Position Location: Vancouver, Victoria, Ottawa or Toronto.
SEEKING: A highly organized coordinator with good web and database management skills and a passion for clean energy and climate issues.
ABOUT THIS JOB
The outreach coordinator will support the outreach goals of Clean Energy Canada’s communications work. This will involve building out new high-quality networks and influencer lists while developing and maintaining related websites.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Network and list management
- Helps significantly build out and maintain Clean Energy Canada’s outreach lists.
- Effectively uses databases and CRM software to organize networks.
- Creates and distributes emails in Mailchimp and/or other CRM tools.
- Develops ways to improve our campaign metrics, including increasing subscribers and running A/B tests to maintain and grow open rates.
- Builds relationships with key stakeholders relevant to campaign goals.
Website coordination and updating
- Works with the manager of reports and outreach and a web developer to build out and maintain campaign-specific websites.
- Performs regular checks to ensure the website is functioning and up to date.
- Tracks website metrics, including SEO metrics, and identifies ways to optimize visits and use.
Research and analysis
- Works with others on the policy and communications team to identify new studies and information related to our campaigns, updating outreach products accordingly.
Other communications support
- Acts as a backup for other communications team members, including assisting with sending out press releases or keeping the Clean Energy Canada website up to date.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
- An undergraduate degree and at least one year of related professional experience.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Suite programs (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Google Docs).
- Experience with content management systems (WordPress), mailing services (Mailchimp), and CRM software—or at least the ability to learn software quickly and well.
The ideal candidate is:
- Digitally fluent: you learn new software and acquire technical skills quickly and intuitively, with minimal guidance.
- A detail-oriented doer who takes initiative and gets things done efficiently without compromising the quality or accuracy of their work.
- An exceptionally organized professional who tracks their tasks, prioritizes them, and checks with others when needed.
- Aware of current trends, news coverage, and various perspectives related to energy, the environment, and climate policy across Canada.
- Flexible, self-aware, highly motivated, and open to feedback.
- Knowledgeable about the Canadian political and socio-economic landscape—in Ontario, in particular.
- Adept in time management with experience juggling competing deadlines and priorities.
The outreach coordinator reports to the manager of reports and outreach.
The ideal candidate will be located in Vancouver, or in another city where Clean Energy Canada has offices: Victoria, Ottawa, or Toronto.
Clean Energy Canada offers a hybrid work environment, requiring that some days are worked in the office with the flexibility to work other days from home, pending manager approval.
Salary starting from $56,108 with a comprehensive benefits package.
How to Apply
If you think this position sounds like a great fit for you, please submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, following these instructions:
- Your resume and cover letter must be submitted as one PDF file and named in this format: LastName_FirstInitial_CEC-OutreachCoordinator_Application_2023.pdf
- Cover letters should be no more than two pages, included with your resume as an attachment and addressed to Keri McNamara, manager of reports and outreach.
NOTE: Applications must adhere to these format and name conventions in order to be considered. Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada by holding either a work permit, permanent residency, or Canadian citizenship.
About Clean Energy Canada
Clean Energy Canada is a climate and clean energy program within the Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue at Simon Fraser University. We work to accelerate Canada’s clean energy transition by sharing the story of the global shift to renewable energy sources and clean technology. We conduct original research, convene influential dialogues, inform policy leadership, and build citizen engagement.
Clean Energy Canada is an equal-opportunity employer.
Please understand that our hiring team is small and we’re unable to respond personally to every applicant.