September 9, 2021

Milieux is Hiring — Social Media Assistant

Milieux Institute for Arts, Culture and Technology 

Deadline: October 6th, 2021 [EXTENDED]
Job title: Social Media Assistant 
Department: Milieux Institute for Arts, Culture and Technology (OVPRGS) 
Reporting to: Director, Milieux Institute 
Type of employment: 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: September 9th, 2021 
Start Date: October 2021 
Accepting applications until: October 6, 2021 (inclusive)

We are looking for a graduate student 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: 

  • 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 in order 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 

Qualified candidates typically hold:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing or a related field (or equivalent) 
  • Social media fluency – Facebook and Twitter—and analytics 
  • 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 

To Apply 
Send a cover letter, CV and link to your portfolio to Stephanie Creaghan, Head of Communications at Milieux Institute, 

Preference given to currently registered Milieux student members and Concordia students who qualify as Milieux members. Only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview. 

Employment Equity 
Concordia University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, members of sexual minorities, persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to diversification; candidates are invited to self-identify in their applications.