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Communications Assistant

Part-Time Contract Position to March 31, 2020
** Position Open Until Filled **

GENERAL FUNCTION:

Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Training is seeking a Communications Assistant to work with the Marketing and Communications Officer, providing support in website management and assisting with other marketing duties.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support implementation of communications projects under digital strategy for website and social media
  • Draft and edit materials and communications copy
  • Develop, implement, and manage incoming and outgoing data for job portal
  • Maintain website databases
  • Assist with monitoring and updates of website
  • Assist in web content and social media creation for job portal
  • Track and relay updates for department information
  • Assist with developing content for website, e-newsletter and other digital platforms
  • Assist department staff to plan, coordinate, and implement various communication projects

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current post-secondary student or graduate from Marketing, Communications, Journalism, Web Design/ Development or similar field programs
  • 1-2 years of experience working with WordPress CMS
  • 1-2 years of experience in digital content
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop)
  • Familiarity with various social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn
  • Excellent grammar, editing and proofing skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Organized multi-tasker who excels at time management and organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Demonstrated creative thinking and enthusiasm
  • Demonstrated initiative to suggest improvements and encourage positive results
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Availability to work occasionally on evenings and possibly weekends
  • Punctuality and reliability

COMPETENCIES

  • Detail-oriented
  • Flexible
  • Technology awareness
  • Communication
  • Organized

First Nation, M├ętis and Inuit applicants are encouraged to apply and asked to please self-identify on their cover letter. Please submit your cover letter and resume via email in MS Word format to Human Resources: hrjobs@miziwebiik.com.

** Position Open Until Filled **

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. If you are invited for an interview and require access accommodation, please let us know in advance so that we can make adequate arrangements.

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