The Red Deer Downtown Business Association is seeking a post-secondary student with a wide variety of skills to assist with our summer event season. This position will provide the successful applicant the opportunity to develop skills in the following areas:
Assist with the development and coordination of DBA and/or downtown events as required
Book entertainment for weekly events in the Downtown
During events, all DBA staff are required to participate with an ‘all hands on deck’ approach
Marketing and External Communications
Distribution of monthly newsletter to DBA members. Includes content collection, compilation, and distribution
Creation and distribution of promotional material on an as-needed basis
Updating content of the DBA website through a CMS interface
Updating our web-based business database
Social Media Management
Social media (including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) management as required to connect with DBA members, local partners, supporters, performing artists, etc. and to promote DBA programs and events
Distributing media releases that are relevant and timely
Managing media and setting up interviews leading up to an event and on-site media relations
Answering the phone in a professional manner
Greeting guests when they arrive at the office
Filing and other office-related tasks
Electronic file management
Other duties as assigned.
Start Date: Monday, May 28, 2018 Contract length: 14 weeks, full-time (35 hours per week)
Application Process: Interested candidates are asked to provide a cover letter, resumé and 3 references.
In person: Downtown Business Association 1, 5000 51 Ave Red Deer AB T4N 4H5
First Parklet performance this Friday
The Red Deer Downtown Business Association (DBA) is pleased to announce the return of the Alexander Way Parklet, with Friday musical performances for the summer season.