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Creative Services

Communications Functional Team

As a collaborative team of volunteers and staff, we help create branded resources and messaging support for Groups, Councils and other Functional Teams to drive standardized, integrated & consistent communications across Canada.

 

Watch the recording of our April 2021 Virtual Job Fair as we describe what the Communications Functional Team (CFT) and Creative Services Team (CST) does and the available positions.

virtual-recruitment-fair_cft-presentation.mp4

  • Produces visual designs and layouts for printed and online materials and assets, within Scouts Canada’s Brand Guidelines. 
  • Applicants will typically work in a graphic or visual arts environment and be familiar with design concepts and relevant software.

Responsibilities:

  • Implement Scouts Canada design brand guidelines and standards, supporting brand integrity
  • Source user-generated photography/videography assets
  • Generate graphics and visual content targeting specific platforms and campaigns
  • Expand Scouts Canada’s graphic assets including expanding content in the Brand Centre
  • Work with standard software (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.)
  • Participate in client review/approval process

Deadline for Submission: May 28, 2021.

  • Coordinates deliverables and timelines amongst various CFT teams and project contributors to meet client deadlines. 
  • Experience working with graphic designers, photographers, videographers, editors, storytellers, social media moderators and web developers is advantageous. 
  • A project management designation such as PMP is desirable.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, track, report on project schedules
  • Act as intermediary and coordinator amongst project contributors
  • Monitor and inform progress to stakeholders
  • Update project tracking software with status and delivery timelines

Apply by May 15 to jennifer.thomas@scouts.ca.

  • The Youth Graphic Designer is a mentorship position of interest to a Scouting youth interested in pursuing a graphic design or media arts career. 
  • The individual is expected to participate in team meetings, review and provide critical feedback on work in progress. 
  • Some learning is required to become familiar with Scouts Canada’s graphics, photography, videography and brand standards. 
  • The individual will typically be partnered with a graphic designer throughout a short duration project assignment (normally lasting 2 to 4 weeks). 

This is a volunteer position and priority is to be given to school and other commitments.

Deadline for Submission: May 28, 2021.

  • The Youth Web Developer is a mentorship position of interest to a Scouting youth interested in pursuing a web development or web content creation career. 
  • The individual is expected to participate in team meetings, review and provide critical feedback on work in progress. 
  • Some learning is required to become familiar with Scouts Canada’s web development and brand standards. 
  • Fundamental knowledge of HTML is advantageous. 
  • Knowledge of publishing concepts and content management systems such as MODX will be provided. 
  • The individual will typically be partnered with a web developer throughout a short duration project assignment (normally lasting 2 to 4 weeks). 

This is a volunteer position and priority is to be given to school and other commitments.

Deadline for Submission: May 28, 2021.


Ready to Apply?

To apply, email a Cover Letter, and CV to abergmann@scouts.ca

  • Subject: Volunteer Position
  • Please state the position you are applying for.
  • If applying for the Graphic Design Positions, please include a portfolio with some samples of your work.