Position: Bilingual Digital Collections Assistant
Location: Anywhere in Canada
Canada Summer Jobs
Wage: $18 per hour, at least 20 hours per week
Number of weeks: 14
Start date: May 31, 2021 (or soon after)
Application deadline: May 25, 2021
VUCAVU’s Digital Collections Assistant will primarily perform tasks associated with bilingual communications, marketing and web content management in addition to other administrative tasks as needed. The Digital Collections Assistant will assist the VUCAVU team with updating information and adding new pages on the platform. This work includes working with video links as well as basic image editing and text layout. They will be trained to work in our content management system (CMS) and learn to build pages for our partners.
Once comfortable working in our CMS, the Digital Collections Assistant will be assigned other bilingual administrative tasks related to programming and marketing of the platform such as social media, newsletter creation, and contact database maintenance.
As VUCAVU is a small not-for-profit media arts and digital start-up organization, the Digital Collections Assistant will participate in the multiple projects we work on simultaneously and will be invited to share their input on the platform's ever-evolving technical and business development. We invite candidates who have a broad variety of digital, graphic design and communications skills to apply. Depending on funding, there is the possibility that this position could be extended after the Canada Summer Works period is completed.
** VUCAVU is committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion in our living, learning and work environments. In pursuit of our values, we seek members who will work respectfully and constructively with differences and across levels of power. We actively encourage applications from members of groups experiencing barriers to equity.
- Second year or higher university student, in a related academic discipline such as Visual or Graphic Arts, Digital Media, New Media, Humanities, Film/Media Studies, Indigenous Studies, Web Design or related disciplines.
- Experience in and/or a passion for the arts with an interest and/or background in online arts programming, film/digital media production, cinema studies, visual arts or art history.
- Competent image and video editing skills (Adobe Creative Suite, especially Photoshop + Premiere),
- Competent internet and web design (Basic HTML),
- Advanced research and writing skills.
- Familiarity with social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) and an interest in marketing.
- Experience using web content management systems, performing data entry and working with metadata would be considered an asset.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills. French and English language skills (written, spoken).
- Able to work independently and exercise good judgment, as well as be part of a team.
- Able to manage multiple projects and deadlines and adapt to changing priorities.
NOTE: This is a remote working position. The employee must have their own computer and access to a reliable internet connection to complete this contract.
Canada Summer Jobs eligibility requirements:
**Find more info about CSJ eligibility guidelines here.
- be between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment;
- be a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act* for the duration of employment**; and,
- have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations
Please send your CV and brief cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “VUCAVU Digital Collections Assistant”.
Application review will begin May 25, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.
We look forward to hearing from you!