Communications
Coordinator (#3524547)

Position: Communications Coordinator
Canada Summer Jobs ID: 3524547

Project Team (Pod): Communications
Start Date: September 7th, 2021

End Date: March 25th, 2022

Duration: 23 weeks (winter break in between)
Location: Remote
Hours per week: 12 hrs/week (part-time)
Pay: $15.50/hr CAD
Application Deadline: 11:59 PM PDT, Sunday August 22nd, 2022 

Please find our Equity in Hiring & Bilingualism measures here: bit.ly/RE17EquityBilingualism

 

Job Summary: the intern will be responsible for all matters of brand development, social media management, content creation, and copywriting at a thriving NPO. As intern, you will work with our communications pod to promote the activities of other RE17 project teams (events, programming, advocacy) and market the organization’s overall vision. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to shape RE17’s communications and outreach strategy for the 2021-2022 operational year, and will gain valuable skills in design, writing, and marketing applicable to a wide range of future careers.


The intern will also have an opportunity to allocate a number of their hours each week to support one of five
secondary project teams ("Pods"): 

  • Administration

  • Advocacy

  • Programming

  • Strategic Partnerships

  • Reimagination (Research and Innovation)


Responsibilities:

  • Assists the Communications pod in the planning and execution of social media campaigns and other communications projects.

  • Assists with idea generation, content creation, and copywriting for promotional materials such as Facebook and Instagram posts, LinkedIn articles, and newsletters.

  • Manages social media channels (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn) and responds to inquiries as needed.

  • Creates templates for Instagram posts, Powerpoint presentations, documents/reports.

  • Supports RE17 working groups (“Pods”) by creating and disseminating promotional materials for major projects.

  • Collaborates with team leads to develop a workflow for reporting and promotions.

  • Manages and redesigns components of the RE17 website.

  • Researches opportunities for stakeholder engagement to enhance RE17’s communications strategy.


Qualifications:

  • Enrolled in or recently graduated from a Canadian post-secondary institution, preferably with a concentration in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, or a social science.

  • Proficient in the use of design software including Canva, Figma, Illustrator, Photoshop, and/or InDesign.

  • Experienced in social media marketing and content creation, with an emphasis on graphic design.

  • A strong writer with a penchant for detail and clear prose.

  • Proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite with an emphasis on Microsoft Excel.

  • Experience in web design and development is an asset, but not required.

Training and Skills Development Opportunities:
As an employee of ReImagine17, 80% of an intern’s time will be focused on their main position and another 20% will be dedicated to their professional and personal interests as relevant to the work of RE17. At the beginning of the contract period, interns will have a kick-off meeting with their supervisor to discuss intentions, expectations, and the scope of their internship work plan. ReImagine17 is committed to helping youth further develop their skills through dedicated training sessions and  our flexible pods structure. During their time with RE17, interns will develop strong interpersonal communication skills, a “moonshot thinking” approach, and a strong sense of self-determination. We pledge to equip interns with the tools and resources required to fulfill their responsibilities,  and to provide sufficient freedom to nurture their professional development.

ReImagine17 Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
ReImagine17 is an equal opportunity employer. Diversity and inclusion are at the core of our
values, and we are committed to recruiting, hiring, and supporting team members and
employees in an environment free of discrimination or harassment. We promote the diversity of thought, culture and opinion, which connects the entire team at ReImagine17. We do not discriminate on the basis
of race, color, religion, marital status, age, nationality, ancestry, physical or mental disability,
medical conditions, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or
any other status protected under federal, provincial, or local law.

At this time we do not have the capacity to hire a unilingual French speaker—we can only hire candidates with sufficient proficiency in English. French will be considered a significant asset in the selection of candidates. If language is a barrier to your application, please email us in your language of preference at admin@reimagine17.ca and we will work to accommodate your application.

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Pour l’instant nous n’avons pas la capacité d’engager une personne unilingue francophone, nous pouvons uniquement engager des personnes ayant un niveau d’anglais suffisant. Le francais sera considéré comme un grand atout lors de la sélection des candidat.e.s. Nous sommes en train d’améliorer notre capacité linguistique en français. Si la langue est un obstacle à votre candidature, veuillez nous envoyer un courriel dans votre langue de préférence à admin@reimagine17.ca et nous vous accomoderons dans votre application dans la juste mesure.