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POLAR   Cambridge Bay, Canada

Internal Communications Officer

Governance, NGO, Public sector
Northern Canada
3 months ago

Position located in Cambridge Bay; English Essential or BBB

We strongly encourage Northern residents to apply to this job. As per our commitment to Article 23 of the Nunavut Agreement, we will give priority to Inuit in this process.

The purpose of POLAR is to advance knowledge of the Canadian Arctic, promote circumpolar regions’ development, strengthen Canada’s leadership on Arctic issues, and establish a hub for scientific research in the Canadian Arctic. At POLAR, we foster a collaborative and inclusive work environment where dedication to our mission is complemented by a supportive team culture. Our commitment to advancing knowledge and promoting leadership on Arctic issues is reflected in our daily work. We believe in nurturing the professional growth of our employees. Opportunities for training, skill development, and career advancement are integral to our commitment to employee success.

As a Communications Officer at POLAR, you will play a vital role in advancing knowledge of the Canadian Arctic and promoting our mission to improve economic opportunities, environmental stewardship, and the quality of life for residents. Your responsibilities will include ensuring accessibility for web publications, conducting quality assurance for stakeholders, providing communications consultation for products, liaising with our web team for the publication of legislative reports, managing internal newsletters, and creating branded products. The position will report to the Manager of Communications, Brodie Larocque, and will work closely with facets of POLAR.


Perks of the job:
  • Vacation travel allowance given twice a year for you and your dependants
  • Flexible work schedule at the new state-of-the-art CHARS campus
  • Relocation assistance and crown housing may be available
  • Training and mentorship opportunities
  • Progressive range of health benefits including medical and dental
The job requirements:
  • Post-secondary degree.
  • Experience in a Communications role. Experience in communications in the Canadian Government is an asset.
  • Attention to detail
  • A critical eye
  • Experienced stakeholder engagement
  • Creative, hardworking, and passionate about northern mandates
  • Proficiency in Adobe Experience Manager, graphic design software (e.g., Photoshop, Illustrator), Microsoft Suite
How to apply?

Submit your resume and a cover letter, explaining how you meet the job requirements, using any of the following methods below.

  • IN PERSON: Submit your application at the front reception at the Canadian High Arctic Research Station (CHARS)
  • BY MAIL: Canadian High Arctic Research Station (CHARS), 1 Uvajuq Road, PO BOX 2150, Cambridge Bay, Nunavut X0B 0C0

We will review applications on an ongoing basis and contact shortlisted candidates for interviews. Our goal is to complete the hiring process in a timely manner, ensuring transparency and effective communication with all applicants.

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