Call for Applications: Part-time Coordinator QWF College Writers Award

Posted on: 21 January, 2022

Category: Job Postings, QWF Prize for Young Writers

The Quebec Writers’ Federation is seeking a temporary, part-time coordinator to work on the 2022 QWF 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 under the supervision of the QWF’s membership coordinator, the part-time coordinator will coordinate publicity and roll-out of the competition and the intake of submissions for the 2022 QWF College Writers Award. The successful candidate will handle all communications with one faculty member from each of the following eight college campuses: Champlain (Lennoxville, Saint-Lambert, and St. Lawrence), Dawson, Heritage, John Abbott, Marianopolis, and Vanier.

In addition, the person may be asked to create a new visual identity for the Award.

The work will be carried out remotely, so qualified people from outside the Montreal region are invited to apply as long as they are based in Quebec.

Required Skills

  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • 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 an asset.

Specs & Timeline

Number of hours: approximately 50
Hourly rate: $15.00
Deadline for applications: February 11
Interviews to take place during the week of February 14, 2022
Start date: February 21, 2022

How to apply

Please send your c.v. and a one-page (maximum) letter of interest indicating your relevant background and what makes you the right person for the job to lori@qwf.org.

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.