Digital Content Creation Assistant – Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame

Digital Content Creation Assistant

By Nolan Kowal, Sport Performance Specialist

 

At Sport Manitoba we fund and plan sports programs to promote the development of vibrant citizens, athletes and communities in Manitoba. The Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame is a program of Sport Manitoba.

 

Digital Content Creation Assistant (1 position)

16 weeks: May 17 to September 3, 2021. 

$13.75/hour, 35 hours per week

Some weekend work may be required.

All work will take place at the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame & Museum, 145 Pacific Ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba. 

 

The Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame & Museum seeks student for a sixteen (16) week project to work on upgrades to the existing website content, and to develop new content for blog posts, video presentation and social media posts.  The student will review all Honoured Member conduct a variety of tasks related to a new collections management database. The student will research, develop and publish written blog posts and social media posts, and will work to develop video presentations for a variety of sport topics. If time and funding permits, the student may be retained on staff to continue the project through fall 2021.  The student will also provide visitor services during the absence of other staff.

 

Physical demands of the job include sitting at a desk for long periods, using a computer/laptop, and digital camera. The student must be able to move collections items safely from storage shelving to workspaces, including lifting items up to 20 lbs.  Access to collections may include using a ladder.

 

The Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame and Museum is a leader in sport heritage in Manitoba. With a collection of 22,000+ collections items it documents, preserves, presents and showcases Manitoba’s sport history. The Student will work under the direct supervision of the Hall of Fame Curator, Andrea Reichert.

 

Education

  • be a post-secondary student in Museum Studies, History, Fine Art, Archival Studies, or Creative Communications, minimum 3rd or 4th year preferred

 

Desired Skills

  • have excellent computer skills
  • have previous experience with video creation and related equipment and software
  • have previous experience with digital image manipulation
  • have previous experience with digital content creation preferred
  • have strong research skills
  • have excellent attention to detail
  • have excellent organizational and verbal/written communication skills
  • Although not required for the position, the ability to communicate in French would be an asset, as per Sport Manitoba standard to offer services in both official languages.

 

Personality

  • have an interest in sport heritage
  • be enthusiastic
  • be able to work as a team member and independantly
  • be creative and able to think originally

 

Young Canada Works Employment Requirements

  • Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada (non-Canadians holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible);
  • legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment
  • registered in the YCW online candidate inventory
  • willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment;
  • not have another full-time job (over 30 hours a week) during the Young Canada Works (YCW) work assignment;
  • registered as a full-time* student in the semester preceding the YCW job (*as defined by their educational institution); and
  • intend to return to full-time studies* in the semester immediately following the YCW summer job.

 

Application Process

 

Resumés (cover letter, resumé and minimum two references) and inquiries should be directed to Andrea Reichert, by April 26, 2021.

Contact info:

(204) 925-5935, andrea.reichert@sportmanitoba.ca, 145 Pacific Ave, Winnipeg, MB, R3B 2Z6

 

The Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame & Museum recognizes the importance of equity and diversity in the workplace. We encourage applicants to voluntarily self-declare in their cover letter, resumé or application if they are members of the Government of Canada job equity groups, such as women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities or Indigenous, Métis or Inuit peoples.