Contract: Outreach Coordinator

We are seeking an outreach and social media coordinator for a short-term contract to support the launch of upcoming DMG initiative. This role will be working across a number of our current projects including: Damage Camp, Damage Labs, & the launch of our social finance toolkit.

May 7, 2021

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DMG is a grassroots, community-driven not-for-profit videogame arts organization founded in 2012. We create space for communities that are often marginalized in tech and games spaces to make, play and critique videogames within a cultural context. This role will be working across a number of our current projects including: Damage Camp, Damage Labs, & the launch of our social finance toolkit.

We are seeking an outreach and social media coordinator for a short-term contract to support the launch of upcoming DMG initiative, grow our audience and the reach of our programs and initiatives.

Role details

  • Compensation: Flat contract rate of $7,000 (about $31.25/hour)
  • Location: Anywhere in Canada
  • Deadline: Friday, May 14, 2021
  • Contract dates: May 24, 2021 - August 13, 2021
  • ~20 hours per week
  • 11 weeks, starting May 25, 2021
  • This is a contract role, so you will set your own hours and use your own equipment, dependant on funding, there may be opportunity to extend the contract 🤞

About you

Since this is a quick turnaround, we are looking for someone who:

  • Is familiar with games and/or media arts organizations or creative communities in Canada
  • Has strong written communication skills – you’ll be sending a lot of emails!
  • Is comfortable creating visual content for Twitter and Instagram (with our support)
  • Has some prior experience with project administration or coordination
  • Understands the barriers people with intersecting marginalized identities face in accessing tools, resources, networks and support in games

About the contract

There are two priorities for this role, both in service of our goal to solicit a diverse pool of participants in our programming that represent a broad scope of geographical regions, identity groups, and backgrounds.

COMMUNITY OUTREACH

  • Research and update contact list of non-profit organizations, studios and relevant community groups
  • Share information about our new social finance toolkit and upcoming programs with the broader community.
  • Create press releases for launch of new programming and toolkit.

SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATION

  • Write copy, produce shareable graphics using our assets and schedule content publication
  • Monitor and respond to comments and questions on primary platforms
  • Grow our audiences by connecting with relevant groups and individuals

Apply here

Email info@dmg.to with any questions about the role or process to apply.

Applicants will be notified by May 14th, 2021.