The Treaty One Nation (T1N) government secretariat provides support to the Governing Council of the seven Treaty One Nations of Brokenhead, Long Plain, Peguis, Roseau River, Sagkeeng, Sandy Bay, and Swan Lake First Nations. The T1N is responsible for asserting and protecting the Nations’ Treaty rights, and for developing a nation-to-nation relationship with the federal government. The T1N works in partnership with the Treaty One Development Corporation (T1DC) in reclaiming and developing Treaty One lands and resources to enhance and improve the economic well-being of the seven Treaty One Nations.
An Important principle of the T1N is communications to both members nations and the general public. The T1N is seeking an experienced Digital Media Officer to manage various online marketing tools such as the Nation website(s), podcasts, social media sites, and developing apps and internal communication best practices. This position will work with a number of different teams to coordinate our marketing, advertising, and promotional activities in order to develop and increase community engagement for both the T1N and the T1DC. This full-time position reports to the Nation Executive Director and the Communications Coordinator.
The Treaty One Nation:
- Focuses on its employees’ creativity and their professional development;
- Has a rich and diverse range of career opportunities;
- Is a respectful workplace that celebrates diversity and equality for all; including a zero tolerance for harassment and lateral violence;and
- Fosters a healthy work-life balance, spiritual wellness, and encourages land-based learning and teambuilding.
- Post-Secondary school diploma in Communications, Marketing, video/website production or an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience;
- Solid knowledge of Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, Audacity, Publisher or other media editing software;
- Significant experience with social media administration and analytics;
- Experience with visual communication principles, and a keen sense of detail;
- Experience and familiarity with web design and content management systems;
- Excellent analytical and project management skills;
- Ability to follow direction;
- An ability to multitask and perform under tight deadlines;
The following are also desirable qualifications for applicants:
- Ability to communicate in Anishinaabe.
- Knowledge of Anishinaabe (and Dakota) culture, and of regional Indigenous organizations and partnerships.
- Ability to work with communities to assess and communicate needs and priorities.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- An understanding of Treaties, and in particular, the numbered Treaties in Canada, Anishinaabe family clans and governance, as well as some knowledge of the Indian Act and colonial government structures;
Interviews will be used to assess skills in:
- Communicating effectively in English
- Demonstrating technical skills and understanding of media
- Working well with other people
- Demonstrating Integrity and respect
- Good judgement
- Ability to prioritize workload and work under pressure
Written tests may be used to assess skills in:
- Reading, writing, and comprehension of information in English
Conditions of employment:
- Various security clearances including Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse Registry Check as applicable;
- Willing and able to work overtime as required;
- Willing and able to travel including holding a valid driver’s license and access to a personal vehicle when required.
Preference will be given to Treaty One members and to First Nations citizens, in that order. Women and Two-spirited/non-binary persons are encouraged to apply.
Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, with resume, along with 3 professional references and salary expectations to:
Ardell Boubard, Human Resource Manager
Treaty One Nation Government
103-1075 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 0R8
DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APRIL 9, 2021 @ 4:30 PM
We thank all who apply; however, only those considered for interview will be contacted. Miigwetch.