Engaged HR
  • 28-Apr-2023 to Until Filled (PST)
  • K'omoks First Nation
  • BC, CAN
  • Full Time

About K'ómoks First Nation

We, the K'ómoks people, envision a prosperous and healthy Nation, in which we exercise our rights and title throughout our territory, honouring our people, lands, waters, cultures and languages. K'ómoks First Nation (KFN) ensures the well-being and self-sufficiency in all aspects of our Nation by asserting our rights and title while upholding our members.

About the Role

Under the direction of the Deputy Chief Administrative Officer, the Communications Coordinator helps operate both internal staff and external community outreach communications.

What you will be doing

  • Writing/editing various communication documents for K'ómoks First Nation
  • Coordinating and researching communications material for internal and external audiences
  • Assisting in the preparation of communications materials, such as fact sheets, newsletters, brochures, handouts, business cards, reports, and others
  • Coordinating and facilitating K'ómoks events and community meetings from a communications perspective
  • Assisting in the preparation of audiovisual materials (i.e. PowerPoint, video, etc.)
  • Responding to community issues and concerns as related to organizational communications activities
  • Managing and posting to all social media accounts including Facebook, Instagram, etc.
  • Managing the KFN website and making sure information is updated and improved
  • Supporting the administration office with various brand and marketing needs as necessary
  • Providing formatting and writing support to other departments and leadership as necessary
  • Planning, organizing, and implementing various K'ómoks communications initiatives
  • Gathering, researching and editing communications materials for external audiences
  • Preparing reports, briefs, biographies, speeches, presentations, and press releases as required
  • Liaising with community members, public, and media to address incoming inquiries
  • Other duties as required

What you will need

  • 2 years' experience in a communications role, preferably in a First Nations environment
  • Preparing communication materials for diverse audiences
  • Knowledge of government or public sector communication protocols
  • 2+ years' experience with media relations strategies and techniques
  • 1+ year experience with community planning processes
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced computer skills in MS Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook) graphic design, and social media platforms, videography, etc.
  • Experience with developing and maintaining effective websites
  • Degree, diploma or certificate in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or a related field
  • 2+ years' experience in a marketing and/or communications role
  • Proficiency in MS Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook)
  • Experience using graphic design tools
  • Experience using social media platforms (including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube)
  • Experience working in an indigenous environment preferred

Working Conditions

  • This will be a full-time, permanent, in-office position.

Application Information:

If this opportunity to work with a growing indigenous organization appeals to you, please apply with your resume and cover letter.

This posting will remain open until filled.

We value employment equity and prioritize applications from indigenous applicants, and especially encourage those living within the K'omoks First Nation to apply. If you have any questions about the job posting or the process, please reach out to engagedhr@komoks.ca

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