YES Employment + Entrepreneurship
Published
May 3, 2024
Location
Montreal, Canada
Job Type

Description

YES is seeking a talented individual who thrives on engaging with the public, possesses problem-solving and computer skills, and embodies a hardworking, self-starting attitude coupled with a pleasant personality.

POSITION SUMMARY
The Marketing and Events Assistant will work closely with the Marketing Department and will gain hands-on experience across various marketing functions, including social media management and coordination of special events. This internship opportunity offers a dynamic environment to immerse oneself in the world of marketing, with a focus on developing practical skills and making meaningful contributions to our organization's outreach efforts.

RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE
 Support the marketing team with activities related to communications, advertising, marketing campaigns, and events, including the annual fundraiser 'Tune into YES'.
 Assist in event planning and logistics, including proactively reaching out to potential donors of silent auction items for the annual fundraiser.
 Provide marketing and administrative support including taking meeting minutes; updating spreadsheets; creating editorial calendars.
 Collaborate with team members to brainstorm creative ideas and initiatives to enhance our marketing efforts.
 Provide support in the YES Centre to clients accessing job search, entrepreneurship and artist support services by advising them of the services available and the community and directing them to the appropriate services.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
 Between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment;
 Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act [S.C. 2001, c. 27
 Legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations
 Excellent English writing and communication skills are required.
 Digitally savvy
 Experience using Office365 and SharePoint platforms is a bonus
 Very detail-focused and organized – your high standards are reflected in your work
 Motivated with strong follow through and self-direction on assignments
 Respects and adheres to timelines and deadlines
 Flexible – able to shift gears quickly.
 You see attention-to-detail as a way of life and take pride in your work
 Able to work alone but is a strong contributor in team environments
 Personable, positive, friendly
 Bilingual French and English

Compensation: $17.50/Hour

How to Apply
Send both your cover letter and resume to [email protected]
YES values and embraces diversity of origins, non-discrimination linked to age, gender, or sexual orientation and/or gender identity. Valuing each employee of the organization as an individual and treating everyone on an equal footing allows us to create a work environment that values and respects people for their talent, skill, and competence. We welcome applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Only the candidates selected to participate in the recruitment process will be contacted.
If you are a candidate in need of support to complete the application process, please email us at [email protected], and include the accommodation needed to assist you with the process.

YES Employment + Entrepreneurship | 700-666 Sherbrooke St. W. |Montreal, Quebec | H3A 1E7 | T: 514-878-9788 |[email protected] | yesmontreal.ca

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