Business Manager

Northern Environmental Action Team

May 11, 2022



Job Type

Must have relevant experience

Salary Type
Fixed Salary (Annual)

40 hours/week

College Diploma or Certificate

business manager, sales, retail, development,

Office Phone Number


British Columbia


NEAT is looking for a dynamic, creative, and results oriented Business Manager to work out of our office in Fort St John, BC. The successful candidate will report to the Executive Director and will carry out the following tasks:

  • Design, manage, and evaluate all of NEAT’s social enterprises including a retail store, shipping and deliveries, and workshop space to fit within NEAT’s mission & vision
  • Work to achieve NEAT’s strategic goals and objectives, mission & vision, and theory of change
  • Assess and identify new opportunities for economic growth
  • Recruit and train new employees
  • Perform regular employee evaluations to determine areas of improvement
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with local community groups
  • Organize community outreach and information sessions
  • Be responsible for inventory control
  • Perform risk assessments daily, weekly, & ensure applicable health and safety protocols are adhered to
  • Complete all mandatory reports and participate fully in weekly meetings
  • Represent NEAT professionally at all times
  • Be a positive team player and work collaboratively to ensure the success of all NEAT operations
  • Complete other duties as assigned

This position may require a varied workweek schedule to accommodate special events and other activities.


  • Post-secondary education in business management or equivalent experience
  • Sensitivity to and knowledge of environmental issues, especially related to local food security and zero/minimal waste lifestyles
  • Excellent communication and public speaking skills
  • Outstanding leadership abilities
  • Ability to build community relationships and analyze information from the community to guide program direction
  • Demonstrable analytical thinking & business insight.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work unsupervised and demonstrate motivation and initiative
  • Ability to work varied hours (mornings, evenings, and weekends) with notice
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Google Apps, and Internet usage


To be eligible for the program, job applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations.
  • Valid BC Driver’s License and regular access to a vehicle
  • Meets requirements for working with children
  • Subject to security review

Term of Position

  • This is a full-time salaried position. Hours of work will vary according to the activities being undertaken, averaging 40 hours per week for one year, with some evenings and weekend hours required.
  • Compensation starts at $47,840 annually based on experience
  • Extended benefits are available after a successful probation period


This position starts with a qualified candidate and will be re-evaluated after one year.

How to Apply

Email with resume and cover letter

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