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Project Manager, Independent Contract
The Indigenous Editors Association is seeking an experienced Project Manager to lead the planning, coordination, and execution of our Digital Strategies Project: “Connecting Diverse Publishing Professionals and Employers.” This project aims to develop an accessible, sustainable, adaptable, and interactive portal for IEA members and affiliates, with the intention to improve Indigenous representation in the publishing industry. We are looking for someone with experience managing web development projects and who understands the special considerations of working with Indigenous stories and knowledge of accessibility standards in the publishing industry.
Open until filled.
About the Organization
The Indigenous Editors Association is a membership organization that was formed by Indigenous editors and publishing professionals as a mutual support network. The IEA connects Indigenous people who work with stories and the publishing industry, and believes Indigenous stories and knowledge systems must be approached with Indigenous community-focused editing practices, employed with care by Indigenous editors. Our purpose is to:
Why Join Us
This is an opportunity to join a dynamic team of passionate individuals who are working to uplift Indigenous stories and storytellers. It's an exciting time to join our organization. We are at a turning point in our growth and eager to bring on new team members who can help the IEA scale up its operations and development. As Project Manager of our Digital Strategies Project, you will play a crucial role in this development. Your work will directly impact Indigenous editors and creators by helping us cultivate connections, build community, and spread awareness.
Our programs and team members span lands and cultures. Collectively, we believe Indigenous stories and knowledge systems must be approached with Indigenous community-focused practices, employed with care by Indigenous editors. We hope to share our stories in a good way with each other and the world—the stories that created us and the ones that heal us. By joining the IEA, you will be a part of this meaningful and impactful work.
Position: Project Manager, Independent Contract
Start date: October, 2022
Term: Up to 2 years
Salary: $50, 000 - 60,000 (depending on experience and qualifications)
Location: RemoteAbout the Role
The Project Manager will oversee the development of our Digital Strategies Project from start to finish. They will collaborate with stakeholders on the scope of the project, participate in design discussions, lead the development, oversee implementation, track and document the process, and prepare reports.
Skills and Qualifications
If you don’t meet all the criteria but are enthusiastic about the position, please let us know in your cover letter by detailing what you would bring to the role.
We value employment equity and strongly encourage applications from people with disabilities, all genders, and the LGBTQ2S+ community. If you require accommodation in the recruitment process, please let us know by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How to Apply:
Send your cover letter and resume (or curriculum vitae) in single PDF to email@example.com with “Project Manager” as the subject heading. In your cover letter, please demonstrate your connection to your Indigenous community/ies and outline your qualifications and skills for the role.
Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
We look forward to receiving your application!
We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.