Digital Media Content Creator

Keepers of the Circle Published: October 4, 2020
Kirkland Lake, Ontario
Salary range
$22 - $25/hr
Hours per week
Start Date
End Date


The Digital Media Content Creator will work with the Keepers of the Circle, an Indigenous Hub located in the District of Temiskaming to create engaging, appealing and on-brand visual communications for course delivery on Indigenous Traditional Knowledge about harvesting methods, agricultural practices and low-carbon living using a variety of media. They would also be responsible for promotional efforts that include the entire process of defining requirements, visualizing and crafting cohesive graphics including illustrations, layouts, photographs, and animation and video. This position is responsible for shaping and reshaping the visual aspects of marketing materials, presentations, course material, digital graphics, brochures, product packaging, exhibitions and more.

This position reports to the Executive Director

Duties and responsibilities

  • Create illustrations, animations, video and other designs using Adobe software
  • Develop promotional material and course material on harvesting, agricultural production and other low-carbon living methods
  • Promote events, opportunities and offerings via social media channels and other online event calendars and tools
  • Execute on digital marketing campaigns to increase web traffic and conversions, using all necessary tools (e.g. website, emails, social media, blogs)
  • Stay well informed in digital media trends
  • Ensure all visual communications abide by the brand guidelines
  • Provide input on the refinement and maintenance of branding guidelines
  • Perform other related duties in keeping with the purpose and accountabilities of the job
  • Support the delivery of our virtual events, creating content, promoting, and capturing and sharing highlights to educate our community around the low-carbon living. This includes a weekly Brown Bag Lunch series and other workshops and larger events
  • Execute on member promotion requests
  • Write and curate content for the Impact Hub Ottawa website, social media channels, weekly member newsletter and community newsletters
  • Support with the execution of online advertising needs
  • Build strong member relationships through social media interaction
  • Ensure brand consistency through all marketing channels
  • Collaborate with the team members to display and enhance the expression of our organization's mission, vision and values

Knowledge and skills

Applicants for this internship must be Canadian citizen or permanent resident, under 30 years of age

  • Experience in graphic design and various social media platforms
  • Excellent knowledge and proficiency of design software applications and tools such as Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop
  • Strong production skills
  • Effects, Premiere Pro) and Microsoft Suite (PowerPoint)
  • Experience working in collaborative environments
  • An excellent communicator
  • Attention to detail
  • Indigenous language skills are given preference
  • Drivers license

Education required

Post secondary education in a field relating to communications, or marketing, or 1+ years’ experience in a marketing role

An equivalent combination of education, experience and skills will be considered.

Eligibility criteria

Career-Launcher Internships are funded by the Government of Canada under the Youth Employment Strategy. For program criteria information visit their website.


Qualified interns are:

  • Between the ages of 15-30 (inclusive) at the start of the internship
  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents or persons granted refugee status in Canada*
  • Legally allowed to work according to the relevant provincial and Canadian legislation and regulations
  • Available to work for at least six months
  • Not previous participants of a federal youth employment program
  • Not employees of the hiring employer prior to the start of their internship (does not apply to previous coop students or student interns, although this must be clearly indicated by the employer)

*Refugee protection must be conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. Persons awaiting refugee status, as well as those who hold a temporary visitor visa, student visa or work visa, are ineligible to participate in a Youth Employment Strategy initiative.

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