Call for Applications: Part-time Coordinator

Posted on: 12 February, 2020

Category: Applications, Job Postings, QWF Awards, QWF News

The Quebec Writers’ Federation is seeking a temporary, part-time coordinator to work on the 2020 QWF Young College Writers Award from mid-March through mid-June.

The successful candidate will be responsible for communicating with representatives from eight English-language colleges to ensure that the prize is well publicized within the colleges and for carrying out a publicity campaign to be developed in conjunction with the QWF Communications Coordinator.

Job Responsibilities:
Working with and under the supervision of the QWF communications coordinator, the part-time coordinator will

  • coordinate publicity and roll-out of the competition with one faculty member from each of eight colleges*
  • develop new visual branding and flyers for the prize
  • publicize the award through press release to media
  • keep the competition visible to college youth 16 to 24 years of age through social media and flyers throughout the active period (April 1 to June 5)
  • ensure that all copy is proofread and vetted before it is released.

Not all of the work has to be carried out in the QWF office, but weekly meetings in the office may be required (qualified people from outside the Montreal region are invited to apply).

Required Skills

  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Excellent command of various social media platforms that reach youth (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.)
  • Excellent organizational skills (experience with Trello or other organizational tools is an asset)
  • Proven ability to work autonomously
  • Design skills and experience with Canva or other design tools are a definite asset

Specs & Timeline

  • Number of hours: 60
  • Hourly rate: $13.10 
  • Deadline for applications: March 2, 2020
  • Interviews to take place during the week of March 9, 2020
  • Start date: March 16, 2020

How to Apply
Please send a one-page (maximum) letter of interest indicating your relevant background and what makes you the right person for the job. Include 2 to 3 ideas on how to reach college students and your C.V. to

*Champlain (Lennoxville, Saint-Lambert, St. Lawrence), Dawson, Heritage, John Abbott, Marianopolis, and Vanier

QWF actively seeks to maximize diversity in its staff, part-time employees, membership, and board of directors. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals, and encourage Indigenous persons, persons of colour, LGBTQ+ and gender-nonconforming persons, persons with disabilities, women, and members of any other marginalized group to self-identify if they are comfortable doing so.