Communications Assistant C (Student Recruitment)

McGill University

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Hiring Unit:

Schulich School of Music

Job Summary:

The Recruitment and Communications Assistant will report to the Recruitment Supervisor within the Schulich School of Music Student Services unit to support the development and implementation of a marketing plan, communications strategy, and recruitment activities to attract prospective students (Undergraduate & Graduate).

Support Recruitment Plan:

  • Support for the promotion and organization events; e.g. liaising with departments, other universities, and other units necessary

  • Assists in the implementation of recruitment events for prospective undergraduate and graduate students including: Visits to Cégeps and school fairs; McGill Open House; webinars and information sessions, etc.

  • Compile information on leads and prospective students using student database

  • Coordinate meetings and takes minutes

  • Conducts research regarding prospective student marketing and trends.

Communications Support:

  • Participates in the creation of a marketing approach in collaboration with the Manager of Student Services, Recruitment Supervisor and other units within the Schulich School of Music.

  • Work on the digital strategy for recruitment

  • Assist with providing content for the website

  • Produces promotional material such as flyers, posters, videos and newsletters for use in reports, workshops and info sessions.

Providing support to recruitment events including but not limited to: Student Information Sessions, webinars, school fairs, CEGEP visits, etc.

  • Coordinate student visits and tours

  • Assist with in person auditions

  • Order catering

  • Room reservations

  • Sending email invitations

  • Coordinate student ambassadors, volunteers etc.

Providing feedback on various recruitment initiatives and outreach efforts.

Other relevant tasks, as required.

Duration: 20 hours/week (Hours are subject to change depending on the needs of the unit during peak periods)

This position is covered by the AMUSE collective agreement.

Other Qualifying Skills and/or Abilities

  • Good understanding of Microsoft Suite (required)
  • Ability to work with Office 365 (e.g., Teams, PowerPoint, Excel, Forms)
  • Comfortable with digital and social platforms such as Zoom, Instagram, Facebook, Canva, etc.
  • Strong organization and ability to prioritize
  • Experience with communication, strong writing skills
  • Experience organizing events (in-person and virtual)
  • Self-driven, organized and autonomous
  • Collaborative
  • English, excellent spoken and written skills required. French, good spoken and written skills.

Minimum Education and Experience:

High School Diploma 2 Years Related Experience

Hourly Salary:

(AMUSE C) $23.00

Estimated Number of Work Hours per Week:

20 (Part time)

Position Start Date:


Position End Date:


Deadline to Apply:


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