Communications Coordinator - Immediately - Permanent Full Time
Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Government

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Posted: 11-13-2018

Closes: 11-30-2018


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Communications Coordinator – Immediately – Permanent Full Time
Communications Department
Posting Date: October 19, 2018
Salary: Level 7 Step 1 (36.40/hr.)

Closing Date 4:00pm (PST): November 30, 2018

Reporting to the Communications Director, this position is responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of communication strategies, projects and tasks. The role may also support General Assemblies and other general meetings as instructed by the Communications Director.

If this opportunity interests you, please submit a cover letter & resume clearly demonstrating the qualifications below, as selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide:

· Degree or related experience in Public Policy, Journalism, Public Relations, Communications or related discipline and experience in First Nations or government communications; or an equivalent combination of training and experience;
· Experience in undertaking research and preparing executive summaries;
· Experience in general office management;
· Ability to utilize a computer and associated software such as Adobe Creative Suite products; specifically word-processing, graphic-design, and e-mail programs;
· Strong knowledge of website management and design;
· Ability to meet tight deadlines and multitask in a busy work environment while managing changing priorities;
· Ability to establish and maintain effective, professional working relationships with staff, citizens and the general public;

· Good working knowledge of TH's social structure, culture and traditions;
· General knowledge of TH's Land Claims Agreements, self-government and implementation agreements, and constitution;
· Ability to take initiative;
· Excellent time management and organizational skills;
· Ability to resolve conflicts and foster unity;
· Ability to effectively communicate with all levels within the organization;
· Well-developed oral and written communications skills is essential;
· Discretion, tact, compassion and good judgment required;
· Ability to work effectively as part of a team;
· Ability to work with minimal supervision.

Conditions of Employment:
· Mandatory confidentiality is a condition of employment for all Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in personnel. Failure to meet this requirement could result in dismissal;
· Class 5 driver's license;
· Criminal Records check.

A detailed job description is available upon request.

For more information, contact Human Resources
Phone: (867) 993-7100 Ext: 126 or 112 Fax: (867) 993-6553 Email:
Mail: Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in Government, P.O. Box 599, Dawson City, Yukon, Y0B 1G0
Physical Location: 1242 Front Street, Dawson City, Yukon

We thank all applicants, but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

"To work together, to speak with one voice and to serve Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in Citizens in the pursuit of a strong, healthy, and united future."


Positions open: 1
Hours per Week: Full Time
Wage: Level 7 Step 1 (36.40/hr.)

Full Time Permanent

Application Process

Applicants must include:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter

Apply to: Human Resources
Fax: +1 (867) 993-6553
In Person:
PO Box 599, Dawson City, Yukon Y0B 1G0 Physical Location: 1242 Front Street, Dawson City, Yukon