Day: July 10, 2019

CanLII: Looking For a Community Manager

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By Sarah Sutherland; reblogged with permission from the CanLII Blog

CanLII is the leading source of Canadian law online. We are working to transforming access to legal information, and we play a pivotal role in access to justice. We are looking for a part-time Community Manager to work with our online community. This role can be filled remotely from anywhere in Canada.

SUMMARY

Working closely with CanLII’s director of programs and partnerships and manager of community and content, the community manager monitors the web and interacts with online users via the organization’s social media accounts, blogs, and websites. The community manager creates original posts based on content added to CanLII along with other relevant news.

In this role, you will deliver fresh and relevant content and help promote the work of CanLII. You will also monitor user accounts and content contributions on key websites, including CanLII.org and CanLII Connects.

The role requires availability for approximately 10-15 hours / week on a flexible schedule.

QUALIFICATIONS

We are open to applicants from different backgrounds, but we see potential for people who possess the skills developed in academic training and professional experience in law, libraries and information, and publishing. If your background is different, convince us why you would be perfect for this role.

What You’ll Need to Succeed

  • You understand the online environment and can make it work for you;
  • You write well and can influence others with your writing;
  • Fluency in both English and French (reading, writing, and speaking);
  • Intrinsically motivated;
  • Ability to use and learn various online technologies;
  • Comfortable in a remote work arrangement.

This is a term limited part-time position with potential for renewal, and we would like to have the successful candidate in place in August 2019.

Send applications to ssutherland@canlii.org by July 22, 2019.