Job Posting: Communications Student

Become part of an innovative and dynamic organization and help us make a meaningful contribution to the legal profession. The Legal Education Society of Alberta (LESA) was founded in 1975 to serve the Alberta legal community. As the primary provider of continuing legal education in the province, we serve the spectrum of educational and professional development needs by delivering high-quality educational programs and resources. We strive to lead the way in corporate culture by valuing our greatest asset‚ÄĒour people.

We are seeking to fill the role of Communications Student, based in Edmonton. This position reports to the Brand & Communications Coordinator. This is a 10 to 20 hour per week contract position with an immediate start date. There is an option to work in the office or remotely. Hours may be increased to full-time during the summer months (at the student’s request).

THE ROLE

As LESA’s Communications Student, you will be expected to provide support to the Brand & Communications Coordinator through the following job duties:

  • Draft, edit, and post articles, e-marketing, blog entries, social media posts, and other communications pieces
  • Collect data related to marketing and communications for use in future planning
  • Execute communications plans, including sending direct marketing pieces and assisting with print mailings
  • Develop visually appealing and informative PowerPoint presentations to market LESA offerings
  • Ensure LESA‚Äôs marketing and communications follow the communications calendar, including print mailings, e-marketing, blogs, and social media
  • Maintain marketing lists (e-mail, mailing addresses, etc.) for existing and targeted and segmented customer groups
  • Update LESA.org and the LESA online store, including creating and publishing product pages, event pages, blog posts, and other LESA.org landing pages
QUALIFICATIONS

Experience and Education

  • At least one year of post-secondary education in communications or marketing

Characteristics

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • Experience with WooCommerce and WordPress
  • Proficiency in graphic design tools (InDesign, Photoshop) is an asset
  • Strong organizational skills (including organizing competing priorities)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Team-oriented and self-motivated
  • High level of integrity and accountability
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Commitment to lifelong learning, development, and self-improvement; willingness to develop technical knowledge and skills
HOW TO APPLY

Please email your cover letter and resume to [email protected] with ‚ÄúCommunications Student‚ÄĚ in the subject line. We will contact only those candidates selected for an interview.

Salary

$25 per hour.

CLOSING DATE

This posting is open until March 13, 2024.

 

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