Communications Coordinator; Digital Specialist

Lac Seul First Nation

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Communications Coordinator

(Digital Specialist)

(External Posting)

Summary:

Are you a strong communicator and an exceptional storyteller? Can you pivot and thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment while staying organized and meeting deadlines? If you’re looking for meaningful work that can make an impact, this is the opportunity for you! This position serves as a key contributor in the First Nation’s areas of social media, web media content, presentations, promotional campaigns, written materials and merchandise design. The Digital Specialist will implement an effective digital communication and marketing program through the creation of digital content on the First Nation’s social media platforms.

 

Digital Communications:

  • Create, design, write, and edit digital content for the First Nation’s social media platforms.
  • Curate, share, schedule, and publishes digital content on social media platforms.
  • Ensure the strategies follow the overall LSFN communications strategy.
  • Edit digital content and storytelling including blog posts and social captions.
  • Identify and share digital content that aligns with the First Nation’s digital content strategies.
  • Maintain and support websites and web content strategies on the First Nation’s website and departmental websites as-needed, with special attention to accessibility standards, user experience, Lac Seul First Nation brand and style best practices.
  • Post job openings on the website and track postings.

 

Design & Marketing:

  • Create a wide range of high-quality communications materials related to special projects in various formats (project plans, briefing materials, reports, brochures, news releases, media lines, Q&As, backgrounders, etc.) for the appropriate audiences.
  • Create infographics, videos, and other content (for print and digital) as needed that make the First Nation’s work accessible to all audiences.
  • Work with the other communications coordinators and events coordinator to ensure property merchandise and promotional materials are designed and ready for upcoming events.

 

Generalist:

  • Contribute to the development of the communications strategies for several large-scale, programs and initiatives.
  • Provide advice and recommendations to various departments on the best communications approaches and tools to help them effectively manage critical issues and deal with the impacts on programs.
  • Work with the communications team to ensure all written communications are professional and follow proper grammar and punctuation.
  • Work on various communications projects that involve written correspondence or digital correspondence.
  • Assist in managing the social media accounts.
  • Assist with events and event planning when needed; create posters advertising events.

 

Qualifications:

  • A degree or experience in Communications, Public Relations, Digital Content Creation, Photography/Videography, or related discipline is preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of communication principles and practices
  • Must possess excellent oral and writing skills
  • Possess strong organizational skills
  • Must submit a Criminal Reference Check
  • Must have a valid “G” Driver’s License and access to a vehicle
  • Ability to understand the Ojibwe language is an asset
  • Ability to work outside regular office hours on occasion

 

Benefits:

Health/Dental benefits Paid Vacation Time RRSP Match Monthly Gas Allowance
Two (2) weeks paid time off for Christmas and one (1) week paid time off for March Break

 

TERM:                               Full-time

SALARY:                         Starting salary $36.50 dependent on education, experience and qualifications

HOURS:                           35 hours a week, Monday to Friday

LOCATION:                   Lac Seul, ON

CLOSING DATE:         Open Until Filled

 

Please submit a letter of application with a resume and written permission for Human Resources to contact three employment references (two must be most recent supervisors) by email, mail, fax or drop off to:  Email: resumes@lacseulfn.org

Lac Seul First Nation requires Criminal Reference Checks for those offered positions.  We thank all applicants, however, only those being offered an interview will be contacted.

As per policy, applicants should note that COVID-19 Vaccination is required for all Lac Seul First Nation staff.