Swimming Canada Ottawa, ON, Canada
Aug 17, 2017Internship
SWIMMING CANADA INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY POSITION: MARKETING, EVENTS AND COMMUNICATIONS (MEC) INTERN Swimming Canada, the national governing body for competitive swimming in Canada, is offering a full-time Intern of Marketing, Events and Communications. As a valuable member of the Marketing and Communications Department, the MEC Intern will provide support with special events, sponsor servicing, social media and communications. PRE-REQUISITE: University, College or Similar student who will be able to attain academic recognition for the internship. This position does not replace any paid position under the Ontario Ministry of Labour: http://www.elaws.gov.on.ca/html/statutes/english/elaws_statutes_00e41_e.htm A letter from a recognized education institution will be required by successful candidate. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES Assists with sponsor activations Assists with creation of invitations, tracking, and logistics for special events Provides support on marketing & communications special projects/events Assists in producing economic impact reports from Swimming Canada events Assists in sending out corporate communications, packages, reports etc. Assists in the tracking of sponsor deliverables at events Assists in the production of post-meet sponsor reports Provides logistical support for Swimming Canada events Assists in generating content for various Swimming Canada platforms. Assists in posting content and maintaining a schedule of posts for social media Assists in updating athlete bios Assists with media relations Assists in other duties as required KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Strong analytical skills and attention to detail Ability to work independently on multiple tasks with specific deadlines Strong working knowledge of Microsoft office products and key social media platforms Interpersonal skills and ability to deal with diverse stakeholders Knowledge of the sport of swimming is an asset Strong written and verbal communication skills Working level of bilingualism (French/English) is an asset POSITION REPORTS TO Manager, Marketing & Promotions WORKING CONDITIONS/TIMELINES This is an Ottawa-based internship position with Swimming Canada working out of the head office. Internship will commence September 2017 with exact hours and start/end dates to be negotiated with chosen applicant. APPLICATION PROCESS Interested applicants are asked to send a resume and cover letter outlining their experience and qualifications to email@example.com with the subject Internship Opportunity. Applications will be received until August 28, 2017.