Coordina las comunicaciones en una ong de sostenibilidad en USA y Canadá ~

29 de marzo de 2024

Coordina las comunicaciones en una ong de sostenibilidad en USA y Canadá

(A lo mejor te da miedo, pero si te fijas los requisitos son asequibles)

Position: Communications Coordinator

Supervisor: Sr. Director of Communications

Location: Ottawa, ON or Washington, D.C. (hybrid), or flexible in Canada or the Continental U.S. (remote)

Status: Fixed Term, Full Time, Non-Exempt from Overtime


The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) is a non-profit leader dedicated to advancing sustainability through forest-focused collaborations. A key driver of SFI’s success is its ability to engage diverse communities to deliver across its 4 pillars: Standards, Conservation, Community, Education.

Initiatives of SFI, Project Learning Tree®️ and Project Learning Tree Canada are committed to advancing environmental education, forest literacy, and green career pathways, using trees and forests as windows on the world. Our award-winning resources offer a lifetime of learning from early childhood through adulthood, and our wide and diverse network provides professional development for educators and opportunities for young adults to explore forests and green careers. Together, we are growing future forest and conservation leaders.

SFI is proud to provide our employees with a collaborative, dynamic, and rewarding professional experience, with a competitive compensation and benefits package and growth opportunities. Our benefits include (but are not limited to):

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your family
  • Retirement plan with generous employer contribution and additional matching contribution up to 11% of your salary, provided you also contribute 4%
  • Paid Time Off – generous vacation policy ranging from 2 weeks to 5 weeks, increasing with experience, all federal holidays, plus 4 floating holidays annually that may be used to observe additional religious, cultural, or traditional occasions that are meaningful to you, and 12 sick days annually
  • Educational assistance and investment in professional development


The Communications Coordinator will leverage the Sustainable Forestry Initiative’s (SFI) brand positioning across all communications and marketing efforts, with particular emphasis on drafting social media content and writing articles. The ideal candidate has bilingual English/French professional communications experience (though this is not a requirement to apply) researching and drafting content across a variety of platforms, for a variety of audiences; the ability to effectively plan and meet deadlines; excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; and an interest in sustainability, natural resources conservation, forestry, and/or environmental education.


Written Communications for SFI, PLT, and PLT Canada (75% of role)

  • Outline, draft, and edit social media
  • Outline, draft, and edit blogs and articles
  • Create and promote campaign sharing toolkits
  • Draft, edit, and update webpages in WordPress
  • French translation skills for quick responses on social media, proofing resources, coordinating translations with consultants, etc.

Project & Relationship Management (15% of role)

  • Lead biweekly social media meetings, proactively sharing agendas, recapping notes and action items.
  • Manage relationships with videography and advertising consultants
  • Share meeting notes and coordinate project deliverables and deadlines with staff and stakeholders via email and Asana
  • Support partner and advertising research

Advertising & Metrics Reporting (10% of role)

  • Support the creation, launch, and reporting of social media (Meta, Twitter, LinkedIn), web, and newsletter advertising
  • Reviewing and analyzing platforms to identify key metrics and trends (email, Sprout Social, Google Analytics, etc.)
  • Support metrics collection for fact sheet and webpage updates


This position will not initially have direct employee supervisory responsibilities.


Physical requirements include ability to work from a desk at a computer for prolonged periods of time; occasional lifting/carrying of up to 10 pounds. Subject to sitting, standing, reaching, walking, twisting, and kneeling to perform the essential functions.

This position requires occasional travel to the US and Canada, up to 15% of time.


This position is open to individuals working throughout the Canada and the continental U.S. Employees located withing commuting distance of the SFI offices in Washington, DC and Ottawa are required to work from the office 2-3 days per week, with Tuesdays and Wednesdays as designated in-office days.


  • Degree in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, Sustainability, or a related field
  • 3+ years of professional writing experience (paid or volunteer), preferably nonprofit communications
  • Demonstrated professional writing skills or portfolio
  • French language skills a plus
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (particularly Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Experience tracking and reporting analytics is a plus (Google Analytics/GA4, Sprout Social, Google and Bing Search Advertising, etc.)
  • Content Management Systems (CMS) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) familiarity, (particularly WordPress and Salesforce) preferred
  • Graphic design experience with Adobe Creative Suite (including Photoshop and/or InDesign) a plus
  • Digital advertising experience a plus
  • Photo/video production experience a plus


The ideal candidate will bring:

  • Superior writing and communications skills
  • Track record for managing multiple complex projects in a fast-paced environment, handling tasks with diplomacy, tenacity, patience, and a drive for results
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail
  • The ability to effectively plan, analyze, and meet deadlines
  • A sound work ethic and positive attitude towards working cooperatively in a team environment
  • Interest in the forestry, natural resources, and/or education sectors
  • Respect for the role of sustainable forest management in sustaining community, our environment, and our economy


Applications DUE April 10, 2024. Early applications encouraged.

We strive to be a diverse and inclusive organization that strongly supports the growth and development of its people. As such, we realize that not every candidate will perfectly meet all the requirements outlined in this (or any) posting. If you believe you bring the “must have” experiences, skills, and qualifications, and are confident that you can learn the rest, we encourage you to go ahead and apply for a position with us.

The salary range for this position is $55,000-65,000 the successful candidate’s actual salary will be dependent upon a number of factors, including bilingual status, geography, education/training, experience, time-in-role, management qualifications (as applicable) and skillset.


SFI is proud to provide our employees with a collaborative, dynamic, and rewarding professional experience, with a competitive compensation and benefits package and growth opportunities. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and being an equal opportunity employer. Our team represents a broad range of cultures, education, disciplines, and work and life experiences, and we strive to leverage these differences in our daily work. We will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, or any other protected characteristic. We believe in creating an empowered and supportive team that is committed to advancing sustainability through forest-focused collaborations.

Learn more about SFI Staff Culture, read our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Policy, and review our Indigenous Relations Commitment.

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