Wage: $18/hr
Duration: 12 weeks
Hours per Week: 35
Starting Date: June 5 (Negotiable), 2023
Working Location: Sooke, remote or in-office, or a combination thereof

Posting 1: Membership Sales Rep

The primary function of the Membership Sales Rep will be to actively engage with business owners in Sooke. This job has two purposes. First, it is intended to increase membership with the Chamber. Second, it is intended to gather sponsorship and donations for the annual Business Excellence Awards (held in Nov). The person in this role will be asked to create a plan together with the Executive Director, connect with local business owners, and distribute information print materials throughout the region. The Membership SalesRep will also update a member inventory for tracking purposes. This job has an indoor and an outdoor component.

Posting 2: Communications Expert

The communications expert will undertake developing and executing a communications plan for the annual Business Excellence Awards, along with other communications undertakings (press releases, newsletter, promotions for the Newcomer’s Club etc). The successful candidate will be asked to write and distribute the electronic newsletter, twice monthly, along with any other communications pieces like print releases or web content. Skills: 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.

Youth from a First Nation and/or with disabilities and/or from the BIPOC community are encouraged to apply. The Chamber supports inclusivity and diversity.

To express an interest in either of these positions, please email info@SookeRegionChamber.com with your resume and a brief cover letter, and remember to include which position you are interested in. Your ability to pay attention to detail is being tested! Beyond that, no employment tests are administered. You have enough testing in your lives as students! Successful candidates will be invited to an interview.