The Association for Mineral Exploration BC (AME) is currently seeking a full-time, permanent Coordinator, Exploration Data Analysis for its Vancouver office. AME is the lead association for the BC based mineral exploration and development industry. Established in 1912, AME represents, advocates, protects, and promotes the interests of thousands of members involved in the industry. AME engages with governments, Indigenous communities and other land users while supporting its members through clear initiatives, policy positions, events and tools that encourage a safe, inclusive, economically strong, and environmentally responsible mineral exploration and development industry based in British Columbia.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

This position will report directly to AME’s Director, Regulatory and Technical Policy, and will be expected to undertake focused research and develop reports related to critical policy areas in mineral exploration and development. Specific duties include:

  • Research, monitor and present current and historical data and trends related to mineral exploration and development activity and practices to inform AME policy positions, and provide content for internal and external communications
  • Review current and proposed government policy and identify relevance to mineral exploration and development
  • Support AME committees and the delivery of events including the AME Roundup conference

Below are key qualifications and competencies for the Coordinator, Exploration Data Analysis position:

  • Diploma or degree in a related field (public policy, public or business administration, geography, geology, etc.), or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Ability to analyze industry trends and policy in a curious, inquisitive manner
  • Ability to communicate with authenticity, confidence and respect when representing AME and to be focused, effective, informative, and inclusive in daily interactions – in-person, online and written
  • Experience with ArcGIS, QGIS and/or similar platforms and data visualization a strong asset
  • Understanding of the mineral exploration and development industry is an asset
  • Relevant policy, government relations or public affairs experience is an asset
  • Experience working with Indigenous nations and supporting reconciliation is an asset
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work as a team and to build strong relationships
  • Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends, and overtime and travel as required

How to Apply

AME is offering a competitive salary and benefits package. To apply, please forward your cover letter and resume in confidence in PDF to Jonathan Buchanan, Director, Regulatory and Technical Policy, at [email protected] by 12 noon, Pacific time, Monday, September 19.

AME is committed to serving its diverse membership by creating an equitable and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, national origin, ethnic origin, religion or religious belief.

We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those who have been selected for an interview will be contacted.


  • Jonathan Buchanan

    As Director, Regulatory and Technical Policy, Jonathan is responsible for anticipating, understanding, summarizing, evaluating and influencing public policy as it relates to mineral exploration and development, particularly in the strategic areas of land access and use, environment, health and safety and socio-economic considerations in BC.

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