Manager, Communications - Ottawa
05/03/19
As the first of its kind, Inuit‐led, not‐for‐profit, charity, it is the Mission of Tungasuvvingat Inuit (TI) to broadly provide Inuit‐specific programs that contribute to the health and well‐being of Inuit and to encourage and support similar programs for Inuit across the country. We engage with more than 4,000 people a year.

 

With more than 30 years of highly successful experience in crafting the design, development and delivery of a wide range of effective and client‐centred services, TI continues to deliver quality programs and services wherever they are needed that directly benefit our growing urban Inuit population as the rate of people relocating to the South of Canada from the North steadily increases.

 

TI is now looking for a Manager, Communications to work collaboratively with the management team to deliver high impact internal and external communications including communications strategy, design and implementation, promotion and publications, the TI website, media relations, social media channels and organizational branding.

 

Our newest team member will ensure that Inuit culture is at the forefront of all communications initiatives by promoting, enhancing and protecting TI’s brand. The Manager, Communications will create and maintain a central hub of information to engage the Inuit community, staff and other stakeholders in TI’s programs, services and activities.

 

The ideal candidate has a diverse communications portfolio that showcases their creative, fun and professional style. They are accustomed to assuming a communications leadership role and immediately recognized for above average inter‐personal skills and an ability to build effective working relationships.

 

Those interested in a career in an organization that has a visible and meaningful impact on the urban Inuit community, may apply to with the following from your actual working experience:

  • A resume and covering letter
  • A news release announcing you as TI’s new Manager, Communications
  • A sample of your writing (500 words maximum)
  • A selection of social media campaigns/posts you’ve created (3 to 5 examples)
  • A sample of your publishing/graphic design talent
  • A workplace blog post or newsletter that you created

 

The deadline for applications is March 31, 2019. To view the complete position requirements and the detailed job description please visit www.tungasuvvingatinuit.ca and navigate to the Careers section.

 

Preference in hiring will be given to qualified Inuit candidates and applicants are encouraged to self‐identify.

 

The applicant hired for this position will be required to obtain a vulnerable sector police records check with results acceptable to TI. We thank all interested candidates in advance, but unfortunately, we are only able to respond to those selected for an interview.

 

Accommodations for applicants with disabilities is available upon request.