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Social Media & Website Content Writer/Researcher

Job Type: 
Full Time
Application Deadline: 
Friday 21 June 2019

Social Media & Website Content Writer/Researcher

 

Newcomers’ Centre Department

Position Type: Contract 6 months 35 hours a week

Positions to be filled: 1

Application Deadline: June 21, 2019

Contract: July 2nd  – December 31st , 2019

 

Agincourt Community Services Association (ACSA) is a multiservice not for profit agency located in Scarborough. We are looking for a mature, energetic and knowledgeable individual to fill the Social Media & Website Content Writer/Researcher who will be responsible for updating content on the Helping Newcomers Work (HNW) website to ensure that information stays current; generating new content for the website and social media feeds; and using social media to promote website visits.  Helping Newcomers Work provides valuable information and contacts to job seekers who are newcomers and those who are helping them.  Its website includes a unique database of training and employment programs, as well as posts on different types of work that may appeal to newcomers.   This position will be working at our Newcomers’ Centre location at the Dorset Park Community Hub. 

 

Job Description

 

Social media

Posting to HNW Facebook and Twitter pages of media stories of interest, training, employment programs in the GTA, upcoming events of interest such as information sessions, hiring events, webinars, and workshops

 

Website

  • Write website content following the format of current HNW website
  • Using Wordpress, select upcoming training or employment programs to appear on the Home page  
  • Update the website post of all media stories that have been posted on the Facebook page
  • Ensure that all information on the website are up-to-date and links are working
  • Write posts on a variety of sector topics to be assigned
  • Research information online and cross-reference to programs in the HNW database;
  • Maintain program database

 

Newsletter

  • Prepare summary of current issue
  • Research topics for “need to know” or “work to consider” website posts that are new or have been updated
  • Research information and update URL links on training and employment programs
  • Research and update URL links to all media stories that have been posted on the Facebook page
  • Coordinate with newsletter publisher for content of the newsletter

 

Qualifications:

  • Strong interest in working on a project with social impact and, in particular, serving newcomers
  • Social media expertise; demonstrated skill in using Facebook and Twitter, including attention-drawing comments, use of images, and use of hashtags
  • Experience with LinkedIn, WhatsApp, YouTube, and Instagram may be of value
  • Excellent online research skills
  • Excellent writing capability for website posts, including clear and attractive style and proper grammar
  • Knowledge of WordPress would be very helpful
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in Arabic is an asset
  • Knowledge on how to update a website is an asset

 

How to Apply:

 

Please email resume and cover letter in one document to

Jamillah T. Mananghaya-Poernama, Manager of Newcomers’ Centre

Email: mjamillah@agincourtcommunityservices.com

No phone calls please.

 

Please quote Social Media & Website Content Writer/Researcher in the subject line of email.

ACSA is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and/or persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. We thank all applicants for their interest in the position. However, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview. 

If you are contacted by ACSA regarding a job opportunity and need accommodation throughout a hiring process, please contact Yelena Galochkina, HR Generalist at gyelena@agincourtcommunityservices.com. This address is for accommodation inquiries ONLY.  Job applications sent to it will not be considered.

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