01-1076 Community Communications Liaison

Expiry Date: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2019


Title:                Community Communications Liaison  

Department:    Administration

Reference #:    01-1076

Status:             Full-time permanent

Salary:             $57,102.68 per annum to start, 35 hour/week


Allowance:      $20,907.43 per annum

Union Status:  Unionized

Closing Date:  Open until filled


This employment opportunity is open to Nunavut Inuit.

Reporting directly to the Manager of Communication and Customer Service, the Community Communications Liaison serves as a vital link between residents and the organization.  They will work to connect residents with city services and support and coordinate city communications and customer service delivery.  As an advocate for Nunavut Inuit and local residents, the Community Communications Liaison will work with city departments to ensure residents have a positive experience with City.  They will solve customer service issues and participate as part of a team with other City Staff to evaluate and implement communications processes.  The Liaison will help create material for internal and external audiences, including writing for the website, as well as, other social media platforms.

The Liaison will assist in strengthening Iqaluit as an Inuit and cultural capital and will promote Inuit Culture in the workplace and the community.  This position will also help the City meet its language obligations under the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement.  They will be well versed in the history of Iqaluit and Nunavut and will assist with presentations to residents and visitors.  The Community Communications Liaison will also assist in the implementation of the City’s Inuit Employment Plan (IEP) and assist with recruitment and retention of Inuit staff.

The ideal candidate will hold a College Diploma or University Degree in Communications, Cultural Studies, Business Administration or related field with a minimum 2 years’ work experience in a municipal, Territorial or Federal Government or not-for-profit environment involving communications, programs or service delivery.

In this customer-service orientated role, the successful candidate must also have:

experience and confidence speaking to members of the public and all levels of fellow staff in both Inuktitut and English; excellent problem solving and conflict resolution skills, professional writing skills and computer literate with a working knowledge of MS Suite, organizational skills with file management systems experience, and comprehensive knowledge and understanding of Iqaluit’s history.

Equivalencies that include a combination of education and experience will be considered.


The successful candidate would be required to submit an acceptable Criminal Record Check.


Please email your resume and credentials quoting Reference # to: hr@iqaluit.ca



Human Resources, City of Iqaluit                       www.iqaluit.ca 

PO Box 460                                                      Phone:  867.975.8506

Iqaluit, Nunavut  X0A 0H0                                  E-mail: hr@iqaluit.ca


  • The City of Iqaluit embraces the intent and spirit of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement.  Priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit; Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive consideration under this agreement
  • Only those selected to interview will be contacted