Communication Officer


Permanent / Full-time


Executive Management


Kuujjuaq, Québec

jos posting end date

September 30, 2022

The Communication Officer plays a crucial role in:

  • Positioning Isuarsivik as an Inuit culturally sensitive recovery center offering distinct and specific programs to deal with all kinds of addictions and intergenerational trauma.
  • Deploying internal and external communication actions to promote the Centre’s services at the regional level.

Purpose of position

Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Communication Officer will contribute to the realization of important projects for the organization. This person will engage, nurture and scale relationships with Isuarsivik’s stakeholders, guests, employees, and the general population.

Essential duties
and responsibilities

Internal and External Communication
  • Regularly updates the website’s content with the latest news about Isuarsivik’s projects and services.
  • Writes compelling social media content to position the organization and build engagement with Isuarsivik’s stakeholders.
  • Creates content for the quarterly newsletter and news alerts for announcements and builds trust worthy relationships.
  • Assists in preparomg various print documents (brochures, leaflets, corporate folders, letters, annual reports, etc.).
  • Initiates and maintains contact with the media and general inquiries.
  • Contributes to the Centre’s gatherings and activities planning for staff.
Project Management
  • Plans and coordinates various tasks for new projects according to the requests, deadlines, and budgets previously established.
  • Writes and translates marketing content in the appropriate style.
  • Ensures follow-ups and updates of the project schedule to reach the project objectives.
  • Performs various project monitoring tasks and complete the associated reporting (actions, strategy, actual and expected costs, schedule, deliverables, others if applicable).


  • High School Diploma.
  • Post-secondary education in Communication, Project Management, Administration or related field (an asset).
Work experience
  • 2–5 years of experience in communication, community engagement or event planning.
Knowledge and Skills
  • Excellent planning and organizing skills.
  • Ability to draft reports, documents, and work plans on a computer.
  • Personal and professional experience in a cross-cultural setting.
  • Self-reliant, good problem solver, and results-oriented.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Willingness to submit to a criminal record check.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak Inuktitut as well as English (mandatory).
  • Ability to read, write and speak French (an asset).

Work environment

  • Isuarsivik is undergoing a major development process that requires flexibility, creativity and adaptability.
  • The incumbent must balance multiple demands and urgent requests from guests, staff and partners.
  • Must be prepared to meet the personal and professional challenges associated with living in a northern, isolated community with limited resources.

Salary / Benefits

  • Working conditions are based on Nunavik’s health and social services network.
  • Salary will be determined depending on qualifications and experience.
  • Probation period.
  • Mentorship or training program available (if requirements are not met).

It is the Centre’s objective to favor and promote the employment of beneficiaries from one of the Inuit land claims agreements. Therefore, it is at the discretion of the Board to waive any of the qualification requirements and implement a training or mentoring plan if necessary.

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