Communications Officer

Communications Officer                           Competition #20-21-06

Regular Full-time  

Salary: Level 8 – $75,123.00 – $87,883.00 Robust Benefits and Pension Package

Location: Haines Junction

Job Summary: Reporting to the Director of Governance, this position is responsible for providing government communication and public relations functions and services throughout the organization and in the community, including the researching, planning, developing, analyzing, implementing and evaluating of communications and engagement plans and products. The position applies knowledge of communications and public relations approaches to support CAFN goals.

The Communications Officer assists the Director of Governance with a variety of projects, events and other tasks as required.

Education and Experience: Post-Secondary degree, diploma or certificate in journalism, communications or public relations or a related field. Experience preparing key messaging and a wide variety of communications products such as speaking notes, website and social media content, advertisements, news releases and formal correspondence. Experience working with the media. Proficiency with contemporary software such as the Microsoft Office suite, cloud-based web and mobile apps and website content. Incumbents who have 2-3 years’ education, training, and/or experience equivalent to the essential qualifications listed above may be considered

Conditions of Employment:  Valid Yukon Class 5 Driver’s Licence  Criminal Records Check  Willingness to work evenings and/or weekends, as required  Extended workdays may be required to accomplish tasks and meet workload demands during peak periods, as directed  Mandatory confidentiality is a condition of employment for all CAFN personnel  All Champagne and Aishihik First Nations employees are expected to conduct their duties in a harmonious and cooperative manner intended to enhance the First Nations efforts to build a strong and prosperous Government.

CAFN is an equal opportunity employer, however, qualified Aboriginal applicants will be given priority in accordance with the Aboriginal Employment Preference Policy of the Canadian Human Rights Commission.

Please note that selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume. We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Temporary Assignments may be considered. Please ensure you have supervisor approval before applying. For a complete job description please click here or the CAFN website at or contact below.

Deadline: 4:30 pm on May 27, 2020

Send current resume and supporting documents to: Megan MacKellar Human Resources Officer Fax: (867) 634-7071 Phone: (867) 634-4200 ext. 245