Communications and Social Media Intern

  • Volet de programme : Jeunesse Canada au travail dans les deux langues officielles
  • Titre de l'emploi : Communications and Social Media Intern
  • Nom de l’organisme : Apathy is Boring
  • Lieu de l’emploi : montreal, Québec
  • Durée de l'emploi : 2017-05-01 à 2017-08-18 (12 semaines)
  • Salaire horaire : 12,00 $

Title: Communications and Social Media Intern

Duration: 16 weeks

Starting Date: May 1, 2017

Ending Date: August 18, 2016

Position Type: Full-time, 35 hours a week

Compensation: $12 / hour

Location: 1514 Docteur-Penfield Avenue, Montreal, QC H3G 1B9

To Apply: Send a resume and cover letter to Caro Loutfi, Executive Director at info@apathyisboring.com

Web Site: www.apathyisboring.com


We thank everyone for applying but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


THE CAUSE

Founded in January 2004, Apathy is Boring is a national youth-led non-partisan, charitable organization that uses art and technology to educate youth about democracy, with the aim of increasing youth voter turnout, increasing youth engagement in the democratic process and building a sustainable dialogue between youth and elected officials.


Apathy is Boring accomplishes its mission through three core programs:

-Elections Program: promotional campaigns during federal, provincial and municipal elections that inform and mobilize youth to vote, as well as research projects focused on tactics to improve youth voter mobilization.

-'Get Involved' Program: ApathyisBoring.com online and workshops, street teams, and live events offline that encourage youth to get involved in the democratic process and create opportunities for dialogue with their elected officials.

-'Youth Friendly' Program: workshops, audits, and other 'youth friendly' resources aimed at educating civil society and government about how to engage youth in decision-making.


RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the Communications and Programming Coordinator, the Communications and Social Media Intern will be responsible for assisting with various communications projects and administrative tasks, including campaigns, promotional plans, archiving, and the creation of newsletters, press releases, annual reports and support docs. The intern will also be responsible for adhering to consistent branding and non-partisanship while helping to maintain A is B's social media presence. Web and graphic design experience is considered an asset for this position and would allow the intern to play a large role in maintaining A is B's web content and contributing to design projects. The intern may also assist in the planning and marketing of Apathy is Boring's Youth-friendly services and be responsible for researching new Youth-Friendly opportunities.


QUALIFICATIONS

-University studies in Communications, Marketing, Arts, Graphic Design or Political science

-Excellent communications skills.

-Bilingualism (English and French).

-Independent worker, able to function effectively in a fast-paced environment.

-Passion for current events and popular culture.

-Computer skills are essential.

-Web and graphic design experience an asset.

-Good grasp of Canada's democratic system.

-A sense of humour.

-Full time student, with intention to return to full time studies in September 2017.

-18 to 30 years of age at the start of the employment period.



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