Job Posting 83797

Communications Officer
Manitoba Council for International Cooperation
Work From Home - Winnipeg area
Staff mostly working remotely but some in person events-Must be MB based
closing today (Sat, 28 May)
canada summer jobs / summer students  •  $16.50 per hour

The Manitoba Council for International Cooperation (MCIC) is a coalition of organizations involved in international development. MCIC supports, connects, and amplifies the work of its members and partners, while directly engaging and collaborating with Manitobans for global sustainability. MCIC is also responsible for distributing government funds designated for international development and humanitarian projects.

 

We directly engage and collaborate with Manitobans for global sustainability by:

  • Supporting connections and capacity development in members and partners for greater impact
  • Engaging the public to be active global citizens
  • Supporting international cooperation through funding
  • Maintaining and strengthening organizational wellness

 

Job Profile

The position(s) will assist with MCIC’s Inspiring Action for Global Citizenship and Fund for Innovation and Transformation Programs.

 

Funding for this position is through the Government of Canada Summer Jobs Grant. This opportunity is for youth aged 15-30 who are citizens or permanent residents of Canada. It is an 8-week position. MCIC staff are mostly working remotely but are starting up in person events. Evening and weekend work will be required depending on event schedules.

 

Qualifications

  • Must be 15-30 to be eligible
  • Student or recent graduate of a certificate or degree program in the area of communications, digital media, community economic development, international development, gender studies, or related fields
  • Experience working with Office 365 – Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite – graphic design and video editing
  • Strong organizational abilities, time management skills and the ability to adapt to changing priorities
  • Bilingual – English/French is preferred
  • Previous experience in the following, either as an employee or as a volunteer:
  • Working on a committee or part of a team
  • Video editing
  • Office or committee administration

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The Communications Officer(s) will be working in the following areas:

  • Creating and editing videos in English and French
  • Creating content and updating website in English and French
  • Preparing digital media posts for social media platforms in English and French
  • Designing posters and infographics
  • Assisting in analyzing reports
  • Assisting in the preparation of reports, newsletters and other material
  • Assisting with A Better World is InSight events
  • Assisting the Communication Specialist with current projects such as innovation, gender equality, sustainability and global citizenship

 

Accountabilities

The Communication Officer(s) is accountable for:

  • Upholding the mission statement and values of MCIC
  • Representing MCIC in a positive manner through professional conduct
  • Treating fellow employees with respect and dignity, understanding their jobs and their importance to MCIC, and cooperating in achieving their goals
  • Ensuring details are handled accurately and in a timely fashion
  • Functioning as a supportive team player
  • Bringing energy and commitment to the workplace

 

Please feel free to self-identify:

  • Recent immigrant youth and recent refugee youth
  • Indigenous
  • Youth with Disabilities
  • Visible minority/racialized youth
  • LGBTQ2 youth
  • Woman in STEM

 

Position: Full-time 37.5 hours/week for 8 weeks

Application Deadline: ASAP. We will review applications as they are received.

 

Start Date: As soon as possible

 

MCIC is committed to equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee. We value diversity in the workplace and believe our work is stronger when it benefits from the experience and knowledge of a diverse team.  Applications are encouraged from all candidates, including women, Indigenous peoples, people with disabilities, people of various sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, racialized people, and others who can contribute to the diversity of our team and our work, and who share our mission. We are committed to providing an accessible candidate experience. If you need any accommodations or adjustments throughout the interview process and beyond, please indicate this in your application.

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