Partnerships Coordinator, Animikii

VICTORIA OR REMOTE, BC, CANADA - OPEN UNTIL FILLED - FULL-TIME AUGUST 31, 2021


About Animikii


Animikii is a Victoria-based social enterprise (Certified B Corp / Certified Aboriginal
Business) that works with leading, Indigenous-focused organizations from all industries to
drive positive change for Indigenous Peoples through technology. Learn more at
ANIMIKII.COM/ABOUT/CAREERS


Responsibilities


The Partnerships Coordinator supports our growth, business development activities, and
helps us expand to new markets. This multidisciplinary role actively participates in our full
business development process and directly supports the expansion of our team, services
& products. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Learn Animikii’s products, services, social impact goals, target markets and partners.
  • Assist our sales and business development efforts with customer development such as engaging with inbound requests, attracting new clientele, participating in sales meetings, writing proposals, and following up with active leads.
  • Assist with lead generation activities like email campaigns and market research activities that contribute to developing meaningful relationships with clients.
  • Manage deals by attending meetings with prospective clients, recording notes and asking questions to ascertain scope, identify unknowns, gathering a sense for budget and what solutions we might propose.
  • Assist with the development, planning, and execution of advertising campaigns.
  • Business development research skills such as; lead generation, finding contact information and other business research tasks.
  • Prepare reports, briefs, speeches, presentations, RFP responses, proposals, website content and press releases.
  • Represent Animikii at trade shows, conferences, public speaking or networking events.
  • Arrange interviews, news conferences, public events, and PR outreach.
  • Provide direct support to the Animikii team, wear many hats and jump in wherever needed as the company expands.
  • Successful candidates will have a chance to support our giving-back program through pro-bono time, volunteering, workshop delivery, Impact Circle roles and other social impact initiatives that are important to the team.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as required.


Are you ….


In an ideal world, we are looking for someone with the following combination of skills and
experience. This is our wish list however we’re willing to give anybody who is values-aligned
and passionate about the opportunity consideration for the role:

  • Experienced with a demonstrated interest in working with Indigenous communities?
  • Interested in implementing and leading through Animikii’s core values: Humility, Truth, Honesty, Wisdom, Respect, Courage and Love?
  • A strong problem-solver, with attention to detail, and the ability to multitask and rapidly refocus on different aspects of sales & marketing?
  • Experienced working in a remote-friendly company, using online tools and software to manage projects and team members?
  • Effective with interpersonal skills to communicate, consult and build relationships with clients, staff and partners?
  • Interested in participating in a coaching and professional improvement environment as a focus of the sales team culture?
  • A team collaborator willing to work in a dynamic, growing organization and excited at the idea of wearing many hats and jumping in to help on tasks, even if it’s outside of their core skill set or job description?


Bonus Points:


● Understanding and adept at using social media.
● Degree, diploma or certificate in any field.
● Spoken fluency in French or an Indigenous language is considered an asset.


Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Accessibility


Animikii is diversity in tech in action and we value a diverse workforce. Indigenous people,
people of color, women, people with disabilities, and members of the Two Spirit (2S) &
LGBTQIA+ communities are strongly encouraged to apply. Animikii believes an equitable
and inclusive work environment and a diverse, empowered team are key to achieving our
mission. We’re looking for candidates who can expand our team culture, challenge
business as usual, and bring their whole selves to work. We strive to provide those
candidates with an equitable and accessible recruitment process. If we can offer
accommodations for you in the recruitment process or you have feedback on how to make
our recruiting more accessible, please let us know.


How to Apply


Animikii’s headquarters are in Victoria. However, we’re a remote-friendly organization and
would be open to fully remote or a mixed schedule of in-office and remote work. Start date
is negotiable. Competitive benefits package and salary commensurate with experience.
Please apply using the button at the top right, with your resume and cover letter
communicating your desire to join our team. In your application, please address the
following topics in the order described below:

 

  1. Describe two things that attracted you to this job opportunity at Animikii?
  2. Why do you want to work at an Indigenous-focused organization like Animikii?
  3. Which of our values are most important to you in the workplace (Humility, Truth, Honesty, Wisdom, Respect, Courage and Love)?
  4. What role have you held in the past that you sense is most similar to this role — or —what life experiences have you had that you sense have prepared you most for this role?
  5. Operating as a social enterprise and giving back are foundational to our work at Animkii. How would you use technology, innovation, your energy and company resources to give back to the community?


Self-identifying as Indigenous, having first-hand knowledge or experience working with an
Indigenous community will be considered an asset.
We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only selected candidates
will be contacted for an interview.