Digital Communications and Graphics Designer (#3524547)

Position: Digital Communications and Graphics Designer (DCG)
Canada Summer Jobs ID: 3524547
Duration: 8 weeks
Location: Remote
Hours per week: 35 hrs/week
Pay: $15.50/hr CAD
Start Date: June 7, 2021
End Date: July 30, 2021
Application Deadline: May 28, 2021


The DCG intern will be responsible for all matters of brand development, social media management,
content creation, and copywriting at a thriving NGO. As intern, you will work as part of our
communications pod to promote the activities of other RE17 teams (events, resources,
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 writing, strategy, project development applicable to a
wide range of future careers.


The intern will also have an opportunity to allocate up to 2 hours per week for work in one of four
secondary pods:
• Administration
• Advocacy
• Buddy System
• Reimagination (Research and Innovation)


The ideal candidate will demonstrate a combination of initiative, strong writing skills, and a
passion for rethinking solutions to pressing issues in their communities. Based on
demonstrated interest, performance, and time availability, the intern may also be provided an
opportunity to initiate personal projects in marketing/communications in the final month of
their internship.


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.
• Tracks and reports local, national, and global news concerning Sustainable Development
and innovative approaches to SDG implementation across Canada.
• Researches opportunities for stakeholder engagement as part of RE17’s communications
strategy.

• Manages social media channels (Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn) and responds to
inquiries. 
• Provides additional administrative support as needed.


Desired outcomes:
• Timely preparation of engaging promotional materials and blog posts.
• Creation of engaging reports addressing SDG action in Canada.
• Development of new strategies to amplify the profile and mission of a thriving youth-led organization.


Key skills developed:
• The intern will develop skills in Teamwork by working directly with other members of the
Communications pod to create content, generate new ideas, provide feedback, and
set deadlines.
• The intern will develop both verbal and written
Communication skills through the
preparation of promotional materials, blog posts, and reports for RE17 media platforms.

 

As an employee of ReImagine17, 80% of an intern’s time will be around their main position and
another 20% will be dedicated to their professional and personal interests. At the beginning of
their contract period, interns will be surveyed as to their hopes and expectations regarding this
position as well as their future career. ReImagine17 is dedicated to assisting interns achieve these

aspirations through skill specific training as well as through our flexible working 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 and
support interns to succeed in the position, but also to provide them with sufficient freedom
to nurture their self-determination.


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 devoid 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 a sufficient level of English. French will be considered an asset in the selection of candidates. We are currently in the process of improving our French capacity. If language is a barrier to your application, please email us in your language of preference to admin@reimagine17.ca and we will 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.