Economic Development Employment Opportunity: Economic Development Intern

The Marmora and Lake Economic Development Department is seeking a motivated and outgoing individual to join the department for the tourism season as an Economic Development Intern.

The ED Intern will work alongside the Manager of Economic Development/Tourism from the months of May to September acting as frontline staff in the Marmora Tourist Information Centre and completing tasks assigned within the department.

The ideal candidate is one who is interested in a career in the tourism and hospitality industry, business and marketing or another related field.

During his or her employment with the municipality, job duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Acting as an ambassador for the community through various social media outlets including     the municipal Facebook page, Instagram and Twitter accounts and municipal website. 

  • Ordering, organizing and displaying promotional material in the tourism centre as well as keeping an inventory of stock.

  • Assisting the Manager of Economic Development with the organization, promotion and operation of the seasonal Farmers’ Market.

  • Working on Farmers’ Market days and on weekends. 

  • Coordinating small-scale municipal events and assisting with events such as Canada Day.

  • Being the face of tourism in the municipality; assisting visitors with tourism-related questions and acting in a respectful and friendly manner toward visitors.

  • Offering a high level of customer service to people visiting the centre.

  • Creating promotional material using Adobe design programs; gaining experience with these programs.

  • Answering the phone and relaying information back to the manager for followup.

  • Liaising with local community groups and provide support for local events such as Canada Day. 

  • Maintaining the cleanliness of the tourism centre; taking pride in ensuring it’s a welcoming space for visitors.

This position will be a minimum of 30 hours per week and include weekends. Employment will begin mid-May. Qualified candidates should submit their resumes in confidence by April 5, 2019, by 4:00 p.m. to: Municipality of Marmora and Lake, Attention Megan Abraham, 12 Bursthall St, Box 459, Marmora, Ontario, K0K 2M0 or by e-mail to: mabraham@marmoraandlake.ca.

The Municipality of Marmora and Lake is dedicated to maintaining a fair and equitable work environment, and welcomes submissions from all qualified applicants. Personal information submitted will be used for the purpose of determining suitability for this competition only in accordance with The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. All applicants are thanked for their interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Megan Abraham
Manager of Economic Development/Tourism


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