Poated May 4, 2024| career,

The Scarborough Business Association is offering three summer positions to qualified students who love their community, have an interest in business and are focused on results.

Summer Employment Opportunity – Marketing Manager

Hourly Wage Rate: $16.55; 35 hours per week 8 weeks;

Scarborough Business Association (SBA) provides a support system to develop and further the interests of local companies and businesses in Scarborough. We play an integral role in the business community providing information to help business become resilient and thrive in this uncertain economy. This position will act as a community liaison providing information on request and creating informative documentation to aid the business community of opportunity, recovery programs and upcoming events of note.

SBA makes efforts to ensure that Scarborough receives the attention and the investment it needs for revitalization, economic growth and job creation. In order to achieve these outcomes, SBA is looking for a team member in the role of Marketing and Communications Coordinator representing the youth of the community with notions and ideas to strengthen our rich Canadian identity.

The purpose of this position is to help SBA achieve its goals to assist small businesses in the Scarborough region to lead innovation and development initiatives and ultimately contributing to creation of new jobs.

The tasks and responsibilities of this position will include:

Help redesign, and maintain our community presence

Create content for takeaway information as well as social media platforms

Curate pre-written social media posts

Recommend and implement improvements to methods of communication

Contribute to our presence on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter and begin engaginginfluencers

The incumbent will provide support to the membership and the SBA committees

Assist marketing team in writing and copyediting press releases, newsletters, email blasts, blogposts and other appropriate content for social media channels

Manage content for newsletters including advertisements and announcements

Assist with all email newsletter campaigns

Participate in strategy and marketing brainstorming sessions

Assist with special events like ‘Networking Breakfast’ and ‘Networking After 5’ events

Identify and propose prospects for marketing campaigns

Manage projects and other duties as assigned

To be eligible for this position, candidates will be expected to have the following qualifications:

Between the age of 15 and 30 years at the start of the employment

Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has beenconferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of theemployment (NOTE: International students are not eligible); and,

Have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

Self-motivated, detail-oriented with strong written, verbal & organizational skills

Excellent computer skills with experience in social media & Microsoft Office

The ability to work independently and with others

Openness to learning

Familiarity with and Interest in the community of Scarborough

Please note:

Posting closes May 24

This position will be primarily virtual with some office requirement and you will be working with a team of other students, led by SBA staff and directors.

You can apply to multiple roles, but please indicate preference Applications should be sent to info@scarboroughbusinessassociation.com