New Job Strategic Lead, Communications Operations In Northwest Territories

Strategic Lead, Communications Operations

Company : Government of the Northwest Territories
Salary : $123,000 - $147,000 a year
Location : Northwest Territories

Full Description

Limited Competition

This Job Opening is limited to employees with the GNWT/WSCC in indeterminate and term positions.

Employees must apply through HRIS / Employee Self-Service. For instructions please see:

Department Information

The Department of Executive and Indigenous Affairs works to provide overall management and direction to the Executive branch of the Government of the Northwest Territories. The Department is responsible for: coordinating and supporting the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of initiatives and actions in support of cross-government goals The Department is responsible for ensuring mutually respectful intergovernmental relations between the territorial government and Aboriginal, provincial, territorial and national and international governments are maintained; along with negotiating and implementing land, resources And self-government agreements that address Aboriginal rights in the Northwest Territories.

Job Information

The Strategic Lead plays a critical role in the operation of Corporate Communications providing objective analysis and broad policy and strategic advice on government-wide communications priorities, strategies and initiatives; providing broad operational communications advice and support across government and promoting an integrated corporate approach to communications; and providing leadership, advice and direction to a team of Creative Service Communications Advisors. The Strategic Lead’s actions have an impact on facilitating service delivery, informing decision-making, and building accountability and trust in government.

The successful applicant will have knowledge of public education, information awareness and training theory and principles as well as current political, economic, social and cultural aspects of the NWT, Canada and the world. The role requires the ability to manage a diverse team and maintain positive and productive working relationships with colleagues across the GNWT.

Typically, the above skills and knowledge would be attained by completion of a degree in Communications, Public Relations, or another relevant field (i.e., Journalism, Public Administration), eight years' experience working at a senior level in the field of communications, preferably in a public sector environment, and five years of management experience. Equivalencies will be considered.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
Fax (867) 873-0445
[email protected]

Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.