Website Barkley Project Group
Who we are
Barkley Project Group (BPG) is a small consulting firm specializing in project management services for developing community-owned clean energy projects and implementing energy efficiency initiatives. We currently work with more than 30 First Nations communities within British Columbia and the Yukon. Our job is to support Nations by providing project management and administration capacities on a project-specific basis. We are passionate about the work we do, and we are grateful for the opportunities to work with the communities pursuing a more sustainable future.
We focus on a community-centric approach where our clients own and control their clean energy developments and energy efficiency projects. We also have a solid understanding and track record of securing government funding to support project development. Our most important guiding principle is to ensure that project benefits align with community priorities. This approach has been well received by government funders which in turn, reduces financial risks for our clients. Our core values guide all our actions: Innovation, Trust, Humor, Happiness, Respect & Integrity.
We are hiring a 35 hours per week, temporary, position of Communications Assistant (Student) with our Project Development Team at a rate of $23/hr. This position is for 10 weeks starting June 22nd until August 31st 2021. The successful candidate must be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment due to Canada Summer Jobs funding requirements. This is a remote work opportunity with the potential for in-person support at our Nanaimo office. It is expected that the successful applicant will work during core business hours (10 am – 3 pm) and meet weekly requirements.
The Communications Assistant is responsible for developing and posting content on Barkley Project Group’s website and social media channels. This role includes creating content that showcases Indigenous leadership in renewable energy. In addition, a core objective of this role is to implement creative storytelling campaigns for Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Throughout this process, these campaigns will deepen the Communication Assistants’ understanding of clean energy projects. Barkley Project Group currently offers services in hydropower, solar power, wind power, biomass, geothermal, marine energy, and energy efficiency. Beyond social media, this role also includes updating content on Barkley Project Group’s website.
To supplement your application please send links to website content you’ve developed, social media accounts you’ve managed, writing or graphic design samples. You may also include a brief cover letter explaining your fit with this role.
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Education: Pursing a degree or certificate in one of the following areas– Communications, Marketing, Applied Science, Engineering, Renewable Energy or related field
Contract length: 10 weeks
Job Types: Full-time, Temporary
Salary: $23.00 per hour
Work remotely: Yes
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