Editorial Intern at SpafFax (publisher of EnRoute)

Spafax is looking for a passionate, talented editorial intern to join the Luxury Brands team in Montreal. The intern will work on print and digital content for the division’s three bi-annual magazines: Fairmont, Mercedes-Benz and Experience, Bombardier’s publication for business aircraft owners. The position includes extensive research and administrative tasks, but as a key member of our team you will also attend editorial meetings and have a chance to do some writing and editing. –

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RESPONSABLE DE RECHERCHE, DE RÉDACTION ET DE GESTION DES MÉDIAS SOCIAUX

Description de l’entreprise
J’habite à Montréal (JHAM.) est une entreprise qui vise à stimuler l’intérêt des Montréalais à connaître leur belle et magnifique métropole. Par le biais d’un site Internet et d’un blogue, JHAM. présente de façon amusante, simple et professionnelle les trésors cachés de la ville, comme ses marchands de quartier, ses nombreux festivals et événements, ses œuvres d’art et d’architecture méconnues, ses emblèmes et ses entreprises uniques et originales.

Description du stage
JHAM. a été fondée en mai 2016 et vise, de par la qualité et l’originalité de son contenu et sa présence très assidue sur les médias sociaux, une portée médiatique croissante. Ce stage constitue une opportunité unique de participer de façon active et personnelle à la création et au développement du cœur de l’entreprise. Le stage se fera sous la supervision étroite de Véronique Rouvès, fondatrice et rédactrice en chef son équipe de conception web. Les stagiaires seront principalement responsables de (1) prendre connaissance des attraits les plus intéressants de Montréal, par thème (p. ex., art de rue, architecture, art souterrain, festivals et événements, marchands), (2) réaliser une recherche (basée sur des sources fiables et vérifiables) sur l’histoire, la nature, et les anecdotes entourant cet attrait, et (3) rédiger un court texte captivant, divertissant, concis et structuré, visant à exposer l’attrait dans toute son authenticité. Les tâches comprendront également la participation à des réunions et des discussions d’équipe ponctuelles, l’ajout et la gestion de contenu sur le site web (Drupal) et la gestion de l’alimentation de la page Facebook et du compte Twitter.

Compétences recherchées
• Excellentes capacités de communication et de rédaction
• Excellentes capacités de recherche d’information
• Grande autonomie et sens de l’initiative
• Intérêt à travailler en équipe
• Habiletés de gestion des réseaux sociaux

Conditions
Horaire flexible. Possibilité de travailler à partir du lieu de son choix, une salle de rédaction sera disponible en tout temps. Les textes des stagiaires et leur biographie personnelle seront mis de l’avant sur le site web, de façon à augmenter leur visibilité sur le web et promouvoir leur travail. Possibilité pour le stage d’être crédité.

Candidatures
Les personnes intéressées doivent faire parvenir leur curriculum vitae accompagné d’une lettre de présentation à Véronique Rouvès, Ph.D., directrice: veronique.rouves@jhabiteamontreal.ca

Audio Visual Production Intern

Title: Audio Visual Production Intern
Department: Communications
Reports to: Digital Communications Specialist
Position status: Internship
Compensation: For academic/course credit
Location: Montreal, QC
Start date: September 2016

BACKGROUND

MSF is one of the world’s leading independent international medical relief organizations, working in more than 70 countries worldwide and with operational centres and national offices in 19 countries. We launch our operations in areas where there is no medical infrastructure or where the existing one cannot withstand the pressure to which it is subjected.

The Communications Department works with all other MSF Canada departments, and collaborates with other MSF offices around the world. The Communications Department provides production and support services to these partners, yet has its own objectives of achieving visibility by disseminating information about MSF across mass-media, on the web and via social media platforms. Increasingly, the Communications Department seeks to not only broadcast information, but to engage audiences in ongoing discourse related to humanitarian issues, current events, operational transparency, and organizational accountability. The Communications Department disseminates stories about returned field workers, as well as news stories, photos and videos from the more than 70 countries where MSF works.

POSITION OBJECTIVE:
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Canada is seeking Audio Visual Production Intern to assist the work of the Communications, Fundraising, and Human Resources Departments as we increasingly engage with public audiences via online and social media platforms. The Audio Visual Production Intern will use their skills to help produce original content for distribution via web.

