Social Media and Communications Coordinator

Lake Winnipeg Indigenous Collective

Posted May 19, 2020 at 05:00 pm Closes May 28, 2020 at 04:00 am

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Aboriginal Organization
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Term Position
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The Lake Winnipeg Indigenous Collective (LWIC) is a collective of Manitoba First Nations who are working collaboratively to seek healthy and equitable solutions for our waters and our people from the diverse communities who have a relationship with our sacred great lake. We are seeking passionate candidates interested in becoming our dynamic  COMMUNICATIONS & SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR. 

Specifically, the role of the Coordinator will:

  • Communicate with broader public and members about the Lake Winnipeg Indigenous Collective, the health of the lake and the central role of First Nations as protectors of the lake
  • Engage community members and supporters through social media and other venues  
  • Support virtual and in-person events

Public outreach and education

  • Update and maintain social media presence for LWIC.
  • Assess and respond to communications needs for LWIC programs and projects and ensure brand consistency
  • Produce and disseminate videos and other educational materials about LWIC members, and the lake 
  • Maintain and strengthen media relations, develop press releases and facilitate media requests in response to program impacts and external opportunities
  • Promote water and the Lake Winnipeg Indigenous Collective at community events
  • Maintain strong working knowledge of current events affecting Lake Winnipeg and First Nations 

Member communications

  • Support member communications strategy to ensure effective member engagement and clear, transparent decision making.
  • Support director and members in timely and responsive government relations, consultations, and issues management.
  • Produce and distribute LWIC member newsletter and other communications (reports, policy and media scans, and event invitations)
  • Write and disseminate digital communications
  • Conduct community profiles for use in our websites, and potential to incorporate into other materials such as video and reports

Events coordination 

  • Coordinate virtual and in-person gatherings with members and Indigenous communities concerned about the health of Lake Winnipeg 
  • Coordinate virtual workshops and other events for members including treaty and water law workshop 
  • Support the participation in general assemblies and events with other partners
  • Provide support for fundraising events with partners 

For further information about us, please visit: 

This job is made possible by support from the Government of Canada funded this job through the Canada Summer Jobs program. You must be aged between 15 and 30 and be legally entitled to work in Canada. International students are not eligible. Learn more.

Please submit your resumes and cover letter directly to by end of the day on May 27, 2020. 

We thank all candidates who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type:  Full-time, seasonal $16/hour 35 hours per week


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