Deadline for applications is March 22, 2019. Please email cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Position: Marketing/Communications Assistant
Salary: $15/hr for 35 hours per week
Dates: April 29, 2019 – August 30, 2019 for 35 hours per week
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. NOTE: there will be some weekends and evenings for events
MARKETING/COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT JOB DESCRIPTION:
Must be enrolled in a post-secondary institution; students enrolled in their 2nd or 3rd year in the field of Public Relations & Marketing are preferred. Job experience in public relations and marketing/communications. Good written, oral communication and organizational skills; personable and professional presence and the ability to multitask projects simultaneously. Strategic planning experience an asset.
Under supervision, assist in the planning, design and implementation of marketing materials, promotional projects and downtown events. Act as a liaison between the Downtown Dartmouth Business Commission and the wider community. Greet visitors at the information Kiosk as required.
Position Specifications, Dimensions & Tasks:
Promotions & Event Planning:
1.1 Assist in the overall promotion of Downtown Dartmouth through program development and delivery
1.2 Assist in the design, writing and preparation of promotional and information materials about the DDBC and its events (brochures, flyers, posters, PSA’s, press kits etc.)
1.3 Respond to inquiries from Board Members and other members of the downtown community
1.4 Visit businesses and update the DDBC business directory, including webpage updates
1.5 Help to develop, implement and evaluate summer community events
1.6 Assist in acquiring donations for events and prizes
1.7 Assist in the management of social media postings including taking and sharing photographs & create videos.
1.8 Prepare an inventory of downtown land and building owners and available real estate listings.
1.9 Analyze communications opportunities and provide recommendations to be incorporated into a communications plan
1.10 Assist in the analysis of corporate partnership/sponsorship opportunities
2.1 Attend DDBC meetings as deemed necessary by the Executive Director
2.2 Assist the Office Manager in the day to day operation
2.3 Assist the Director of Communications and Marketing with projects and events
2.3 Ensure accurate records and reports are kept and submitted at the end of the summer
2.4 Work availability from M-F 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. with some flexing of hours required for events. Any overtime accrued will be reimbursed with time off
Disseminate information to the public:
3.1 Ensure timely production of promotions for all events
3.2 Supply accurate information to various electronic and print media
3.3 Develop promotional literature and posters
3.4 Greet and assist the public at the Alderney Landing Visitor Information Kiosk as required
K1 Familiar with strategic planning, public relations and communication strategies
K2 Experience in the planning of a wide range of activities and events
K3 Working knowledge of computers and word processing software including Power Point, Excel, PageMaker, and content management websites.
K4 Familiarity with the downtown Dartmouth community and its geography
K5 Familiarity with the goals and objectives of a Business Improvement District (BID)
A1 To work within time constraints
A2 To manage several projects simultaneously (multitasking)
A3 To communicate effectively through oral and written communication
A4 To plan and implement public relations and communications projects
A5 To work well with a team
A6 To be self-motivated, demonstrating initiative and imagination
PS3 Self Motivated
PS4 Personable and Presentable
Email resume to email@example.com attention: Christine Stokes
*Please note this is a student position and is only available to full time post-secondary students
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Job availability dependent upon funding.