National Aboriginal Capital Corporations Association (NACCA)
NACCA is seeking a qualified, highly motivated individual to fill the role of Communications Manager.
NACCA is the association of over 50 Aboriginal Financial Institutions (AFIs) that provide financial and business support services to Indigenous entrepreneurs across Canada. AFIs provide over $100 million in loans annually to more than 1,250 Indigenous business clients and manage a consolidated loan portfolio of more than $320 million.
NACCA delivers a range of programs and services to AFIs across Canada. It also supports its members by developing new financial products and services, sharing best practices, and advocating on behalf of its AFI members.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Communications Manager is responsible to lead and manage NACCA’s communications initiatives that support the organization’s strategic goals.
Develop, implement, and maintain NACCA’s Communications strategy
Lead and develop strategic messaging to support internal and external communications
Lead and/or support management with media and public relations activities
Maintain communications monitoring and evaluation to measure the impacts over time
Propose, write, edit, manage and disseminate a full range of communications materials, including press releases, backgrounders, briefs, speeches, etc.
Responsible for managing NACCA’s social media strategy that builds the NACCA brand and ensures the organization’s reputation is protected online
Provide strategic communications input to marketing campaigns and events
Develop and organize workshops, meetings, ceremonies, and other events for publicity and information purposes
Act as a leader and spokesperson for the organization and answer written and oral inquiries
Other duties as required
Qualifications and Requirements
Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent Diploma and work experience) in communications, journalism, marketing or a related field
5 to 8 years of progressive experience in Communications management
Proven experience in planning, developing, and delivering strategic communications
Excellent communication skills with proficiency in writing and editing in English; proficiency in French is considered a strong asset
Advanced proficiency in MS Office and familiarity with digital marketing platforms and analytics tools
Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and time management skills
Excellent cross-cultural skills
Travel may be required, almost exclusively within Canada
Persons of Indigenous ancestry will be given preference (s. 16(1) CHRA)
This is a full-time position located in Ottawa.
Salary & Benefits
An attractive compensation package with excellent benefits including a defined benefits pension plan
NACCA is committed to an inclusive and barrier-free work environment. Workplace accommodations are available. Thank you to all applicants; however, only persons whose applications have been selected will be contacted.
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