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Requisition Number:  4597
Position Type:  Short-term
Position Length:  January to May 2021 (with possibility of extension

Ottawa (Downtown), ON, CA

Closing Date:  September 30, 2020 23:59 EST

Diversity and Inclusion
As one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, we offer you a superior work environment that allows you to reach your full potential both professionally and personally. We make career growth and professional development a priority. We are committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes, and a work environment that supports our diverse workforce.

Let our team know if you need accommodation or support during the recruitment process due to a disability or other reason. We can provide support in multiple ways, from using this site and submitting your application, right through to the interview process. If you are the successful candidate, you can also discuss accommodation needs when you receive your offer.

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Multimedia Content - Student Work Placement

Take a central role
The Bank of Canada has a vision to be “a leading central bank—dynamic, engaged and trusted—committed to a better Canada.” No other employer in the country offers you the unique opportunity to work at the very center of Canada’s economy, in a diverse and inclusive organization with significant impact on the economic and financial well-being of all Canadians. You will be challenged, energized and motivated to excel in an environment where we are reinventing central banking, renewing ways of doing business and reinforcing a culture of innovation.

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About the position
You will have the opportunity to collaborate with designers, developers, researchers and storytellers to tackle communications challenges on a national stage. This position requires a deep understanding of the role digital media plays in storytelling today. If you are considering a career in multimedia production, this placement is perfect for you.

Your future responsibilities
You’ll be shooting, editing and developing creative multimedia content to support the Bank of Canada’s communications campaigns, both internally and externally.

Your education and experience
You must be currently enrolled in a university or college co-op program or you must be a full-time or part-time student, pursuing a degree in television broadcasting, interactive multimedia, digital media or a related field.

Your knowledge and skills

  • an advanced understanding of video and photography tools and techniques
  • experience with the Adobe Creative Suite, in particular Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • great communication skills: frequent and clear communication is a must
  • self-driven work ethic: you need to be a self-starter who loves taking initiative and seeing things through to completion
  • curiosity and the desire to learn: our business is changing and growing fast
  • flexibility is key: who knows what skills will solve the issues of tomorrow?
  • a portfolio of work you’ve done, preferably available online



  • an understanding of the web, including HTML, JS and CSS
  • basic design/typography/UX skills


What you need to know

  • Language requirement: English or French essential
  • Priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents
  • Security level required: Reliability or Secret 
  • There will be no relocation assistance provided
  • Please save a copy of the job poster. Once the closing date has passed, it will no longer be available.
  • In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and further to public health guidelines, preventative measures are being taken to ensure health and safety during the recruitment process. All interviews are conducted via Skype.  


We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


What you can expect from us 
This is a great opportunity to join a leading organization and be part of a high-performing team.


  • Salary $22.55 hourly (job grade Student C)


We strive to make our policies, programs and workplace more inclusive, respectful and barrier-free. We encourage applications from women, Indigenous peoples, veterans, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and persons of all races, ethnic origins, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions.