The Director of Digital Media and Communications will coordinate communications, digital media for climate action and youth empowerment at Youth Climate Lab.
This exciting opportunity will allow a youth to play a leading role in shaping Youth Climate Lab’s communication strategy and lead a digital campaign to mobilize youth around ambitious climate action.
Duties and responsibilities
The selected applicant will play a key role in co-creating a dynamic, bilingual digital campaign to mobilize youth-led momentum for the low-carbon transition. Additionally, the selected applicant will support and strengthen Youth Climate Lab’s communications strategy and digital presence.
Specifically, this will include:
- Co-creating bilingual digital campaign
- Reviewing and updating Youth Climate Lab’s communications strategy
- Developing and leading Youth Climate Lab’s social media presence
- Managing a team of 4-5 volunteers
- Content development
- Digital skills enhancements for the organization
- Lead technology and digital management
Knowledge and skills
We are seeking for self-driven, energized, impact-focused applicants who:
- Demonstrate a high level of self-motivation and organization
- Is able to take initiative, be flexible, and work well under uncertainty
- Possesses excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
- Is a quick learner with great problem-solving skills
- Demonstrated interest in social/ environmental issues
- Bilingualism (French and English) is a requirement
- Leading and/or contributing to digital marketing campaigns
- Developing and/or contributing to a corporate communications strategy
- Management of social media platforms (Hootsuite)
- Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn
- MailChimp experience is considered an asset
- Content development
Related degree is considered an asset
Career-Launcher Internships are funded by the Government of Canada under the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy. For program criteria information visit their website.
Qualified interns are:
- Post-secondary graduates – this is not a requirement for residents of the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut applying for internships in those territories
- Underemployed (employed below their level of education or work part-time)
- Between 15 and 30 years of age 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
- Not receiving employment insurance during their internship
- 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)
*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 and Skills Strategy initiative.