Social Media & Website Coordinator – FULL Time Contract UNTIL MARCH 31, 2022

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Social Media & Website Coordinator – FULL Time Contract UNTIL MARCH 31, 2022

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Author pmnationtalk
Date October 26, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Ontario Native Women’s Association
Location Thunder Bay, ON
Category Coordinator
Client Ontario Native Women’s Association
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Social Media & Website Coordinator – FULL Time Contract UNTIL MARCH 31, 2022


The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) is a not-for-profit organization that empowers and supports Indigenous women and their families in the province of Ontario. ONWA encourages the participation of Indigenous women in the development of Federal, Provincial, Municipal/ Local government policies that impact their lives and ensure issues affecting Indigenous women and their families are heard at key government tables.

ONWA is committed to providing services that strengthen communities and guarantees the preservation of Indigenous culture, identity, art, language, and heritage.  Ending violence against Indigenous women and their families and ensuring equal access to justice, education, health, environmental stewardship, and economic development, sits at the cornerstone of the organization.  ONWA insists on social and cultural well-being for all Indigenous women and their families, so that all women, regardless of tribal heritage may live their best lives.


The Social Media & Website Coordinator will provide an active and well-rounded presence online while following the social media strategy and best practices to build and manage ONWA’s social media profiles, website, and presence.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, business, or a related field with 3 years of experience
  • Diploma in marketing, business, or related with 5 or more years of experience
  • Preference given to candidates who hold a Professional Marketer Certification (PCM)


  • Knowledge of Indigenous culture, traditions, ceremony and connecting Community Members to cultural practices that can be used as support.
  • Experience working with Wix platform, Adobe Creative Suite, wireframe, mock-up (revamped or brand-new site pages)
  • Experience in development and implementation of front-end web code and design standards for writing clean, semantic code.
  • Background with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Query
  • Domain expertise in UI/UX best practices
  • Experience with data-driven SEO analysis/optimization, with an ability to stay up to date with the latest trends and changes with SEO and major search engines.
  • Must be dependable, able to follow instructions, respond to management direction and be able to improve performance through management feedback.
  • Capacity to solve problems and to see different perspectives.
  • Ability to plan, organize and manage time effectively.
  • Highly motivated individual with the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills and an ability to follow through on assigned duties independently with strict deadlines.
  • Proficient working knowledge of MS Office Software, internet, and general office equipment.
  • Reliable vehicle, appropriate vehicle insurance coverage and valid Ontario “G” class driver’s license.
  • Current, valid vulnerable sector criminal records check.
  • A cellular phone and internet access is required within this position.
  • Must be willing and able to work a flexible working from home arrangement if required.  This may include a combination of virtual remote work in your home and in office arrangements.  This will be based on operational needs and will be determined by the ONWA.
  • Ability to speak an Indigenous Language is considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of Not-For Profit Organizations


  • Inter-cultural Competency Informed – Understands to incorporate a personal responsibility to increase sensitivity, awareness, and implementation of ONWA’s cultural teachings and organizational practices in both professional conduct and work-related deliverables.
  • Indigenous Gender-Based Analysis Informed – Understands to incorporate an intersectional approach to gender, race and discrimination and subsequent intergenerational impacts affecting Indigenous women and their families.
  • Trauma-Based Practice Informed – Understands to incorporate a trauma-informed approach to recognize and respond to all forms of trauma and the necessity of supporting Indigenous women in a culture of tradition and safety in her healing journey.
  • She is Wise Leadership Informed – Understands to incorporate the Four Agreements within daily responsibilities and combined with ONWA’s cultural teachings contribute to the empowerment and leadership of Indigenous women within their communities.


  1. Build and execute social media strategy and planning through research, benchmarking, messaging, and audience identification.
  2. Write, develop, and strategize online content production and scheduling.
  3. Identify and execute opportunities to improve ONWA content’s search rank (visibility) through management/improvement of organic search engine performance (SEO) and goal setting based on clickthrough rates, and traffic.
  4. Generate, edit, publish, and share content daily (original text, images, video, and HTML)
  5. Engage and identify new social networks to reach our target users.
  6. Build meaningful connections and encourage community members through dialog and messaging.
  7. Maintain organizations social media pages, website, and profiles.
  8. Moderate user-generated content and messages appropriately, based on company and community policies.
  9. Run regular social promotions, campaigns & track success (e.g., Facebook, Twitter chats, LinkedIn discussions, etc.), distribute content that educates and entertains our audience and supports marketing goals.
  10. Track and analyze analytics report to gain insight on traffic, demographics, and effectiveness; utilize this information to make recommendations to improve user experience and align with ONWA’s marketing strategy.
  11. Collaborate with marketing teammates, senior management, designers, and other project stakeholders.
  12. Participate as part of a team with organizational events.
  13. All other duties as assigned.


  1. Complete monthly reports and submit to Manager and/or Director when required.
  2. Complete quarterly reports on or before the requested due date.
  3. Complete reports to funders as required.
  4. Complete and attend supervisions with Manager and/or Director on a regular basis.
  5. Other reports or admin as assigned.


  1. Promote the organization and programming within the community.
  2. Work as part of the MARCOM team.
  3. To adhere to professionalism in always representing the organization and maintaining good communications.


  1. Adhere to the Policies and Procedures as set by the ONWA.
  2. Representation on committees as required for the enhancement and benefits of ONWA’s programs.
  3. To network and promote ONWA and all ONWA related programs. Maintain good communication.
  4. Always maintain professionalism.
  5. The completion of functions outlined in the description and the achievement of goals set to a high level.
  6. Attendance and conduct at work according to the requirements of the Association’s Personnel Policy.
  7. Adherence to the Code of Ethics, and positive relationship building.


To execute duties and responsibilities outlined in the job description.


The Social Media & Website Specialist will be directly accountable to the Marketing Manager for the proper completion of the functions outlined in the job description.

ONWA is committed and legally obligated (via Ontario Public Health Directives and Regulations) to implement measures to protect its clients, staff and other stakeholders from COVID-19. To comply with its legal obligations, ONWA has implemented a mandatory vaccination policy. Exemptions will be made for those with a valid medical exemption; proof of the exemption will be required

Indigenous Women are particularly encouraged to apply.

We welcome applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

As Indigenous leaders, ONWA is continuing full operations including hiring, while working from home, as supporting our community members is a priority.  ONWA is scheduling all interviews, providing all training, onboarding and orientation for new employees, through the use of virtual tools.  We will continue to accommodate remote and home based work arrangements in an effort to keep our ONWA employees healthy and safe.

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