Web Content Creator

Creative PEI

  • Charlottetown
  • Posted: July 21, 2021
  • $18.00 per hour for 37.5 hours per week
  • Starts: As soon as possible
  • Temporary
  • Expires: August 20, 2021
  • 1 Vacancy
  • 202343

Job Description:

Creative PEI has an opening for a Web Content Creator to help create compelling and informative copy, images and videos to be shared via our website and social media channels.

Full Time, Temporary Term: 18 weeks

About Creative PEI Creative PEI works on behalf of professionals in twelve creative industries: Visual Art, Craft, Design, Theatre, Dance, Writing & Publishing, Libraries, Music, Museums & Heritage, Libraries, Film and Video games. Our mission is to empower PEI’s creative industry workers to improve their outcomes and incomes through information, training, networking and collective action. The goal of our content creation strategy is to help promote the opportunities, ideas, and people that contribute to the growth of PEI’s creative sector and the recognition of our province as a place where creative workers thrive.

The ideal candidate has a background in creative non-fiction writing and/or journalism. You have a strong understanding of the arts and culture world and the types of people who work in it. You are also familiar with the business side of arts and culture and have some knowledge of data journalism. Photography, videography and graphic design would be significant assets. A degree or diploma in creative non-fiction writing or journalism would be an asset but we are prepared to consider applicants with a strong writing portfolio.

The position requires strong computer skills including word-processing, web content creation, photo editing, video editing, data visualization and basic graphic design.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Monitoring social media feeds for opportunities to share with our audience
  • Collaborating with Creative PEI leadership staff on managing a content schedule

Original Content Ideation and Creation including:

  • written copy
  • photographs
  • creation or manipulation of graphic asset templates
  • shooting and editing short-form video

Online Community Management and Engagement including:

  • Responding to comments
  • Sparking conversations
  • Amplifying posts from relevant organizations and individuals

Desired Skills

  • Content Management System i.e. WordPress or similar
  • Content Scheduling software
  • Buffer, Hootsuite or similar
  • Copywriting for Social Media and the Web
  • Social Media and Website Analytics
  • Intermediate knowledge of photography, photo editing, or video production for the web
  • Knowledge of current Social Media technology and best practices
  • Google Workspace Apps & Tools i.e.
  • Docs, Sheets, Drive, Calendar, Meet
  • Team Collaboration and Interpersonal Communication

If applicable, be sure to include links to relevant online content or social media channels.

Eligibility: An individual may be eligible if they:

  • are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada (non-Canadians holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible);
  • are legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • are between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
  • are willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment;
  • will not have another full-time job (over 30 hours a week) while employed with the program;
  • are unemployed or underemployed;
  • are a college or university graduate; and
  • are not receiving Employment Insurance (EI) benefits while employed with the program.

Creative PEI is committed to increasing the diversity of our workplace.

Start Date: We are looking to fill this position ASAP, but can wait as late as early September to ensure we find the right candidate.

Location: Intern will be expected to work the majority of the time in our Charlottetown office, but some remote work is possible depending on candidate’s location and experience.

Direct questions and applications (cover letter + resume) to:

Devon Strang

Digital Development Coordinator

devonstrang@creativepei.ca

Skills:

  • Ability to Take Initiative
  • Digital Cameras
  • Digital Marketing
  • Editing
  • Public Relations
  • Relationship Building
  • Team-oriented
  • WordPress
  • Work Independently
  • Languages at work:

  • English
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