MARKETING / COMMUNICATIONS PROFESSIONAL – Yellowknife, NWT

Taylor Architecture Group (TAG) is a Northern based architecture and engineering firm with a focus on community design work, especially First Nation and Inuit communities, throughout the North. Our head office is located in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, with satellite offices in Whitehorse and Ottawa.  

We have an immediate opening for a Marketing/Communications Specialist in our Yellowknife Office.

 

The successful candidate must have an ability to self direct as well as work in a team, have good written and graphic design skills and be experienced with writing proposals.

Duties:

  • Proposal writing

  • Marketing and promotional material

  • Social media accounts and website population

  • Design and formatting of public-facing documents

  • Undertake project research including cultural, site, and material investigations

  • Project support for team leads as required

  • Work will include occasional travel to remote communities in the arctic and sub-arctic; candidate should be comfortable with travel in small airplanes

 

Credentials and Skills:

  • Excellent written communication skills

  • Understanding of graphic design principles, formatting, visual composition

  • Minimum Bachelor degree in communications, marketing or related design discipline

  • Fluency in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and MS Excel

  • Time management and ability to multitask

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; fluent in written and spoken English

  • Significant experience with proposal writing

  • Experience working with an architecture firm, or engineering/design industry would be an asset

  • Demonstrate a value of quality design work and ability to think outside of the box

  • Graphic design, web design experience would be an asset

  • Project management experience an asset

  • Grantwriting experience an asset

  • Enterprising, self-motivated and creative

  • Have an interest in the sociocultural impacts of building design especially in small/remote communities

 

Length of Contract:

Candidate will begin in January 2021. This is a full time (37.5 hr/week) permanent position located in Yellowknife, NWT.

 

Moving Costs:

A moving expense stipend will be provided by TAG. Temporary housing is available upon arrival in Yellowknife until the candidate secures permanent housing.

 

Salary and benefits:

Salary and benefits to be commensurate with experience; full benefits package available.

 

COVID Considerations:

NWT requires a 2 week self-isolation period upon arrival for anyone who is relocating here from outside the territory. If necessary, this will be completed with a remote work setup during the candidate’s isolation period. Please identify with your application if you would be relocating from outside of the NWT.

 

How to apply:

Please submit your CV and portfolio to tag@tagyk.com.

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