Posting Number: YUSA-8947
Position Title: Social/Print Media Assistant
Department: Office of the Vice Provost Students
Salary: Annual salary of $56,963 will be prorated based on the number of weeks worked.
Duration: Temporary Full-Time
Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Position Start Date: August 5, 2014 Position End Date: July 31, 2015
Working under the direction of the Director, Print & E-media Communications, this position researches, writes and prepares content to support print and digital media communication for the Division of Students by promoting activities and events for all students, with an emphasis on the promotion of transfer credit initiatives for prospective and current student audiences.
University degree or equivalent required in Communications, Marketing, English or a related field with an emphasis on written communication.
3 years� recent related experience researching, creating and editing content for professional print and digital publications, including websites.
Demonstrated skills/abilities in the following areas: Excellent research, writing, proofreading, editing and grammatical skills. Experience producing content across a range of media, including print and digital formats. Excellent written and oral communication skills to elicit accurate information, conduct interviews with students, professors and the larger community. Analytical skills for researching, analyzing, interpreting and presenting information. Exercising good judgement, initiative and creative problem solving skills. Excellent organizational skills including the ability to work independently, meet deadlines, co-ordinate a number of projects/programs simultaneously in response to changing/conflicting priorities. Attending accurately to detail and working effectively under pressure of high volume. Working effectively in a team environment. Effective interpersonal and public relations skills; tact and diplomacy in dealing with a wide variety of contacts. Maintaining confidentiality. Professional use of social media platforms including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, blogging software, Flickr, Vimeo preferred. Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office suite applications (Word, Excel, Power Point), e-mail and the Internet; Photoshop, InDesign, QuarkXpress and Adobe Acrobat an asset. Lifting and bending.
Cover Letter Required: Yes
Internal Posting Date: June 20, 2014
Internal Application Deadline: June 27, 2014
Extended Posting Date: July 2, 2014
Extended Application Deadline: July 16, 2014
External Posting Date: July 2, 2014
External Application Deadline: July 16, 2014