Outreach Coordinator

Better In Our Back Yard

  • Mining and Drilling
  • Community Services & Non-Profits
  • Non-Profit Management & Administration
  • Energy, Utilities and Natural Resources
  • Mining and Drilling

As a non-profit, Better In Our Back Yard advocates for the smart and safe collection, and usage, of Minnesota’s abundant natural resources. We are looking to hire a contracted, part-time Outreach Coordinator with a passion for growing the mining and manufacturing industries of Northern Minnesota.

Major Roles and Responsibilities

  • Determine key stakeholders throughout the region and statewide
  • Attend pertinent educational, networking and association events
  • Assist in management of Better In Our Back Yard social media accounts
  • Manage important relationships around the region with key decision makers
  • Participate in Better In Our Back Yard status calls
  • Participate in and lead public-facing events
  • Manage media relationships to share news and insights on mining and industry
  • Conduct market research and stay on top of current news for and opposing industry
  • Meet with private sector individuals to gain interest and participation in Better In Our Back Yard
  • Design and launch a funding mechanism to raise funds from individuals


  • Knowledge of Minnesota’s Arrowhead region
  • In-depth knowledge of industry, education and mining
  • Strong network of relationships in the Arrowhead region
  • Detail oriented
  • Self-motivated
  • Professional attitude and demeanor
  • Technology savvy

Compensation based on experience. Travel/mileage will be reimbursed per federal reimbursement rates. Must provide computer and cell phone, although office space will be provided in downtown Duluth, if desired.