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Position:
2874 - Media Team - Content Writer
Organization:
Location:
Virtual

Goal

Volunteer MBC fuels purposeful connections between people to respond to the most pressing social issues in our commumity. We provide volunteering opportunities, experiential learning, and other programs and services to all demographics in Mississauga, Brampton, and Caledon, to support the not-for-profit sector in Peel. An essential part of VMBC is the messaging and content we distribute to the community on our various social media and website platforms. The VMBC Media Team will support our community engagement efforts. As part of the Media Team, the Content Group will work on the written components of social media, website, and campaign content. They will ensure that all content is aligned with the messaging of Volunteer MBC and member organizations.



Description

Content Writers will:

  • Execute duties of blog writing, proofing, and editing to meet expectations outlined through the social media content calendar and marketing plan
  • Accurately represent Volunteer MBC’s mission and vision in the development of all work
  • Build media relations and connecting with relevant community members to inform and build brand awareness to grow engagement
  • Come up with ideas and campaigns to promote civic engagement 
  • Work with a social media management tool (Hootsuite) and track impressions, clicks, follower growth, engagement, and content performance by gathering metrics on each platform
  • Works closely with Website, Graphics, Video and Social groups of Media Team  

Benefits

  • An opportunity to build new contacts and expand your professional network
  • Build your resume and references
  • Public relations and marketing experience 
  • Be part of an excellent team of volunteers and meet new people 
  • Make a positive difference in the community by supporting a good cause  


Qualifications

  • Excellent written communication skills 
  • Basic knowledge of tracking engagement on social media platforms
  • Experience working with Google AdWords and SEO is considered an asset
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment 
  • Hands-on experience with Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest and YouTube 
  • Creative, have an interest in social issues, and passionate about growing civic engagement within the Mississauga, Brampton, and Caledon regions 

Min Age: 14   
Police Check: Not required   
Resume:Not required   
Driver's Licence: Not required   
Proof of Vaccination: Not required


Time Commitment
This is a Long Term (More than 6 months) commitment starting 2021-04-05 AND ending 2021-12-31
Shifts are available on the following days
 - Tuesday Evening

Team Members:  

  • Group Meetings (weekly Tuesday evenings) 
  • Overall, must be willing to commit up to 4 hours per week

Training

An orientation will occur in early April with the whole Volunteer MBC Media Team.

You will have an opportunity to learn and improve your skills with others in the Content Writing group.




More Details
Areas of Interest: Communication/Journalism, Audio & Visual Production, Event Planning, Social Media, Graphic/Web Design, Marketing/Promotion
Accessibility: Fully Accessible Workplace
Ideal for: Individuals, Newcomers, Older Adults



How to Contact
Send an Email Message
Social Media
http://www.volunteermbc.org
http://www.facebook.com/LikeVolunteerMBC
http://www.twitter.com/VolunteerMBC
http://www.linkedin.com/company/volunteer-mbc
https://www.youtube.com/user/volunteermbc
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