Student Employment

Are You Awesome? 

The Economic Development Corporation of North Simcoe (EDCNS) is looking for a fun-loving post-secondary student to assist in the promotion of tourism attractions and activities within the Heart of Georgian Bay. You will be required to act as an ambassador for the region; attend festivals and events to collect survey data, maintain social media channels and website content, create a monthly e-newsletters, and assist with office work and other marketing projects/programs.
 

Who can apply?

Applicants must:
  • Be enrolled full-time at college or university (minimum 3 courses)
  • Have completed at least one year of college or university by the job start date
  • Have intention to continue his/her education in the fall of 2020

Responsibilities

  • Distribute and track the distribution of visitor guides and maps

  • Update Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter daily and monitor engagements

  • Maintain the organization’s website
 
  • Maintain existing business listings and add new tourism businesses

  • Write and/or publish event listings

  • Write and publish a weekly blog

  • Upload new photos to the Photo Gallery

  • Write and publish monthly e-newsletters using Mail Chimp
  • Assist Tourism Coordinator in planning and implementing marketing projects

  • Offer and coordinate scheduling of in-house mini-photo shoots for tourism businesses; enhance photos using Adobe Suite, label and catalogue inventory

  • Attend festivals and events with Tourism Coordinator or Board members, to assist with visitor surveys and/or handing out promotional materials

  • Attend meetings, conferences and/or events on behalf of EDCNS

  • Assist with office duties, as assigned, using GSuite and internet applications

Skills and Competencies

  • Knowledge of tourism products and services within North Simcoe

  • Knowledge of marketing and communications practices

  • Enrolled in a post-secondary program for travel and tourism or marketing preferred

  • Superb written and interpersonal skills, and professional personality

  • Strong videography and photography skills

  • Strong computer skills or willingness to learn new software, including website editing, Adobe Suite, MailChimp, Google Drive, and social media platforms

  • Knowledge of survey delivery and analysis using Survey Monkey

  • Personable, positive and enthusiastic nature

  • Valid Driver’s License and access to transportation is essential

  • Bilingual in both French/English is an asset

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How to Apply:

Please submit your cover letter and resume to
Melissa Elsdon – Heart of Georgian Bay Tourism Coordinator
via email at: melsdon@gbay.ca
no later than 4pm EST on Friday March 27, 2020.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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