Communications Outreach Coordinator

Position Summary:

The Communication Outreach Coordinator communicates timely information about the GLITC organization with members of the public. The Communication Outreach Coordinator fulfills an ambassador role and regularly interacts with tribal and all other communities.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Meeting with members of the public and tribal communities to answer questions and gather information.

·         Developing content strategies for releasing updates.

·         Hosting special events and cultural events that promote important historical dates and holidays.

·         Conducting interviews between members of GLITC and all other stakeholders, partners, and groups.

·         Maintain positive relationships with all media outlets.

·         Assisting executive management in creating, cultivating, and the continuance of a positive public image for the GLITC organization.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Engage in ongoing networking activities for continuous relationship building.

·         Assure that all services are delivered in a culturally competent manner.

·         Development of a monthly or quarterly review or newsletter.

·         Participate on committees, both internally and externally, as deemed necessary and appropriate.

·         Attend all training sessions and meetings as scheduled.

·         Attend conferences, seminars, workshops, and other education events to remain current on technological and informational advances as applicable.

·         Perform other duties as necessary or as assigned to fulfill the responsibilities of the position.

This is a full- time exempt position working at the worksite Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council in Lac Du Flambeau, Wisconsin. The salary range is $50,000 to $52,000 based upon experience, with benefits including: Annual/Personal Leave and Holiday Pay; Health, Dental, Life & AD&D, STD and LTD Insurance, FSA and 401k Retirement Plan. Regular work hours are normally Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm and will usually average 40-45 hours a week. There will be some variation in work hours due to special projects, deadlines, and other concerns. Work is performed at the Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council Office.  This is not a remote position.  Minimal travel is required to execute the functions of this position. Drug Testing required before hire.


Required:  Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communications, English or Journalism. Desired:  Experience with a Native American Tribal organization and/or not-for profit agency desirable.  Individual must possess: possess outstanding verbal and written communication skills; strong computer skills; professional demeanor and appearance; problem solving skills; ability to manage time effectively; self-motivation skills; work effectively under pressure; ability to build positive work relationships with internal and external customers; ability to deliver presentations to a wide range of groups, stakeholders, and partners; ability to interact professionally with a wide variety of people. Individual must be able to apply advanced reasoning skills to problem solving and use basic and advanced mathematical skills.  Must possess valid driver’s license and/or reliable transportation with adequate insurance and ability to travel.

To Apply:  See the Employment page of our website at www.glitc.org for the application. *Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council (GLITC) is an equal opportunity employer that applies Native American Preference as defined in Section 703(i) of the Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e-2(i).  Consistent with the referenced Native American Preference, it is the policy of GLITC to provide employment, compensation, and other benefits related to employment based on qualifications of the job applied for, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, veteran status or disability, or any other basis prohibited by federal or state law. As an equal opportunity employer, GLITC intends to comply fully with all federal and state laws and the information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. Disabled applicants may request a needed accommodation from the representative of the Human Resource Department, PO Box 9 Lac Du Flambeau, WI 54538 or phone (715) 588-1069 or (800) 872-7207.

Closed Date: Open until filled

Tagged as: publicist

About Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council office

Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council is a non-profit organization formed by the Native American Tribes of Wisconsin.  We serve all WI tribes by providing administration of grant-funded programs either directly or with sub grants. Programs serve a range of functions from Children to Elders. Our Mission is: To Enhance the quality of life for all Native People.