Internal Posting
Location: Anywhere in Ontario

Closes: November 03, 2021
Starting Salary:
$43,350-$49, 850, per year based on experience.

All applicants are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to qualified applicants who meet the requirements for MNO Citizenship as per the MNO Bylaws and who are in good standing.

The Role

The Digital Communications Coordinator provides tactical communications support including developing electronic campaign materials and writing internal and external communications,  manages efforts in building online engagement. Reporting to the Director of Communications, this role supports all digital communications with Métis Nation of Ontario stakeholders.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Craft and execute digital communications plans aligning with organizational goals and digital trends.
  • Consistently work to enhance the MNO’s digital media presence.
  • Uphold two-way communication with social media followers on all platforms, ensuring comments and questions are responded to appropriately.
  • Write and edit copy and promotional materials for digital platforms.
  • Create presentations, reports, newsletters, and other communication collateral where needed.
  • Work with MNO branches and programs to achieve digital communications objectives on various projects.
  • Monitor media noting issues, trends, and mentions potentially affecting the MNO.
  • Execute communication needs at events including photography and social media.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Post-secondary communications-related education.
  • Minimum 2 years of related experience in marketing, journalism, communications, public relations, or similar
  • Competency in graphic design, video editing and motion graphics an asset.
  • Strong technical skills, knowledge of digital media, and experience with CMS.
  • Knowledge of digital marketing and communications principles
  • Strategic thinker, comfortable executing tasks based on need and revising based on analytical metrics.
  • Ability to effectively manage and prioritize requests, multi-task, and meet tight deadlines.
  • Competency to work with and convey messages to different audiences.
  • Political sensitivity and ability to deal with confidential information.
  • Superior written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work with a very collaborative team. Not afraid to ask questions, fail, or be honest and constructive.
  • Experience with photography, DSLR cameras, and photo editing an asset.
  • Knowledge of online marketing channels, including post automation software (e.g. Hootsuite)
  • Knowledge of Métis history, culture, and issues an asset

Other Requirements

  • With the current COVID-19 pandemic, remote work is available
  • Ability to work occasional overtime, work evenings and weekends, if needed.
  • Travel within Ontario is required. Additional, less frequent, out-of-province travel also, with notice.
  • Must have a driver’s license, as well as an operational vehicle

What We Offer

As an employer, the Métis Nation of Ontario offers a collaborative work environment with competitive salary, comprehensive employer-paid health benefits, a pension plan, 10 days vacation to start, annual paid two-week holiday closure in December-January, 16 paid public and employer holidays, early closures on long weekends, and 15 paid health & wellness days (sick leave).

Who We Are

In 1993, the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) was established through the will of Métis people and Métis communities coming together throughout Ontario to create a Métis-specific governance structure and vision, encapsulated in the Statement of Prime Purpose. Today, the Métis Nation of Ontario represents over 25,000 Métis citizens.

The MNO delivers programs and services to its citizens through these branches: Healing and Wellness; Education and Training; Housing; Lands, Resources and Consultation; Intergovernmental and Community Relations; Self-Government and Registry. Through these various branches, the MNO maintains 30+ offices and community spaces across the province, administers over $50 million annually, and employs about 350 staff across the province.

AODA Statement

The Métis Nation of Ontario commits to providing accommodation as required by the Ontario Human Rights Act, unless to do so would cause undue hardship. Accommodations will be provided in accordance with the principles of dignity, individualization, and inclusion. The Métis Nation of Ontario will work cooperatively and in the spirit of respect with all partners in the accommodation process. These accommodations will extend to all aspects of the employment relationship including recruitment and selection.

Please email if you require an accommodation during the hiring process.

Please note, all employees, regardless of role or location, are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless the employee has a valid medical exemption.  This condition of employment is effective for all employees, full or part-time, permanent or contract, whether working remotely or not, as of November 1, 2021.

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