Indigenous Relations Coordinator – Student: Imperial

  • Location: Calgary, Alberta
  • Deadline: January 19, 2020 at 11:00 pm

Job description

As a member of Imperial’s Indigenous collaboration team, you will receive broad exposure to all segments of an integrated oil and gas company. You will work with a team of specialists supporting the implementation of the company’s Indigenous relations strategy. Under the direction of senior specialists, you will provide support to community relations, consultation, business development and workforce development initiatives. You will be involved in a wide range of projects and activities for a number for internal client groups including: oil sands development, refining operations, community investment, Indigenous collaboration and various corporate functions.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Assist in the development of community relations plans and communication tactics.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of community meetings, events and open houses.
  • Participate in the tracking and stewardship of various data and key performance metrics. • Assist in the implementation of Imperial’s reconciliation efforts.
  • Provide support to ongoing Indigenous collaboration initiatives.

Qualifications Academic:

  • 3rd or 4th year university students pursuing a Bachelor of Business, Public Relations, Social Science or related degree with Indigenous content planning to return to school after their work term.
  • 2nd year college students pursuing a Diploma in Business, Public Relations, Social Science or related program with Indigenous content.
  • To be considered for employment, your most recent unofficial transcript(s) must be submitted with your application.


  • Has a strong interest and working knowledge of Indigenous peoples in Canada.
  • Flexible and adaptable.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills: listening, understanding, and responding.
  • Creative thinker.
  • Organized and attentive to detail.
  • Able to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Effectively manages time to meet deadlines.
  • Works independently, but knows when to ask for guidance.
  • Understands community relations function and processes.
  • Understands event planning and execution.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.

Start date: May 4, 2020

Work term: 4 months.

Location: Calgary, AB.

Your benefits

You will have the opportunity to apply your academic experience and advance your skills in the field of Indigenous collaboration. You will work with and be mentored by Indigenous collaboration professionals for one of Canada’s largest corporations and a leading member of the country’s petroleum industry. You will be involved in a number of activities including: community relations, workforce and business development opportunities and consultation plans.

Who we are

We are the 5,000 men and women of Imperial.

At Imperial, Canada is more than a place to do business. It’s our home. For more than a century, we’ve strived to reach our high standards protecting the environment and maintaining operational excellence. Imperial employees strive to be preferred developers of Canada’s resources. Our continued success will be driven by a commitment to continuously innovate processes, training and technologies along with our ever-present respect for the communities in which we work.

Other considerations

  • For applicants selected to be interviewed, pre-employment background screening will be required.
  • We thank all those who apply; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Eligibility to work in Canada

All applicants who receive an offer of employment must be eligible to work in Canada on their start date. Proof of eligibility shall be in the form of a Canadian birth certificate, Canadian passport, Canadian citizenship certificate, Canadian certificate of permanent residence, Canadian open work permit or receipt from Immigration Canada of an application for a post-graduate work permit. Proof of eligibility must be current and valid (not expired, cancelled or voided). Proof of eligibility will be required if an offer of employment is made. Failure to provide proof of eligibility at least six (6) weeks prior to the start date may result in the offer of employment being rescinded.

Imperial is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals. In certain situations, Imperial may use your application to consider your suitability for other positions in the company and may also provide the information to its affiliates, including affiliates of Exxon Mobil Corporation, in connection with possible opportunities at those affiliates.

Apply directly sending a cover letter and resume to:

Jia Zhou, M.HRM

Recruiting Coordinator

Human Resources, Imperial

505 Quarry Park Blvd. SE | P4C.114

Calgary, AB T2C 5N1