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Careers

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This page serves to feature any career opportunities currently available. We regularly seek talented individuals who fit with Narratives’ principles, values, and workplace culture. We are a fun, collaborative, and open-minded team who are committed to taking deliberate steps toward protecting human rights, the community, society, and the environment in which we operate.

If our work is as exciting and fulfilling for you as it is for us, please frequent our career page to discover future job opportunities and follow us on social media!

Narratives is committed to promoting principles of diversity and inclusion. We are actively seeking to increase the number of BIPOC employees within our organization. We strongly encourage BIPOC applicants to self-identify if they feel comfortable doing so. Preference may be given to these applicants.

Youth Researcher

Narratives is an environmental planning firm, specializing in Impact Assessment, Community Engagement, and Conflict Transformation. We are driven by applying tested ideas, exploring innovative techniques, trying new research designs, and constantly pushing our standards in environmental assessment practice.

Narratives is currently seeking candidates for the position of Youth Researcher. The position will be based in Winnipeg, Manitoba for a six-month term with the possibility of an extension and / or permanency.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with literature reviews and archival searches using a variety of sources on topics related to indigenous rights, indigenous health, and resource planning.
  • Assist with conducting interviews, Elders sessions, workshops, storytelling circles, etc.
  • Assisting with writing memorandums, briefing notes, and other technical reports
  • Assist with qualitative research, including data collection, coding, and analysis.
  • Assist with coordinating community events, including ceremonies.
  • Assist with preparing grant applications and participant funding applications.
  • Assist with delivering various capacity-building and training programs.

Qualifications

  • At least Grade 12 or commensurate community involvement / experience
  • Demonstrated academic and / or practical experience, or strong interest in, Indigenous research, Indigenous law and protocol traditions, or community and territorial works
  • Strong interest in advancing Indigenous interests in the areas of territorial sovereignty, community planning, cultural revitalization and / or resurgence, Indigenous child and family services, and Indian Residential School Survivors healing and truth-seeking programs.

Skills

  • Know how to communicate with a wide variety of audiences.
  • Familiarity with ceremonial protocols for meetings, ceremonies, and knowledge-gathering activities.
  • Strong written communication skills, and keen attention to the choice of the written voice for works including technical reporting, articles, blogs, essays, memorandums, letters, and briefing notes.
  • Adaptable, versatile, willing to learn and explore.
  • Comfortable with public speaking and interacting with new faces on a regular basis.
  • Ability to conduct independent research and prepare short summaries of findings.

Other Information

  • Flexible work hours, including option to work remotely when possible.
  • Downtown Winnipeg office; close to bus routes for easy commuting.
  • Commuting-to-work subsidy included.
  • Travel may be required (sometimes 4 days a week several weeks in a row).

Application Guidelines

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a short sample of your writing (article, essay, technical report, or written reflection on an important experience) to narratives_hr@fhblack.com.

Narratives is committed to promoting principles of diversity and inclusion. We are actively seeking to increase the number of Indigenous employees within our organization. We strongly encourage Indigenous applicants to self-identify if they feel comfortable doing so. Preference may be given to these applicants.

Planning Intern

Narratives is an environmental planning firm, specializing in Impact Assessment, Community Engagement, and Conflict Transformation. We are driven by applying tested ideas, exploring innovative techniques, trying new research designs, and constantly pushing our standards. For more information on the type of projects and initiatives we support, please visit Our Projects section on our website or our LinkedIn page.

Narratives is currently seeking candidates for the position of a Planning Intern to bring our stories to life. The position will be based in Winnipeg, Canada from January 9th, 2023 to August 31st, 2023, with possibility of an extension.

Responsibilities

  • Supporting community sessions and events, conducting key person interviews, facilitating focus groups, workshops, mapping sessions, story sessions, taking meeting minutes, and other tasks as required.
  • Writing technical reports, briefing notes, and memorandums.
  • Supporting qualitative and quantitative research, including data collection, coding, thematic analysis, statistical analysis, and reporting.
  • Assisting with logging correspondence, analytics, and reporting.
  • Conducting research on topics related to Indigenous rights, territorial planning, land use policy and legislation, impact assessment, and environmental stewardship and sovereignty, as required.

Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in fourth year undergraduate and or a graduate program in environmental science, environmental studies, city planning, political sciences, human rights, humanities, psychology, and/or another related program.
  • Know how to communicate with a wide variety of audiences.
  • Ability to write well, including technical reports, articles, essays, memorandums, letters, and briefing notes.
  • Comfortable with public speaking and guiding group discussions.
  • Adaptable, versatile, willing to learn and explore.
  • Hold a valid drivers’ license.

Why Narratives?

  • Flexible work hours, including option to work remotely when possible.
  • Downtown Winnipeg office; close to bus routes for easy commuting.
  • Travel is required (sometimes 3-4 days a week, few weeks in a row).

