Indspire is an Indigenous national registered charity that invests in the education of Indigenous people for the long-term benefit of these individuals, their families and communities, and Canada. With the support of its funding partners, Indspire disburses financial awards, delivers programs, and shares resources with the goal of improving educational outcomes for First Nations, Inuit and Métis students. Through Indspire’s education offerings, we provide resources to students, educators, communities and other stakeholders who are committed to improving success for Indigenous youth. In 2018-19, Indspire awarded $16.2 million through 5,553 bursaries and scholarships to Indigenous youth, making it the largest funder of Indigenous post-secondary education outside the federal government. Each year, the organization presents the Indspire Awards, a celebration of the successes achieved by First Nations, Inuit and Métis people that is broadcast nationally.
We are recruiting for a Communications Advisor to join our Communications and Marketing team. Reporting to the Vice President, Communications and Marketing, the Communications Advisor coordinates the production of communications projects for Indspire; creates and delivers various communication collateral; coordinates communications activities related to the Indspire Awards and other external events. This position also oversees the work of the Communications Assistant who performs administrative duties for the department.
The position responsibilities of the Communications Advisor include:
The duties within this job description can be amended from time to time.
This is a full-time position based in Toronto. The salary range is competitive with a good benefits package, including pension plan. As an Indigenous organization whose mandate is to promote opportunities for Indigenous people, we encourage applications from qualified Indigenous persons and all others interested in the position. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. To learn more about Indspire, visit indspire.ca.
To apply, please forward your résumé, and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. All qualified candidates will be contacted directly. No agency calls please.
Deadline for Applications: July 29, 2019