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Position: Media and social media specialist
Organization: Scales Nature Park 
Term: summer & fall/winter positions

Location: Based near Orillia, positions may involve travel for outreach and fieldwork

Duties will include:

  • create, edit and publish articles and posts, including images and videos, for media or social media regarding our conservation projects and operations
  • create, edit and publish images, videos, smartboard activities, and other multimedia resources, organize and archive materials
  • assist with the operations and development of a nature centre and related programs and projects to gain firsthand experience related to content creation

Duration: Varies with position, approximately 16 weeks

Salary: $490 - $560 / week depending on the position

Strong written and oral communications skills required. Positions require creativity, excellent grammar and spelling, and attention to detail. Familiarity with relevant software and web applications required. Positive attitude and commitment to conservation are essential. Experience with digital photography, image/video editing, and image cataloguing is an asset. Valid G or G2 driver’s license and good driving record required. Flexibility regarding scheduling is important. Shared accommodation may be available on-site.

Candidates should enjoy working both indoors and outdoors, in a variety of settings. The ability to thrive as part of a close-knit team in challenging situations and a live/work environment is important.

To apply: Please complete the Google Form found here: . At the conclusion of the questionnaire, you will be prompted to upload a resume, cover letter, and references as a single PDF file, 4 pages or less. If you can’t upload after completing the questionnaire, you may send it to with “AQ completed, MSM specialist” in the subject line. Cover letters should be addressed to Jeff Hathaway. Resumes will be reviewed beginning March 1, and applications will continue to be accepted after that date.

Resumes will be reviewed beginning March 1, and applications will continue to be accepted after that date.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jan 20 2020    ID: 55699