Internship Opportunity: Communications Intern

By: Results Canada Published: 25/04/2024

location: Ottawa-Gatineau (Hybrid) or remote
hours: 35 hours per week
duration: 8 weeks
compensation: $20.00 per hour
important: This position is funded through the Canada Summer Jobs Programme which requires applicants to be aged between 15 and 30 and be legally entitled to work in Canada. International students are not eligible.

Results Canada is a grassroots advocacy organization that believes in mobilizing everyday people to generate the political will to end extreme poverty. We combine the voices of our volunteers with strategic areas of focus to leverage resources for programs and improved policies that help realize peoples’ rights to health, education and economic opportunity. We believe that a world free of poverty is possible, that proven solutions exist, and that together we can change the world.

Results Canada is recruiting a Communications Intern to join our dedicated team of staff and volunteers. The Communications Intern will support the Communications team will support in the implementation and monitoring of strategies that amplify Results Canada’s brand, enlistment new strategic partners in our mission, and support and grow our grassroots base to maximize the impact of grassroots action.

responsibilities

  • Create relevant, clear, and compelling content for the Results Canada's website, email and social media channels, including sourcing digital assets and copywriting.
  • Support the development of communications products including reports, blogs, and newsletters.
  • Work with the policy and parliamentary teams to produce materials on international development for decision-makers and the public.
  • Support the creation of public engagement tools and communications materials for volunteers.
  • Support Results Canada’s engagement in events, or other special projects.
  • Other duties as required.

requirements

  • Post-secondary degree in communications, marketing, journalism, or other related fields, or experience in a relevant field.
  • Excellent organizational skills, goal-oriented, and proactive.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Experience creating and posting creative content for social media.
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Respect for diversity and commitment to creating an environment that values inclusiveness and respect. 

assets

  • Familiarity with basic video production and editing.
  • Experience with basic website management (e.g., WordPress).
  • Familiarity with email marketing software.
  • Familiarity with basic design software (e.g., Canva).
  • Proficiency in both English and French.

work environment

Results Canada operates as a hybrid work environment with staff working from home and our Ottawa office as required. Fully remote candidates (outside Ottawa/Gatineau) are also encouraged to apply for this role.

to apply

Applications should include your resume and cover letter (compiled into one PDF document) explaining why the position interests you and how your skills and experience make you a suitable candidate. Compensation for this role is $20 per hour.

Please email your application to office@resultscanada.ca (cover letter and CV) by May 17, 2024 and include Communications Intern in the subject line. Due to the high volume of applications, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Results Canada is committed to working within an anti-racism, anti-oppression, and anti-colonial framework and our anti-oppression values can be found here. We strongly encourage applications from women, racialized people, Indigenous people, migrants, people with marginalized sexual or gender identities, and people living with disabilities. We invite candidates to share how they personally identify in their application if they wish to do so.

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