DUTIES AND REPONSIBILITIES:

1. Produce a video web series “ MSF in a Minute”
• Work with the communications team and Digital Communications Specialist in production
• Research episode topic
• Source video and photo from Media Database
• Source audio
• Edit video
• Draft headline and descriptions
2. Help with various communication video tasks
• Import video
• Upload content to web
• Film and set up during productions
3. Help with various AV tasks for other departments
• Task may include editing small videos, creating GIFs out of video projects, ect

QUALIFICATIONS/JOB REQUIREMENTS

Education and experience
• College or University student in Communications, journalism, design, video productions or other related fields.
• At least 1 year experience in audio-visual production
• Experience researching subjects using the internet

Skills and competencies
• Excellent communication and negotiation skills (oral and written);
• Fluency in English essential and French very desirable.
• Video & photo editing (Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro, Photoshop), audio recording and editing, digital graphic design.
• Self-starter, ability to work independently, yet participate in inter-departmental teams
• Familiarity with concepts of humanitarian aid, emergency medical relief, and international development studies, international relations, political science an asset.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: (BE AS SPECIFIC AS POSSIBLE)

• Work is generally carried out during the day, Monday to Friday (9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.), but this may vary.
• Duties require long hours sitting in front of a computer/laptop screen
• The office environment is open concept and workspace may be shared with office colleagues
• Work station consists of table and swivel chair
INFORMATION AND APPLICATION:

Interested candidates with relevant qualifications are invited to submit a letter of motivation and CV, including 3 professional references, to hr-rh@msf.ca. Only electronic applications will be accepted. Please include position title in the subject line.
The deadline for applications is August 8th 2016, 9:00 AM.
Note: Applicants who have questions regarding accommodation and accessibility can send questions/concerns to hr-rh@msf.ca or call 1-800-982-7903 ext: 3454

Copywriter – John Molson Executive Centre, Concordia University

The John Molson Executive Centre is currently seeking a qualified Concordia alumni/student copywriter to create content for their new website.

SHORT TERM CONTRACT:

Approximately one hundred and forty (140) hours, paid according to experiences from $14 to $18, to start immediately and to be completed by the end of June 2016.

THE COPYWRITER WILL:

• Write content for JMEC website pages
• Edit existing webpage
• Collaborate with JMEC team to craft new content
• Maintain standards for website copy based on readability scores
• Track revisions and manages changes for all website content

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

• Bachelor’s degree in Communications, English, Journalism, Marketing or related field
• Experience in writing web / digital / mobile copy
• Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills with a profound attention to detail
• Bilingualism is an asset

SEND YOUR CV, AND SAMPLES OF RELATED WORK TO:
Annick Labrie
514-848-3960
annick.labrie@concordia.ca

Freelance writers wanted for national project

Canada calling.

We’re looking for a select few journalism students and recent journalism graduates to help us tell Canada’s story on the cusp of the 150th anniversary of Confederation. This is a marquee project. Expect to make a lot of calls, write of tons of pieces and report on events big and small. You will gain plenty of hands-on experience and work directly with top-notch editors on a project that’s national in scope. The work starts now and will continue through 2017.

If you’re interested, please send us an e-mail at canada150@stjosephmedia.com with your c.v.
We are not big fans of cover letters, but feel free to tell us your favourite Canada story in no more than 300 words.

And now for a little about us: St. Joseph Media is Canada’s third largest magazine publisher with brands including award-winning titles such as Canadian Family, Toronto Life, Torontolife.com, FASHION, fashionmagazine.com, WeddingBells, weddingbells.ca, Mariage Quebec, WHERE Canada magazines, and Quill & Quire, quillandquire.com.

Social Media Developer Summer Student – QCNA

The Quebec Community Newspapers Association is looking for a Multi-Media journalist to work for eight weeks at our Pointe-Claire office. We are looking for someone with enthusiasm, confidence and an ability to work independently. Approx. start date: June 27, 2016.

• You must be a student studying journalism, communications or public relations and returning to your studies in September.
• Be tech savvy and have strong known how & experience with social media platforms.
• Laptop is required.
• Bilingualism is an asset.
• Vehicle is an asset and a valid driver’s license.

Duties:

• Your top duty will include developing a social media platform with a focus on Quebec’s official languages as it pertains to our 31
community newspapers.
• Post industry related news on our various platforms that reflect the goals & objectives of the QCNA and it’s members.
• Write about official languages for distribution to our member newspapers

Salary:
Minimum Wage based on Services Canada.
Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Interested individuals should send a cover letter, resume and samples of work to:
richard.tardif@qcna.qc.ca
No telephone calls please.

Richard Tardif
Quebec Community Newspapers Association
189 Hymus Blvd., Suite 207
Pointe Claire, QC
H9R 1E9

Who we are
Our English and bilingual publications distribute weekly, monthly, biweekly and daily reaching some 800,000 readers across the province. These publications serve an exclusive English and bilingual readership in their communities in West Quebec, Laval, Montreal, the South Shore and the Townships. Our member publications cover communities that are often hard to reach, effectively providing non-duplicating coverage in both rural and urban markets throughout Quebec.