Volunteering Opportunities

Social Media Manager

Position Title: Social Media Manager (Volunteer)

Exciting opening for space and science enthusiasts! Help to inspire the public, and add valuable experience to your resume with this rare volunteering opportunity!

About The Mars Society of Canada

The Mars Society of Canada (MSC) is a federal not-for-profit dedicated to facilitating Canadian involvement in space exploration activities, in collaboration with government, academia, and industry. 

Our education and outreach initiatives engage the Canadian public to feel inspired by space exploration and STEM.

Our advocacy initiatives are focused on increasing Canadian involvement in space science, research and innovation.

Our research objectives are designed to provide real-world solutions for the many social, scientific and technical challenges ahead in the new era of space exploration. 

About the Position: 

Working with the Chief Communications Officer, the Social Media Manager is responsible for developing and executing organic social media strategies across various platforms. 

Tasks include:
– Sharing and or generating high-quality, up-to-date and relevant content
– Making regular social media posts 
– Driving engagement and growth across social media platforms

Overall, your objective will be to help increase the MSC follower base, and to help inspire the public!

Qualifications and Requirements

– Minimum commitment of 2-3 hours per week
– Ability to generate simple, eye-catching graphics
– A demonstrated ability to generate organic social media growth
– Aptitude in engaging the public through Facebook, Instagram and Twitter (experience with LinkedIn and Reddit an asset)
– Experience and education in STEM fields preferred

How to Apply

Please forward your resume to contact@marssociety.ca for consideration. We look forward to hearing from you!

The deadline for application is 18 June 2021.

Equality and Inclusivity

The Mars Society of Canada is an equal opportunity organization and committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates (including candidates who have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including applicants who identify as First Nations, Métis and/or Inuit/Inuk, Black, racialized, a person with a disability, women and/or 2SLGBTQ+. ) and accommodations are available upon request.