Administration and Communications Coordinator

  • Kootenay Conservation Program
  • Nelson, BC, Canada
  • Jan 23, 2017
Part time Administrative/Executive Advocacy Communication/Public Outreach Natural Resources

Job Description

Flexible within the Kootenay Region (East Kootenay preferred)
The Kootenay Conservation Program (KCP) is a network of over 80 partner organizations working collaboratively to conserve private land throughout the Kootenay Region. Our partners include First Nations, conservation and agricultural organizations, forestry and business, educational institutions, and all levels of government. We have a small and dedicated team of staff contractors working from a variety of Kootenay communities.

(.25FTE – 12 month renewable contract)

Purpose and General Description:
KCP is looking for a qualified contractor to provide administrative and communication support services. The primarily role of this position is to provide “behind-­the-­scenes” administrative support. The secondary role is to provide leadership in facilitating KCP communication activities.
Reporting Relationships
The Administration and Communications Coordinator reports directly to the KCP Program Manager and will work closely with other KCP contractors, partners and supporters.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop and distribute monthly KCP
Maintain KCP Website (
Maintain KCP Contact database.
Coordinate the writing of KCP publications, documents, proposals, and
Review drafts and assist with editing of documents to ensure a high quality written product.
Oversee and coordinate fundraising tracking and
Oversee and coordinate budget tracking and
Take and distribute meeting minutes as required for Executive Committee, Steering Committee, Securement Committee, Technical Review Committee and Stewardship Committee(s) meetings.
Oversee and coordinate all aspects of event planning and management including special events and KCP committee
Other tasks as identified in annual work plans and/or directed by KCP Executive Committee

Basic Qualifications:
Highly organized.
Sound knowledge of the Kootenay Region.
Ability and willingness to travel throughout the Kootenay
Ability to set objectives and manage performance.
Ability to organize time and manage diverse activities and meet
Strong interpersonal skills.
Strong administrative skills.
Significant experience using MS office, Word, Excel and Power Point, including database management skills.
Significant experience using advanced computer functions including navigating the Experience manipulating, analyzing and/or interpreting data.
Ability to work as part of a team and lead that team when
Exceptional writing skills.
Ability to diagnose, analyze and solve problems.

Preferred Qualifications:
Technological Savvy.
Conservation or Environmental Management experience.
Demonstrated experience with website (WordPress) management.
Demonstrated experience with eNews (Constant Contact and/or Mail Chimp)
Demonstrated experience facilitating webinars (GoToWebinar).
Creative Writing Skills.
Event Planning and Management
Experience in a non-­‐profit organization would be an asset.
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