Job Opportunity: Social Media Assistant, Milieux Institute

Job title: Social Media Assistant
Reports to: Director, Milieux Institute
Status: Part-time Casual Employee or contract (less than 4 months)
Salary: If a current student, in accordance with TRAC rates. If a non-student, in accordance with CARE wage scales. 
Posting Date: March 21st, 2023
Job entry: April 2023
Accepting applications until: March 28th, 2023 (inclusive)

We are looking for a graduate student or experienced undergraduate with an avid interest in research communications who can write, capture and originate compelling content for a variety of social media platforms. As a Social Media Assistant, you will be responsible for promoting member research and research-related activities, and growing followers for Milieux Institute for Arts, Culture and Technology at Concordia. 


As part of our team, you will: 

  • Work closely with the Head of Communications, Milieux Institute
  • Use social media’s best practices to organize and produce engaging content to support the Institute’s mandate and strategic objectives related to knowledge mobilization and public engagement 
  • Keep up with member researchers’ activities on the web and social media 
  • Monitor current events, hashtags and trending themes that strategically connect to and help build Milieux’s audience 
  • Represent the Institute and its clusters through the cultivation of a social media voice 
  • Document activities and procedures to develop capacities as needed 
  • Communicate in a voice and tone that is in line with Milieux’s and follow established brand guidelines 
  • Participate in discussions with Institute leadership as needed to inform and develop media strategy going forward 
  • Contribute to the promotion and development of Milieux’s presence and communications network with meaningful and engaging content 
  • Build social media relationships with prospective partners and collaborators 
  • Produce clean, accurate, and compelling work 
  • Other duties as assigned by the manager


  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, or a related field (or equivalent experience) 
  • Social media fluency – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Linkedin
  • Fluency and proficiency with website analytics
  • Experience with Hootsuite for publishing and analytics 
  • Proven capacity to work well independently and as part of a team 
  • Examples of active social media accounts currently in play 
  • Excellent grammar and writing skills
  • English and French an asset

Employment Equity

Concordia University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities.


Send a cover letter, CV and link to your portfolio to Ariana Seferiades, Head of Communications at Milieux Institute,

Accepting applications until March 28th, 2023, and thereafter until the position is filled.

Only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview. 

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