Events & Marketing Coordinator
Funding for this position is provided by Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ), a component of the Youth Employment Strategy.
The position will support both provincial and local community priorities, i.e. assist with planning, promoting and implementing summer festivals and events, community celebrations and agriculture fairs. Muskoka attracts a high tourist summer and seasonal population growth which the local businesses (small and large) have come to heavily rely on. The Coordinator will help build a stronger economy, a vibrant community and attract tourists to the area to help strengthen local businesses and help the community thrive. The Coordinator will develop and implement a marketing and communications plan to encourage tourists return visits to the community, overnight stays and assist in creating an economic impact in the community. The Coordinator will work out of the Bracebridge Visitor Information Centre (VIC) and will be out in the community weekly to further promote the local tourism locations, events, and activities. He/she will implement a regional tourism distribution plan and identify events, programs and services available through the LGBTQ2 community. The marketing and communications plan will also stimulate business growth, enhance collaboration among stakeholders. The Coordinator will be charged with creating professional marketing materials through print, social media, Chamber website, e-blasts, Tourism Newsletter and media releases. The Coordinator will align these events with the Bracebridge brand and develop a marketing strategy to increase regional exposure and leverage our community’s/regions potential to draw new business investment and tourism. The Coordinator will analyze statistics that are kept by the staff at the Visitor Information Centre to maximize the effectiveness and optimize return on advertising material. The Coordinator will promote the events and programs available through the LGBTQ2 community and ensure we are inclusive to all groups such as: peoples with disabilities, Indigenous peoples, members of visible minorities. He/she will support local activities related to heritage and ensure/be a steward for environmental protection. He/she will research and test new and upcoming tourism technology tools to increase efficiency that can be used by the Chamber and assist the businesses and/or the community at large.
Eligible Applicants must:
We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request.
8 week position. Begins Monday, July 8, 2019 – Ends Sunday, September 1, 2019
35 hours per week working 5 days per week at 7 hrs per day. Hours will include weekends. $14.00 per hour.
Interested and eligible applicants should forward their resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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