Metroland Media

  • Waterloo Region Record

    Job Location(s) CA-ON-Kitchener
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(4/3/2018 10:29 AM)
    Job Title
    Event Host
    ID
    2018-3011
    Job Category
    Marketing
    Job Type
    Temporary Part Time
    Number of Positions
    5
  • OUR DESCRIPTION

    ABOUT US

     

    Metroland Media is a dynamic Media Company delivering vital business and community information to millions of readers across Ontario each week. With a healthy product offering in-print, online, trade shows and distribution networks, no target is unreachable. We are Ontario's largest and most successful community news and information source, provides local news and multi-media marketing solutions in Canada's heartland.

     

    Metroland's diverse array of on-line products are visited by over 4 million unique visitors each month and print products are in the hands of more than 4.5 million customers a week. We continuously bringing new and acquired online products to market in order to provide our customers with a one-stop, comprehensive marketing solution. To connect with us, visit www.metroland.com.

     

     

    THE OPPORTUNITY

     

    The Waterloo Region Record is looking for 5 outgoing, positive individual with great customer service skills to be the public face of The Waterloo Region Record during community events this summer. The Event Host position is a temporary, part-time position from May to October and scheduled between 8–29 hours per week. Flexibility is required as many shifts are scheduled during weekends but may also include day and evening work.

     

     

    KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

    • Interact with the public and represent the publication during community events 
    • Promote company initiatives, including new products and corporate charities and subscriptions
    • Share giveaways and lead involvement of children and public in activities
    • Set up and tear down event equipment, including tents, banners and other supplies

     

    WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

    • Completion of or currently enrolled in a Degree or Diploma in Marketing or Event Planning with experience in event marketing, promotions, or a retail sale environment
    • Outgoing and comfortable talking to the public
    • Strong organization and communication skills
    • Sales experience an asset
    • Experience working with minimal supervision and taking initiative
    • Ability to lift medium to heavy objects, including events tent
    • A valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation are required

     

    OUR AODA COMMITMENT

     

    Metroland is committed to accessibility in employment and to ensuring equal access to employment opportunities for candidates, including persons with disabilities. In compliance with AODA, Metroland will endeavour to provide accommodation to persons with disabilities in the recruitment process upon request. If you are selected for an interview and you require accommodation due to a disability during the recruitment process, please notify the hiring manager upon scheduling your interview.

     

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