Project Manager (Content Creation Team)

Barrie, ON Seasonal

Project Manager (Content Creation Team)

*** PLEASE NOTE: this position is a youth employment strategy position funded by Canada Summer Jobs and is for applicants ages 16 - 30 only.

*** It is anticipated that this will be a mostly work-from-home position due to Covid-19 guidelines etc., with the option of using the Barrie main office as an option if available and when Covid-19 guidelines permit.

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Job Summary:

As the Project Manager, the successful candidate will facilitate and manage the overall operations of the Content Creation department at Canadian Musicians Co-operative. The Project Manager will be responsible for identifying and assessing the areas that the department needs direction with in order to provide and implement solutions. This individual needs to organize information and processes and communicate it clearly with the Artistic Director and Team Leads.  The role requires the ability to lead under high stress situations and to manage multiple ongoing priorities.
The goal is to increase operational and communications efficiency, within and between the department and its teams. The Project Manager will work alongside the Artistic Director and Program Coordinators to manage initiatives independently and complete departmental objectives within a set schedule.

Working Relationships: 

Reports to:  Director of Corporate Services 

Works with: Content Creation Artistic Director, Content Creation Team Leads, and etc.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop and manage a detailed project schedule and work plan(s)

  • Predict resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources in an effective manner

  • Provide project updates on a consistent basis to leadership

  • Measure project performance to identify areas for improvement

  • Oversee daily operations (e.g. meetings, projects)

  • Track content progress and organization

  • Act as a liaison and first point of contact for the department

  • Manage schedules within the department and schedule interdepartmental meetings

  • Record and distribute meeting minutes

  • Respond to incoming communications, such as phone calls and emails

  • Prepare and maintain outbound communications with partnering municipalities

  • Develop and maintain a positive relationship with various stakeholders including members from other departments, internal and external artists, and external partners in the Barrie region

  • Provide research assistance for podcasts and other technical needs

Job Requirements:

  • Analytical and time management skills

  • Hands on experience with Content Management Systems (e.g. Gsuite)

  • Ability to manage and delegate high stress scenarios and multiple priorities

  • Excellent writing and editing skills

  • Oversee, and implement where necessary, quality control procedures

  • Experience in a leadership role

  • Previous experience or education in video/audio/graphic production is considered an asset 

  • Familiarity with music production is considered an asset

Qualifications and Education Requirements:
  • Between 16-30 years of age;
  • Consistent access to a functioning computer with internet access;
  • Regular and consistent access to a working cell phone with data;
  • Access to transportation to get to work at a variety of locations both in your constituency, and Simcoe County (On hold due to Covid-19);
  • Access to various Adobe software such as Adobe Premiere Pro, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.
  • Able to work remotely or on various on-site locations when needed;
  • Post-secondary education in communications, design, and illustration is desirable.

    Additional Notes

    The OMCI team seeks individuals who enjoy collaboration, creativity, learning new skills, and engaging with the artists, and the community. This position may involve working some evenings and weekends as needed for special events and items needed on an urgent basis.  Membership is not required to participate in the competition for this position, and no preference is given to existing members in our ranking process, however, upon acceptance of an employment contract, all employees are required to join the co-operative.  

    You are welcome to complete co-op work terms or school assignments through your participation in this program.  We ask that any photos, documents or other content that you may need for your report/presentation be cleared through one of the corporate officers to ensure we are meeting our responsibilities to all employees, members, and volunteers.


    *** RETURNING STAFF are encouraged to add a cover letter file detailing their growth since last season, why they would like to return, and what they hope to get out of the program if selected for 2021.

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