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The Toronto Media Co-op is Hiring! Summer Student Position

Looking for a Membership and Admin Coordinator

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The Toronto Media Co-op is seeking a candidate for our first Membership and Admin Coordinator position of the summer. (We will be hiring again later in the summer).

DURATION: 8 weeks contract
SALARY: $10.25/hr, goes up to $11/hour after June 1st
LOCATION: Toronto
DEADLINE TO APPLY: May 13th, 2014
START DATE: May 19th, 2014

This position is funded by a Canada Summer Jobs Grant and must be filled by someone between 18-30 years of age registered as a full-time student during the preceding academic year and returning to school on a full time basis.

Are you interested in being a paid journalist?  The Toronto Media Co-op is looking for someone interested in covering social movements and grassroots initiatives in Toronto and to engage in outreach and membership development.

DUTIES:
- create news content for the Toronto Media Co-op website and print content, including news articles, photo essays and audio/video recordings on local news and events
- cover social movements and community initiatives on a wide range of activities
- help with the administration of the website, including copyediting, moderating and updating events
- help maintain our social media presence
- work collectively with TMC editors, Media Co-op staff and other TMC members
- outreach to community organizations and groups such as those that focus on migrant justice, youth groups, indigenous people in Toronto, persons with disabilities and other marginalized groups (people of colour, queer people, etc.)

QUALIFICATIONS:
- education or experience in journalism, non-profit administration or communications is an asset
- experience in working with grassroots community organizing and/or community grassroots media organizations
- good writing and presentation skills and/or good photography or videography skills: ability to present complex stories to readers in a clear and accessible manner
- ability to take initiative and work independently

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and example media work by May 13th to Toronto Media Co-op Hiring Committee at toronto@mediacoop.ca
 


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