Digital Media Assistant

The Bethune College Council is currently seeking a responsible student to hold the position of Digital Media Assistant  for the coming year.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Complies with Article V, #1, 17 of the BCC Constitution.  NEW
  • Documents all Bethune College Council events through pictures, video and social media for promotional purposes
  • Assists the Vice-President Communications with creating and implementing a new Marketing strategy for BCC.
  • Proposes new ways in which BCC can increase its exposure to the Bethune community and implements such plans.
  • Updates and monitors the BCC website, Facebook groups, Twitter account and Digital Signage
  • Responsible for designing, printing and ensuring that posters and other promotional materials are exposed to the greatest amount of Bethune students as possible.
  • Ensures all advertising meets the timelines associated with each event as per the BCC Event Checklist.
  • Ensures all advertising is approved and proofread prior to printing and distribution.
  • Designs event poster templates during July and August in preparation for Fall/Winter.  Uses the VP Social’s approved June 30th event submission list as the base for the design templates.

Key Characteristics:

  • Warm & engaging personality
  • A professional demeanour and image to prove compatible with Bethune College Council
  • Independent and self-motivated, while flexible and adaptable to working in a team
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and respond to priorities
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication and proofreading skills

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Prior experience promoting events and designing promotional materials/items
  • Ability to use Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and other design programs to create promotional materials and designs not limited to posters, banners, clothing, etc.
  • Ability to document different BCC events and produce material for mainstream viewing
  • Works a minimum of 3 hours a week in the council office between 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM throughout the summer term
  • Must be available to perform photography and videography for Academic and Social Orientations, YorkFest, Frost Week and the College Formal/s as well as any additional events as deemed necessary by the Vice-President External
  • Must attend a Basic Peer Leader training session to work in this position.

Interested applicants must submit a completed application package which includes:

  • A resume
  • A brief outline of why you are interested and qualified for the position
  • 2 reference letters verifying the applicant’s qualifications.
  • Samples of different promotional ideas the BCC could potentially use
  • Samples of candidate’s design work