We’re hiring a website coordinator!

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CanadiEM is a Canadian organization that aims to create a virtual community of practice for Canadian Emergency Medicine practitioners by producing and distributing high-quality, freely available educational resources. We put significant effort into fostering digital scholarship skills within medical students and emergency medicine trainees. We are seeking a part-time website coordinator to provide logistical and editorial support. This role would be done remotely and would include:

  • Coordinating the editorial workflow
    • Liaising with authors submitting content to CanadiEM to ensure that each submission is complete
    • Coordinating the assignment of articles to editors for review
    • Ensuring consistency in published content
    • Basic copyediting
    • Reviewing content uploaded to WordPress by Junior Editors
    • Uploading content to WordPress with effective SEO
    • Assisting the EIC with managing the publication schedule
    • Preparing social media posts related to the published content
  • Providing logistical support
    • Monitoring and responding to email sent to the CanadiEM email address
    • Drafting minutes and action items at monthly CanadiEM executive meetings
    • Scheduling CanadiEM meetings
  • Related tasks as assigned and agreeable to the coordinator

The successful applicant will be paid monthly as an independent contractor at a rate of no less than $30/hour (negotiable depending on skillset and experience) based on the number of hours worked. They will set their own hours with the basic expectation that standard tasks are completed within 1-2 business days. We anticipate having between 2 and 5 hours per week of work, although this may increase over time. Expressions of interest can be sent to [email protected].

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Dr. Brent Thoma is a medical educator, blogging geek, and trauma/emergency physician who works at the University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine. He founded BoringEM and is the CEO of CanadiEM.