Expression of Interest - Intern - Communications Coordinator

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Closing date: Jan 17, 2019

Location: Yellowknife

Department: Northwest Territories HSSA

Job Code: 16368

Salary: $67,607 - $80,691

Job: Full-Time

Term: Temporary

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About the Job

Limited Competition

Intern placements are available to Northern graduates.  A northern graduate is an individual who has graduated with a diploma or degree from a designated post-secondary institution within a 24 month period prior to applying to the Internship Program or will complete all academic requirements for his/her program within 6 months of applying to the Internship Program. Applications to any intern job posting will only be accepted if you are registered to the Internship Program. For more information on the updated Internship Program including eligibility criteria and how to apply please visit 


Department Information

The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) offers challenging and exciting careers in health and social services delivery and administration in Canada’s North. The Territorial Authority has service locations in communities across the territory and a staff of more than 1,600 serving over 43,000 residents of the NWT and 5,900 residents of the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut.  Challenging work, welcoming communities, and expanded opportunities are some of the benefits offered to employees of the NTHSSA.



Job Information

The Intern Communications Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) to communicate strategically and effectively with the goal of ensuring staff in the system and residents of the Northwest Territories have the information they need to ensure the best health, best care, and a better future.

Reporting to the Territorial Manager, Communications, the Intern Communications Coordinator will contribute to the development, implementation and assessment of a variety of PR and communication initiatives throughout the NTHSSA. This will include internal and external written communication affecting staff in the system and clients of the system.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

A post-secondary degree or diploma in communications, public relations, marketing, new-media studies, journalism or a related field. 

More Information

Term Position

This job opening is for a one (1) Year Term


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.


Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $33.44 per hour (approximately $65,208 per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,450.

Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.


Diversity and Inclusion

The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.


Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 16368       

Closing Date: January 17, 2019 - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time


GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Management and Recruitment Services
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Yellowknife Centre 5th Floor  
P.O. Box 1320, Yellowknife NT X1A 2L9
Fax: (867) 873-0445


Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term positions.