Communications and Event Assistant – Canada Jobs for Youth

Communications and Event Assistant – Canada Jobs for Youth

Start Date: October 25, 2021 End Date: December 17, 2021
Hours of Work: 35 Hours per week (Monday-Friday) Location: Virtual with occasional onsite
Remuneration: $14.75 per hour + 4% vacation pay
Our team:
Ottawa Festivals d’Ottawa, a not-for-profit member-based service organization is seeking a Communications and Event
Assistant to work closely with the Director of Research and Communications and the Membership Services Coordinator. In
this position you will have an opportunity to learn and collaborate with a richness of sector expertise. Our team works
hard, learns from one another, and are committed to having positive impact on the social and economic development of
our industry.
The Opportunity:
 Assist in the development and implementation of the social media campaigns.
 Write content to share industry stories, support industry recovery campaign, promote buy local.
 May assist with industry research and writing various forms of industry communication.
 Support the development and delivery of member events.
 Respond to emails, attend meetings, participate in discussions.
 Collaborate with team members in other related duties as required.
About You:
 Eligible to participate in the Canada Summer Jobs program ( www.servicecanada.gc.ca )
 College or university education in marketing, public relations, journalism, communications or related field
 Creative, strong digital and media skills
 Must have excellent, and proven, oral and written communication skills
 Proficiency in Microsoft Office
 Detailed oriented, motivated, self-managed, and reliable
 Ability to work as part of a team as well as work with minimal supervision
Nice to Have:
 Bilingualism is not a requirement however French is considered an asset
 Someone passionate about the festivals and arts community
Join our team!
If you have the skills and experience outlined above, a desire to make a difference for our network and city, we invite you to
forward your résumé and covering letter to hr@ottawafestivals.ca . We thank all candidates for their interest, however only
those to be considered will be contacted.
OFN is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing an inclusive work environment. Accommodations are
available upon request.