Communications Coordinator

About the Opportunity

Currently, Nisga’a Lisims Government has an exciting new position for a Communications Coordinator to join the group in Gitlaxt'aamiks (also known as New Aiyansh) in beautiful British Columbia.

Under the direction of the Director of Communications and Inter-governmental Relations, you will be responsible for providing communication services to departments of Nisga’a Lisims Government (NLG). The Communications Coordinator works in the administrative offices of NLG, and supports implementation of the NLG communication strategy, and will provide support in writing, editing and producing consistent and quality communications materials for NLG, particularly in respect of desktop publishing, website, social media, and photography. 

More specifically, on a regular basis you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Supporting NLG's communications strategy through communications activities including public and media relations management on behalf of NLG.
  • Liaising with staff from various NLG departments and the general public to respond to requests for information, as well as to collaborate on joint initiatives and events.
  • Handling the media and coordinating responses for identified NLG spokesperson. 
  • Writing, editing and producing a diverse range of communications media such as social and online media, internal briefs, newsletters, brochures, displays, speeches and presentations.
  • Ensuring overall quality, consistency and effectiveness of complex communication materials.
  • Co-ordinating the production and distribution of internal and external products such as internet, website, annual reports and other public information materials.
  • Determining content in conjunction with Department Directors and Managers.
  • Researching and writing articles and producing materials, while also working with designers, photographers and printers.
  • Providing advice and guidance to team members in all aspects of written work to ensure quality messages and materials.
  • Contributing to the development and content management of the NLG’s web site.
  • Actively participating in the department’s role to support NLG’s emergency management program.
  • Other related duties as may be assigned.

We invite you to apply if you have a minimum of 3 years experience in a similar role and an associate degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline such as Communications, Public Relations or web/media design, but will consider equivalent experience. Experience with a similar indigenous or political organization will be considered an asset. 

 

Read further about this exciting opportunity and see how you may apply at the following link: http://applynow.net.au/jobs/94339-communications-coordinator

 

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