The Red Deer Downtown Business Association is seeking a post-secondary student with a wide variety of skills to assist with our summer event season in 2015. This position will provide the successful applicant the opportunity to develop skills in the following areas:
Assist with the development and coordination of DBA and/or downtown events as required
Book entertainment for weekly events in the Downtown
During events, all DBA staff are required to participate with an 'all hands on deck' approach
Marketing and External Communications
Distribution of monthly newsletter to DBA members. Includes content collection, compilation, and distribution.
Creation and distribution of promotional material on an as-needed basis
Updating content of the DBA website through a CMS interface
Includes the updating of the web-based DBA database
Social Media Management
Social media (including Facebook and Twitter) management as required to connect with DBA members, local partners, supporters, performing artists, etc. and to promote DBA programs and events.
Developing media releases that are relevant and timely.
Managing media and setting up interviews leading up to an event and on-site media relations.
Other duties as assigned.
Start Date: Tuesday, May 19 Contract length: 16 weeks, full-time (35 hours per week)
Application Process: Interested candidates are asked to provide a cover letter, resumé and 3 references. In person: Downtown Business Association 1, 5000 51 Ave Red Deer AB T4N 4H5 By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Application Closing Date: Friday, May 8, 2015 at 4:30 p.m.
Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.