SIKU Communications Coordinator

SIKU Communications Coordinator

Job Description

The Arctic Eider Society is looking for a full-time Communications Coordinator to join our team working on SIKU: The Indigenous Knowledge Social Network. Primary responsibilities include working to create, implement and track a SIKU communications plan with a focus on social media posts and advertisements in addition to other organization-wide communications and administrative tasks.

Priority will be given to Indigenous applicants.

Day-to-day Responsibilities

  • Refine and implement a strategic communications plan that engages multiple audiences
  • Stay up-to-date on current projects and workshops
  • Create and distribute educational resources
  • Coordinate in-person meetings and conferences as well as advertising events
  • Draft and circulate newsletters, annual reports, and workshop materials
  • Analyze current AES social media platforms and SIKU analytics for effective reach and engagement
  • Perform administrative tasks when necessary

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience working with northern and Indigenous communities
  • Prior experience in communications
  • Strong communication skill and willingness to learn on the job
  • Ambitious and self-motivated, comfortable working remotely
  • Comfortable using Facebook business suite
  • Comfortable working virtually using task management software, such as ASANA, SIKU, and various Social Media platforms

Contract Details

  • Type: Full-time, Contract
  • Location: Remote/Work-from-home. The Arctic Eider Society is based in Sanikiluaq, Nunavut and has over 10 years of experience working as a remote team from coast to coast to coast.
  • Hours: 35-40 hours per week
  • Duration: Long term contract with the understanding that if there is a good fit the contract would be renewed
  • Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience
  • Inclusion and Diversity: The Arctic Eider Society is a safe space to work and we encourage Indigenous, Black, People Of Colour and people of all genders, sexual identities and abilities to apply for this position.

About SIKU

SIKU, the Indigenous Knowledge Social Network, is an iOS, Android and web app by and for Indigenous communities that facilitates Indigenous self-determination at scale by providing cutting-edge tools and services for ice safety, language preservation and weather.

About the Arctic Eider Society

The Arctic Eider Society is an Indigenous technology charity based in Sanikiluaq, Nunavut, Canada which facilitates Indigenous-driven solutions for thriving communities. We provide meaningful work, a small team, competitive compensation and flexible work arrangements to facilitate indigenous self-determination at scale.

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