Marketing & Communications Assistant

Call for Applications: Summer 2018

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:

  • Currently enrolled in a post-secondary program in sport communications or related field.
  • Excellent written communication skills.
  • Photography and videography experience is an asset.
  • Photo and video editing skills are an asset.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to interact with various stakeholders.
  • Team player with the ability to work independently and take initiative.
  • Strong organizational skills and high attention to detail.
  • 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).

Candidates must meet ALL of the following requirements:

  • Be between the ages of 15 and 30 (inclusive) at the start of employment;
  • Have been registered as a full-time student during the previous academic year;
  • Be returning to school as a full-time student during the next academic year;
  • Be a student in a post-secondary program;
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act*; and
  • Be legally entitled to work according to relevant provincial legislation and regulations.

*Foreign students are not eligible.

Type of Position: Full-time summer job
Term: May to August 2018
Compensation: $14.00/hour

Application Process: Interested applicants should send their cover letter and resume saved as one PDF file to Katrina Krawec.

Application Deadline: Wednesday, May 23, 2018

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.

Ontario Basketball thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.