established professional
Job Location
Hybrid
Specific Date (Application Deadline)
03/31/2022

Description

Location: Peace Region, BC (work-from-home with occasional travel for meetings and events)

Closing Date: March 31, 2022

Contract Type: Seasonal fixed-term employment or sub-contract

Term: May – Sept 2022 (5 months)

Compensation: to be negotiated

Mammoth Forestry is looking for an energetic, creative, flexible, and personable self-starter to fill the role of Communications and Event Coordinator to support a seasonal wildfire preparedness public education program.

Mammoth Forestry is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates diversity and inclusion and promotes innovation, creativity, and self-expression in the workplace.

Working with a team of Wildfire Experts and reporting to the Team Leader and Project Manager, your responsibilities will include:

  • Develop and implement a communications plan and marketing strategy for a public education campaign related to community wildfire preparedness
  • Organize, plan, and execute events related to community wildfire preparedness, including information sessions, awareness events, trade shows, neighbourhood workshops, training events, etc.

Required experience, skills, and qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in communications, marketing, or a related field
  • Experience in communications, marketing, public relations, and event management
  • Ability to design, manage, and implement social media and other online content
  • Ability to create compelling news releases, PSAs, articles, collateral materials, etc.
  • Professional verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills
  • Ability to speak in public and take a leadership role at meetings and events
  • Ability to work independently, solve problems, and adapt to changing circumstances
  • Ability to navigate a complex stakeholder environment with social and political awareness
  • Ability to work within a budget

Preferred experience, skills, and qualifications:

  • Experience developing and implementing communications plans and marketing strategies
  • Experience in public education campaigns and community outreach programs
  • A general knowledge of wildfire prevention (training provided to those with no previous wildfire experience)
  • Experience in landscaping, forestry, or vegetation management
  • Experience in customer service and volunteer management

To express your interest in the Communications and Event Coordinator role with Mammoth Forestry, please send your resume to Mitch Wilson, Director, and Business Manager: mitch@mammothforestry.ca. This position is subject to contract award.

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