EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

MonstrARTity is currently seeking applicants for three temporary positions:

  1. PR & Marketing Assistant
  2. Social Media Assistant
  3. Web Developer Assistant

with availability from August 17, 2020.

These positions will support three programs:

  1. #BollywoodMonster Mashup (BMM), the LARGEST South Asian festival in Canada;
  2. #MonsterArts for Youth (MAY), which provides workshops in South Asian dance, music, visual arts, poetry and film to schools and senior groups
  3. #MonsterArtist Development (MAD), where artists are mentored on entrepreneurship and receive a professionally shot performance video

MonstrARTity is an award-winning, not-for-profit arts organization that consistently inspires tens of thousands with its original, innovative and world-class programming. These positions are comprised of a combination of remote work and team conference calls.

Descriptions of all positions and application form are below.

 

PR & Marketing Assistant

DUTIES

The PR & Marketing Assistant is responsible for supporting the Marketing Lead. Specific tasks include:

  • Engaging local and tourism markets via traditional marketing (advertising, media releases, online event listings, etc.)
  • Building our media release distribution list and cultivating relationships with media outlets to schedule media interviews and secure editorial coverage
  • Tracking media coverage, reach and engagement, and providing feedback to the Marketing Lead on all marketing activities, including statistical analyses and reports
  • Marketing research
  • Supporting the Marketing Lead and other team members in activities necessary for the organization and the success of its events

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent attention to detail, time management skills, team player, self-starter
  • Demonstrable above average written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have access to own laptop or computer
  • Familiarity with Google Sheets, Eventbrite, Google Drive and Dropbox an asset

 

POSITION ELIGIBILITY

Individuals must:

  • Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment*; and,
  • Have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

*International students are not eligible participants.

 

DETAILS

  • Earliest start date: August 17, 2020
  • Term: August 17 – November 22, 2020 (possibility for extension)
  • Hours: 20 hours/week 
  • Compensation: $14.10/hour
  • Perks: Remote work options and flexible hours
  • Must be able to make mandatory weekly team calls as required

Candidates are encouraged to include a PDF or link to their portfolio. Only those selected to proceed will be contacted. Applications will not be accepted after 11:59 PM on June 30, 2020. Thank you for your interest in MonstrARTity.

 

Social Media Assistant

DUTIES

The Social Media Assistant is responsible for supporting the Marketing Lead. Specific tasks include:

  • Engaging local and tourism markets via social media (ads, contests, polls, posts and news feeds) 
  • Scheduling social media conversations with artists, community groups, target audiences, and community leaders relevant to our activities
  • Increasing growth and engagement across our active social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, YouTube, and LinkedIn)
  • Tracking media coverage, reach and engagement, and providing feedback to the Marketing Lead on all social media activities, including collaborator interactions and statistical analyses and reports
  • Blogging and related research, including influencer outreach
  • Supporting the Marketing Lead and other team members in activities necessary for the organization and the success of its events

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent attention to detail, time management skills, team player, self-starter
  • Demonstrable above average written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have access to own laptop or computer
  • Familiarity with Google Sheets, Google Drive, Facebook Business, Hootsuite, Buffer and Google Adwords an asset

 

POSITION ELIGIBILITY

Individuals must:

  • Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment*; and,
  • Have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

*International students are not eligible participants.

 

DETAILS

  • Earliest start date: August 17, 2020
  • Term: August 17 – November 22, 2020 (possibility for extension)
  • Hours: 20 hours/week
  • Compensation: $14.10/hour
  • Perks: Remote work options and flexible hours
  • Must be able to make mandatory weekly team calls as required

Candidates are encouraged to include a PDF or link to their online portfolio. Only those selected to proceed will be contacted. Applications will not be accepted after 11:59 PM on June 30, 2020. Thank you for your interest in MonstrARTity.

 

Web Developer Assistant

DUTIES

The Web Developer Assistant is responsible for supporting the Marketing Lead. Specific tasks include:

  • Updating organization’s WordPress websites while ensuring cross-browser, cross-platform, mobile compatibility and SEO
  • Ensuring front-end of websites are aesthetically pleasing and user-friendly
  • Website integration with Google Suite products and other plug-ins
  • Coordinating with the marketing team on creating landing pages and other tracking tools
  • Tracking and providing feedback to the Marketing Lead on all web-based activities, including statistical analyses and reports
  • Supporting the Marketing Lead and other team members in activities necessary for the organization and the success of its events

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proficient in WordPress
  • Working knowledge of coding (HTML, CSS, javascript)
  • Excellent attention to detail, time management skills, team player, self-starter
  • Demonstrable above average written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have access to own laptop or computer
  • Familiarity with Google Sheets, Dropbox, SiteGround, Google Analytics and Google Drive an asset

 

POSITION ELIGIBILITY

Individuals must:

  • Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment*; and,
  • Have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

*International students are not eligible participants.

 

DETAILS

  • Earliest start date: August 17, 2020
  • Term: August 17 – November 22, 2020 (possibility for extension)
  • Hours: 20 hours/week
  • Compensation: $14.10/hour
  • Perks: Remote work options and flexible hours
  • Must be able to make mandatory weekly team calls as required

Candidates are encouraged to include a PDF or link to their online portfolio. Only those selected to proceed will be contacted. Applications will not be accepted after 11:59 PM on June 30, 2020. Thank you for your interest in MonstrARTity.

 

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY

MonstrARTity is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diverse candidates to apply. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Recent immigrants and recent refugees (“recent” is defined as having arrived in Canada within the past five years);
  • Youth who have not previously been employed and for whom this would be their first job experience;
  • Indigenous persons;
  • Persons with disabilities;
  • Persons who have not completed high school;
  • Visible minorities;
  • Members of the LGBTQ2+ community; and
  • Women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)

Application Form

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Please answer the following two questions in a one page maximum, and include with your resume/application attachment. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

1. What past experiences have you had that would help you in this role? Please provide two examples.

2. Why are you interested in a position that allows for remote work options?

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