• Full Time
  • Tsuut'ina Nation
  • Applications have closed

Tsuutina Grant Research & Proposal


The Senior Researcher and Proposal Writer provides support and leadership in Tsuut’ina Nation pursuits of strategic and program initiatives.  She/he leads the preparation and production of proposals of all sizes/types and works closely with senior management to present potential projects or opportunities to Council.



·       Coordinate proposal activity and manage the research, development and submission of proposals for multiple projects.

·       Conduct research and develop content to support compelling funding applications, business proposals and RFP submissions.

·       Collaborate with multiple departments or programs to compile information needed to complete submission requirements.

·       Develop effective templates and methods of presenting information in a professional and organized manner.

·       Edit or review information and proposal materials to ensure professionalism, accuracy and consistency (one voice, grammar and spelling).

·       Research, write, and update information in the business development repository, including project descriptions, resumes, and other required materials.

·       Monitor websites for tendering and funding opportunities of potential interest to Tsuut’ina Nation and distribute opportunities to relevant Executive Directors.

·       Set-up and maintain online contractor management databases such as ISNetworld.

·       Assist in the development of regular reporting requirements and ongoing communications of projects and submissions.

·       Integrate and summarize understanding of emerging trends and implications for the Nation.

·       Research recommendations, strategies and policy frameworks for the purpose of ongoing policy development.

·       Improve and develop internal proposal processes and tools.

·       Support other communications initiatives as assigned.



·       A degree in Communications or related field is required.

·       2+ years’ experience in writing and project management is preferred.

·       Excellent written and verbal communication skills are necessary.

·       Advanced skills in MS Office and publishing related applications are essential.

·       Must be comfortable working on new, uncertain and abstract projects.

·       Ability to work collaboratively with various stakeholders and independently manage workload pressures and deadlines.

·       Strong organizational skills, consistent reliability and detail orientation are critical.

·       Must have a valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation.

·       A security clearance and pre-employment drug and alcohol test are required.



Please note that this organization adheres to Sections 1 – 9 of the Aboriginal Employee Preference Policy for selection and displacement.  Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be under a six-month probationary period at the commencement of his or her employment.



Competition Open: February 8, 2018

Competition Close: February 19, 2018


Please apply in writing, including a resume to:

Tsuut’ina Nation Human Resources Department 9911 Chiila Boulevard, Tsuut’ina, Alberta T2W 6H6

Phone: (403) 238-6129 Email: Jobs@tsuutina.com


**We thank all interested applicants, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted