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Communications Coordinator (Student Internship) 

Organization: Vancouver School District 39


We are looking for a dynamic communications student intern, with a driven work ethic who can fit into a collaborative, can-do and results-oriented work culture. This exciting role will report directly to the Communications Manager. As part of the Communications Team, you will provide communications support to further elevate the profile and culture of the Vancouver School District.

You are a compelling storyteller and writer who can create communication pieces for various audiences and mediums.  In this role, you will support communication strategies across the organization. You are a detail-oriented, creative and organized individual, and collaborate well within a team setting. This position offers exposure to all aspects of corporate communications, from communications planning and event planning, media relations and community engagement.

  • Find opportunities to promote the District’s brand through good news stories and adapts material to online format, tone, voice and style. 
  • Support digital communications including website content updates and monitoring and drafting content for social media channels.
  • Monitor media and social media, compile and summarize appropriate stories to share with staff (via daily roundup emails) and on social media.
  • Works collaboratively with the Communications Team and supports them in planning District’s projects and events.

The successful candidate should be willing to start the position almost immediately. To be considered for this position, please apply via makeafuture by MONDAY, May 27, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. Include only a resume and cover letter with your application.

This role is a short-term contract made possible through Canada Summer Jobs program. As part of the program, the Communications Coordinator must be between 15 and 30 years old, a Canadian Citizen or permanent resident, and is legally entitled to work in BC. The term is eight weeks with a possible extension. APPLY HERE


2019 Impact Career Fair

Date: May 29, 2019 | 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM  

Segal Graduate School of Business, 500 Granville Street, Vancouver


Don't just find a job, find a vocation doing work you love that will impact the world for the better.

This is not your usual career fair.

Don't come with a stack of resume's & business cards to spray.

The 2019 Impact Career Fair is lining up some of the most impactful, for-profit social ventures that are hiring. Come hear about why they started, what their mission is, and how they do business, then decide which resonates with your personal values and apply to join. Spend quality time getting to know the companies in detail, the people you'll be working with, and their c ulture.

Register Here