Position: Logistics Coordinator
Location: Burnaby, Greater Vancouver BC
Date posted: Mar 20, 2017
Closing date: Mar 31, 2017
Job type: Full-time, Temp position until October 31st
Desired Start Date: ASAP
Location: Lower Mainland (Dogwood's Burnaby office)
Dogwood is pioneering a model to put control back in the hands of the public by bringing together citizens to reclaim decision-making power. The Dogwood model combines large-scale citizen engagement and recognition of Indigenous land rights with non-partisan political organizing, all of which is underscored by a commitment to continual improvement through testing and analytics.
We have an opportunity for a talented individual to coordinate Dogwood’s logistics program for our Citizens Initiative campaign to stop Kinder Morgan’s pipeline project. This work will play a key role in sustaining Dogwood’s grassroots campaign teams who will gather signatures necessary to force citizen-led legislation protecting health and waterways from big oil projects.
The ideal candidate will be an organized, detail oriented, and passionate British Columbian with experience managing complex projects on tight deadlines.
Reporting to the Director of HR and working closely with staff, volunteers and Dogwood supporters in several ridings across the province, the Logistics Coordinator will:
Develop and implement a logistics plan for the efficient delivery of up to 10,000 canvass kits to all of BC’s 87 ridings;
Price and source all needed materials for canvasser kits;
Support field team requests for physical and digital materials;
Physically assemble canvasser kits for field teams across the province, tailoring packages to different regions;
Develop a system for the distribution of canvasser kits and badges on an ongoing basis in advance of and during the Citizens Initiative;
Work with complex files from Elections BC and ensure that the correct canvasser badges are delivered to canvassers across the province.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential
Prior experience with effective time management and prioritization is essential
Customer service experience a considerable asset
Inventory tracking and management experience a considerable asset
Ability to organize and maintain detailed records; complete necessary paperwork and meet deadlines
Willing to adapt quickly to changing procedures
Proficient in MS Office programs and the Google Suite of Apps, and willing to learn new programs as needed
Able to work effectively as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
A demonstrated passion for politics, democracy and the environment.
Dogwood Initiative offers a flexible and rewarding work environment. Some evening and weekend work will be required.
If you’re interested in this position and meet the requirements, please e-mail a cover letter and your resume by March 31 to Alisha Brown, Director of HR at:
Preference will be given to candidates who apply through the YMCA’s Youth Eco Internship Program: https://gv.ymca.ca/Programs/Employment/Youth-Eco-Internship
Interviews may happen on a rolling basis, so please get your application in as soon as possible. Submit your attachments with your first and last name in the file name, i.e."Ann_Smith_Cover_Letter.pdf" and "Ann_Smith_Resume.pdf."
Dogwood is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, nationality, ethnicity, religion, political belief, age, gender, sexual orientation or class. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the Canada.
When applying, please indicate that you saw this posting at RCEN.ca.