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Position: Social Media Coordinator

Canadian Science Policy Centre is looking for a part-time Social Media Coordinator responsible for content creation and social media strategy. The ideal candidate is interested in science policy with strong social media and content creation experience.

About the Opportunity

This is a part-time freelance opportunity as CSPC’s social media coordinator to strategize CSPC social media communications, increase its reach and engagement and manage the promotion of various CSPC programs including: annual conference, events and workshops, career campus, webinars, annual conference, magazine, editorials, awards, etc.

This contractor will be responsible for:

  • Content development for various social media channels
  • Developing strategies to increase the reach and the engagement of CSPC social Media Channels
  • Read and analyze social media statistics and provide recommendations
  • This is a consulting opportunity with variable hours (estimated between 5-15 hrs/week) depending on the timeline of CSPC programs.
  • Creating graphics such as banners for virtual events, awards, partnership promotion, etc. as needed.

The skills required for this positions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Experience with social media management, both in content development and user engagement strategies
  • Comprehensive knowledge of social media marketing and advertising
  • Functional fluency (verbal and written) in English, French language proficiency is an asset
  • Ability to analyze social media statistics and provide recommendations accordingly
  • Familiarity with Canada’s science and innovation policy landscape and its major players
  • An understanding of CSPC’s audience and the social media landscape in the canadian science policy sphere.
  • Familiarity with EDI (equity, diversity, inclusion) and accessibility standards, as well as Truth and Reconciliation issues, and ability to incorporate these values and standards into the content created.
  • Skills with Canva/Illustrator and Hootsuite preferred

About CSPC

The Canadian Science Policy Centre (CSPC) is a non-profit, non-partisan and non-advocate organization, federally registered in 2009.

MISSION: The Centre’s mission is to act as an inclusive hub for connectivity, convening members of the community for key discussions, capacity building for the next generation, and catalyzing research in support of effective science policy

VISION: A strong, inclusive, and effective science policy community that contributes to the well-being of Canadians.

CSPC is a well recognized institution both in Canada and globally, dedicated to Convening, Connecting, Capacity Building and Catalyzing Research in science and innovation policy. The Centre has built a well-connected national network and community of science and innovation policy stakeholders, connecting sectors, regions, and generations. You can find CSPC’s five-year strategic plan here.


Fill out the application and submit a resume and cover letter outlining qualifications and interest for the positions.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. We will contact you with the next steps if you are selected for an interview.

CSPC is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Please note that applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

CSPC invites applications from all qualified candidates. We are committed to employment equity and building a diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society and especially welcome applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons and others who may contribute to the diversification of ideas. If you require any accommodation to participate in any aspect of the hiring process, please contact us  at info@sciencepolicy.ca.  

We thank everyone for their expression of interest and are truly appreciative of the time individuals put into applying. However, with the limitations on time only those selected for an interview will be contacted.