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Coordinator: Media and Design

Every One Every Day Kjipuktuk Halifax - Halifax
Overview
Salary $28 - $30 per hour
Posting Date October 27, 2021
Closing Date November 7, 2021


Description
Welcome to Every One Every Day Kjipuktuk-Halifax!
In the Winter of 2021, Every One Every Day Kjipuktuk Halifax (EOED) launched as a pilot initiative, inspired
by the work of Participatory City (PC) in East London, UK and their and their work to build one of the
largest neighbourhood demonstration projects in the world. PC illuminates how participation in practical,
everyday activity can transform people’s lives and the neighbourhoods in which they live. You can read
more about their incredible work here.
EOED is led by the Mi'kmaw Native Friendship Centre (MNFC), in partnership with the Participatory City
Foundation, Participatory Canada, and diverse local partners. Together we are testing an ambitious idea
— that practical participation can become a key building block for advancing Reconcli-ACTION and
improving the everyday life of people living in Kjipuktuk-Halifax. Read more about our work over the last
year here, as well as through our collaboration with Participatory Canada.
Based on successes to date, EOED is now moving into a new phase of start-up and development,
anchored in the Halifax's North End and aligned with the vision for MNFC’s new Wije’winen Centre. This
work begins with the hiring of a small, dynamic team who will work with residents in the North End of
Halifax to co-create neighbourhood projects and collaborative businesses that make life better for
everyone. We are looking for a Coordinator of Media and Design help lead our communications efforts
and be part of building something wonderful for Halifax.


Responsibilities
Position: Coordinator, Media & Design
Every One Every Day Kjipuktuk-Halifax (EOED)
Statement of Intention:
We encourage applicationsfrom individuals who self-identify as Indigenous,African Nova Scotian or Nova Scotian of Africanancestry.
Reports to:
EOED Program Director
Location:
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Starting date:
Late November or as soon aspossible
Position Type:
Full time (35hrs/week), one-yearterm with possibility for extension
Salary:
$28-$30/hr. with group benefits plan

About the Role:
The Coordinator of Media and Design will workacross the EOED team to deliver excellentbranding as well as social media and printproduction projects that engage and inspirelocal residents to take part in EOED.
You will work with team members and residentsto collect and share stories that help to tell aunique and optimistic narrative about residentsand the neighbourhoods in which they live.
You will also have the opportunity to share yourskills and experience with residents in support oftheir participation projects and collaborativebusiness development.
On regular occasions you will join the EOEDteam in coming together to plan, usingdevelopmental and Indigenous informedevaluation processes to connect, assessprogress and advance emerging opportunities.


EY REPONSIBILITIES
The Media and Design Coordinator will work closely with EOED Program Director(s) and neighbourhood teamon the design and production of a range of branding and communications materials that help to sparkinterest and excitement around EOED activities.
Throughout early phases of work, the Media and DesignCoordinator will be supported by PC City Tutors in the production and launch of the EOED newspaper.Specific responsibilities will include:

Support the EOED Directors in the development and execution of EOEDs annual communication plan;
Create graphic materials to support the simple communication of EOED (what it is, in theory andpractice) through visuals, diagrams and other materials;
Oversee the design and production process for EOED newspapers and other communications materialsincluding the c
reation of layouts, wireframes, templates and concept boards for print and digital formats;
Production artwork and branding for print and digital use in the neighbourhood shop(s) and across otherproject and event sites;
Support on-going sharing and story-telling through the creation of graphics and visual elements for useacross social media platforms;
Purchase
and manage print and digital services for EOED in conjunction with the EOED Director(s);
Use co-production methods with other EOED staff and wider neighbourhood participants whereappropriate;
Work with partners and other stakeholders to ensure consistent branding of EOEO across different usesand mediums.

Skills
You bring experience in graphic design andrelated software applications that allow you tocreate beautiful physical products includingnewspapers, posters and reports.
You are passionate about the prospect ofworking to build more inclusive and sociallyconnected communities that prioritizeprinciples of equity as well as learning andpractice around decolonization.
You are resourceful, self-directed, and highlyorganized.
You have a creative flair and love working infocused and driven teams.
You will have a passion for this type of work,committed to the aim of learning andevaluating and willing to work iteratively.


SKILLS & EXPEREINCE
We are looking for a people person, a relationship builder, someone with TONS of enthusiasm for workingwith others to design beautiful and engaging communications materials. Please apply if you’re excitedabout this role, even if you don’t have every requirement listed below:

Great design skills with an eye for detail;
Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills, with a creative flair for storytellingand creating content using different writing styles;
Demonstrated experience developing effective content (online and print) and using a variety ofcommunication channels and tools;
Strong relationship building skills and ability to collaborate, with an interest in participatory approachesthat foster engagement of diverse audiences;
Experience setting up workfows/processes for non-designers and non-technical staff to use in order tofacilitate generating content;
Strong digital and social media skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office products and workingknowledge of graphic design programs including Adobe Creative Suite (including Illustrator, Indesign,Photoshop);
Ability to work effectively with diverse groups and individuals to support inclusion, particularly in relationto Urban Indigenous and African Nova Scotian communities;
Experience with website management/Wordpress and/or video creation considered an asset;
Copywriting experience considered an asset;
Must provide a Vulnerable Sector Check and Child Abuse Registrar prior to hiring.

Other Information
APPLICATION DETAILS
Please email a cover letter and resume in a single PDF document to:
halifaxiseveryone@gmail.com
Applications will be accepted until
Sunday November 7th 2021
. Only those applicants who are screened in for an interview will be contacted.
Within your application, please include why you are excited about the opportunity and how your skills,knowledge & experience fit the role as described. Please also indicate clearly if you identify asIndigenous, African Nova Scotian, or Nova Scotian with African Ancestry.
We look forward to hearing from you!

How To Apply
Contact:

By email



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