Indigenous Market Coordinator APPLY NOW

Winnipeg, MB CAN
Social Impact

Do you have a deep understanding and appreciation for Indigenous culture and arts? Are you talented in building relationships? Do you have an eye for originality, a mind for marketing and metrics, and a creative streak? If so, we want you to join our team!


The Indigenous Market Coordinator serves as the Director of Social Impact's right-hand, monitoring the Indigenous market, industry trends, and the competitive landscape. The IM Coordinator is responsible for creating and managing plans to implement marketing, branding, and advertising strategies for Manitobah's Indigenous Market.

Daily, the IM Coordinator will draft reports, create and organize content, track outcomes, and cultivate strong relationships with artists, all in support of Manitobah's Social Impact goals. The IM Coordinator will serve as a conduit joining the Indigenous artists, Manitobah's social impact, and marketing teams together.


Manitobah offers a comprehensive total compensation package which includes an annual base salary, group benefits, flexible work hours, generous paid time off, 50% discount on our retail products, professional development, and our newest benefit offering called Group Savings Program.


You will be working from our head office, located at the Forks in Winnipeg, Manitoba.


Reports to: Director of Social Impact

Key Relationships: Manitobah Marketing team, Indigenous Market Artisans

Direct Reports: None


  • Indigenous Culture & Arts: Possess a strong understanding of Indigenous people's history of Turtle Island, art practices, culture, protocol, and traditions.
  • E-commerce: Manage the Indigenous Market component of Manitobah's e-commerce store, knowledge of Shopify Plus sales systems, upload inventory, manage products, review and adjust pricing as needed.
  • Marketing & Communication: Experience using Klayio to create monthly newsletters, SEO best practices, social media, paid media, market research and best practices, etc. Attend weekly marketing meetings to collaborate and communicate Indigenous Market impact, along with sharing Social Impact marketing assets.
  • Photography: Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, taking and editing photos/videos for marketing purposes. Post on websites and social media platforms. 
  • Data & Analytics: Collect, research, and comprehend market data based on sales trends, marketing efforts, and e-commerce traffic to improve CX.
  • Artist Recruitment: Responsible for creating a recruiting strategy that aligns with organizational and departmental goals. Present and review all submitted applications and manage onboarding experience.
  • Artist Relations: Onboard new Indigenous Market artisans, evaluating artisans' submissions, providing recommendations on pricing products, presenting contracts, and handling all correspondence and inquiries such as new products, current inventory, and weekly payments.
  • Processing Orders: Process artist submissions, upload to website, print, pick, pack, and ship function: print purchase orders, package product once sold, remove the item from Shopify, and physically box the order to be shipped to the customer.
  • Inventory Management: Create an annual inventory plan, and perform weekly inventory counts, to align with the annual forecast.
  • Reporting: Responsible for weekly sales reports to track revenue, trends, marketing efforts, and inventory updates. Ability to create and decipher graphs, charts, other visual aids, and complex data into simpler forms that are easier to understand.
  • Presenting: Develop and present professional development workshops for Indigenous Market artisans to support entrepreneurial goals. Present at monthly and/or quarterly meetings as needed.
  • Strategic Planning: Create an annual workplan to scale the Indigenous Market with Director of Social Impact and Marketing team leads.
  • Additional related duties as assigned.


Professional Experience:

  • 3 years of experience in content management, creative writing, advertising concepts, and media applications.
  • 3 years of experience in project management and coordination.
  • Ability to use e-commerce systems.
  • Comfortable navigating platforms like Shopify.
  • Expertise in Photoshop and other web-editing programs.
  • Proficient in marketing tactics, channels, and branding.
  • Tech savvy, proficient in MS Office including Excel.

Educational Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in marketing or communications is preferred.
  • A combination of education, training and work experience may be considered.

Manitobah is dedicated to a greater cultural diversity throughout our business operations and hiring process. Manitobah is committed to hiring Indigenous employees wherever possible. More details available upon request.

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