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Summer Student / Intern Wanted

Published: April 29, 2021 11:04 am ET

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Standardbred Canada’s Member & Stakeholder Relations Department is seeking an enthusiastic summer student/intern to assist with various member and stakeholder related activities. Knowledge of horse racing is an asset but is not required.

The position requires an energetic self-starter with strong interpersonal and computer skills, outstanding organizational and presentation skills, and experience in social media and digital communications. This individual will have the ability to work independently while contributing to a team.

The successful candidate will work remotely from their own home office.

Some of the duties include:

  • Data entry & analysis

  • Report writing

  • Writing for website

  • Assisting with SC’s Member Value Program

  • Assisting with writing web stories for National Caretaker Appreciation Day

  • Assisting with industry research and member surveys

  • Graphic Design of Social Media images

  • Administrative duties as required


  • Currently enrolled in a Communications, Marketing, Journalism, Graphic Design, or Business Administration program

  • Detail oriented with outstanding time management skills

  • Customer Service training an asset

Computer skills required:

  • Excel/MS Office/Power Point

  • Experience with Survey Monkey & sending E-Flyers/newsletters

  • Experience with social media tools

  • Experience with using Canva is an asset

  • Basic Graphic Design skills are an asset

Applicants must be returning to a post secondary program in the fall of 2021. Duration: 8-9 weeks (start date of May 31, 2021)

Please submit applications via email no later than Tuesday, May 11 at 5:00 p.m. to:

Kathy Wade Vlaar
Manager of Member & Stakeholder Relations
[email protected]

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