Join the OTEAM: Now Hiring Multimedia Storyteller

Want to spend your summer as part of the team that plans, coordinates, and pulls off the biggest event of the academic year? Want to surround yourself with like-minded, creative folks looking to challenge themselves to create dynamic, engaging, and powerful stories that help incoming students make the most of their Orientation Week? Join the Central Orientation Team this summer as part of the storytelling team. Student Life Programs is looking for one Multimedia Storyteller to join the team.

** please note, applications are now closed ** updated March 13, 2017

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Job Details: May 2017-August 2017, 35  hours a week

Job Descriptions:

Multimedia Storyteller (Video) (seeking 2)

The successful candidate will be a member of the Ryerson Central Orientation Team, in a multimedia video production role. @RUStudentLife Life is Ryerson University and Ryerson Student Affairs’ “by students, for students” digital community that tells the ongoing story of our vibrant campus community one post, picture, video, tweet and post at a time. As part of the Central Orientation Team, the Multimedia Storyteller will create dynamic short and long form videos that share student stories on @RUStudentLife, promoting the goals and programs for Central Orientation, and engaging the incoming students with their new Ryerson community before they even arrive. The successful candidate must have extensive and advanced pre-production, production, and post-production skills, working with lighting, audio, and camera. They will play a pivotal role in creating and sustaining a video-presence for the Orientation Team during the summer, and will work collaboratively with other Student Life Programs and Student Affairs students and staff. The incumbent must be highly creative, self-motivated, and capable of functioning independently as well as in a team. It is necessary for the incoming Multimedia Storyteller to possess strong organizational, research, and communication skills, a solid understanding of Ryerson University, and they must also understand how the values of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion have an impact on marketing efforts, Orientation Week, and student  leadership development. The candidate must be willing to commit their efforts to the enhancement of all Orientation programming to support the transition of new students at Ryerson.

See the full job description and qualifications here. 

Application information:

  1. Complete the application form on ConnectRU:
  2. Send a detailed cover letter, resume, and portfolio of recent work (video demo reel; graphic/web portfolio) to: Tesni Ellis, Senior Storyteller, Student Affairs Special Projects,