Marketing & Communications Internship

Call for Applications: Winter 2020 Internship

Ontario Basketball (OBA) requires an enthusiastic, energetic person who loves the game of basketball and would like to assist in the growth of the sport at the provincial level. The successful candidate will be involved in various areas of the organization’s marketing and communications.

Reporting to the Manager of Marketing and Communications, the successful candidate will enjoy working as part of a team, demonstrate a positive attitude, and possess a desire to work in an amateur sport environment. Only individuals with a strong commitment to Ontario Basketball’s mission, vision, and values need apply.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Creating digital content for OBA’s website and social media channels, including written features, graphics, and videos.
  • Providing communications coverage of various events across the province, which requires working evenings and weekends.
  • Ongoing website maintenance.
  • Performing other related tasks as assigned.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in sport communications or related field.
  • Excellent written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and high attention to detail.
  • Graphic design skills are highly desired.
  • Experience live streaming and shooting and editing videos is an asset.
  • Photography experience is an asset.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to interact with various stakeholders.
  • Team player with the ability to work independently and take initiative.
  • Able to handle multiple tasks and prioritize appropriately to meet critical deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to work flexible hours (including some evenings and weekends).

Type of Position: Internship
Term: January to April 2020
Compensation: Honorarium
Number of Positions: 1

Application Process: Interested applicants should send their cover letter and resume saved as one PDF file to Emily Acton, Coordinator of Business and Communications, with the position(s) they are applying for in the subject line.

Application Deadline: Monday, October 21, 2019

Ontario Basketball is an equal opportunity employer. Ontario Basketball is pleased to accommodate individual needs. If you require accommodation at any point throughout the recruitment or selection process, please contact Jason Jansson.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Additional Opportunities

For additional internship opportunities at Ontario Basketball as well as basketball-related job and volunteer opportunities, visit Ontario Basketball’s Get Involved page.