Triia Project Coordinator

Posted: 10/30/2022

The Triia Project Coordinator will be responsible for the administrative support for the Triia Project Manager. The Project Coordinator will assist with the planning, organizing, and coordinating of Triia events and other fundraising activities and outreach activities. This position will develop training materials and will provide technical assistance for the Indigenous artists. This position is established for the AIANNH Innovation and Entrepreneurship Strategic Initiative as set forth and will be funded in two phases over the next year.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities and Expectations:


Administrative Support:


  • Assist in organizing and marketing workshops and program goals in coordination with appropriate staff.
  • Assist in keeping marketing materials stocked and negotiating pricing to meet time turnaround
  • Ability to be multifaceted with various ongoing activities and work responsibilities with high energy, and impeccable professionalism.
  • Assist in developing relationships with Indigenous artists and Indigenous Tourism operators
  • Assist in spreadsheet development for individual events, artists, Indigenous tourism operators, donors, expenses, etc.
  • Assists in planning and coordinating events, conferences, and meetings.
  • Collaborates with both the Program Manager and the Marketing and Communications Coordinator in preparing social media posts for Triia via Facebook, Twitter, Snap Chat, and Instagram.
  • Schedules meeting spaces as needed for training events and business opportunities, which includes Zoom, WebEx, etc. meetings.
  • Assist with logistics for events and campaigns.
  • Assists with communication and coordination of meetings with Triia artists, tourism operators and participants.
  • Assist with business development efforts such as presentation preparation, marketing support, and updating capability statements.
  • Assist in identifying, pitching and executing sales strategies to bring in revenue across sponsorship, donations, and artist membership.
  • Partner and grow community awareness across Indigenous communities throughout the United States.
  • Conduct outreach activities within the community to increase artist and tourism operator participation.
  • Assist in developing marketing campaign to attract consumers and geotourism platform to include interactive maps, Instagram galleries, interactive itineraries.
  • Coordinate, direct and provide entrepreneurship training to any Indigenous entrepreneur industry sector.
  • Participate in staff meetings and trainings as required or needed.
  • Attend and represent NADC and TRIIA at required community meetings and events when the Program Manager is unable to.
  • Perform other duties as assigned in order to meet NADC’s mission and the goals and objectives of the project.


Minimum Qualifications (Experience/Education):


  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, business management, or a related field or a minimum of two years of project management/leadership experience.
  • Two years’ experience with the Indigenous population and Indigenous youth preferred.
  • Two to three years of sales experience preferred.
  • Successful background in networking with all ethnicities, businesses, and individuals.


Competencies or Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA’s):


  • Knowledge of federally recognized tribes and local Indigenous population through work experience, academic background, and/or training.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others in order to achieve meaningful results.
  • Ability to present ideas, transmit information, and/or convey concepts to individuals or groups of people of varying educational, cultural, and experiential levels.
  • Knowledge of Indigenous art (pricing, quality, uniqueness, etc.) across the country is a plus.
  • Knowledge of tourism (hospitality, experiences, vacation rentals, fair pricing, etc.) especially in and/or around all Indigenous reservation lands.
  • Experience with marketing platforms and social media.
  • Experience with entrepreneurs and/or business marketing trends.
  • Passionate about enhancing the quality of life for Indigenous peoples, Indigenous small businesses and artists
  • COVID-19 vaccination
  • Use effective communication with diverse audiences in groups and individually by employing active listening and the use of clear, concise verbal and written communication that is accurate, timely and courteous.
  • Experience with developing and delivering training modules and programs.
  • High level of organization and attention to detail, while also being able to strategically plan and problem solve at a higher level.
  • Embody natural leadership qualities.
  • Professional dress/appearance and language is required.


Physical Demands & Working Conditions:


  • Frequently sitting, with continuous full use of hands in repetitive hand motion, such as typing.
  • Clear vison, as well as speak and hear with normal conversations.
  • Requires high attention to detail with frequent deadlines and internal and external social interaction.
  • Regular lifting, moving and carrying items 5-30 pounds. Occasionally lifting items up to 75 pounds.
  • Work is primarily in an office environment. Must be able to work within an office/clinic/at-home setting, with flexibility to change settings as needed.
  • Occasional outdoor environment for physical activities described above.
  • Occasionally exposed to on-street driving and moving vehicles with overnight stays away from home.
  • Work hours are generally Monday through Friday, 8AM-5PM, but will include early morning, evenings and weekend events.