The First Nations Technology Council is seeking a highly articulate and organized Development & Reporting Specialist to affect real and lasting impact on the organization’s sustainability and resilience by supporting its partnership development and reporting. As a rapidly evolving organization with multiple lines of business, the Development & Reporting Specialist will play a supportive role in evolving the business model of the organization working closely with divisions to meet their fundraising and partnership development goals.
The Development & Reporting Specialist will report to the Director, Strategic Initiatives and will support all divisions of the Technology Council to develop compelling proposals, grants, and concept papers to raise funds for our work. The Development & Reporting Specialist will support with meeting coordination with potential donors, sponsors and clients, and prepare briefings notes and key messages for divisional leads to ensure key stakeholder meeting preparedness and success. The Development & Reporting Specialist will also ensure that all funder deliverables and reporting requirements are met, that the impact of our work is effectively communicated, and that all funders are appropriately recognized for their contributions. The Development & Reporting Specialist will be responsible for developing an inaugural Friends and Family Gathering, to recognize donors and sponsors, network alumni, staff and instructors, and share stories of impact.
The Development & Reporting Specialist must be passionate about the intersection of technological advancement and Indigenous sovereignty, enjoy a dynamic work environment, and be self-directed in their work. We are looking for an exceptional communicator, with good working knowledge of First Nations culture, history, rights and title legislation, communities and organizations, current issues related to technology and innovation, and upskilling and reskilling workers for the digital economy.
About the Technology Council
The First Nations Technology Council is an Indigenous-led organization that serves all 203 First Nations communities across British Columbia, working to ensure that Indigenous peoples have full and equitable access to the tools, training and support to maximize the opportunities presented by technology and innovation. The Technology Council sees the strengthening of local Indigenous economies and the empowering of Indigenous innovators as contributing to Indigenous self-determination and nationhood.
The First Nations Technology Council holds the following core values, which all employees are expected to honour, demonstrate and deepen through individual practice and team development: trust, humility, community, spirit, innovation for 7 generations, listening, resilience, indigenous wisdom, and heart. The ideal candidate will resonate with and uphold these values.
About the Role:
Skills and Abilities:
This a one-year term employment position, renewable pending performance and available funding.
This role is open to remote candidates anywhere in BC, with a preference for candidates able to travel occasionally to the First Nations Technology Council headquarters Unit 102 – 70 Orwell Street on Squamish Nation land in North Vancouver, B.C. During the COVID-19 pandemic, this position will work remotely until further notice, in alignment with public health directives and best practices.
How to Apply:
Upload your resume combined with a cover letter and a writing sample by 11:59PM on September 12, 2021.
We are an Indigenous organization whose mandate is to promote opportunities for Indigenous people. We strongly encourage applications from qualified First Nations, Inuit and Métis people. We also welcome other candidates who possess a high level of cultural competence and understanding of indigenous experience, communities, and issues. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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