Application Guidelines

Please submit a cover letter, a resume, and a sample of your writing (article, blog, essay, or a technical report) to narratives_hr@fhblack.com no later than November 4, 2022. Please ensure the title of the position is clearly identified in your submission.

Narratives is committed to promoting principles of diversity and inclusion. We are actively seeking to increase the number of BIPOC employees within our organization. We strongly encourage applicants to self-identify if they feel comfortable doing so. Preference may be given to these applicants.

Landscape Designer

Stories are powerful. Stories teach, advance diplomacy, break barriers, and promote healing. Narratives represents an effort to amplify voices that may otherwise go unheard, or unaddressed despite being heard. We are an environmental planning firm, specializing in Impact Assessment, Community Engagement, and Conflict Transformation. For more information on the type of projects and initiatives we support, please visit Our Projects section on our website or our LinkedIn page.

Narratives is currently seeking candidates for the position of a Landscape Designer to bring our stories to life. The position will be a full-time, one-year term with the potential for a permanent position.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare drawings to communicate design concepts to clients.
  • Support planning and design throughout various client projects, including mapping, signage, master planning, site inventory and analysis.
  • Transform plans, maps and graphics into compelling visuals.
  • Work on the effective use of visual branding to ensure that ArcGIS maps are consistent in style and in compliance with the corporate visual identity and standards.
  • Provide graphic design support to build templates, reports, brochures, and other print materials.
  • Able to develop innovative design solutions while following style guides, and creative art direction.

Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education in landscape architecture, urban design, or a related field / equivalent experience.
  • Strong design capabilities, including demonstrable design knowledge, such as layout, typography, colour, interaction design and fluency with Adobe CC Tools.
  • Strong experience in ArcGIS and creating visually appealing maps.
  • Proficency in AutoCAD.
  • Creative vision, a passion for learning and willingness to adopt and share new ideas.
  • Knows how to communicate with a wide variety of audiences.
  • Hold a valid drivers’ license.

Why Narratives?

  • Flexible work hours, including option to work remotely when possible.
  • Downtown Winnipeg office; close to bus routes for easy commuting.
  • Ongoing professional development and learning opportunities.

Travel may be required (sometimes 3-4 days a week, few weeks in a row).

Application Guidelines

Please submit a cover letter, a resume, and a sample of your ArcGIS data visualizations (examples of maps highly recommended) and samples of your Landscape Design Work to narratives_hr@fhblack.com no later than November 4, 2022. Please ensure the title of the position is clearly identified in your submission.

Narratives is committed to promoting principles of diversity and inclusion. We are actively seeking to increase the number of BIPOC employees within our organization. We strongly encourage applicants to self-identify if they feel comfortable doing so. Preference may be given to these applicants.

Junior Graphic Designer

Stories are powerful. Stories teach, advance diplomacy, break barriers, and promote healing. Narratives represents an effort to amplify voices that may otherwise go unheard, or unaddressed despite being heard. We are an environmental planning firm, specializing in Impact Assessment, Community Engagement, and Conflict Transformation. For more information on the type of projects and initiatives we support, please visit Our Projects section on our website or our LinkedIn page.

Narratives is currently seeking candidates for the position of a Junior Graphic Designer to bring our stories to life. The position will be a full-time, one-year term with the potential for a permanent position.

Responsibilities

  • Create digital assets for social media, web, and on-screen formats.
  • Web design and development through Elementor in WordPress as well as site management.
  • Provide graphic design support to build templates, reports, handouts, and other print materials.
  • Edit photos for social media, photo albums and other print work as required, and occassionally photograph events, workshops and engagements.
  • Design cohesive campaigns and provide original illustrative approaches.
  • Able to develop innovative design solutions while following style guides, and creative art direction.

Qualifications

  • Currently undertaking or recent graduate of Graphic Design, or other relevant experiences related to design.
  • Technically adept with Adobe CC (InDesign, Ilustrator, Photoshop, Xd) and Microsoft Office (Mainly Word)
  • Adaptable, versatile, willing to learn and explore.
  • Animation or motiongraphic experience is a bonus but not required.
  • Able to operate a DSLR camera.
  • Hold a valid drivers’ license.

Why Narratives?

  • Flexible work hours, including option to work remotely when possible.
  • Downtown Winnipeg office; close to bus routes for easy commuting.
  • Ongoing professional development and learning opportunities.
  • Socially and environmentally conscious work that pushes for positive change.

Travel may be required (sometimes 3-4 days a week, few weeks in a row).

Application Guidelines

Please submit a cover letter, a resume, and a sample portfolio of design work (may include a link to a portfolio website or provide a pdf) to narratives_hr@fhblack.com no later than November 30, 2022. Please ensure the title of the position is clearly identified in your submission.

Narratives is committed to promoting principles of diversity and inclusion. We are actively seeking to increase the number of BIPOC employees within our organization. We strongly encourage applicants to self-identify if they feel comfortable doing so. Preference may be given to these applicants.

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