Communications Coordinator needed at Ts?ilhqotin National Government Williams Lake, British Columbia, Canada

Jul 24
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Job Description

Communication Coordinator

Classification: Full-time position (35 hours week)

Starting Date: As Soon as Available

Salary: Competitive; Dependent Upon Experience

Location: Williams Lake, British Columbia

Closing Date: September 22, 2023

The T?ilhqot'in National Government (TNG), is the official First Nations government serving the T?ilhqot'in Nation. TNG is located in Williams Lake, British Columbia and serves six communities which include ?Esdilagh, T?ideldel, Yunesit'in, Tl'etinqox, Xeni Gwet'in, and Tl'esqox.

The T?ilhqot’in Nation (Nation) is a world leader in advancing Indigenous rights and title, as demonstrated by the landmark Aboriginal Title Declaration from the Supreme Court of Canada in 2014. The Nation is currently implementing a ground-breaking tripartite framework agreement (Gwets’en Nilt’i Pathway Agreement) with the goal of transforming, over the next 5 years, the fundamental relationships between the T?ilhqot’in Nation and the Federal and Provincial Crown governments.

The T?ilhqot'in National Government is looking to hire a Communication Coordinator The Communication Coordinator will support the Communications Manager by implementing communication plans and needs as set out by each TNG Department.

Preference will be given to those of Aboriginal Ancestry – Section 16(1) Canadian Human Rights Act.

Key Responsibilities

  • Implement communication plans with each respective TNG department;
  • Liaise with program and administrative staff to support web updates;
  • Participate in content production, including website, social media, presentations, newsletters;
  • Plan, organize, document and report on projects as needed;
  • Provide communication support for Nation events as required;
  • Research innovative solutions to communication;

Core Competences

  • Collaborative Communication, including teamwork & cooperation, interpersonal communication, diversity and cultural inclusion
  • Personal Leadership, including influence, initiative, judgment and decision making, creativity and innovation
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  • 1-2 years of related experience in the public or private sector (preferred)
  • Experience with Indigenous communities (preferred)
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Must be able to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Motivated self-starter with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent listener and ability to surmise key points from conversation.
  • Ability to multi-task and work under shifting priorities and deadlines while maintaining a positive outlook and personable communication style.
  • Sound understanding of social media platforms including (but not limited to): Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.
  • Graphic design and video editing skills considered an asset
  • Must be willing to travel
  • Ability to attend and conduct presentations.
  • Ability to attend Nation events

Please send a cover letter, resume and 3 references to:

Brittany Spooner

Human Resources Manager

T?ilhqot’in National Government

253-4th Ave. North

Williams Lake, BC V2G 4T4

Only those invited to interview will be contacted.

Preference will be given to those of Aboriginal Ancestry – per Section 16(1) of the Canadian Human Rights Act

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