Portfolio Committees

All applications are currently closed. Thank you to everyone who applied! 

Event Coordinator

 

The Event Coordinator will work in the Events portfolio. They will help plan and run all of the Pre-Law Society events throughout the year.  This includes marketing/promoting the event, assisting in set-up and tear-down for each event, engaging with the speaker for each event, and organizing upcoming events through brainstorming with the Events team, contacting representatives for events, and booking rooms.  This position requires attendance to all of the MPLSS events, and weekly meetings with the Events team. Applicants should be organized, confident speaking in front of a group, and have experience working in a team environment.  Event planning experience is a plus, but not required. 

 

Associate editor

 

Sponsorship Negotiator

 

Editors will work on the development MPLSS undergraduate journal, The Pre-Law Review. They will work both independently and in collaboration with a team of other editors to select, edit, and revise submissions. This will require a varying time commitment throughout the year, mainly distributed throughout the first semester. Applicants should possess strong writing, editing, proofreading skills, an eye for detail, as well as good organizational and interpersonal skills. 

 

The sponsorship negotiator will participate in regularly contacting new and current sponsors to promote MPLSS. They will negotiate sponsorships and aid the VP External in overseeing follow through on obligations. They will help foster a cohesive and collaborative mentality among EAC members. Attendance for all meetings is mandatory barring extenuating circumstances and participation in MPLSS events is highly encouraged. The successful candidate will be a clear communicator. They will demonstrate a sense of initiative and personal responsibility to stay ahead of tasks. Past experience working in sponsorship, community outreach, or fundraising would be considered an asset. 

 

Sponsorship Data coordinator

 

EAC Secretary

 

Moot court team member

 

Social media manager

They will be responsible for managing all sponsor data collected by the EAC throughout the 2017-2018 academic year. They will create and manage a spreadsheet of sponsor information from joint EAC sponsor research. Keep a record of all sponsor contacts and responses to be revisited at the start of each new wave of outreach conducted by EAC. They will use analyze the sponsor data and advise the VP External and other EAC members on key points to address during outreach and negotiation.

As with all members of the EAC, the sponsor data coordinator must also engage in contacting new and current sponsors to promote MPLSS, negotiate sponsorships and aid the VP External in overseeing follow through on obligations, and help foster a cohesive and collaborative mentality among EAC members. Attendance of all EAC meetings is mandatory barring extenuating circumstances and participation in MPLSS events is highly encouraged. The successful candidate will demonstrate strong organizational skills and a sense of initiative and personal responsibility to stay ahead of tasks. They should possess an eye for detail and a high aptitude for critical analysis.Past experience working in sponsorship, community outreach, or fundraising is preferred but not necessary. Experience in data entry will be considered an asset. 

 

The EAC secretary will be the primary record keeper for the McGill Prelaw Student’s Society’s External Affairs Committee. They must record minutes for each EAC meeting and ensure that the updates reach absent members. They must also keep a record of all signed sponsor contracts, invoices, and other important EAC documents concurrent to the VP External’s own records. The secretary’s attendance for all meetings and major MPLSS events is mandatory barring extenuating circumstances. It will be their responsibility to reach out to their peers on EAC and encourage likewise participation with MPLSS.

As with all members of the EAC the secretary will also engage in contacting new and current sponsors to promote MPLSS, negotiate sponsorships and aid the VP External in overseeing follow through on obligations, and to help foster a cohesive and collaborative mentality among EAC members. The successful candidate for EAC secretary will have a proven track record demonstrating strong organizational skills in administrative work. They will possess a strong sense of initiative and personal responsibility to stay ahead of tasks. Past experience working in sponsorship, community outreach, or fundraising is preferred but not necessary. Bilingualism in French and English will be considered an asset. 

The Pre-Law Society’s Moot Court program has nurtured Canada’s most competitive and successful Pre-Law Moot Court team. Members of the team attend weekly meetings to train for upcoming tournaments, learn from experienced mooters and professionals, and compete in tournaments across the country. In order to continue to subsidize our members’ participation in tournaments and maintain a high standard of training and performance, we engage in a rigorous selection process. If you are seeking to improve your oral advocacy skills, delve into complex legal issues, and become a member of a community of like-minded, ambitious and driven students. 

 

The Social Media Manager will work in the Internal & Communications portfolio. They will help keep the Instagram, Facebook, and website updated throughout the year, while assisting in creating engaging and meaningful marketing content for the Pre-Law Society membership. This requires attendance to some of the MPLSS events to take photos for our social media platforms. Applicants should be social media savvy, skilled at photography, creative, and have strong interpersonal skills. Knowing Photoshop and InDesign is a plus, but not required.