We’re Hiring – Media Relations Intern

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pipikwan pêhtâkwan is an Indigenous owned and operated company focused on elevating Indigenous voices and their stories. We are committed to meaningful, transparent engagement, ongoing dialogue and communication with our clients, communities and stakeholders. pipikwan pêhtâkwan believes in empowering Indigenous Peoples to share their projects, issues and initiatives with mainstream media and the general public. pipikwan pêhtâkwan has created an impactful team who brings a much leaded lens to public relations. Majority of our team identifies as Indigenous or as a person of colour.

At pipikwan pêhtâkwan we pride ourselves as helpers who understand the barriers and know the language that resonates with our peoples. We collaborate with our partners to build communications strategies that work for Indigenous communities. We are guided by our vision, mission and values as we engage existing and new clients.

Our Vision

Indigenous communities sharing their truths and stories as equals.

Our Mission

Amplify Indigenous voices and experiences in the media and to the general public.

Our Values

We are sustainable.
We are courageous.
We are humble.
We are transformational.
We share our strengths.
We are accessible.

Workplace Culture

We are committed to positively working together to create a healthy and safe environment where employees feel supported and fulfilled. We work together while guided by the following principals:

Accountability/Reliability.
Decolonize.
High Quality Work.
Communication/Collaboration.
Respect.

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Work Environment

  • Remote work opportunity.
  • Flexible work schedule.
  • Shared co-working spaces available in Edmonton and Calgary.
  • Regular supervision and development available via regular video-conference meetings, virtual team messaging/chat tools, emails and telephone calls.

Benefits & Retention

  • Paid internship at $18.00 per hour.
  • Monday – Thursday schedule.
  • 3 Friday’s off per 4-week period.
  • 12 paid holidays.
  • Health Spending Account.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Monthly cell phone reimbursement.
  • Monthly home internet reimbursement.
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Additional Information

As this agency is focused on working with Indigenous communities, preference will be given to Indigenous or persons of colour or people with extensive experience working with Indigenous communities.

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Candidates must have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada under relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

Please submit your cover letter and up-to-date resume as a Word or PDF to jill@pipikwanpehtakwan.com referencing Media Relations Intern in the subject line.

Apply by April 21, 2023.

We thank all applicants for your interest however only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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