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Economic Development and Marketing Intern

Posted on March 3, 2022

Township of Terrace Bay
Terrace Bay, ON

The Township of Terrace Bay is seeking a creative and passionate individual to join our team as an Economic Development and Marketing Intern, to assist the Special Projects Coordinator with creating and implementing economic development and marketing initiatives—helping establish and grow Terrace Bay’s budding tourism industry and brand.

Position: Full-Time Paid Internship
Length: 12 Months
Wage: $20/hour

Start Date: ASAP – Before Dec 1 2022
Application Intake: On-Going

The Economic Development & Marketing Intern will provide support to the Special Projects Coordinator. It includes but is not limited to working towards updating and maintaining the Township’s community profile, website, social media and Geographic Information System (GIS); assist with projects that meet the Township’s strategic planning processes; assist with the research, proposal and implementation of economic development and marketing initiatives; build relationships/network with local businesses and local/regional entrepreneurship centres to advise and promote potential opportunities within the municipality; assist with the creation and implementation of marketing and brand strategies, as well as support in content creation; provide support for municipal special events; write municipal notices, newsletters, letters of support and press releases; support special project initiatives as needed; perform such other related duties as may be required and attend regional meetings, conferences, networking meetings, events etc.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • Must be a graduate of a post-secondary degree or diploma program
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent research skills, highly detail-oriented and analytical
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Must be proficient in the use of computers and current related software and digital media platforms (Word, Excel, etc.) – Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.
  • Must be able to attend evening and weekend meetings, events, etc.
  • Must be a new entrant into the workforce, are transitioning to a new career, or the unemployed or underemployed who are entering a new field.
  • Must have not previously participated in an NOHFC funded internship in the 2020 Mandate.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada
  • Must be available to begin work no later than Dec. 1st 2022
  • Must be available for the 12 months as required for the internship
  • Once hired, the candidate must reside in Terrace Bay, ON

Preferred:

  • A degree/diploma in business administration, planning, economic development, public administration, commerce, marketing, tourism/hospitality, or a related program
  • Previous experience and/or knowledge in tourism and/or economic development
  • Previous experience and/or knowledge in social media best practices, content creation and/or are simply just a creative individual
  • Previous experience and/or knowledge in working with graphic design software
  • Previous experience in municipal government
  • A valid driver license

To encourage graduates to apply, starting date is flexible up to Dec. 1 2022 as we are looking for a well suited candidate for this position.

Interested applicants are invited to apply with their qualifications and experience outlined to spc@terracebay.ca.

We thank all applicants who apply for this position, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Stacy Moffat, Special Projects Coordinator
Township of Terrace Bay
1 Selkirk Avenue
P.O. Box 40
Terrace Bay, ON P0T 2W0

The Township of Terrace Bay (the “Township”) is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free environment. Accommodation will be provided in all steps of the hiring process, upon request. Please advise the Township if you require any accommodations to ensure you can participate fully and equally during the recruitment and selection process, in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, Chapter 25, as amended, and will be used for the purpose of candidate selection.

 

This opportunity is proudly supported by Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation and is funded through the Workforce Development Program. Eligibility requirements of the program can be found here: https://nohfc.ca/en/pages/programs/people-talent-program/workforce-development-stream