Position Type:

Seasonal Full Time – Canada Summer Jobs #3850771

Contract Details:

Contract Period: 9 weeks
Hourly Rate: $16.00
Hours Per Week: 31.5
Monday-Friday: 9:00am-5:00pm; (From July 1 to Sept 7 Friday hours: 9:00am-12:30pm)

Eligibility Requirements:

Funding for the position is provided by United Way Peterborough & District as well as Canada Summer Jobs. Participants must be

  • Between 15-30 years of age
  • A Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred
  • Legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations.

Position Summary:

The Communications and Social Media Administrative Assistant supports the work of staff and volunteers at United Way Peterborough & District in a position that requires the ability to manage multiple clerical, communications and organizational tasks discreetly, accurately and promptly while maintaining a focus on the mission of the organization at all times.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Plan, create and schedule social media communications
  • Assist in managing and updating website content
  • Responsible for social media calendar updates and performance tracking
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of virtual events/programs that will take place during the duration of the contract
  • Assist with mailings/RSVP lists for events, and meetings
  • Attend virtual staff/department meetings (via zoom)
  • Daily check in with department members
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities Required:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
  • Show initiative and enthusiasm for creating engaging content that shares the work of UWP with our community
  • Proven ability to speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Excellent time-management skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Able to exercise good judgment, diplomacy, tact, and courtesy to determine the appropriate course of action
  • Works cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems and make decisions
  • Ability to work independently and as a team with strong organizational skills

Working Conditions / Physical Environment:

  • Work is completed in an environmentally controlled office building between the hours of 9:00a.m. and 5:00p.m., Mondays to Fridays; (From July 1 to Sept 7 Friday hours will be: 9:00am-12:30pm).
  • Two paid 15-minute break periods are provided with one-hour unpaid lunch break.

*Our office will be undergoing construction, (dates TBD) which will require the successful applicant to work remotely

How to Apply:

Please send your resume to office@uwpeterborough.ca

Are you looking for a meaningful way to spend your summer…why not try out the not for profit sector and gain valuable experience while helping to build a strong and healthy community for everyone? Check out our Canada Summer Job posting HERE We would love to have you help to communicate all of the incredible initiatives that are happening locally!

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