Summer Student Social Media Intern

Posted 2 months ago


Established in 1996, Sâkêwêwak First Nations Artists’ Collective Inc. is a multi-disciplinary artist-run centre operating primarily in Treaty Four territory. With partner organizations throughout Canada, Sâkêwêwak supports and facilitates the development, promotion, and exhibition of Indigenous arts and artists. Our mandate is to ensure that Indigenous artists within the city of Regina and surrounding areas are consistently provided with the space and environment that allow them to develop their self-determined artistic practices through critical exchange with their peers and audiences.

We are looking to hire a social media intern with confident communication and people skills. Our social media intern is expected to possess project management and organizational skills with the ability to work comfortably under pressure in a fast-paced environment. To ensure success, social media interns should demonstrate a wide degree of creativity and attitude, with a keen interest in shaping our organization’s image and values through appropriate communication with the outside world. Top candidates will display natural leadership qualities with fantastic time management and planning skills. The social media intern can identify press opportunities through evolving issues; Develop content for social media channels such as Facebook, Instagram, and the Sakewewak website (WordPress). Ensure that key messages align with the core values of Sakewewak. Communicate and provide briefings. Scan the media marketplace to stay up-to-date on the latest media trends. Monitor online campaigns and report on results.

Build and manage the organization’s social media profiles and presence. Promote additional projects to support performance and visual art openings. Build long-term relationships with media influencers.

28-hour work week, Monday to Thursday, $20/hr. Location: Sâkêwêwak office, 1855 Scarth Street, downtown Regina.


Demonstrable experience building effective media campaigns.

  • ability to create appropriate content for dissemination via press releases, social media, websites, and other distribution channels.
  • ability to nurture long-term relationships with key Indigenous media influencers.
  • analytical thinker with strong conceptual and research skills.
  • A natural leader who displays strong decision-making and attention to detail.
  • ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • ability to work independently and as part of a team. Excellent interpersonal, communication, and public speaking skills.

Please note that this job is funded through the Young Canada Works Building Careers internship program. To be eligible applicants must be:

  • a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada (non-Canadians holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible);
  • legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
  • willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment;
  • will not have another full-time job (over 30 hours a week) while employed with the program;
  • unemployed or underemployed;
  • A college or university student; with plans of returning to school full-time in fall 2023.
  • not receiving Employment Insurance (EI) benefits while employed with the programme.

How to Apply

  • Interested applicants should submit the following:
  • CV or resume detailing relevant work experience (2 pages max)
  • Cover letter outlining your interest in this position and the Sâkêwêwak Artists’ Collective (1-page max)
  • Applications without a cover letter will not be accepted.

Applications and any questions can be directed to Holly Aubichon, the artistic director, at

Sâkêwêwak is seeking an Indigenous applicant, please self-identify in the cover letter.

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