Communications Advisor

The Opportunity: Communications Advisor
Six-month term, full-time bargaining unit position, based out of Whitehorse, YT.

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Who we are: Yukon Energy is the main generator and transmitter of electrical energy in the territory. Our plant facilities are on the Traditional Territory of Yukon First Nations. There are 14 First Nations in the territory, and we are proud to work within these Traditional Territories in all our business operations.

What will you do: Reporting to the Manager, Communications, you will provide support and expertise in the development and implementation of strategic communications, marketing, community engagement, and project and customer communications for Yukon Energy.
You will be responsible for carrying out various customer service responsibilities and developing content for social media and the corporation’s website to communicate to our employees, customers and Yukoners in a way that has meaning and matters. You will occasionally participate in community meetings during the evening.

What you need to succeed:

  • A degree or diploma in communications, journalism, public relations, or a related field. Experience and equivalencies may be considered.
  • 2 to 3+ years of experience in marketing and communications.
  • Experience working in a customer service role.

What is in it for you: We offer a competitive starting rate and the opportunity to grow your career experience in a fast paced, challenging environment. Yukon Energy values diversity in the workplace. We strive to achieve a skilled workforce that is representative of the population we serve, and we are committed to the employment and professional development of Yukon First Nations citizens. First Nations candidates are encouraged to self-declare.

Compensation: Level 8: $42.25- $50.45 per hour plus Northern Allowances.

Apply: submit a covering letter and resume to People & Culture via email at The posting will remain open until the position is filled. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada for any employer.

Date Posted: May 23, 2023