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CEDI Program Communications and Research Intern - Cando

The CEDI Communications and Research Intern will support the CEDI Program by providing administrative, communication, research, analysis, and writin
g support to the program as it enters its third year of the 5-year program.

This position requires someone with an understanding of First Nations and municipal governments, planning and economic development and an openness to cultural differences and learning. Most importantly, we are looking for someone who is passionate about improving First Nation – municipal collaboration in this country.

Education and Experience

• Post-secondary education in a related field (i.e. Business, Indigenous Studies, Economic Development, Communications, Political Science, Planning) or senior-level undergraduate student;
• General knowledge of First Nations’ and municipal governments’ economic development context is required, ideally including issues related to jurisdiction, governance, and inter-governmental relations;
• Excellent research, writing, presentation, organizational, and interpersonal skills are required;
• Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment is essential; be highly motivated to work with remote colleagues via Skype and other communication tools;
• Interest in working in highly collaborative, dynamic teams in an outcomes-focused, real-time, client service environment;
• Communications experience, particularly in social media and web content management;
• Excellent computer skills (particularly in Skype, MS Office suite); experience with Citrix is an asset;
• Knowledge of or experience in Community Economic Development (CED) an asset
• French-English Bilingualism is an asset;
• Must be available to work in Edmonton, AB for the duration of this position.

Cando Offices - Edmonton
Summer Placement only (May - August)

Closing Date - April 20, 2018

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CEDI Program Communications Intern PDF

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National Conference Assistant - Summer Student - Cando

Your duties will involve assisting in coordinating Cando's 25th Annual Conference to be held in October
including trade show booth exhibitors, sponsors, Economic Developer of the Year Awards and
National Youth Panel.

Cando Offices - Edmonton
Summer Placement only (May - August)

Closing Date - April 6, 2018

Download full description and application details:
National Conference Assistant - Summer Student PDF

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Special Projects Coordinator - Cando

Temporary Full Time Maternity Leave (April 20
18 - July 2019)

Under the general direction of the Executive Director, the Special Projects Coordinator has primary responsibility to research, develop and deliver economic development projects, initiatives and services within Cando and throughout Canada. The Special Projects Coordinator works with a variety of tools, partners and service providers to ensure that Indigenous communities are active participants in the Canadian economy. This position works to maximize the investments made by Cando stakeholders and funders, while impacting the broader socio-economic environment of Canada.

Education and Experience
• Post secondary education supplemented with related experience and demonstrated success in program delivery.
• Experience in research and project development and management, including proposal writing and reporting.
• Working knowledge of existing federal and provincial programs and initiatives available to Indigenous communities that support economic and business development is a definite asset.
• Experience working in a non-profit environment and/or in Indigenous organization is an asset.
• Understanding of Indigenous culture and protocols.
• Understanding of the current issues, constraints, and potential solutions to economic development amongst First Nation communities and Métis Settlements.
• Excellent communications skills, written and verbal.
• Strong conceptual and strategic thinking skills.
• Exceptional time management skills.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.

Cando Offices - Edmonton

Closing Date - April 6, 2018

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Special Projects Coordinator PDF


Animikii - Digital Services Project Manager

We are seeking a Digital Services Project Manager to facilitate smooth, successful project outcomes and to directly support management as we enter an exciting new phase in our company’s growth.

As a digital agency, many of our projects are multi-disciplinary and range from custom web-based software and website development to branding and digital communications. The person filling this role should enjoy toggling between the technical and the creative aspects of our work as it routinely includes being in relationship with developers, designers, writers, digital communications people, and our clients, many of whom have expertise completely outside of the technology space. Being able to translate and communicate between different audiences and appreciating each is an art that can make this job easy and fun.

This position requires coordinating complex, multidisciplinary projects with an ability to zoom in to the granular details while maintaining a bird’s eye view of the full client portfolio.

What We’re Looking For...

  • 3+ years project management experience in a client service environment.
  • Knowledge of project management principles, processes and software.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a technical environment.
  • Excellent communication and creative thinking.
  • Motivated self-starter; ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects.
  • Customer service and interpersonal skills to communicate, consult and build relationships with clients, staff and partners.
  • Experience working in a remote-friendly company, using online tools and software.
  • Experience with online co-working tools that we use such as Google Drive, Slack, Dropbox, Clickup, Harvest, Trello and Canva.
  • Experience and a demonstrated interest in working with Indigenous communities.

More details:

We’re interested in finding the right person to join our team who is values-aligned with our mission, wants to learn new things, is excited at the idea of not doing the same thing every day, and is passionate about helping to facilitate growth of our social enterprise.

Please email careers@animikii.com with your resume and cover letter communicating your desire to join our team. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.


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Acosys Consulting - Account Manager

Acosys Consulting is looking to hire an Account Manager for its client. The Account Manager in Customer Services is responsible for core service delivery, including

daily account activity and management of operational needs to ensure eligibility, claims, implementations, participant materials, report requests, and general inquiries for complex clients are handled in a professional manner to assigned clients.

The primary focus for the position is:

  • Executing client-specific operational deliverables,
  • Monitoring contractual and service trends,
  • Managing and nurturing the client relationship,
  • Providing proactive service-related consultation, and
  • Owning issue resolution

The Account Manager is the day-to-day client contact for the client and is accountable for all operational deliverables. The primary measure of the Account Manager’s performance is by way of client satisfaction and client retention results. This position assists in managing client accounts, products, to ensure satisfaction, profitability, and renewal. The role assists in reviewing quality control of account activity and operations. The Account Manager is responsible for tracking operational performance guarantees and maintaining documentation for client review. The individual works with the Director, Customer Services on developing strategies for up-sells, expansion and plan implementation for new and existing clients.

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Acosys Consulting Services thanks all applicants. We advise only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted. If interested, please forward a copy of your resume by email to: apriya@acosysconsulting.com.
Acosys Consulting applies the principles of employment equity and invites women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible and ethnic minorities and persons with disabilities to submit their application and expressly mention their group membership status.