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Summer Student Position

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 in 2015. This position will provide the successful applicant the opportunity to develop skills in the following areas:

Event Planning

  • 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

Website Maintenance

  • Updating content of the DBA website through a CMS interface
  • Includes the updating of the web-based DBA database

Social Media Management

  • Social media (including Facebook and Twitter) management as required to connect with DBA members, local partners, supporters, performing artists, etc. and to promote DBA programs and events.

Media Relations

  • Developing media releases that are relevant and timely.
  • Managing media and setting up interviews leading up to an event and on-site media relations.

Other duties as assigned.

Start Date: Tuesday, May 19
Contract length: 16 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
By email: sandy@downtownreddeer.com

Application Closing Date: Friday, May 8, 2015 at 4:30 p.m.

Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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