Marketing and Communications Summer Student

Challenge Disability Resource Group - Whitehorse, YT (30+ days ago)

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Challenge Disability Resource Group (DRG) is a non-profit that has been a fixture in the Whitehorse community for over 40 years. The people that we serve live with mental illness, developmental disabilities or experience various other barriers to employment. At Challenge DRG we strive to provide person centered support with the goal that each client gains a sense of independence.

Are you a creative, motivated, and energetic, problem solver? Are you currently a post secondary student who is studying Marketing, Communications, or a related field? We may have the job for you!

Challenge DRG is looking to fill the position of Marketing and Communications Student, who, under the direction of the Executive Director, will primarily be responsible to develop and implement advertising campaigns appropriate for print or electronic media. This position will develop and organize events and meetings for publicity and information purposes. This role will also gather, research, and prepare communications material for internal and external audiences. The Marketing and Communications Student must possess the following:

Currently enrolled in a post-secondary school studying marketing, communications, business, or a related field.

Experience and/or study in the development and execution of marketing and communication strategies

Certifications or coursework appropriate to the industry

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Challenge DRG has expertise in several areas but Marketing is not one of them. We have connected with a Marketing Mentor for the successful applicant to help them gain invaluable insight in their chosen field.

Preference will be given to youth (15-30 years) of the following designated groups: Indigenous youth, youth with disabilities, youth of visible minorities, or new immigrant youth/refugees . Candidates from these groups who wish to qualify for preferential consideration must self-identify.