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Application Deadline: March 12, 2013
Position: Marketing & Events Assistant
Marketing & Events Assistant (Contract March 1st- July 1st)
Nature of Work: Volleyball Canada (VC) is a not-for-profit organization that provides leadership and oversees the development of Volleyball in Canada. It is a fast paced environment that during peak periods provides multiple and simultaneous, externally imposed, deadlines/timelines and constant interruptions. Strong communication skills, interpersonal skills, a positive attitude and outgoing personality are definite assets. Work is completed independently with general supervision. Travel and weekend work will be required. This position reports to the Marketing & Events Coordinator.
World League -Volunteer Recruitment (two locations over three consecutive weekends) and management on site. This includes recruiting, communicating, training, scheduling, and post event follow-up. - Assist in the creation of an entertainment plan. Recruit and communicate with potential entertainment groups (dance crews, marching bands etc.). Develop scripting for in game and during time-outs. - Assist in the development of the ticket sales strategy. Work with staff and venues to accommodate group sales. Manage and service VIP requirements. - Work on developing and executing efficient accreditation plan. - Assist with the promotion, marketing, advertising and communication of the events to the volleyball community and all other targeted markets. - General assistance as required in venue preparations, and event preparations
Other Duties: - Other duties as required by Volleyball Canada
Qualifications/Expertise: - Bilingualism is a requirement (French/English) - University/College degree or equivalent in sport management, recreation, business or a related discipline. - Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate verbally and in writing with staff, athletes, volunteers, suppliers and the public in a pleasant and professional manner - Ability to show leadership to build and maintain excellent working relationships. - Knowledge of the sport of volleyball - Demonstrated expertise in Microsoft Office is required. - Ability to work independently demonstrating good judgmental, analytical, negotiation and business skills in a fast-paced environment with many conflicting priorities. - Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to set priorities, multi-task and meet deadlines. - A positive attitude
Position Type: Entry Level Contract, March 1st 2013- July 1st 2013
To apply : Please send your résumé to firstname.lastname@example.org
We thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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