ECR Leadership Team Vacancy

The Cold Regions Research Centre invites CRRC-affiliated graduate students to apply for an open position to join our Early Career Researcher Leadership Team.

Position: Social Media and Communications Coordinator

Duration: May 1, 2022 –April 30, 2023 (renewable)

Position Description:

  • Manage all communications for the ECR Leadership Team, including emails and social media posts about CRRC events, funding opportunities,conferences, professional development workshops, etc.
  • Work with the CRRC directorto maintain the mailing list of CRRC-affiliated students, faculty and other contacts.
  • Maintain regular activity and attract followers to the ECR’s social media (currentlyTwitter).
  • Collaborate with CRRC and ECRleadership to develop a communications and social media strategy, and to implement those parts of the strategy related to the ECR community, including potentially establishing a presence on other social media platforms beyond twitter.
  • Work with the CRRC Director and members of the ECR Leadership Team to organize events and initiatives.


  • Pursuinga graduate degree at Laurier with a focus on cold regions research.
  • Proficiency in the use ofemail programs such as Microsoft outlookand Gmail.
  • Proficiency in the use of Twitter. Knowledge of other social media,such as Facebook, Instagram, Tik Tok, etc.,is considered an asset.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a part of a team.
  • Experiencemanaging social media for an organization is an asset.

Application requirements and deadline:

Applications should include your resume and a cover letter explaining your interest in the position.

Please submit your applications to by April 30, 2022.

Note: This is an unpaid position, considered to be scholarly service

21 April 2022

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