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Wednesday, May 17, 2006

[Employment] Solar Homes Coordinator


Position: Solar Homes Promotion & Inventory Coordinator
Organization: Ecology Action Centre & Solar Nova Scotia

* Date posted to May 16, 2006
* Job Classification: 4 month, part-time (until Sept 30th)
* Deadline for application: Monday, May 22nd, 2006
* Wage: $15/hour
* Location: Halifax NS with travel around Province

Project Description

The EAC and Solar Nova Scotia will be undertaking
an inventory of buildings utilizing renewable energy
technologies in Nova Scotia. The person hired will
undertake a promotion contest to identify renewable energy
homes in the province. The homes identified will be placed
in a database (, prizes will
be awarded for the person who spots the most houses, and
a final event will be organized. Ongoing promotion of
renewable energy technologies will occur through media,
advertising, public meetings, and solar homes tours.

The person hired will oversee the five phases of the project:
prize acquisition, media preparation & contest
establishment, Spotting contest and advertising, validation
and database updating, contest draw and awards ceremony.


1) Choose prizes for contest
2) Prepare advertising and promotion materials
3) Networking with businesses & community organizations
4) Conduct media interviews
5) Receive contest entries and enter into database
6) Validate authenticity of entries
7) Organize 2 public meetings, and 2 solar home tours
8) Organize awards ceremony


- self motivated & ability to work independently
- familiarity with renewable energy technologies (esp. solar)
- experience in advertising, media, promotion
- experience working with database
- demonstrated experience and/or ability in project
management and coordination

To Apply:

Applicants should email a short cover letter and resume to with Solar Homes Inventory in
the subject line. Only candidates chosen for interview will
be contacted.