• Summer Student - Norther Affairs

    Posted Date 2 months ago(5/9/2018 2:06 PM)
    Job ID
    Job Category
    Sustainable Development
    Job Type
    Summer Positions
  • Mission for this Position

    Baffinland is looking for one summer intern in each of our BCLO community offices.

    - Arcitc Bay

    -Clyde River

    -Hall Beach


    - Iqaluit

    -Pond Inlet


    The role of the Northern Affairs Intern is to support the Northern Affairs Team in the conduct of daily duties and special projects as required. This position will assist in the tracking of community feedback on the Project, and the production and distribution of community focused communications materials.


    Main Accountabilities


    • Support the Sustainable Development Coordinator in the logistical planning of community tours
    • Support the development and distribution of community focused newsletters and other communication materials
    • Act as a point of contact for community members who have comments, questions, or concerns about Baffinland operations
    • Track and report on community comments, questions, or concerns to ensure responses are provided by the company in a timely manner
    • Support the development and administration of a community survey
    • Support the implementation of the Baffinland community sponsorship program
    • Work with Baffinland Community Liaison Officers to routinely update community contact lists

    Main Qualifications

    • Inuit enrolled under the Nunavut Agreement
    • High School Diploma, or equivalent
    • Enrollment in a University or College program in Political Science, Sustainable Development, Indigenous Studies, Business Administration preferred
    • Understanding of the Nunavut Land Claim Agreement as well as Inuit Impact and Benefit Agreements
    • Organized and attentive to detail
    • Ability to work effectively in a cross-cultural environment
    • Ability to use standard office software
    • Ability to meet deadlines
    • Ability to form strong relationships with stakeholders


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