Pacific Peoples’ Partnership is currently seeking a Summer Student!
We are seeking a Development Coordinator
Pacific Peoples’ Partnership is seeking an enthusiastic and self-motivated summer student for the paid summer positions of: Development Coordinator. Please ensure you are eligible for this position and indicate this within a cover letter, and resume sent via email to email@example.com no later than Friday June 29th, 2018.
To be eligible for the position you must be between the ages of 15 and 30 at the time of intake; have been registered as full-time student in the previous academic year and intend to return to your studies in the next school year; be hired over the summer; be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada and be legally entitled to work in Canada (foreign students are not eligible); and must not be in receipt of EI benefits while participating in a Canada Summer Jobs project.
These positions are ideally suited (but not limited) to students in Communications Studies, First Nations Studies, Indigenous Governance, Environmental Studies, International Relations, Pacific and Asian Studies, Arts, Anthropology and International Communications.
The positions would start on or about July 2, 2018 and are 8 weeks in length at 30 hours per week. Rate of pay is $12.65 plus MERCS (Mandatory Employee Related Costs).
To apply please send a resume and cover letter confirming that you qualify for the Canada Summer Job Program, and indicate your interest no later than June 29, 2018 via email to: April Ingham, Executive Director firstname.lastname@example.org
POSITION 1 – Development Coordinator
Working with the management team to maintain existing and foster new relationships with funders/donors, including by supporting ongoing communications and recognitions plans.
- Supporting fundraising initiatives/projects, which may include event planning, logistics planning and prize solicitation;
- Working with the management team to launch a direct ask campaign;
- Coordinating membership development campaigns, and developing strategies for Canada’s Pacific Islander diaspora to meaningfully engage with the organization’s activities;
- Supporting in the creation of educational and multimedia content focussed on climate change, gender inequity, and the achievement of sustainable development goals and universal human rights across Pacific communities;
- Supporting in the development of our 11th Annual One Wave Festival;
- Working as part of a team to facilitate educational, engaging and fun opportunities for members to become more involved with the organization, including lunches, socials, talks/panels, etc. focused on environmental advocacy, awareness of Indigenous and Pacific Island issues;
- Assisting in the ongoing development of PPP’s brand and image;
- Developing and maintaining relationships with Indigenous partners, the Pacific Islander diaspora, international partners, environmental and cultural organizations.
Successful candidates will welcome the opportunity to practice cross-cultural skills while deepening knowledge of South Pacific and First Nations cultures. Experiential assets she/he will ideally possess include:
- Excellent interpersonal skills and attention to detail;
- Fundraising experience;
- Research, writing, and design;
- Multi-media content creation;
- Excellent knowledge of IT systems, ability to initiate and make tech needs assessment, troubleshoot, and implement recommended improvements;
- Excellent information technologies skills, computer knowledge, network, and analytic skills;
- Knowledge of the contexts in which PPP works;
- Able to work as both a team member and independently;
- Experience working in an NGO environment.