Volunteer at the world’s biggest mobility event

Company: Movin’On
Category:  Event
Job: Volunteer
Location: Montreal, QC
Deadline to apply: N/A
Duration: 3 days

Description:
Movin’On, the world’s biggest mobility event will take place in Montreal.
For this event, Movin’On is looking for engaged volunteers.

Purpose:
Participating in Movin’On 2017 means:
• Being surrounded by key players in the field of sustainability.
• Being an integral part of an innovative event and contributing to its national and international standing.
• Forming special relationships with other volunteers, the C2 team and conference participants.
• Obtaining exclusive training offered by professionals on the C2 team.

Position Requirements:
The candidates should be:
Bilingual (French and English)
• Available throughout the event, June 13-15, 2017
• Present at the two training sessions, the evening of May 30, and June 12 all day.

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:
Please fill directly in this form.

Miscellaneous
https://movinon.michelin.com/en/volunteer/

Training specific to each volunteer position will also be given.

 

Writer

Company: The Catholic Register
Category:  Community Newspaper
Job: Writer, volunteer position
Location: Toronto, ON
Deadline to apply: June 26, 2017
Duration: A year

Description:
The Catholic Register is looking for aspiring young writers, ages 16 to 25.
This is a volunteer position.

Purpose:
The participants will have the opportunity to work with media professionals in Catholic media and to be published in a national newspaper.

Position Requirements:
The idea candidate is an inspiring writer.

THE APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT:
Each applicant must submit:
1.A nomination letter written by a youth minister, pastor or teacher who will vouch that the applicant has a demonstrated interest in media and communications and is a committed Catholic.

2. A resume indicating any journalism experience (e.g. school or campus newspaper, yearbook, photography, relevant courses and other employment history and academic accomplishments).

3. This application form

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:
Jean Ko Din
Youth Speak News editor:
1155 Yonge St. Suite 401
Toronto, Ont. M4T 1W2
jean.kodin@catholicregister.org

Miscellaneous
http://catholicregister.org/

Contact manager/ Production manager internship

Company: Toast
Category: Content Agency
Job: Contact manager/ Production manager internship
Location: Montreal, QC
Deadline to apply: April 30th
Duration: 10 weeks, from june 5 to mid-august

Description:
Toast offers two internships positions: content manager and production manager.

The Content manager will be expected to work on:
• writing,
• research,
• animation
•cnd coordination

The production manager will be expected to work on:
• camera,
• sound
• and editing

At the end, the intern will have produced 5 to 7 projects with video, photo and writting.
He/She will have a freedom in content creation.

The intern will attend meetings and pitches with videographers, production directors, producers, directors and collaborators from Toast. Meetings every Monday and Friday

Position Requirements:
The intern should have her/his own equipment to film and edit.
This candidate should be: curious, motivated and passionate students who like to learn and work as a team.

THE APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT:
1/A document with your name, age, university program with a text explaining why you should be selected and a description of your past experiences (1 to 1 ⅕ page).

2/ Your resume ending with Youtube or Vimeo links leading to some of your experiences:
– To the content: video where you speak in front of the camera + excerpts from past
experiences
– To the production: some productions on which you worked.

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:
Véronique Thériault at theriault@gotoast.ca

Miscellaneous
https://www.gotoast.ca/

Adjoint en production numérique, Communications

Entreprise : Innovation.ca
Catégorie : Fondation
Emploi : Adjoint en production numérique, Communications
Lieu : bureaux du CFI, Ottawa, ON
Date limite pour postuler : Vendredi 7 Avril, 2017
Durée : De Mai à Août 2017, temps plein

Description:
La FCI souhaite embaucher dès maintenant un adjoint en production numérique pour se joindre à l’équipe de Relations extérieures et communications. Le titulaire participera à la production, au montage et à la révision de produits de communication vidéo, audio et écrit destinés aux communautés en ligne et aux réseaux sociaux de la FCI.

