Are you interested in learning, connecting, and engaging with multi-faceted groups, individuals, agencies and organizations working on biodiversity in New Brunswick?  Do you like working with people, organizing meetings and events, and have experience in teamwork?


The NBEN (www.nben.ca) is a dynamic and innovative organization that functions as the New Brunswick environmental movement’s “central station” – a hub that serves to convene and connect people working on environmental issues in the province.  We are currently looking for a motivated individual to fill the position of Biodiversity Programs Coordinator.


The ideal candidate will be well-organized and independent, but also a good team player. They will have experience in leading groups through consensus-based processes, and will be able to work in a multi-faceted environment where the digital interface is an integral part of the work.

Job responsibilities will include:

  • Coordination of the New Brunswick Biodiversity Collaborative, a multi-stakeholder effort to address biodiversity by working together to enhance stewardship activities on the ground and provide a comprehensive approach to the protection of biodiversity in the province.
  • Coordination of the Biodiversity Collaborative’s annual conference under the direction of the Collaborative’s Steering Committee
  • Coordination of a webinar series on the state of biodiversity, species, and wildlife research projects in New Brunswick
  • Coordination of caucuses addressing topics related to biodiversity such as glyphosate spraying and forest management
  • Participation in weekly staff meetings, helping other staff members with their work as needed, and other duties as assigned


Requirements:

  • 2-3 years experience in program management resulting in strong organizational, planning, and management skills
  • Strong leadership skills and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in networks and partnerships
  • Commitment to a career in the non-profit sector
  • Excellent computer skills (including websites)
  • Functionally bilingual (EN/FR) with strong oral and written communications skills in either English or French
  • Driver’s license

 
Assets:

  • Facilitation skills
  • Experience in event organization
  • Experience in the non-profit, environmental, and/or conservation sector
  • Interest in or passion for biodiversity


Application deadline:
August 21st, 2020

Start Date: September 14th, 2020
Salary: $17-$20 per hour, depending on experience, with generous group benefits package and yearly raises in accordance with employee retention policy
Location: Moncton with occasional travel around N.B. Candidates from other localities within N.B. are invited to apply and explain how they would successfully work remotely.
Nature of job: 30 hours per week, until March 31, 2021 with likely renewal contingent on availability of funding.


The NBEN values diversity in its workplace. We recognize that people who experience structural oppression and marginalization have a lot to offer our community, and are therefore strongly encouraged to apply and may mention so in their cover letters.


Our office space is wheelchair accessible with a short ramp leading up to its street level entrance. Please don’t hesitate to call us if you have questions about how your reduced mobility or other disabilities could be an asset or a challenge.


This position is funded in part through the Science Horizon Youth Internship Program. Eligible candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Currently unemployed or underemployed
  • Graduated from a recognized post-secondary institution with a 2-year diploma or 4 year degree
  • 30 years of age or younger, Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or have refugee status


Please send your resume and cover letter to tim.murphy@nben.ca

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