We are seeking a creative, innovative and passionate individual with skills in communications, marketing and public relations to join our Communications team in Vancouver. You have a degree in communications, journalism, or equivalent experience, and have at least 5 years’ professional experience in marketing, media, public relations, or a related discipline. This includes experience in strategic communications planning, media relations and online outreach (including social media). In this integral role, you will build communications plans for the projects you work on and develop content for a number of print and online platforms including blog posts, press releases, op-eds and newsletter articles. You write exceptionally well for a wide range of audiences and media, and are able to understand policy work and communicate it in language that Canadians understand. Your passion for the environment and your ability to clearly communicate science, policy and lifestyle solutions to a variety of audiences will be called into play every day.
Overall: This is a full-time contract position based in Vancouver through Aug. 31, 2012. This position reports to DSF’s Communications Manager in the Vancouver office. DSF offers a flexible work week and competitive compensation.