Communications & Marketing Assistant Internship – One Year

Posted on March 1, 2018. Region: Kenora, ON

Job Description:
The Kenora & District Chamber of Commerce is seeking to hire a full-time Communications & Marketing Assistant Intern for one year, who under the supervision of the Manager will work at the direction of the Board of Directors and with partner organizations in the development of initiatives that enhance the economic viability of businesses in the Kenora District.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
The specific duties and responsibilities may include but not be limited to:
- Research, development and implementation of new programs and services to serve membership needs
- Work effectively with partnering organizations to provide education and resources for our members
- Aid members in accessing available resources for individual businesses
- Manage the KDCC’s web-presence through enhancements to the website and social media
- Research, develop and coordinate a new membership recruitment campaign
- Assist with the coordination of annual events including the AGM & Business Awards Banquet, Kenora Home and Leisure Show, networking events and training initiatives
- Attend and assist with Executive, Board, committee and planning meetings as required
- Process membership renewals and new member registrations, member communications and correspondence
- Government relations

A degree or diploma from a recognized college or university in Business Administration, Marketing, Communications, Project Management, Commerce or Economic Development, together with knowledge of emerging technology, marketing, finance, proficiency in computer systems including Microsoft Office, website management and social media. Candidate will possess effective communication and networking skills, proven time management, research and organizational skills. Experience in event planning, project management, accounting, and Adobe and/or Word Press programs a definite asset. A proficiency test will accompany the interview.

University or college graduate who has graduated within the last three years from an accredited college or university. The candidate must be a graduate of a post-secondary degree or diploma program. The position will be a first full-time employment in the candidate’s field of study.

Application Deadline: Submit cover letter and resume by 4:00pm on Friday, March 30, 2018 to:

Carlee Hakenson, Manager
Kenora & District Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 471, 101 Park Street, Kenora, Ontario, P9N 3X5
Phone: 807.467.4646 | Fax: 807.468.3056
Email: [email protected]

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

This opportunity is proudly sponsored by: Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation


101 Park Street, P.O. Box 471
Kenora, ON

Job type: Full-time

Contact Information

Kenora & District Chamber of Commerce
Phone: (807) 467-4646
Email: [email protected]

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