Communications Assistant C

Updated: 4 months ago
Job Type: PartTime

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Hiring Unit:
Faculty of Science

Position Summary:

The Faculty of Science at McGill University aims to be a leader in scientific discovery and in finding solutions critical to economic and human development, including key questions in the environmental sciences, new materials, and new technologies.


  • Contribute to building awareness of Faculty of Science research, people and students, publications, events and other initiatives, consistent with the University’s and Faculty’s missions and strategic direction.
  • Produce videos about the Faculty of Science and its students and faculty
  • Photograph research initiatives and events
  • Assist Faculty of Science communication team with media production
  • Conduct interviews with faculty and students on campus
  • Collaborate with Faculty of Science staff on other multimedia tasks as needed

Note: this position will require 6 to 10 hours per week

Other Qualifying Skills and/or Abilities

  • Demonstrated experience producing and editing videos for social media
  • Demonstrated video and photography experience in varied lighting and sound conditions
  • Video editing experience with Adobe Premier Pro or Final Cut Pro an asset
  • Graphic design experience and familiarity with the Adobe Creative Suite an asset
  • Reliable, with strong organization and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Knowledge of the Faculty of Science an asset
  • Registered McGill Science student preferred

**Please note that Work Study students preferable; a confirmation of your WS acceptance MUST be provided; therefore please attach to your application.

Additional documentation required: at least three examples of your photography and/or videography work (links to social media welcome). Files should be named firstname_lastname-CV, firstname_lastname-cover letter, and firstname_lastname-portfolio.

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  • Internal candidates: (you currently have an active position at McGill), utilize your email address through his/her Workday Welcome Homepage:
    • Click on the Careers application, then Find Jobs, followed by searching for the position – Click on “Apply”
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Minimum Education and Experience:

High School Diploma 2 Years Related Experience

Hourly Salary:

(AMUSE C) $15.82

Estimated Number of Work Hours per Week:

6 (Part time)

Position Start Date:


Position End Date:


Deadline to Apply:


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