We are Hiring!

JOB TITLE:  DBA SUMMER PROJECT AND EVENTS ASSISTANT

OVERVIEW

The Summer Project and Events Assistant will support the staff of the DBA in executing the overall vision of the Board of Directors as determined by our strategic management plan and monthly Board meetings. Their primary focus will be in planning, executing, and evaluating DBA projects and events.

This role offers plenty of variety and networking opportunities, as well as an opportunity to have input into DBA communications strategies, initiatives and events.  The corporate culture is very positive, enthusiastic, and above all passionate about Downtown Corner Brook. The ideal candidate will be an ambassador in supporting our vision.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Communications

  • Periodically send communications in the form of emails and newsletters to members, stakeholders, partners and the public regarding DBA activities
  • Create content and monitor social media streams, supporting DBA social media strategy as directed
  • Develop website content
  • Update the online business directory and events calendar regularly
  • Liaise with stakeholders, members, media, committees, the DBA Board of Directors, and partners on projects, initiatives and events

Administration

  • Provide administrative support to the Executive Director
  • Assist in preparing materials for meetings, presentations, etc. related to projects of the DBA
  • Support the office in maintaining accurate and organized hard copy and electronic files for all BIA related activities
  • Backup reception

Event Planning

  • Vendor sales & liaison leading up to events
  •  Assist in the areas of logistics, promotions, and communications in support of the DBA staff for all events
  • On-site event work including administrative support, set up/take down, liaising with exhibitors
  • Manage and perform customer service duties on event days
  • Provide a pleasant, positive, and professional atmosphere for our members and the public when communicating with our office.

QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES

Meet the following requirements of grant funding through the Canada Summer Jobs Program, including the following:

  • Must be a student returning to or commencing post-secondary education in the following school year
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Customer service and sales experience an asset
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite
  • A positive, professional and confident demeanour
  • Ability to deal effectively with the membership, partners, and the public
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Ability to take initiative and follow through
  • Experience and/or education in communications, marketing, event management, photography, graphic design, film editing, social media engagement and content creation, writing would be an asset

TO APPLY

Please send a resume and cover letter to nicole@downtowncornerbrook.com
Deadline: May 12th, 2017