We are hiring! Conservation Program Coordinator

May 25, 2022

The Atlantic Salmon Conservation Foundation

Conservation Program Coordinator (Full Time)

Based at: Fredericton, NB

Job Purpose Summary: To administer projects funded by the Foundation, liaise with funding recipients and participate fully in the project identification and selection process in Atlantic Canada and Québec.

Language requirements: Proficiency in English and French is necessary to converse freely with Foundation recipients and volunteers.

Reports to: Executive Director


  1. Key Responsibilities

Application Process Management:

  • Assess the policy, program and scientific merits of applications for funding prior to sending to advisory committees
  • Assist the advisory committees in assessing applications according to Foundation policy and goals
  • Provide advice to potential applicants
  • Assist the Executive Director in overseeing and managing the application process
  • Organize meetings and prepare meeting materials


Project Coordination:

  • Work with recipients to draft funding agreements, identify project objectives, performance measures and schedule
  • Work with recipients to ensure the terms and conditions of funding agreements are fulfilled
  • Audit funded projects for performance, financials and other record keeping


Database Management:

  • Update the Foundation database
  • Extract project information for entry into database
  • Assist in creating queries and reports from the database


Partnership Development:

  • Work with the Executive Director to meet community groups to promote the Foundation
  • Work with potential applicants to encourage partnership formation



  • Work with the Executive Director to prepare communications materials
  • Manage Foundation website and social media
  • Coordinate workshops, webinars, or other forums to promote ASCF and share information
  1. Qualifications:
  • Science or Administration degree from a recognized university
  • Experience in field projects related to fisheries or environmental management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Willingness to travel and to periodically to work flexible hours
  • Able to work independently and on multiple congruent items
  • Attentive to detail


Competition Closes: 24 June 2022 at 5:00 pm

Apply with CV & covering letter by email to: Charline McCoy, charline@salmonconservation.ca