Position: Membership Sales Representative, Student Summer Position
Location: Sooke Chamber of Commerce
Salary: $16.65 hourly for 35 hours per week (8-week duration)
Workplace type: Combination of On-Site & Mobile work
Start Date: ASAP
Available Positions: 2
Application Deadline: OPEN UNTIL FILLED
The Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce is hiring two summer students starting in June (flexible start date). This position is for 35 hours per week for 8 weeks. The pay is $16.65 an hour.
Job Description: The primary function of the Membership Sales Rep will be to actively engage with business owners in Sooke and distribute information print materials throughout the region. The Membership Sales Rep will also create and update a member inventory for tracking purposes. This job has an indoor and an outdoor component. The successful candidates will be asked to write and distribute the electronic newsletter, twice monthly, along with any other communications pieces like print releases or web content. Youth with disabilities and/or from the BIPOC community are encouraged to apply. The Chamber supports inclusivity and diversity.
Skills: We are seeking someone with basic computer skills and/or willingness to learn including word processing, spreadsheets, and constant contact. Networking, writing, editing, and physical ability to distribute flyers and other print material to local businesses.
- Canadian citizen and permanent resident
- Between 15-30 years of ages
- Must be self-motivated
- Good interpersonal skills
- Strong organizational skills
Preference will be given to Sooke residents, as the job requires networking with local businesses and in-person meetings. Also, an understanding and familiarity with the Sooke environment will help fulfill the job requirements.
To Apply: If this is something you are interested in, please send your resume to the office before or by the end of the day on Thursday, May 19th, 2022. Applications should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or dropped off in-person at 1A-6631 Sooke Road, Sooke BC, V9Z 0A3. Office hours are Tuesdays to Friday from 8 am to 2 pm, and other times by appointment. If selected for an interview, you will be asked to provide two (2) references. We will give you the interview questions in advance.
Work Environment: You will be expected to work on-site at the Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce office and mobile within the community. A weekly report will need to be provided, tracking your time and the work accomplishments. The Chamber will provide an orientation which will include a copy of the bylaws and operations manual.