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Job Announcement

Title: Communications Director, Full Time
Location: FDL Tribal Center
Supervisor: Executive Director of Programs
Closing Date: December 21, 2023
Rate of Pay: $69,240.53 - $86,550.66 per year


General Summary:

The Communications Director is responsible for public relations and marketing communications for the Band, and serves as the direct contact for communications-related inquiries.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Manage the Band’s social media accounts.
  • Coordinate internal communications with Band members and employees.
  • Serve as the spokesperson for the Band with media.
  • Act as the liaison between Band departments and the Band’s PR Agency or agencies.
  • Develop, present, and implement communications plans for the Band.
  • Provide communications counsel for various Band departments.
  • Ensures budgets are managed and maintained optimally.
  • Appropriate work attire is required.
  • Must attend all mandatory department trainings.
  • Ensures confidentiality of financial records and all records for employees and/or clients.
  • Displays a responsive and professional manner in promptly responding to all requests, complaints, and problems.
  • Recognizes that each employee is a representative of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and is responsible for demonstrating courtesy, respect, and sensitivity to the needs of all others, including visitors and co-workers.
  • Represents the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and the department in a positive and professional manner in the community.
  • Required to maintain proper attendance including reporting to work on time in accordance with applicable policies.
  • Maintains a clean and organized work area.
  • Due to changes and modifications in the job from time to time, employees are required to be flexible and assume other responsibilities assigned by management as deemed necessary.

Physical Requirements:

  • Normal physical requirements.

Position Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 10 years professional experience in Corporate or government Communications and a bachelor’s degree in Communications/Public Relations is required.
  • Must possess strong writing, editing, and public speaking skills.
  • Experience utilizing Cision/Vocus or comparable SaaS is required.
  • Public Information Officer or related experience in large corporate or government communications is preferred.
  • Ability to supervise and direct assigned staff including monitoring and evaluating work performance, interviewing and hiring staff, conducting training and development, establishing work priorities and scheduling job tasks is required.
  • Demonstrated experience with budget management is required.
  • Knowledge of computer applications to include word processing, Access, Excel and Microsoft Outlook is required.
  • Ability to be licensed by the Fond du Lac Compliance department for a Class A Gaming License to work in and around Casino properties and facilities.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing is required.
  • Ability to work independently and establish priorities is required.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy is required.
  • Ability to establish professional and harmonious working relationships on all projects and with all parties involved.
  • Subject to drug and alcohol testing in accordance with the Fond du Lac Reservation’s Personnel Policies.
  • Subject to pre-employment and annual background checks.
  • Subject to immunization review and submitted proof of required vaccinations.
  • Some travel may be required.



Application Link

APPLY TO: Fond du Lac Human Resources
1720 Big Lake Road
Cloquet, MN 55720


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