|Posting Number: YUSA-9623|
|Position Title: Social/Print Media Assistant|
|Department: Office of the Vice Provost Students|
|Salary: Annual salary of $58,685 will be prorated based on the number of weeks worked.|
|Duration: Temporary Full-Time|
|Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.|
|Position Start Date: October 26, 2015 Position End Date: October 25, 2016|
Working under the direction of the Director, Strategic Communications, this position researches, writes and prepares content to support social media, print and digital media communication for the Division of Students by promoting activities and events for all students, with an emphasis on marketing York University to prospective applicants by supporting student recruitment activities.
University degree or equivalent required in Communications, Marketing, English or a related field with an emphasis on written communication.
3 years' recent related experience researching, creating and editing content for professional print and digital publications, including websites.
Demonstrated skills/abilities in the following areas: Excellent research, writing, proofreading, editing and grammatical skills. Experience producing content across a range of media, including print and digital formats. Excellent written and oral communication skills to elicit accurate information, conduct interviews with students, professors and the larger community. Analytical skills for researching, analyzing, interpreting and presenting information. Exercising good judgement, initiative and creative problem solving skills. Excellent organizational skills including the ability to work independently, meet deadlines, co-ordinate a number of projects/programs simultaneously in response to changing/conflicting priorities. Attending accurately to detail and working effectively under pressure of high volume. Working effectively in a team environment. Effective interpersonal and public relations skills; tact and diplomacy in dealing with a wide variety of contacts. Maintaining confidentiality. Professional use of social media platforms including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, blogging software, Google+. Flickr, Vimeo, Tumblr preferred. Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office suite applications (Word, Excel, Power Point), e-mail and the Internet; Photoshop, InDesign, QuarkXpress and Adobe Acrobat an asset. Lifting and bending.
Demonstrated commitment to the values of creating student success: Care, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Innovation, Excellence and Inclusion.
|Cover Letter Required: Yes|
Please Note: All applications must be received by 4:30 p.m. on the posted deadline date.
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Thank you for your interest in a career with York University.
Are you interested in applying to YUSA-9623? To apply to this position click the following link to access our online application portal: https://hr2.apps01.yorku.ca/machform/view.php?id=13474
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The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University's employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code. York University is committed to employment equity and diversity and a positive and supportive environment.
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