Special Events, Communications and Program Assistant Summer Student
Northumberland United Way is currently accepting applications for a Special Events, Communications and Program Assistant for the summer. The candidate will work closely with the fundraising department on a number of special events, United Way community programs and preparing for the fall fundraising.
The successful candidate will be assisting in the development of marketing materials, securing sponsorships and donations, working on planning and implementation of special events and programs, organizing and working with volunteers, administrative and clerical work, research and entering data and other duties as needed.
Candidates should have exceptional written and verbal communication skills including knowledge of social media, web, and multi media. Candidates should be able to develop time lines and critical paths, have creative skills, and be proficient with desktop publishing and Microsoft Office. The ability to work well on a team and work independently when given tasks to complete is also necessary for this position.
This position will be 11 weeks in duration, 35 hours per week at a rate of $12.00 per hour.
Applicants must be a post secondary student, returning to school in the fall, as per the requirements of the Canada Summer Jobs contract. Candidates who apply should have a focus in one of the following: marketing, business, communications, not-for-profit management, or fundraising and development.
Deadline for submission of resume and cover letter is Friday, May 17, 2013.
Please submit resume with cover letter to:
Northumberland United Way
600 William St., Suite 700
Cobourg ON K9A 3A5
Attention: Summer Student Hiring Committee