Job Posting 62574

Events & Marketing Specialist
White Rock BIA
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, White Rock
closing today (Mon, 1 Jun)
full time - term / contract

About Us:

 

The White Rock Business Improvement Association represents and supports White Rock businesses through advocacy, event coordination, promotion & marketing, and economic development. 

 

About the Role:

 

Do you have marketing and event planning skills?  Do you have great ideas about how to activate community in the current Covid-crisis?  Are you excited about White Rock and supporting local businesses?  Do you thrive in dynamic work environments?  Then you may be a great fit for the Events & Marketing Specialist role!

 

The Event & Marketing Specialist position is a full-time, 35 hr per week position for eight weeks.  It is funded through the Government of Canada’s Canada Summer Jobs program.  Applicants must: be aged between 15 and 30; be a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigrant & Refugee Protection Act; be legally entitled to work in Canada. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Executive Director and Communications & Events Coordinator with the current communications programs;
  • Help develop a new e-Newsletter program;
  • Create engaging blog posts on White Rock activities;
  • Help develop a new online video program featuring White Rock business owners;
  • Help develop new promotional campaigns to support White Rock businesses;
  • Research and develop street activation programs;
  • Research other BIAs & business organizations to discover new ways to support White Rock businesses;
  • Provide administrative and office support;
  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • Passionate about community and the wonderful businesses in White Rock;
  • Excellent communication and writing skills, with an ability to effectively craft communication pieces across different mediums;
  • Tech-savvy with a background in digital communications;
  • Event planning experience;
  • Fulfill the program requirements of the Canada Summer Job Program;
  • Filming and video editing skills are definite assets but not a requirement;
  • Graphic design skills and experience is a definite asset but not a requirement;
  • Drivers’ License and access to a vehicle are an asset but not a requirement.

This is a full-time (35 hrs per week) position that primarily will work Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm (with one hour unpaid lunch) for eight weeks.  This job will likely begin on June 8 2020, but the starting date can be flexible for the right candidate. 

 

Salary: $19.50 per hour plus 4% in lieu of vacation time. 

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