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Summer Student/Marketing Intern Wanted

Published: May 9, 2017 5:22 pm ET

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Do you eat, sleep and breathe harness racing? Do you enjoy promoting harness racing and have exceptional Customer Service skills? If this sounds like you and you feel like you have the potential to be an outstanding Ambassador for Canadian harness racing, read on!

The Industry Marketing Department of Standardbred Canada is seeking a summer student/intern to assist with various marketing activities. Knowledge of harness racing is required.

This position requires an energetic self-starter with strong interpersonal and computer skills, outstanding organizational and presentation skills, and experience in social media applications. This individual will have the ability to work independently while contributing to a team. The work environment will be a combination of SC’s office in Mississauga, Ontario, events at Ontario racetracks and community outreach events.

Some of the duties include:

  • Assist with special events and promotions as required

  • Writing for Websites and blogs

  • Assist with industry research

  • Data entry

  • Assist with off-site events (weekends)

  • Administrative duties

  • Photography – taking photos at special events

Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in a Marketing, PR, Event Management, Journalism, or business program

  • Knowledgeable about harness racing

  • Past hands-on experience with Standardbreds

Computer Skills Required

  • Excel/MS Office/Power Point

  • Experience with Social Media Tools

  • Experience working with InDesign, Illustrator or Photoshop an asset

Applicants must be returning to a post secondary program in the fall of 2017, have reliable transportation and be willing to work some evenings and many weekends.

Duration: June 1 – end of August

Please submit applications via email no later than Tuesday, May 23 at 5:00 p.m. to:

Industry Marketing - Kathy Wade Vlaar
Standardbred Canada
2150 Meadowvale Blvd.
Mississauga, ON L5N 6R6
e-mail kwvlaar@standardbredcanada.ca

We thank all those who apply, but only those applicants who are selected for an interview will be contacted.


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