Competition #23-24-31 Communications Manager

Champagne & Aishihik First Nations
Champagne & Aishihik First Nations
Box 5310, Haines Junction, Yukon Territory, Y0B 1L0 (Haines Junction, YT)
Full time
Hours / week:
37.5 hours/week
Wage / Salary:
Not Disclosed
Date posted:
Closing date:


Regular Full-time                                                                                                           

Salary: Level 9 - $95,007.81 - $115,482.58

Robust Benefits and Pension Package

Location: Haines Junction or Whitehorse

Job Summary:
Reporting to the Director of Governance, this position is responsible for providing a full range of political and government communications and public relations functions and services throughout the organization and in the community, including the researching, planning, developing, analyzing, implementing and evaluating of communication and engagement strategies, plans and products.  The position applies a broad knowledge of communications, public relations, and engagement principles and approaches to support the CAFN’s goals.  
This position provides supervision and oversight of staff and contractors in areas including communication, and day-to-day attendance and financial support in Haines Junction.    The Communications Manager assists the Director of Governance with a variety of projects, events, and other tasks as required.  

The position also provides political strategic communication advice and support to Chief and Council, Management Committee, and other committees as required. 

Education and Experience:
Grade 12 with successful completion of at least two years post-secondary training in journalism, public relations, communications, or related discipline and experience in First Nations or government communications; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

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.  Candidates who have education, training, and/or experience equivalent to the essential qualifications listed above may be considered.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Valid Yukon Class 5 driver’s license; 
  • RCMP Security Clearance
  • 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 CAFN Citizens will be given priority and underfills will be considered. Please self-identify in your cover letter or resume.

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.

An eligibility list will be created from this posting.
For a complete job description please check the CAFN website at or contact below.

Additional Information:
Send current resume and supporting documents to: Monique Martin - Human Resources Officer Phone: (867) 456-6888 ext. 340
To apply:
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