LRC is hiring an Intern! 

Join us — and broaden your horizons. Develop your skills. Gain new industry knowledge. Work with experienced (not old … experienced) colleagues. Let us mentor you. Plug into our growing network of amazing clients. 

Bring us your passion and your talent – and when you’re done with LRC, you will have worked alongside our senior management team – on an amazing project with one of our newest clients: The Urban Alliance for Race Relations.  When your work is done, you’ll be able to point to an impressive case-study that will live online – and tell future employers about the role you played in a successful client campaign. 

So — what’s your story? Why do you want to be part of this team? What drives you? 

Interested?  Here’s our story:

Job Description

We’re looking for a Communications Specialist Co-op/Intern who will help support internal communications and client work at LRC.  More than half of the candidate’s time will be allocated towards a client-facing project that will cover branding, narrative development, content strategy, writing, digital and social media strategy, and graphic design. 

We are looking for someone who will be an ambitious and dedicated contributor to our team. If you would describe yourself as a motivated, energetic self-starter who thrives in a team setting, then read on!

The Communications Specialist Co-op/Intern will perform a variety of activities, which may include:

  • Joining client calls, note taking, project planning.
  • Tracking project deliverables.
  • Creating, writing and editing communications materials and presentations – including PowerPoint decks, web copy, blog posts, Op-Eds, etc.
  • Supporting internal LRC communications functions – including executing online research, communications plans and tactics.
  • Performing research, developing influencer lists and building out communication plans for LRC clients. 
  • Developing social media content for internal and client channels – including social media posts and infographics.

Reporting Structure

You will report to the Operations and Community Manager – with a direct line to the CEO.



Job Requirements

  • Excellent writing and editing skills and the ability to develop materials that will make an impact at LRC and for our clients
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to deliver high quality work under tight timelines. 
  • Strong skills in MS Office and Google Suite, preparing presentations, using social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube)
  • Advanced PowerPoint experience; someone who can take a concept and illustrate it on paper
  • Some experience with graphic design, photo editing and video production (ie: Photoshop, Canva,,…)
  • Entrepreneurial attitude and a go-getter 
  • Professional demeanor and a fast learner – willing to put in the time.

The following would be an asset, but not required:

  • Experience in an agency setting is an asset
  • Interest in the non-profit sector is an asset
  • Interest in social and public policy advocacy for solutions to some of our world’s greatest challenges, including racism.

Additional Information
Please ensure your emailed application includes:

  • Resume (maximum 2 pages)
  • Unofficial university transcript

A cover letter answering the following:

  • What are you hoping to get out of this internship? (150 words max)
  • What sets you apart from fellow applicants? (150 words max)

This position is a 6-month paid work term (potential to extend to 8 months) with a flexible start-date ( mid-December or early January)

Pay will with depend on skills and experience.

To be eligible, you must be:

  • Currently enrolled in a post-secondary program that requires the completion of a co-op work termmajoring in Communications, Digital Marketing, Public Relations or related;  OR 
  • A New Graduate / Post Graduate (within the calendar year) willing to work full-time hours for 6 months




Ready to take your career track to a new level?  Send your application to today! We will begin to conduct rolling interviews on a first-come, first-serve basis until we find the creative, ambitious, reliable and talented intern that we are searching for! 

We RESPECT and VALUE the time that you will take to prepare your application and apply to this opportunity – and because of that, if we think you have what we’re looking for, we commit to following up with you within three business days of having received your application in our inbox.  If you’ve got the right stuff – we can’t wait to meet you! That said, while we appreciate the interest and effort of all of the exceptionally talented people that are reaching out – kindly note that only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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