Les responsabilités inclueront :
• 
Contribuer à la coordination des enregistrements audio et vidéo lors d’évènements et de visites d’établissements, et autres endroits, au besoin.
• Participer à la production, au montage et au téléchargement de contenu devant être affiché sur YouTube et sous forme de balados (le titulaire exécutera des activités relatives à la recherche, à la transcription, à la rédaction de scripts, à la vérification des faits, à la préparation de clips audio et vidéo, à la collecte de rouleaux-B, à la tenue d’entrevues et à l’enregistrement de voix hors champ)
•  Participer à la diffusion du contenu audio et vidéo en préparant les fichiers aux fins d’affichage sur Innovation.ca, en rédigeant des titres, des mentions de source et des résumés de contenu audio et vidéo, et en coordonnant les exigences relatives à la traduction
•  Contribuer à l’organisation des archives de fichiers audio et vidéo, tant le matériel brut que final
•  Collaborer avec la rédactrice-réviseure principale (anglais), l’agente, Communications, Services multimédias et la directrice des communications pour veiller à l’uniformité et la qualité des produits audio et vidéo
•  Travailler avec l’équipe de rédaction pour élaborer des idées de contenu audio et vidéo destiné à Innovation.ca
• Participer au suivi des réseaux sociaux, et rendre compte des activités s’y déroulant, y compris YouTube, Soundcloud, Blubrry, Facebook et Twitter
•  Contribuer à la production de produits de communication de CRE, au besoin
•  Offrir un soutien additionnel à l’équipe de CRE, au besoin

Position Requirements:
Le titulaire est inscrit dans un programme d’études universitaires ou collégiales de journalisme, de communications ou équivalent, et il doit :
•  Avoir une connaissance technique de la suite Adobe Creative, dont Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop et Illustrator
• Posséder de l’expérience du montage vidéo Web

Connaitre le montage de contenu audio et vidéo (atout)
Avoir de solides aptitudes de communication ̶ tant à l’oral qu’à l’écrit ̶ dans les deux langues officielles
Savoir utiliser les médiaux sociaux
Faire preuve de discernement, pouvoir mener plusieurs tâches de front et établir des priorités.
Être débrouillard et capable d’apprendre rapidement
• Avoir le souci du détail et utiliser des normes élevées du contrôle de la qualité
Adopter une vision et une approche souples
Vouloir travailler au sein d’une petite équipe dynamique


THE APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT:
A cv and a covering letter.

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:
Eric Desjardins
Manager, Human Resources
Canada Foundation for Innovation, 230 Queen Street, Suite 450
Ottawa ON K1P 5E4
Fax: (613) 943-0923
hr@innovation.ca

Miscellaneous
https://www.innovation.ca/
La rémunération sera établie en fonction des qualifications et de l’expérience du candidat retenu.

Seuls les candidats choisis pour une entrevue seront contactés.

Digital Production Assistant, Communications

Company: Innovation.ca
Category: Foundation
Job: Digital Production Assistant
Location: CFI office, Ottawa, ON
Deadline to apply: Friday, April 7 2017
Duration: From May to August 2017, full time position

Description:
The CFI has an immediate need for a Digital Production Assistant to work with the External Relations and Communications team. This position will assist in the production and editing of video, audio and written communications products for the CFI’s social media networks and online communities.

The responsibilities will include:
• Help coordinate audio and video recording at events, institutional visits and on-site, as needed
• Assist in the production, editing and uploading of content for the CFI
YouTube and podcast channels (includes research, transcription, script writing, fact checking,
isolating video and audio clips, collecting b-roll, interviewing, recording voiceover, etc.)
• Assist with the dissemination of video and audio by preparing files for posting on innovation.ca,
writing headlines, video and podcast summaries and coordinating translation requirements
• Help maintain organized archive of video and audio files raw footage and final products
• Work with Senior Writer/Editor, Communications Officer, Multimedia and Director of
Communications to ensure consistency and quality of final video/audio products
• Work with the editorial team to develop storylines for video and audio for innovation.ca
• Assist in monitoring and reporting on social media networks, including YouTube, Soundcloud, Blubrry, Facebook and Twitter
• Contribute to various ERC communications products, as required
• Provide additional support to the ERC team, as required

Position Requirements:
The incumbent must be a university or college student enrolled in a journalism, communications or equivalent program and have:
Technical proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, including Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator
• Experience editing video for the we
• 
Experience editing audio for podcasts is an asset
• Superior communications skillswritten and spokenin both official languages
Proficiency with social media
Sound judgement, and the ability to multi-task and prioritize activity
Resourcefulness and ability to learn quickly

Attention to detail and high standard for quality control
A flexible outlook and approach
Desire to work in a small but dynamic team

THE APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT:
A cv and a covering letter.

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:
Eric Desjardins
Manager, Human Resources
Canada Foundation for Innovation, 230 Queen Street, Suite 450
Ottawa ON K1P 5E4

Fax: (613) 943-0923
Miscellaneous
https://www.innovation.ca/
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Please note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Part-time volunteer Podcast network

Company: Rabble.ca
Category: Independant Media
Job: Parttime volunteer editorial intern
Location: From Home
Deadline to apply: April 17, 2017 at 5 p.m. EDT.
Duration: May 2017 August 2017, 10 hours per week

Description:
rabble.ca is currently seeking a parttime volunteer editorial intern for summer 2017 in its podcast network.

As an intern at the rabble podcast network, you will work with the rpn’s executive producer:
• mixing and hosting podcasts,
• doing interviews
• recording events
• scouting material
• and conceiving promotional ideas for the network.

The intern will also take a lead role
in the production of our newest program in the rpn.

Purpose:
The intern will have the opportunity to produce original material, apply your audio editing and production skills and receive training from a group of committed media producers and journalists at one of Canada’s most innovative media websites.
By the end of the 
internship, the intern will have a better understanding of podcast production and above all, a greater sense of how to make stories work for the ear.

Position Requirements:
The intern should be have:
Familiarity with rabble.ca
High level of responsibility, ability to meet deadlines and to work independently and with accuracy and attention to detail;
Awareness of current affairs and of social justice movements;
Experience working in a virtual environment preferable;
A grounding in podcast/radio production, including editing and packaging shows with host commentary, intro and extro theme music and other production elements;
Experience using Audacity or Audition editing packages, on either PC or Mac.

THE APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT:
Please send a resume and onepage covering letter describing your qualifications and why you’d like this position. Please note “rabble podcast network internship” in the subject line.

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:
 rpn executive producer Victoria Fenner c/o: internships@rabble.ca

Miscellaneous
http://rabble.ca/
As rabble operates in a virtual office environment, interns may be located anywhere in the country and will work from home. Your location is not important but your access to the Internet and ability to meet regularly by Skype or telephone is essential.

To recognize that interns are valued and appreciated, we offer a $500 honourarium following the successful completion of each internships.

 

Freelance Editor

Company: LinkNow Media
Category:  Webdesign and Digital Marketing
Job:  Freelance Editor
Location: Montreal, QC
Deadline to apply: N/A
Duration:  Full Time

Description:
LinkNow Media is a company which develops dynamic websites and digital marketing solutions for over 8500 clients throughout the United States and Canada.

LinkNow Media is looking for freelance editors to review website content and make them worthy of publication. Pages to be edited will usually be around 500 words.

The responsilibilities include:
• Correct grammar and spelling
• Ensure that content is formatted for engagement and the main points can be easily scanned
• Remove repetitive themes/words
• Confirm that a page of content is at minimum 500 words. If not, add to page
• Verify work with online plagiarism checker
• All edits must be done with the ‘track changes’ function in Microsoft Word
• All work must be submitted by deadline
• Impeccable organizational skills
• Positive attitude and open to feedback
• Able to work under pressure and on a tight deadline
• Ability to think and write creatively

Position Requirements:
The candidate should have:
• Bachelor’s degree in journalism, creative writing, communications, or related discipline. Alternatively, 2 years of editing experience
• Adept proficiency of the English language
•  Aptitude with Microsoft Word
•  Exceptional time management skills
•  Impeccable attention to detail
•  Experience in digital marketing is an asset
•  Knowledge of SEO is an asset

THE APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT:
A resume and a short cover letter.
Selected applicants will be given details concerning rates, an information package and a sample page to edit.

 

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to: hr@linknowmedia.com

Miscellaneous
https://linknow.com/

Applications open for 2017 EU-Canada Young Journalist Fellowship

Company: Delegation of the European Union to Canada
Category: Institutions
Location: European Union
Deadline to apply: May 1st, 2017
Duration: The Study Tour will take place in autumn 2017.

Description:
The EU-Canada Young Journalist Fellowship aims to recognize outstanding journalistic talent among young Canadians. Since 2001, three candidates have been selected every year to participate in a week-long study tour to experience the EU institutions, the Canadian Mission to the EU, and media outlets in Brussels.
Winners will also attend the daily European Commission press briefing.

Prior to the trip, winners will be invited to an awards ceremony co-hosted by the Office of the Speakers of the House of Commons and the CAJ in Ottawa. Winners will also benefit from a one-year CAJ membership or one-year CAJ membership renewal.

Winners are required to submit a sample of their work and to chronicle their study tour experience online or in print during the study tour or upon their return from Europe (i.e. published articles, blogging, social media platforms).

Purpose:
The EU-Canada Young Journalist Fellowship seeks to reinforce links between Europeans and Canadians and to raise awareness of the European Union among a new generation of Canadian students and journalists.

Position Requirements:
In order to be eligible, participants must be:
• Actively enrolled in a Canadian university/post-secondary institution or active in the field of journalism
• Between the ages 18-30
Canadian citizen or permanent resident

THE APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT:
1. Sample of work 
• Applicants are invited to submit a sample of their work, in English or French (recently published or unpublished), focusing on an issue of relevance pertaining to the European Union or European Union-Canada relations.
In terms of format, the work may be either written (a news story or opinion piece of maximum 1,000 words, recently published or unpublished) or audio-visual (a report of up to 90 seconds duration, previously aired or not).
The jury will pay particular attention to journalistic qualities and talent, including rigorous research and factual accuracy.

 2.  Letter of motivation
Applicants must write a letter of motivation clearly outlining specific topics they plan to write about during/upon return from Europe and where their work will appear (media outlet, social media, blog etc.)
• Winners will have complete editorial independence and, while the Delegation and the Canadian Association of Journalists will retain the right to publish/reproduce their work to promote the program in future years, applicants will maintain intellectual property rights of their work.
The letter should also include the reasons for applying and the anticipated benefits to be derived from participation in the study trip.

3. Curriculum vitae
4. Proof of Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status

For audio-visual entries, please send online link by e-mail or USB by mail with the application.

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:
Applications are to be sent either by e-mail to DELEGATION-CANADA-POL@eeas.europa.eu or by mail to the following address:

Delegation of the European Union to Canada
Ref.: EU-Canada Young Journalist Fellowship
150 Metcalfe Street, Suite 1900
Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1P1

Miscellaneous
All expenses are paid for by the European Union Delegation to Canada.

Please note that incomplete applications, i.e. applications not containing all of the above documents submitted at the same time, will not be considered.

The Jury, consisting of EU Delegation representatives, professional journalists and academics, will meet in May 2017 to select the best pieces received by the closing date. The decisions of the Jury will be final. The three winners will be notified directly.

 

Writer paid position

Company: Concordia University
Category: Educational Institution
Job: Writer
Location: Montreal, QC
Deadline to apply: March 1, 2017
Duration:  15 hours a week

Description:
The Office of Student Recruitment at Concordia University has a temporary position open for 15 hours a week (start date to be discussed).

They are looking for a writer who can produce marketing copy for communications targeting prospective and new students. Tasks include (but are not limited to):

• Creating content for various marketing and communications piece
• Meeting and liaising with various stakeholders across the University
• Interviewing students for student profile
• Copyediting, reviewing and/or updating various news articles (for the Concordia University NOW bulletin)
• Producing content for newsletter e-blasts
• Completing other writing tasks as needed

The rate is $22/hour.

THE APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT:
Please submit a resume (no more than 2 pages, including 3 reference contacts) and four writing samples, where you are the sole or lead author, written for public (non-academic) consumption.

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:
Candace Jacobs (Manager, Recruitment and Retention Communications) at:
candace.jacobs@concordia.ca

 

Journalism Internship – CBC London – summer 2017

Company: CBC
Category: National public radio and television broadcaster
Job: Unpaid Journalism intership
Location: London, UK
Deadline to apply: March 3rd, 2017
Duration: Six weeks between end of May and end of September.

Description:
The CBC’s bureau in London, England is offering four unpaid internships to journalism students this summer.
The internship includes:
• researching for radio, tv and online news stories
• booking interviews
• accompanying correspondents and crews on shoots and live remote broadcasts
• and generally assisting in all aspects of newsgathering.

The internship also includes the opportunity to complete an online assignment for cbcnews.ca.

Position Requirements:
Successful candidates need to be self-starters with advanced research skills who learn quickly and require minimal supervision. Intern assignments can change as rapidly as the news changes, so it is essential to be adaptable and able to anticipate shifting needs.

THE APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT:
Please send your CV and cover letter

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:
Angela Naus, managing producer for the London bureau: Angela.Naus@cbc.ca

Miscellaneous
www.cbcnews.ca/
Interns are responsible for their own travel, accommodation and living costs. CBC London can supply the names and email addresses of former interns who can answer questions about finding accommodation and how to get the most out of the internship.

The deadline for applications is March 3rd and we will effort to make a decision within two weeks in order for successful candidates to make travel arrangements.