Gender Equity Project Manager

Women Transforming Cities Published: September 12, 2020
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia
Internship Type
Salary range
$25 an hour
Hours per week
23
Start Date
2020/10/01
End Date
2021/01/31

Description

Women Transforming Cities (WTC) is a non profit organization based in Vancouver, Canada. We are looking for an intern to be the Gender Equity Project Manager for the organization - leading and supporting a number of projects that are promoting gender equity in the Lower Mainland area. WTC is driven by a vision to live in cities where all self-identified women and girls, in all their diversity, have real social, economic, and political power. The Gender Equity Project Manager will support this pursuit by producing a report to measure the progress of the City of Vancouver on it’s commitments of gender equity, organizing educational webinars on key issues to women in the area, and overseeing the launch of a toolkit to support women across Canada to raise key issues to their elected leaders.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Oversee the production of a report that measures the progress of the City of Vancouver towards its commitments on gender equity
  • Produce the WTC monthly newsletter raising awareness in the community on key issues for women
  • Organize and support the logistics for webinars and teach-ins on topics of gender equity
  • Manage the launch and promotion of the ‘Hot Pink Paper Toolkit’ a guide for women across Canada to ensure elected municipal leaders represent their interests 
  • Support the communications activities for WTC, including social media accounts, media releases and digital content creation
  • Support the development of a new website for the organization, including writing copy, design and web development

Knowledge and skills

  • Experience in digital communication, marketing and copywriting
  • Experience managing websites
  • Experience creating content for social media
  • You are an intersectional feminist and work passionately towards gender equity
  • You enjoy working in a team towards shared goals
  • You are an independent worker and enjoy working flexibly

Education required

No specific educational requirements

Certification required

No specific certification required

Eligibility criteria

Qualified interns are:

  • Between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the internship
  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents or persons granted refugee status in Canada1
  • Legally allowed to work according to the relevant provincial and Canadian legislation and regulations
  • Available to participate in an ImpAct internship for a flexible duration of up to 6 months by March 1, 2021
  • 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)

1Refugee 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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