CARFAC is looking for candidates for a Digital Engagement Coordinator position. This is a 19-week contract ($30/hour, 35 hours/week), starting in mid to late November. The successful candidate will work remotely. The candidate must be able to communicate fluently in English and Inuktitut.
This position is funded by the Government of Canada’s Digital Skills for Youth program, and as such all candidates must:
* Be between the ages of 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the internship
* Be legally entitled to work in Canada
* Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada
* Must not be in receipt of Employment Insurance (EI) during the internship
* Self-assess as unemployed or underemployed, meaning they are employed below their level of education and/or hold part-time employment
CARFAC has engaged in a research and community engagement initiative to create an Indigenous Protocols Toolkit for the visual arts sector. The Toolkit includes respectful guidelines for the use and protection of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis visual art and cultural material. This includes information about who has the right to reproduce, present, and reference traditional and contemporary images. The project is led by an Advisory Circle of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit artists and cultural workers, and a core project team of contract staff.
We are looking to hire a Digital Engagement Coordinator to help us with content creation, web development, social media engagement, and organizing public presentations, all in the Inuktitut language.
This position is designed to help youth enhance and develop digital skills, including digital marketing and design, basic web development, and digital project management. Training and support will be provided by Pinnguaq and other project staff.
The Digital Engagement Coordinator will be responsible for the following tasks:
– uploading, updating, and monitoring content on the project website, and making recommendations for improvements and modifications;
– reviewing and revising project content in Inuktitut;
– coordination of presentations and interviews about the project, to be delivered in Inuktitut;
– driving traffic to the project website through social media channels;
– developing and updating contact lists of Inuit artists, organizations, journalists, and community partners;
We are looking for applicants who:
- have strong organizational skills and attention to detail;
- are able to manage competing priorities;
- work well independently and with a small team;
- have strong communication skills; and
- are able to learn new skills quickly.
Familiarity with social media and other digital technologies in a professional capacity is helpful but not required. The ideal candidate may have some experience or understanding of the arts. Indigenous candidates are strongly encouraged to self-identify when submitting an application.
To apply, please send a resume and expression of interest by email by October 28th to Liz Barron: firstname.lastname@example.org. We thank all candidates for your interest. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Canadian Artists’ Representation / Le Front des artistes canadiens (CARFAC) is the national professional membership association for visual artists. We represent professional artists of all ages and stages of their artistic careers, living from coast to coast to coast. We believe that artists, like professionals in other fields, should be paid fairly for their work. We educate the visual arts community about artists’ economic and legal rights, and we offer professional development opportunities through conferences, workshops, and publications. CARFAC strives to be an inclusive and safe space for all, and to accurately reflect the diversity of the artist communities that we serve.