Job Posting: Media & Communications Intern

By Plank|June 4, 2018|General, Uncategorized|

Head & Hands is looking for a summer student, on a 6-week contract, to collaborate with the Director of Fundraising & Development on the organization’s social media strategic plan. They will be responsible for overhauling Head & Hands’ Instagram page, and creating a bank of content & post schedule across platforms. This position will also be responsible for supporting in website maintenance and bug fixes where appropriate. In a nutshell, this job is about being online all day and posting regularly. 40 hours/week, $13/hour. The Media & Communications Assistant position requires no previous formal work experience. We are looking for students who are interested in working in: the non-profit sector, communications or media, public relations, event planning, or other related fields. The ideal candidate is:
  • Comfortable with social media platforms and current online trends
  • Comfortable with WordPress or other web/blog hosting and creation systems (Tumblr, Wix, Square Space, etc.)
  • Comfortable with Google Drive
  • Commitment to principles of anti-oppression, harm reduction, and non judgment
  • Experience working both autonomously and in a team
  • Flexible and able to multi-task
Must be a student returning to school full-time in the fall. Ideal start date: June 18th   

To apply:

Email CV and a short cover letter to Director of Fundraising & Development at "ATTN: Media & Coms Asst" Your cover letter should be no more than 500 words, telling us about your relationship with social media, and why you want to work at Head & Hands. In your application, please also include proof of enrolment for Fall 2018 semester. This posting will be up until a candidate is selected. Please apply as soon as possible if you are interested.  
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