Waterloo Cooperative Residence Inc. - Marketing Intern

Co-op / Organization: 
Waterloo Cooperative Residence Inc. (WCRI)
Location: 
Waterloo, ON Canada
Type of Organization: 
Housing
Brief Description of Organization: 

WCRI is one of the largest student housing co-operatives in North America, and continues to be a co-operative inspiration to students everywhere.

What started with a small group, has grown into housing for over 700 resident members. The success of WCRI proves that co-operatives are able to adapt to the changing economic, political, and social currents of society.

Website: 
wcri.coop
Number of Members: 
802
Number of Staff: 
14
Dress Code: 
Business Casual, Casual
Position Title: 
Marketing Intern
Position Duties: 

MUST BE A CITIZEN OF THE US OR CANADA TO APPLY.

Applicants must possess legal eligibility to work in Canda. NASCO and our host organizations do not have the means or expertise to assist applicants with visa applications.

- Assist with the development of new external marketing materials
- Actively market accommodation availabilities
- Regularly update WCRI's social media platforms
- Promote "Tell a Friend" program
- Work on street level marketing programs
- Track marketing initiatives and recommend changes
- Participate in off-site fairs
- Host WCRI information sessions and open houses

Position Training: 

- Ongoing communication with the Business Development Manager who will share WCRI's history and current operations
- Introduction to the co-op, different styles of accommodations and roles and responsibilities of members

Skills Development & Learning: 

- Communications
- Member education/services
- Marketing
- Market research
- Writing and editing

Other details of working conditions: 
Hours are flexible and will be determined with the successful candidate. Own computer would be helpful.
Compensation ($): 
$1250 CAD lump sum stipend
Room Included?: 
Yes
Board Included?: 
No
Relocation Stipend?: 
$250 CAD travel stipend
Working Hours: 
8:30 to 4:30
Total Hours of Work Per Week: 
20-30