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Do you want to be a part of shaping British Columbia agriculture? Then join our team!

The BC Agriculture Council (BCAC) envisions successful farms that exist in harmony with the environment that are an integral part of healthy, vibrant local communities. To accomplish that goal, we represent and support British Columbia farmers and ranchers on key agricultural issues and provide a cross-sector voice for agriculture in our province. BCAC represents 96% of farm gate sales and close to thirty farm sector associations from all regions of the province. We also deliver innovative programs, funding and expertise to ensure the long-term success of farmers and ranchers.

Communications Coordinator

Location: Abbotsford, BC
Industry: Agriculture, Not for Profit
Occupational Category: Communications Coordinator
Hours: Full-time
Starting Date: January 2021

We are seeking a COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR to join our Abbotsford office. Under the direction of the Manager of Communication, the Communications Coordinator works with the Communications Team to carry out BCAC’s organizational communications and support program communications for WALI and ARDCorp. Work areas include:

  • create and post social media content, website updating
  • carry out marketing and promotional activities
  • member and stakeholder relations
  • coordinate major events (virtual and in person)
  • grow the Farmer ID Program
  • contribute positively to organizational culture

Candidate qualifications and qualities:

  • You want to be part of a vision to grow B.C. into the most dynamic and robust agricultural province in Canada
  • You have one to three years experience in a professional communications role in addition to relevant post-secondary education
  • You are skilled in computer applications such as web building software, design applications, MS Word, Excel and database management
  • You thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment, balancing important tasks against urgent ones and prioritizing appropriately
  • You are flexible - able to work both collaboratively and independently through to task completion
  • You are conscientious with a keen eye for detail, yet keep the big picture in perspective
  • You are professional, articulate, and approachable

Are you who we are looking for?

If this sounds like you, the preferred application process is to forward a detailed resume and cover letter outlining your pertinent qualities and qualifications to Anna White.

Please note incomplete applications will not be processed or personally acknowledged. A full job description is available on request to the above email.

Posting Date: November 5, 2020