Digital Media Coordinator Job

Posted: Monday, December 26th, 2016

Have a passion for food and community? Are you a good writer and editor? Want to hone your blogging, social media skills, writing, and email marketing skills?

Slow Food Nova Scotia and The Spot Community Food Hub (new organization) are looking for an ambitious Digital Media Coordinator to help us in building a stronger community online.

The ideal candidate…

  • is passionate about and has experience in creating highly engaging online content(blogging, video, photos, graphics etc.)
  • is a strong writer and editor
  • has experience taking video and posting it online
  • is comfortable writing press releases
  • has experience working from home or remotely, is efficient and communicates clearly
  • has some experience with the development and implementation social media strategy
  • has used Mailchimp or Constant contact and has used WordPress or similar blogging tool
  • has interested in learning how to measure social media and blog campaigns

Please note, this is our ideal candidate, don’t let it deter you from applying.


  • $17/hour at 35 hours per week for 12 weeks.
  • Flexible working times and location
  • Free admission and invites to awesome food events
  • Personal work training budget

Working environment:

  • The work plan will be collaboratively developed with the Digital Media Coordinator
  • The Digital Media Coordinator will report to Communications Committee of the Slow Food Nova Scotia Board and The Spot Community Food Hub CEO.
  • For the most part, the Digital Media Coordinator will work from home or whatever public place they choose (Coffee shops, library, hubs etc.). The Digital Media Coordinator will check in weekly with the Slow Food Communications Committee and The Spot Community Food Hub.
  • There will be at least one monthly co-working day with members Slow Food Communications Committee and the Spot Community Food Hub.
  • The Digital Media Coordinator will be invited to and asked to be at several Slow Food and Spot Community Food Hub events

The candidate…

  • will be between the ages of 15 and 30 at the time of intake;
  • has demonstrated skills achievement at the post-secondary level—this means that the participant must have more than secondary school achievement. If the participant is a high school dropout who has taken an equivalency course or courses, they would not qualify. If the participant entered university or college as a mature student and is pursuing a course of study at the post-secondary level, they would qualify;
  • intends to gain ICT skills and knowledge;
  • has a computer of their own that they can use for this work (ideally)
  • willing to attend two government events to provide feedback and meet other participants
  • will be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada and be legally entitled to work in Canada; and
  • must not be in receipt of Employment Insurance (EI) benefits while participating in a CF project.

Ideally available to start working the week of January 9th, 2017.

Please send resume (Linkedin is even better) and short email including “why you’re interested in this position” and “why you’d be a good candidate” to Duncan [at]  by December 31st, 2016.

If you don’t see this job description before then, please still send your application in if before January 5th,  2017, as we will be conducting interviews on January 2nd, 3rd, and 4th.

Please note that we will only contact people that we wish to interview.


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