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Digital Communications Strategist



Saturday, July 31, 2021


How to Apply

Animikii’s headquarters are in Victoria however we’re a remote-friendly organization and would be open to fully remote or a mixed schedule of in-office and remote work. Start date is negotiable. Competitive benefits package and salary commensurate with experience.

Please apply at with your resume and cover letter communicating your desire to join our team. In your application, please address the following topics in the order described below:

Describe two things that attracted you to this job opportunity at Animikii?
Why do you want to work at an Indigenous-focused organization like ours?
Which of our values are most important to you in the workplace (Humility, Truth, Honesty, Wisdom, Respect, Courage and Love)?
What experiences have you had that have prepared you most for this role?
Operating as a social enterprise, giving back is a core foundation at Animikii. How would you use technology, innovation, your energy and company resources to give back to the community?

Self-identifying as Indigenous, having first-hand knowledge or experience working with an Indigenous community will be considered an asset.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only selected candidates will be contacted for interviews.

About This Position

We are seeking a values-aligned candidate to lead the development and implementation of digital communication & marketing strategies for Animikii and its clients. The individual we are looking for is highly motivated with experience and a passion for writing, communication and working collaboratively within a team. They will share stories and insight into organizations, with clear, strategic, and effective narratives in mind.


Content creation and curation for digital communications (i.e. social & blog posts) is a daily activity that typically cycles on a weekly rhythm for Animikii and its clients along with the more general ongoing content strategy for websites and other media. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Develop, monitor and report metrics according to our communications strategy process for Animikii and our clients
Create and manage marketing promotions through paid social ad campaigns
Analyze campaigns and translate qualitative data into recommendations and plans for revising the social media campaigns
Create and maintain a content/social calendar for Animikii and our clients
Write in many different voices to a variety of audiences as they are often the public-facing voice (virtually) of Animikii and our clients
Content strategy and information architecture for all of our web projects
Write website and newsletter content for Animikii and our clients
Load, update and manage website content for Animikii and our clients on a content management system
Train clients (in-person, online, webinars) how to load and manage website content
Curate content to social media daily, based on content curation profiles that you will develop and maintain
Maintain graphics on social profiles (ie: Facebook timeline cover, profile pic, thumbnails, ads, landing pages, Twitter profile, etc.)
Coordinate event logistics with Animikii leadership, team and partners
Become an advocate for Animikii in social media spaces, engaging in dialogues and answering questions where appropriate
Develop a network of relevant media and news contacts
Assist team with technical writing in software and navigational how-to manuals
Co-design, enforce, & iteratively improve our “writing style guide” to inform all content creation for Animikii and our clients
Arrange interviews, record audio, edit and share Indigenous Innovator podcasts on all our social media platforms
Support our giving-back program through pro-bono time, volunteering, workshop delivery or other social impact initiatives that are important to the team

What We’re Looking For....

A degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing or study in a similar field
Demonstrated experience researching and writing on a variety of Indigenous-focused topics and areas of interest
Proficient in content marketing theory and application
Comprehensive research and writing experience
Displays in-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms/tools, their respective participants (Facebook, Twitter, Yelp, Google+Local, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest, Buffer, ContentGems, etc.) and how each platform can be deployed in different scenarios
Excellent writing portfolio and extensive language skills

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility

Animikii is diversity in tech in action and we value a diverse workforce. Indigenous people, people of color, women, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQIA2S+ community are strongly encouraged to apply. Animikii believes an equitable and inclusive work environment and a diverse, empowered team are key to achieving our mission. We’re looking for candidates who can expand our team culture, challenge business as usual, and bring their whole selves to work. We strive to provide those candidates with an equitable and accessible recruitment process. If we can offer accommodations for you in the recruitment process or you have feedback on how to make our recruiting more accessible, please let us know.