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Summer Student Opportunity

Canada 150 Marketing & Communications Intern
In November 2016, Community Foundation Grey Bruce gave out $50,000 in grants to local community projects that help celebrate Canada’s upcoming 150th birthday. The grants were possible through a partnership of Community Foundations of Canada, the Government of Canada and Community Foundation Grey Bruce. The goal was to build vibrant and healthy communities with the broadest possible engagement of all Canadians, including Aboriginal peoples, supporting groups that reflect our pluralism, official language minorities, and youth. Supported projects will inspire a deeper understanding about the people, places and events that shape our communities and our country. The program encourages participation in community initiatives, activities and events to mark Canada’s 150th.

The Canada 150 Marketing & Communications Intern will attend, report on and document Foundation-supported festivals and events being held in Grey Bruce to celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial. The Intern will reports to the Executive Director of the Foundation. Position is based on 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday, with some flexibility to attend special events as required. A class “G” driver’s licence would be required. Please note, this position is contingent on funding provided by Canada Summer Jobs.

Duties & Responsibilities:
·     Schedule and administer Community Foundation Grey Bruce’s social media feed for the summer months, promoting regional Canada 150 events and festivals
·     Support Community Foundation Grey Bruce website by providing digital web content (video, photos, text) for integration into site and blog
·     Create three legacy video pieces that will be web content promoting Community Foundation Grey Bruce to new audiences, documenting community testimonials about Canada 150. The video content will profile a donor, a grant recipient and a volunteer engaged with Community Foundation Grey Bruce and the Canada 150 celebrations
·     Attend Canada 150 summer events and festivals across Grey Bruce accompanied by Foundation staff, to set up and administer an information booth
·     As directed, will document Canada 150 summer events and festivals, including interviews and testimonials from participants,  and upload content (text, photos, video) to the Foundation’s social media feeds (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, LinkedIn)
·     Create legacy video content recording stories from members of the community in response to the question “What does Canada 150 mean to you and to your community?”
·     Edit, organize and perform post-production work on legacy videos
·     As a member of the Foundation team, the Intern will contribute to office administration including answering phones, addressing general inquiries and general public relations.

Educational Requirements:
Currently pursuing post-secondary education, with a preference for a student studying Journalism, Media Arts, Public Relations, Communications or Media Studies.

Term of Position: Start date of mid-May for 16 weeks

How to apply:
A resume and covering letter to be sent by email to by 4:00 pm on April 24, 2017. Please include job title, Marketing & Communications Intern, in subject line.

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