Job Details

    Job Title : Graphics and Communication Assistant
    Company Name : BC Aboriginal Child Care Society
    Job Type : Full Time
    Job Location : West Vancouver
    Post Date : 2019-06-07
    Close Date : 2019-06-16
    How To Apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter explaining how you meet requirements, including specific examples encountered in your work or educational experiences as it relates to this position. This may be sent to citing “Graphics and Communication Assistant”. All applications must include cover letter and resume.

    Description :

    Location: West Vancouver

    Title: Graphics and Communication Assistant

    Job Type: Canada Summer Jobs

    Duration: 8 week contract, 30 hours a week (must be between 15-30 years of age and legally able to work in Canada)

    Position Start Date: June 25, 2019

    Submission Deadline: June 16, 2019

    Hourly Salary: $25.00

    Purpose of the Position

    Working with the Communications Officer, as well as other BCACCS staff to support the graphic design and communication needs of the organization and several projects. He/she will work with various software and communication channels to ensure all communication products are produced to a high level of professionalism and in a timely manner. The Graphics and Communication Assistant responsibilities are described below, but not limited to:

    1. Support the graphic design needs of BCACCS in relation to the Society and several specific projects.

    2. Assist with the creation of weekly, quarterly, and as needed written and visual communication products.

    3. Support editing and proof reading of BCACCS communication products.

    4. Support the update of BCACCS templates for presentations, HR forms, etc.

    5. Support creation and design of an annual conference brochure and other project manuals and deliverables.

    6. Support the creation and update of graphic assets and copy for the BCACCS website and other projects.

    7. Assist with creation and posting of social media messages.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Solid design skills and some experience supporting communication initiatives, management, or team leaders managing contacts, confidential, sensitive issues with tact, discretion, diplomacy and good judgement

    • Must be a highly-motivated self-starter with an ability to take ownership and accountability

    • Ability to work independently under limited supervision in a multi-tasking, high-pressure environment

    • Must be able to prioritize tasks in a fast paced, changing environment with frequent interruptions

    • Ability to organize and manage concurrent projects in an efficient and professional manner, with high attention to detail

    • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work closely with cross-functional team members

    • Ability to analyze the situation and problem solve

    • Solid knowledge of design software primarily Adobe Creative Suite

    • Some knowledge of video editing software, preferably FinalCut or Premiere

    • Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, primarily Word, Excel and PowerPoint

    • Requires at least one year of education at a university/college and at least 2 years of experience in entry level communication or similar position, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience

    Behavioural Competencies

    ➢ Cultural Agility is the ability to work respectfully, knowledgeably and effectively with Indigenous peoples. It is noticing and readily adapting to cultural uniqueness in order to create a sense of safety for all.

    ➢ Building a Trusting Relationship is working to build or maintain ethical relationships or networks or contacts with people who are, or may be, potentially helpful in achieving work-related goals and establishing advantages.

    ➢ Flexibility is the ability and willingness to adapt to and work effectively within a variety of diverse situations, and with diverse individuals or groups

    In accordance with section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code and Section 15 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, preference will be given to qualified candidates with Aboriginal ancestry. First Nations, Inuit and Métis persons are strongly encouraged to apply and are invited to self-identify on their application form.

    Submission deadline: June 16, 2019 at 11:59 pm.

    Interviews: Interviews will likely take place between June 18-20, 2019

    Anticipated Start date: June 25, 2019 lasting 8 weeks

    We thank all those who apply. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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