Website Haudenosaunee Development Institute (HDI)

Starting Salary: $60,000

Closing Date: May 14, 2021

Basic Requirements

  • preference will be given Haudenosaunee
  • experience working within communications including the development and implementation of a communication strategy
  • experience and knowledge of the sensitive and complex nature of working within Six Nations community


Applications must include a resume, cover letter and 2 signed letters of references with necessary contact information in order for an application to be considered. All applicants must clearly indicate which job they are applying for. Only successful candidates will be contacted. Please submit applications by email only to

Job Purpose: 

The Communication Coordinator is responsible for managing all aspects of HDI’ communications, including the implementation and development of external communications strategy.

Knowledge and Understanding of

  • proficient understanding of Haudenosaunee Laws
  • proficient understanding of Haudenosaunee Governance Structure
  • extensive knowledge and sensitivity to the internal community political dynamics
  • knowledge and ability to navigate Mac computer systems
  • knowledge of WIX system
  • knowledge of the Haudenosaunee language is an asset

Ability, Skills and Management

  • participate and foster effective team environment
  • a high level of initiative and self-motivation
  • work independently ensuring completion of necessary tasks in a time sensitive manner
  • effectively condense and present complex information
  • superior verbal and written communication skills
  • ability to create and implement a communications strategy inclusive of, print, social media, website and online media in a cohesive and effective manner
  • ability to network with and foster positive working relationships with relevant agencies and organizations
  • maintenance and updating of website
  • development and creation of a website utilizing WIX system
  • ensure all material is copy edited
  • creation, development and posting of all relevant social media needs based on communication strategy
  • coordinate external communication needs throughout organization
  • responding to questions and comments on social media in a sensitive manner providing accurate information
  • produce clear and effective press releases as necessary