Grants and Communication Writer

  • Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative
  • Mar 17, 2017
Admin Assistant/Environmental Support Advocacy Business Development Communication/Public Outreach Environmental Protection Natural Resources

Job Description

ABOUT THE YELLOWSTONE TO YUKON CONSERVATION INITIATIVE:

The Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (Y2Y) is a joint Canada-US not-for-profit organization with a mission to connect and protect habitat from Yellowstone to Yukon so people and nature thrive. Y2Y takes a scientific approach to conservation and is upheld as a global leader in large landscape conservation. Y2Y was conceived in 1993, and has staff in Canmore, Alberta, Chetwynd, BC, Nelson, BC and Driggs, Idaho. Our staff are creative, knowledgeable and passionate about their work. Visit www.y2y.net to learn more.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Grants and Communications Writer will be a key member of Y2Y’s Development and Communications Team, reporting to the Senior Development Manager and working closely with a highly collaborative team in a results-driven environment. S/he will primarily support our grant funding and communications efforts, helping to attract, secure and co-ordinate the funding and engagement that advances Y2Y’s conservation work.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Grants and Communications writer will create fluent and compelling written materials for grant funding and communications opportunities, to help secure and retain support for and raise awareness of Y2Y’s conservation programs. They will engage our various audiences, including funders, individual donors and conservation stakeholders, through various mediums and media platforms. The position will also include grant-tracking and administrative work that underpins the Development and Communications Team.

Closing Date: April 9, 2017

The Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative is an equal opportunity employer.

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Sector

Nonprofit- NGO

Salary

Salary is commensurate with experience and includes Y2Y’s excellent set of benefits.