1. Event Assistant  

The successful candidate will provide event and membership support to the chamber of commerce team and will liaise with the chamber’s membership in person and in writing. The chamber’s Event Assistant will work primarily under the supervision of the Event Manager and may also work with other staff members from time-to-time. We plan that the majority of position will occur in-office – but may be a combination of in-office and remote work as circumstances dictate. 

Working with the chamber’s events and membership development managers, specific duties may include:  

  • Assist in the planning and execution of the chamber’s annual golf tournament 
  • Pre-planning for future event 
  • Conduct research and make recommendations as to how the chamber can change their current annual events 
  • Preparing promotional material for distribution 
  • Assist with the preparation of member meetings 
  • Marketing of chamber events and benefits 
  • Miscellaneous office duties including, but not limited to: filing, photocopying, and typing.  
  • Preparing social media posts for autumn distribution 

Qualifications: 

  • Excellent computer skills including, but not limited to: proficiency in MS Office software (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)  
  • Social Media skills and experience 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Organized and attentive to detail 
  • Customer service experience 
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize several projects 
  • Knowledge of local business community an asset 

Details and Applications: 

The position will be eight (8) weeks in length – start date is negotiable. $11.70 per hour; 35 hours per week. 

Interested parties are invited to email a resume and cover letter to advocacy@frederictonchamber.ca

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2. Operations and Communications Assistant  

The chamber’s Operations and Communications Assistant will work primarily under the supervision of the Operations and Communications Manager and the Membership Development & Marketing Manager and may also work with other staff members from time-to-time. We plan that the majority of position will occur in-office – but may be a combination of in-office and remote work as circumstances dictate. 

The student will help coordinate and execute a variety of functions regarding chamber operations, events, contact with members and other areas as become necessary. Specific duties may include preparing information packages for current or potential members; preparing materials and setting up for meetings, events, or other similar activities; filing, photocopying, scanning and other office-specific functions; preparing forms or other documentation; ; and other duties as assigned or apparent.   

Specific duties may include: 

  • Communicating directly with members or potential members orally and in writing 
  • Providing input on marketing materials or other communication vehicles 
  • Assisting with updating the chamber’s database and website 
  • Providing input and support on social media content 
  • Preparing information packages for current or potential members 
  • Preparing materials, setting up, or other general support for meetings, events, or other similar activities 
  • Filing, photocopying and other office-specific functions 
  • Writing content for various purposes such as articles, blog posts or marketing materials 
  • Other duties as assigned or apparent. 

Qualifications: 

  • Excellent computer skills including, but not limited to: proficiency in MS Office software (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)  
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Organized and attentive to detail 
  • Customer service experience 
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize several projects 
  • Knowledge of local business community an asset 

Details and Applications: 

The position will be eight (8) weeks in length – start date is negotiable. $11.70 per hour; 35 hours per week. 

Interested parties are invited to email a resume and cover letter to advocacy@frederictonchamber.ca

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3. Policy and Research Assistant  

The chamber’s Policy and Research Assistant will work primarily under the supervision of the Policy & Research Manager and may also work with other staff members from time-to-time. The majority of this position will occur virtually, but in-office presence may be required from time-to-time. 

The successful candidate will provide research and general office support under the supervision of the Chief Executive Officer and Policy and Research Manager. Specific duties may include:  

  • Research and provide reports on topics as assigned;  
  • Perform interviews with selected chamber members;  
  • Assist with preparation for meetings (compile backgrounders, bios, past correspondence, etc.);  
  • Organize and upload advocacy-relevant materials to the chamber’s website; Prepare press releases and media advisories;  
  • Write blog entries, social media posts, etc;  
  • Review local, regional and national publications for relevant information.   

Qualifications: 

  • Excellent computer skills including, but not limited to: proficiency in MS Office software (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)  
  • Research, editing and information synthesizing skills 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Ability to work independently  
  • Organized and attentive to detail 

Details and Applications: 

Please note that this position will begin in Autumn 2020. Start date and hours flexible. $11.70 per hour. Interested parties are invited to email a resume and cover letter to advocacy@frederictonchamber.ca

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