The Anishinabek Nation/Union of Ontario Indians secretariat is looking to hire a Regional Communications Coordinator in Thunder Bay, in order to support the implementation of the Comprehensive Governance Communications Strategy. The communications strategy will look to support the successful ratification of the Anishinabek Nation Governance Agreement, with the 40 member Anishinabek First Nations.
Under the direction of the Governance Citizen Engagement Manager, the Governance Regional Communication Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating regional communication activities in the Norther Superior Region in order to build eligible voter awareness and knowledge on the Anishinabek Nation Governance Agreement, Governance Fiscal Agreement and the Governance Implementation Plan.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (includes but not limited to):
Support the effective implementation of the Comprehensive Governance Communications Strategy.
Plan, coordinate and lead regional citizen engagement activities in key urban centres including relationships with urban-based citizens, and colleges and universities.
Provide support to regional First Nation communication engagement leads.
Support the development of regional citizen engagement databases.
Provide strategic advice to support the effective implementation of the regional communications strategies.
Assist in the regional communication training.
Support in community outreach activities for Governance Main Table (such as coordinating speaking engagements, customizing presentations, and fulfilling information and governance materials orders).
Support the development and implementation of social media activities and media relations.
Performing other duties as assigned.
General knowledge of the Anishinabek Nation/Union of Ontario Indians and its services, activities and membership
Must have excellent relationship management and communication skills
Must be able to work independently and in a team environment
Minimum education required: Bachelor’s Degree or College Diploma in public relations or communications
Minimum experience required: two (2) years
Experience will be an asset in using technology and computer software applications: Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Suite, Mobile devices and applications
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Time management, organization and planning skills
Excellent customer service
Knowledge of First Nation and governmental processes
Working irregular hours required:
Able to work extended hours on occasions when required
Fluency in Anishinaabemowin a definite asset:
Salary: Commensurate with experience and education
Closing Date:Wednesday, February 13, 2019 @ 4:30pm
(Applications received after this date and time will not be considered.)
Please send your resume with a cover letter and three employment references to:
Glenda St. Amour, Director of Corporate Services Anishinabek Nation (Union of Ontario Indians)
P.O. Box 711, North Bay, ON P1B 8J8