Website Rogers Communications
You are an innovative, customer service-oriented candidate who has a strong understanding of Indigenous culture as well as First Nations, Metis and/or Inuit community dynamics. You will proactively build a network and forge new connections through direct outreach and engagement. You will independently work with influential Indigenous leaders, industry groups and non-profit organizations to develop and nurture community partnerships to meet the objectives of Rogers’ Indigenous Collaboration mandate.
- Support Rogers’ brand, communications and media relations teams regarding Indigenous Collaboration inquiries, projects and issues.
- You will work collaboratively with internal and external parties to develop Indigenous partnership models for Rogers service expansion projects.
- You will participate in the development and execution of a Rogers Indigenous community engagement model and consultation plans, focusing on collaboration and open dialogue. You will play a key role in negotiations, supporting the project teams in obtaining mutually beneficial economic agreements (both short, and long-term) with Indigenous communities.
- Lead negotiations with Indigenous communities in British Columbia for both project-specific and long-term relationship agreements to help build certainty for the company and the Communities.
- These agreements may be purely economic in nature, or they may include a range of other mutually beneficial opportunities for shared collaboration.
- Sustain Rogers’ status under the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) Progressive Aboriginal Relations (PAR) certification.
- Support Rogers Indigenous Relations Commitment Statement, and alignment of our Indigenous policies, programs, and communications across the organization.
- Maintain an awareness of national, regional and local Indigenous issues that could affect Rogers’ operations and growth opportunities.
- Available to travel to various locations in British Columbia to attend community meetings/events.
- Experience with issues management and risk mitigation
- Strong analytical and professional judgment skills
- Previous experience in a role working directly with Indigenous communities
- Ability to manage issue related conflicts and issue resolution capacity (negotiation skills)
- Proven leadership skills
- Ability to plan, organize and execute work on time and on budget
- Demonstrated ability to meet firm deadlines with minimal supervision; proven capacity to be a self-starter
- 4 to 7 years of demonstrated leadership in the field of Indigenous/community/public relations, business development, or project management.
- Demonstrated verbal and written communication/presentation skills
- Demonstrated Indigenous peoples cultural and business awareness, with ability to collaborate effectively with community leaders to build lasting relationships
- Ability to execute effective community engagement strategies
- Project management skills with ability to manage key initiatives and budgets simultaneously
Company: Rogers Communications
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, CA
Application Deadline: N/A