About the Organization
The Nisga’a Lisims Government (NLG) building opened its doors in 2000, and has since been responsible for a vital set of treaty and legislated functions in respect of the implementation of the Nisga’a Final Agreement (the “Treaty”) under various departments including Finance, Programs & Services, Fisheries & Wildlife, and Lands & Resources, all which contribute to the development of the surrounding area. NLG's directives are governed under Nisga’a laws as well as federal and provincial laws.
About the Opportunity
Currently, Nisga’a Lisims Government has an exciting new position for a Communications Coordinator to join the group in Gitlaxt'aamiks (also known as New Aiyansh) in beautiful British Columbia.
Under the direction of the Director of Communications and Inter-governmental Relations, you will be responsible for providing communication services to departments of Nisga’a Lisims Government (NLG). The Communications Coordinator works in the administrative offices of NLG, and supports implementation of the NLG communication strategy, and will provide support in writing, editing and producing consistent and quality communications materials for NLG, particularly in respect of desktop publishing, website, social media, and photography.
We invite you to apply if you have a minimum of 3 years experience in a similar role and an associate degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline such as Communications, Public Relations or web/media design, but will consider equivalent experience. Experience with a similar indigenous or political organization will be considered an asset.
Along with the ability to work well under pressure, you will be an excellent communicator, both in written and verbal situations. You will also have an understanding of the bigger picture and an understanding the significance of working with the Nisg̱a’a Lisims Government.
About the Benefits
In appreciation of all your hard work and determination, you will be rewarded with a highly competitive annual salary and a fantastic host of benefits including:
- Relocation assistance to the right candidate
- 38 days off (20 vacation + 18 elective leave)
- Extended Health and Dental
- Short and Long Term Disability
- Group Life Insurance
- Professional Development
- Group Pension Plan
- Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP) which provides confidential counseling services to assist employees with a variety of life's challenges
Nisga'a Lisims Government strives to maintain its position as an employer of choice. We operate with respect for one another in the workplace and we value the contribution of all of our employees. We encourage transparency and open communication within our organization throughout all of our departments.
At NLG, you will be met with an exciting career, an ethical and respectful work environment, and opportunity to serve in public service for the good of our Nation. With hard work and determination, the possibilities for career progression are endless at NLG.