Full-Time Manager, Communications
Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Manager, Communications leads KivIA’s communications Department by proving strategic, professional and technical direction to promote the programs and services of the Organization to a widely diverse public forum. The Manager is responsible for supporting the ongoing operations of the Kivalliq Inuit Association by ensuring that current departmental services and programs are appropriately advertised to the proper audiences. The Manager, Communications will represent KivIA in all meetings related to the Public, Senior Management Committee, Board of Directors and working groups. In addition, the Manager must frequently re-prioritize their workload in response to urgent requests from the Chief Operating Officer and Senior Staff. The Manager will work closely with all KivIA departments to assist in the development of strategic communication to the public in a timely and efficient manner. The Manager, Communication supervises the Translator/Interpreter, and is responsible for ensuring that department initiatives, operations, and communications incorporate Inuit societal values as appropriate.
Responsibilities and Duties
The Manager, Communications is responsible for overseeing the development and maintenance of Kivalliq Inuit Association’s website, and social media platforms, providing advice on boosting opportunities targeting the proper audiences. Developing communication materials including website content, President Statements, press releases, internal newsletter and plain language documents; finalizing all publications developed by the Organization and their department(s); provide leadership in the creation of promotional products to all departments of the Organization. Collect, prepare, and edit the information to be published both internally and externally; manage the implementation and maintenance of KivIA’s website and social media accounts; ensure Human Resource practices are timely and ensure the efficiency in terms of staffing, and leave and attendance. Establish work priorities and schedules for staff under direct supervision to address priorities and determining the appropriate methodologies to carry out strategic and operational plans. Work closely with the Organizations Senior Management to develop standards and guidelines for the development and publication of all public information including Annual Reports, Business Plans, departmental information, pamphlets as well as other public information; coordinate the packaging, preparation, maintenance, installation and take-down of electronic communication equipment for all scheduled meetings/events. Represent Kivalliq Inuit Association by attending all meetings related to the Public, Senior Management Committee, Board of Directors and working groups.
Knowledge, skills and abilities
- Extensive knowledge of desktop and computer software such as the Microsoft Office suite, Adobe suite (Photoshop, InDesign), content management software etc.
- Knowledge of design and print production;
- Budget development experience;
- Knowledge of Inuit Societal Values, and experience working in a cross-cultural environment;
- Strategic thinker and strong analytical skills;
- Demonstrates strong organizational and time management skills
- Demonstrates exceptional oral and written communication skills
- Strong report writing skills are required;
- Must demonstrate punctuality;
- Availability and attendance at every scheduled KivIA meeting are a must;
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with conflicting priorities;
- Ability to effectively clarify complex data and to organize that type of information so that it can be quickly and effectively communicated to as wide an audience as is intended;
- The ability to coordinate the packing, maintenance, installation and take-down of electronic equipment for all meetings associated with KivIA (Executive, Board and/or Public etc.) is required.
The Knowledge skills and abilities are usually obtained through a Post-Secondary degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, Journalism or related field and; three (3) years related experience. A combination of related education and experience may be considered. The ability to speak, read and write Inuktitut is a definite asset.
Salary is based on qualifications and the Kivalliq Inuit Association provides a competitive benefits package. This position is located in Rankin Inlet, NU and Housing is not available.
Beneficiaries of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement will receive full consideration and priority.
CLOSING DATE IS August 14, 2020 AT 5:00 PM CST
How to Apply
PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR RÉSUMÉ TO DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org |Phone: Toll free 1-800-220-6581 or 867-645-5765
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