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Summer Student / Intern Wanted

Published: June 25, 2020 5:07 pm 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 customer service related activities. Knowledge of horse racing is an asset.

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

  • Administrative duties as required


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

  • Detail oriented with outstanding time management skills

  • Customer Service training an asset

  • Knowledgeable about horse racing is an asset

Computer skills required:

  • Excel/MS Office/Power Point

  • Experience with SurveyMonkey & DirectIQ

  • Experience with social media tools

  • Experience with using Canva is an asset

Applicants must be returning to a post secondary program in the fall of 2020. Duration: 8-9 weeks (start date of mid-July)

Please submit applications via email no later than Tuesday, June 30 at 5 p.m. to:

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

(*in the event that the SC head office in Mississauga reopens before the end of the student’s work term, the student should be available to work at head office.)

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