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27 May 2024

Contract Special Events Program Planner – Downtown Welland Business Improvement Area

Downtown Welland Business Improvement Area – Posted by jobgym225 Welland, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

Type of Employment:  Seasonal Full Time

Work Schedule:  9am – 5pm Monday – Friday (flexible); Some evening and weekend events required; 35 Hours per week

Start Date:  Immediate – May 2024

End Date:  August 31, 2024

Hourly Rate: $17.55/hour

Location:  Hybrid – Downtown Welland / Remote

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Cultivate relationships and maintain strategic partnerships with downtown businesses, residents, sponsors, volunteers and community partners.
  • Develop and facilitate programming, outreach and activities to support specific event planning, and shared projects with partners, stakeholders, and the community.
  • Provides education and tools about small business, leisure tourism, downtown revitalization Programs and projects.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with stakeholders, collaborative partners volunteers, and friends of the WDBIA in the community.
  • Participate in special events in the downtown community.
  • Provide administrative support to event programs and internal teams.
  • Draft and edit event communications, advertising, and marketing copy.
  • Assist with fulfilling event sponsorship obligations.
  • On-site attendance at downtown events and businesses.
  • Answer calls, emails and basic administrative support duties.

We require the following skills:

  • Proficiency in MS Office. Word, Excel
  • Proficiency in MailChimp
  • Familiarity in design software is helpful – Canva, InDesign, Photoshop etc.

We’re seeking:

Strong self-starter, communicator, and collaborator who is highly motivated, reliable, innovative and creative.

Reports to: Executive Director


The Government of Canada funded this job through the Canada Summer Jobs program.

To apply for this job, you must:

  • Be aged between 15 and 30 years old on the start date of the job;
  • Have a valid Social Insurance Number (SIN); and
  • Be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident of Canada, or a person who has been granted refugee status in Canada.

International students and other temporary residents of Canada are not eligible.

How to Apply

Apply via email: Welland Downtown Business Improvement Area 60 East Main Street, Welland ON L3B 3X4

Job Categories: Advertising/Marketing. Job Types: Contract. Salaries: $17.55/hr.

Job expires in 11 days.

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