First Peoples Law is seeking a Director of Client Relations to join our growing team dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of Indigenous Peoples in Canada.
Who We Are
First Peoples Law is committed to defending and advancing Indigenous Peoples’ inherent and constitutionally protected title, rights and Treaty rights. Our objective is to play a meaningful role in Indigenous Peoples’ ongoing struggle for a more respectful and equitable world for themselves and their children. Public education is a major part of our work.
What We Offer
We offer flexibility, fair remuneration, a supportive team and the opportunity to work with recognized leading lawyers and on behalf of amazing clients who are at the forefront of developing the law through the defence of their Indigenous rights.
What We’re Looking For
The Director of Client Relations will support the First Peoples Law team, with a focus on developing and enhancing connections, opportunities, and strategic partnerships with new and existing clients across the country.
Our ideal candidate is a self-motivated, highly organized, creative, problem-solver with excellent interpersonal and communication skills who has the ability to work both independently and as part of team.
Skills and Experience
The Director of Client Relations will have the following combination of skills and experience:
alignment with our core values of advocacy, integrity and commitment
Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, or equivalent education and experience
6-10 years of experience in a business development related role or significant legal experience with a focus on client services
excellent presentation and communication skills
confidence in leading workshops and training sessions
demonstrated ability in developing, nurturing, and sustaining relationships with clients, and ability to determine priorities and deliver results
experience in planning and hosting meetings and events
creative and collaborative approach to problem solving
ability to work well under pressure, both independently and as part of a team
strong work ethic and positive team attitude
willingness to travel anywhere in Canada using a wide variety of transportation methods (prop-plane, truck, hiking, ATV, boat, snowmobile, etc.)
comfortable working in First Nation communities
a sense of humour
Description of Position
The Director of Client Relations will work on a full-time basis out of the First Peoples Law office in Vancouver.
Salary will be based on experience and qualifications.
How to Apply
Applicants may submit a cover letter, CV and recent writing sample to email@example.com. Please include the name of the position you wish to apply for in the subject line.
Interviews will be carried out on a rolling basis until the position is filled.