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Special Events / Marketing Assistant (student)

Company: FORT HENRY NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE OF CANADA
Wage: $11.10
Date Posted: January 31, 2014
Closing Date: February 28, 2014
Position is: FT
Hours Per Week: variable hrs. to a max. of 36.25 per wk
How To Apply:
SUBMIT ONE APPLICATION/RÉSUMÉ PER JOB ADVERTISEMENT (SPECIFYING THE FILE NO.) IN PERSON (IF POSSIBLE) to KEYS Job Centre d’emploi, 182 Sydenham Street, KINGSTON, Ontario, K7K 3M2 or ON-LINE at forthenryjobs@keys.ca.
DUE TO SCREENING DEADLINES, PRIORITY CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO APPLICATIONS/RÉSUMÉS RECEIVED BY FEBRUARY 28, 2014. ALL OTHER APPLICATIONS FOR THESE POSITIONS WILL BE RETAINED IN OUR INVENTORY UNTIL LABOUR DAY, 2014.
Job Description: Please indicate specifically how your experience, skills and knowledge relate to the duties and qualifications as listed below, quoting file no. SLPC-FH-11/2014(6). DUTIES: THIS POSITION REPORTS TO THE SPECIAL EVENTS AND MARKETING UNITS AT FORT HENRY. THE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES ARE SPLIT 70% EVENTS, 20% MARKETING AND 10% OTHER DUTIES AS REQUIRED. To provide a work/implementation plan in consultation with the Special Events and Marketing Officers. To take initiative in providing administrative and operational support for events and promotions. To prepare agendas, attend meetings and report minutes from Special Events/Marketing unit meetings. To source and arrange a variety of support services. To establish location requirements and physical event set up; follow up reports on events with recommendations for improvements/enhancements. To prepare and execute task lists. To liaise with internal and external clients in the pre, during and post event processes. To develop procedures and maintain statistical data required from events and marketing. To maintain a high level of internal/external customer service/visitor appreciation. To prepare and plan the distribution of event/marketing collateral locally and regionally as required. To liaise with other internal units and communicate initiatives. To produce and distribute internal event details and newsletters as required. To maintain free ink/media file and tracking records for coupons and other promotions. To initiate and monitor corporate web and online media activity according to department guidelines. To coordinate seating for special events as required. To coordinate all volunteer activities as they relate to special events, including briefing, recruiting and assisting in supervision. To perform other duties as required.
Work Site Location:
Fort Henry National Historic Site of Canada 1 Fort Henry Drive Kingston ON
Minimum Requirements / Work Experience:
QUALIFICATIONS:
Knowledge in organizing, planning, designing and staging of public events and event advertising and promotions; knowledge of appropriate public relations and communication techniques and practices; ability to communicate effectively with staff, sponsors, volunteers and service contacts; excellent written communication skills; superior creativity and organizational skills; working knowledge of computer software such as Microsoft Office Suite and various presentation, graphics and web software applications; personal commitment to exceptional customer service; ability to work weekends, evenings and holidays; working knowledge of cameras and other audio-visual equipment; valid driver’s licence; ability to meet the physical demands of the job including lifting, carrying, holding, bending, stooping, as well as loading and unloading materials and equipment.

Applicants please register for the Summer Job Service program at the KEYS website.
To be eligible for the Summer Jobs Service Program, a student must be 15-29 years old; returning to school full-time in September AND be registered with the program through KEYS. The Summer Jobs Service is a program protected by section 14 of the Ontario Human Rights Code. The eligibility requirements for the program are defined by the Ontario Government and can be viewed at: http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/document/brochure/summerjobs.html





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Transportation Required
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