This job offer is closed.

Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation Administration Job Postings

To provide support to the Governance Office in the areas of internal and external communication, media relations and publication management, and to initiate and execute the communications strategy and workplan of Pillar 7.

Closing Date: Friday December 18th at 12:00, EST for the short term, contract position ending March 31st,2021, with the possibility of extension

**Please submit your cover letter, resume and three current references, two of which are employment related upon submission of application**

REQUIREMENTS

  • Educational Qualifications/Minimum Qualifications:
  • University degree in Journalism, Public/Media Relations, Community Engagement, or
  • Communications with two (2) years of experience, OR
  • College diploma in Journalism, Public/Media Relations, Community Engagement, or
  • Communications with three (3) years of experience, OR
  • Secondary School diploma with five (5) years of related work experience in a First Nation or a
  • governmental organization
  • Must have a valid G2 driver's license (minimum), with a reliable source of transportation
  • Must be willing and available to work frequent evenings and weekends
  • Willingness to travel
  • Must have a Safe Food Handlers Certificate or willingness to obtain
  • Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of First Nation political processes and issues
  • Working knowledge and hands on experience with Project Management
  • Familiarity with MCFN history, community and governance structures and aspirations
  • Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods
  • Issues management experience and crisis communications skills and experience
  • Knowledge of media relations and media monitoring tools
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Superior verbal, editing, and written communication skills and the ability to relate to varied
  • audiences
  • Avid researcher with ability to analyze media
  • Ability to successfully pitch targeted media strategies, develop media strategy and engagement
  • progress reports, which outline results, insights, and lessons learned
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Possess a detailed knowledge of the media and how it operates, and which types of media is
  • used for different purposes
  • Ability to skillfully develop content for a variety of media including web, print, and social media
  • Ability to successfully develop and implement community and stakeholder engagement sessions
  • Excellent relationship management skills
  • Assets:
  • Ability to use graphic design software
  • Photography/videography experience
  • Computer skills in Quark Express, InDesign, and Photoshop
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