External Affairs Coordinator

Carbon Upcycling Technologies

Carbon Upcycling Technologies

Calgary, AB, Canada
Posted on Saturday, May 11, 2024

Join Our Team!

Carbon Upcycling Technologies is at the forefront of sustainability innovation, pioneering solutions to transform carbon emissions into valuable resources. As we continue to drive positive change, we're seeking a proactive and hyper-organized External Affairs Coordinator to join our dynamic team. This role offers the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the environment while advancing your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.

About Us

At Carbon Upcycling Technologies, we are pioneers in transforming carbon emissions into valuable products, revolutionizing the way we think about waste and sustainability. Our cutting-edge technology aims to mitigate climate change by repurposing carbon dioxide into high-value materials for various industries, from construction to consumer goods.

Position Overview

Reporting to the Director, External and Corporate Affairs


  • External stakeholder liaison: Serve as a key liaison between Carbon Upcycling Technologies and external stakeholders, including media outlets, government agencies, NGOs, industry partners, advisors and more. Cultivate and maintain relationships with key external partners to advance our advocacy and business objectives.
  • Inbox Management: Proactively manage leadership team inboxes for inbound external events, communications, and inquiries, ensuring timely responses and appropriate follow-up actions.
  • External Engagement Coordination: Coordinate all external engagements, including meetings, conferences, and speaking engagements, to promote Carbon Upcycling Technologies' mission and initiatives.
  • Presentation Preparation: Prepare compelling presentations and circulate them for feedback, ensuring alignment with messaging and branding guidelines.
  • Meeting Attendance and Follow-Up: Attend external events and meetings on behalf of the organization, capturing key insights and action items, and ensuring timely follow-up and execution.
  • Calendar Management: Coordinate calendars of team members' external events, including scheduling, logistics, and documentation.
  • Event Logistics: Ensure all necessary documents and registrations are completed before conferences, events, and meetings and assist with travel bookings for leadership and team members.
  • Brief Preparation: Prepare comprehensive briefs for high-profile meetings, ensuring all internal stakeholders are well-informed and prepared.
  • Internal Communication: Create and maintain an internal newsletter and calendar to keep employees informed and engaged about external affairs, fostering a sense of community and alignment with organizational goals.
  • Brand Representation: Ensure continuity in how Carbon Upcycling Technologies presents and represents itself externally, maintaining brand consistency and professionalism in all communications and interactions.
  • CRM Development: Develop and maintain a CRM system for external contacts and advisors, facilitating effective relationship management and communication.


  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Public Relations, Commerce/Business, Environmental Studies, or related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in external affairs, public relations, or a similar role.
  • Hyper-organized and detail-oriented, with the ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines effectively.
  • Professional demeanor and ability to represent the organization positively in various settings.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, can convey complex ideas clearly and compellingly.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel, with strong computer skills overall.
  • Proactive self-starter with the ability to take initiative and drive projects forward independently.
  • Outgoing and extraverted personality, with strong relationship-building skills and a natural ability to connect with others.
  • Passion for environmental sustainability and a commitment to driving positive change.

Why Join Us?

  • Opportunity to be at the forefront of the sustainability revolution, working on innovative solutions to combat climate change.
  • Collaborative and inclusive work culture that values creativity, diversity, and continuous learning.
  • Flexible remote work environment with a focus on work-life balance.
  • Competitive compensation package with opportunities for professional growth and development.

Ready to make a difference? Join us in shaping a greener, more sustainable future! Let's #UpcycleCarbon together!

Carbon Upcycling Technologies is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes candidates from all backgrounds to apply. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.