Employment

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Employment Opportunities

RCBC Manager of Communications and Information Services

Job Description and Purpose

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Communications and Information Services is responsible for managing the external communications of RCBC and the effective coordination and delivery of the RCBC Recycling Hotline, Recyclepedia App, and stakeholder relations related to those services. Major areas of responsibility include staff supervision, project management, communications data analysis, and identifying opportunities to enhance and improve the range of services.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Manage an excellent team of Environmental Advisors to provide accurate province-wide information services related to waste prevention, recycling and reduction.
  • Ensure up-to-date waste reduction and pollution prevention information for BC and seek opportunities for growth in areas of repair and reuse. 
  • Build and maintain successful relationships with clients and stakeholders to ensure optimization of the information services (hotline, apps and database) and fulfill proper reporting procedures. 
  • Provide leadership, expertise and support for communications activities across the organization using multiple channels and social media platforms.
  • Project management related to improving and maintaining communications and information infrastructure (website, database and apps) and organizing the annual RCBC conference.
  • Manage communications related to website, newsletters and social media.
  • Work closely with the RCBC Executive Director to set strategic and organizational goals.

Skills and Experience

  • 5-10 years of professional experience managing communications and leading high performing teams 
  • Project management experience: highly organized, detail-oriented and ability to multitask; must manage staff and multiple on-going projects with various timelines
  • Excellent written, oral and presentation skills for a variety of audiences including sponsors, general public, community groups and local government
  • Ability to anticipate, identify, and resolve service and operational problems with a results-oriented approach to performance.
  • Ability to monitor, analyze and present statistical information
  • Excellent knowledge of standard office applications, CRMs, social media and performance tools. Working knowledge of MS Office, Dynamics 365 is an asset.
  • Knowledge of website, social media and app analytics tools and best practices 

An awareness and understanding of provincial regulations, municipal and regional environmental policies related to EPR, recycling and waste would be an asset. 

Working conditions

  • $65,000 annual salary
  • Extended health benefits
  • 40 hours per week

Terms of Contract: Full Time, one-year contract

Application deadline is April 12, 2021

Position is usually based out of RCBC’s office in Vancouver. However, due to COVID-19 pandemic, this position will be working remotely and on-site as needed--the successful candidate need not be based in the Lower Mainland. Email your resume and cover letter to employment(at)rcbc.ca 

 

External Job Postings

Whitehorse, Yukon Territory – Executive Director, Raven Recycling Society

Are you a zero-waste visionary with budgeting prowess? Raven Recycling Society (Raven), a not-for-profit social enterprise located in Whitehorse, Yukon, is seeking a candidate to replace their out-going Executive Director. The society is over thirty years old and is one of two recycling processors in the Yukon.

With a staff of over 30, Raven serves the population of the Yukon through its facility in Whitehorse. As the Executive Director for Raven, you lead the organization, work with the board to fulfill Raven’s mandate, manage a budget of 4.5 million, advocate for better waste practices with the territorial and municipal governments, and keep Raven positioned as a leader on progressive material management processes.

To view the full job description, please see here: https://ravenrecycling.org/news/

Interested persons should submit their resume and cover letter to ravenrecycling(at)gmail.com and await Raven’s response.

 

The application process will close on April 9, 2021.