Job Title: Communications and Events Coordinator

Location: Montreal, QC

Start Date: October 19, 2020

End Date: March 26, 2021

Compensation: $15.63/hour

Commitment: 30 hours/week

Application Deadline: October 4, 2020


The Museum of Jewish Montreal – an innovative place to connect with Montreal’s diverse

Jewish life and heritage through new cultural experiences – is seeking a Communications

and Events Coordinator to help expand and grow our Museum’s reach through program

communications and outreach support, website management support, and select event

coordination. Specifically, the Communications and Events Coordinator will engage in:


• Event and other program communications support, including helping to manage the

Museum’s CRM, using database inputs for targeted program outreach, and planning

and carrying out social media and other program marketing campaigns.

• Museum website support, including copywriting, editing WordPress templates,

offering design feedback, and project management.

• Select event support (digital events and potentially limited-capacity in-person

events), including help with event conceptualization, planning, partnership

development, logistics, and audience engagement.

• Potentially other marketing, communications, and outreach tasks as they arise,

including additional graphic design for virtual tours and other marketing materials,

writing and disseminating press releases, community outreach through relational

engagement, and video editing, transcribing, and uploading to social media



The ideal candidate will be excited about the prospect of expanding and deepening our

Museum’s audience relationships through creative communications efforts, as well as

through innovative outreach and engagement techniques. Applicants must have strong

communication and copywriting skills and a background in the arts, humanities, or social

sciences, with preference given to applicants who have pursued degrees or have a

demonstrated interest or background in Communications, Marketing, Media Studies,

Information Studies, Creative Writing, Museology or Curatorial Studies, History, Art

History, Fine Arts, Anthropology, Public History, Canadian Studies, Québec Studies, or

Jewish Studies. Skills and experience with Zoom, Eventbrite, WordPress (WPBakery),

InDesign, Photoshop, and/or Canva are an asset. Because of the Museum’s location and

responsibilities, applicants must be fluent in either French or English, and possess at least

intermediate capabilities in the other language.


In accordance with the Young Canada Works Eligibility Criteria, candidates are only eligible

for the internship if they:

• are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada;

• are legally entitled to work in Canada;

• are between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;

• meet the eligibility criteria of the program for which they are applying;

• are registered in the YCW on-line candidate inventory;

• are willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment;

• do not have another full-time job (over 30 hours a week) while employed with



This position is dependent on funding from the Canadian Heritage Young Canada Works at

Building Careers in Heritage (YCW-BCH) program and candidate eligibility is stipulated by

grant guidelines. Candidates must register online through the YCW website. Further

details and registration materials are available at


Interested individuals who meet the above criteria may apply directly to the Museum of

Jewish Montreal. Applications must include a CV with the name and contact information

for an academic or professional reference, a cover letter, an academic writing sample, and

a PDF of a transcript from the applicant’s university. All materials are due by

11:59 PM October 4 and should be emailed to with the subject line

“Communications and Events Coordinator Application.”