TBIA - 2018 Summer Student Internship

TBIA - 2018 Summer Student Internship

Mar 12, 2018

Summer Student Internship

Here at the Tsawwassen Business Improvement Association (#SunnyTsawwassen) we are excited to again offer TWO full-time student internships this summer! Located here in the beautiful south-west corner of #DeltaBC, our amazing beachfront community is home to a thriving commercial district of unique shops, boutiques, cafés, and services which make #Tsawwassen such a great place to live, work, visit, and learn.

Interning with the TBIA is an awesome opportunity to take your ongoing full-time post-secondary education to the next level, through practical projects and experiences where you’ll be both mentored & empowered to work in a number of interesting areas; including:

BUSINESS: Foster relationships with member businesses and partner organizations; while acting as an organizational brand ambassador at community events, and board & member functions

ADMINISTRATION: Track and update our member database

RESEARCH: Conduct market research & participate in team brainstorming sessions

SOCIAL MEDIA: Plan, execute, and optimize social media marketing campaigns and then report on those campaign results in reports to the board of directors

EVENTS: Assume a leading role on at least one event project from start to finish; including the event planning, logistics coordination; execution and brand ambassadorship as well as supporting public relations; social media efforts and general administrative support

VIDEO PROJECT: Work with a media agency & film crew to develop scripts for a video series highlighting member businesses; logistics coordination with film crew & businesses; liaising on video editing social media release & promotional efforts; and overall project management administration

COMMUNITY PROJECTS: Work with our partner organization to coordinate community beautification and place-making projects in pedestrian-heavy areas of commercial spaces - in cooperation with our member property owners

SUPERVISION: Based on intern skills & experience, interning may also include supervisory tasks for summer students working for the TBIA through our partner organization on community beautification projects

Qualities of interns who will be the right fit for this our internship:

  • You are a shameless fan of our community of Tsawwassen here in Delta, BC
  • You are excited to find creative & innovative ways to connect our commercial district and its businesses with the people who need to know about us
  • You are resourceful & self-starting – a creative thinker & savvy researcher
  • Task-oriented and able to meet deadlines, you don’t need someone to watch over your shoulder and micro-manage your work because you’re proactively getting it done and managing your time wisely
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, cloud computing (Office 365) and social media platforms, you are ready to jump in and use these programs & apps right away
  • You are confident in networking and an effective communicator who speaks and writes in fluent English
  • Excited to work with colleagues who work hard and laugh a lot, you understand that mutual respect and teamwork are vital components to our success as a whole
  • You have completed high school and are a full-time post-secondary student with a major or interest in Business, Marketing, Community Development, Social Media, Public Relations, or other related field
  • As different tasks will take you around our community (some of which are not accessible by bus) you have access to your own transportation

To be eligible for this internship, you must meet the following Canada Summer Jobs qualifications:

  • Are between 15 to 30 years of age (at the time of selection)
  • A post-secondary student enrolled to return to studies full-time at the completion of the internship
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada

NOTE: You must be available to work full-time (ideally 40 hours/week – minimum 35) for the duration of the internship (May – August) and at specific community events of which the TBIA is an active participant and sponsor this summer.

To apply, please send your resume via email to info@sunnytsawwassen.ca.