Writer and Online Content Creator

Posted 29-11-2018
Category Local from Home
Interns Needed 1
Anticipated Timeline Immediate until March 31st 2019
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Writer and Online Content Creator

 

Reporting to the Executive Director, and working with ACGC staff, the Writer and Content creator will support ACGC staff in creating content and writing stories to contribute to the online campaign for International Development Week 2019 (Feb 3-9 2018). 

 

 

  • Assist in the development and creation of the ACGC Top 30 Under 30 Magazine, including production of content, and editing of written youth submissions and other materials.
  • Curate and write content on Albertans working in international development for the Together Notebook. (together.acgc.ca)
  • Assist in the development of a media campaign and communications strategy, including the creation of media releases.
  • Contribute to the Council’s utilization of social media (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube) to promote events and share information.
  • Carry out additional tasks directly related to the successful implementation of ACGC programming as determined by the ACGC staff and board.

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Have strong creative writing and editing abilities.
  • Have a proven ability to problem-solve and work independently to reach deadlines.
  • Have a strong understanding of international development and cooperation combined with exceptional understanding of global citizenship and public engagement principles;
  • Have expert communication skills (both written and verbal), and the ability to adapt communications style in a manner that is suitable and appropriate for various stakeholders;
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to respect the values and differences that all members of a small team bring to an office environment;
  • Have demonstrated success in a similar role either through direct work experience or through interactions with the community on a regular basis via volunteering or other community opportunities.

 

Please attach a resume and cover letter, explaining your interest in this internship, along with a writing sample. 

Ideal for someone with course work in:

  • Communication Studies
  • Journalism
  • Creative Writing

Some specialized skills required:

  • Editing
  • Creative Writing

What we will accomplish at the end of the Internship:

  • 8-10 Together Notebook Stories
  • Written Profiles of Top 30 recepients