The National Screen Institute is hiring: communications specialist

Join our team!

Rachel Young

Outreach and Engagement Lead

Do you have a passion for storytelling and storytellers and a genuine interest in the training and mentorship of content creators?

The National Screen Institute is seeking an energetic, detail-oriented communications specialist to join our team.

Job title: Communications Specialist

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Status: Full-time, permanent

Reports to: Director of Operations

Application deadline: Monday, February 28, 2022 @ 4 p.m. CT

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The organization

Propelled by a visionary network of donors, private and public organizations, staff and board, the National Screen Institute supports diverse creators from across Canada to tell unforgettable stories. Through industry-informed training and mentoring in film, television and digital media, our students and alumni find their voice and place on the global stage, inspiring us to shape a better world.

The ideal candidate values equity, diversity and inclusion, and is knowledgeable about these issues. They will be a supporter of the values which guide the work of the National Screen Institute, have experience working cross-culturally and be committed to serving storytellers from underrepresented communities.

For the foreseeable future, work will be done from home with possible occasional small team meetings in person (subject to public health regulations.) All employees are required to be fully vaccinated and able to provide official verification before their first day of hire.

The National Screen Institute is committed to supporting individuals from underrepresented communities including Black, Indigenous, People of Colour, women, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning and two-spirit (LGBTQ2S+), people with disabilities, those outside large urban centres, those from regional and remote areas and various religious groups. Please let us know if you identify with any of these on your application.


Working alongside the outreach and engagement lead, the communications specialist will be responsible for promoting the National Screen Institute and its programs, communicating the organization’s value and success stories, and ensuring consistency of the brand.


Website and social media content

Program promotion

Materials and publications

Media relations


Please note, this list is a range of responsibilities required for this job but is not all-inclusive. Tasks may be added or revised.



We encourage you to review the National Screen Institute website prior to applying.

Please submit a resume indicating relevant experience and a cover letter expressing your interest in the position to

The National Screen Institute thanks all candidates for their interest. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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