Current Employment Opportunities - The Regional Municipality of Halton

Job Posting

INTERN - Digital Media

Department:
CAO’s Office
Location/Division:
Policy Integration & Communications
Position:
INTERN - Digital Media
Pay range:
$42,500

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
Note:
Applicants will be considered for interviews based on the information provided in their application to the Region of Halton including a current resume and cover letter. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration will be contacted.
 

This is a temporary full-time position working 35 hours per week from June 2017 to June 2018.  


Due to the expected volume of applications, we are only able to accept online submissions.  Hard copies will not be considered.

 

Preferred Background:
The successful candidate must possess an under-graduate degree in Communications, Digital Communications, Marketing, Visual Communications and Design or a related field. Excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Adobe Premier and After Effects is required along with proficiency in HTML and CSS, ability to code webpages and emails. In addition the individual will require knowledge of leading practices in internal and external communications and media relations. The candidate must be capable of planning and implementing work in an organized manner under tight deadlines while working collaboratively with others.

 

The candidate is expected to:

·         Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communications skills

·         Demonstrate experience writing for various audiences using clear and concise messages as well as accessible/plain language

·         Possess superior time management and organizational skills and ability to manage work flow to complete high-quality work on time

·         Exhibit a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office product and social media platforms

·         Be self-motivated and capable of working effectively both independently and as part of a team

·         Exhibit an understanding of government, exercise political acuity and portray a professional demeanor in attitude and appearance

·         Behave in a manner that contributes to healthy and safe work environment, and positive workplace culture

 

Working Conditions: 

Occasional travel within Halton Region will be required and incumbent must provide their own transportation.  The incumbent must possess and maintain a valid Class G driver’s license and will be required to provide a copy of their driver’s license by their first day of employment.

 

To be eligible to apply for an intern position, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • In possession of a Social Insurance Number at time of hire.
  • You have graduated or will graduate with a recognized post-secondary degree, post-graduate certificate or diploma between January 2016 and June 2017.

Duties:

·         Support the content migration for the implementation of the new Halton.ca

·         Ensure and maintain quality of the website content and overall experience finding opportunities to continually improve the content and experience.

·         Review website inventory and perform routine maintenance audits of website content, images, active/inactive pages, etc.

·         Design, track, monitor and analyze specific campaigns and social media activities to support the implementation of the Corporate Communication Strategy.

·         Design, produce and publish short videos using Adobe Premier and After Effects

·         Photography for use in design of print and digital communications, as well as providing photography and video support at Regional events

·         Publish web content including text, images, video and portable document format collateral using industry standard languages (HTML 5.0, CSS, Javascript, JQuery)

·         Maintain key areas of the Region’s intranet site

·         Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Posted:

February 16, 2017

Posting Expires:

February 26, 2017

Posting #:

CAO-90-17

 

 

How to Apply?

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NOTE: Applications that are not submitted online will not be considered. Personal information collected through the job application process will only be used for the purpose of determining qualifications for employment.