Careers

The Mental Health Foundation currently has the following openings:

Communications Coordinators – Mental Health Foundation

(2) Positions Available

Digital Media Summer Student & Video Production Summer Student

Our vision is to be a catalyst that inspires and promotes positive change in the area of addiction and mental health.

We do this through raising, managing, and distributing funds to support ground-breaking education and programs, cutting-edge research, next generation technologies, and facility enhancements within the addiction and mental health care system.

We have two summer student positions available to post-secondary students who have an aptitude towards graphic design, website and video production/editing.

Communications Coordinator (Digital Media Summer Student)

This position is responsible for assisting with the development and the production of content for online (web, social media) and in advertising copy (print and broadcast).  The student will work towards helping to craft the MHF voice and create persuasive online and print content to help elevate the MHF brand.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Assist the Communications Lead in various graphic design tasks as required.

  • Assess current collection of marketing materials and assets and work with the Communications Lead to optimize image files.
  • Design/layout marketing collateral and social media images.
  • Design infographics under instruction of the Communications Lead.
  • Work alongside the MHF Staff to brainstorm ideas for new marketing collateral and graphic assets.
  • Review website and suggest revisions.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Must be enrolled in a full-time graphic design program at a local postsecondary institution.
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite; owning a MAC or PC laptop and having access to graphic design software is an asset but not required. (If not, we can provide a PC and software on-site.)
  • Familiarity with digital marketing and advertising.
  • Familiarity with social media marketing.
  • Experience with web development, such as WordPress, is considered an asset.
  • Ability to manage own time effectively and to come up with unique, creative ideas is considered an asset.

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to mark.korthuis@ahs.ca.  Deadline to apply is May 26, 2017 or until the position has been filled.  Hourly wage is $15.00 per hour and 35 hours per week.

Once filled, the summer student posting will be nine weeks in length.

 

Communications Coordinator

(Video Production Coordinator Summer Student)

The Video Production Coordinator is responsible for assisting with all aspects of the administration of MHF digital production with a primary focus on video planning and scripting and overall digital content for social media and web.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the creation of all MHF video assets and/or collaborates with contracted providers for all MHF video needs.
  • Provide assistance with videoboard planning and scripting.
  • Edit videos according to different platforms’ needs.
  • Helps to create and coordinate design elements for social media, branding, and other platforms.
  • Assists in developing a targeted video campaign.
  • Develop an intimate understanding of our brand message and tone to accurately capture in print, photo and video form.
  • Collaborate regularly with creative teammates, marketing teammates, and senior management.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Must be enrolled in a full-time program at a local postsecondary institution with a focus on video and/or digital media.
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite; owning a MAC or PC laptop and having access to graphic design software is an asset but not required. (If not, we can provide a PC and software on-site).
  • Must have post-production skills and experience.
  • Familiarity with digital marketing and advertising.
  • Familiarity with social media marketing.
  • Familiarity with graphics and video production components.
  • Ability to manage own time effectively and to come up with unique, creative ideas is considered an asset.

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to mark.korthuis@ahs.ca.  Deadline to apply is May 26, 2017 or until the position has been filled.  Hourly wage is $15.00 per hour at 35 hours per week.

Once filled, the summer student posting will be nine weeks in length.

 

 

 

 

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