Job Opportunities

Administrative/Heritage Assistant

Apply by April 15, 2017

Summary:

Reporting to the Main Street Coordinator, this position will begin in early May and end in late August.

Education/Training/Interests:

Candidate should have completed at least one year of university level studies in one or more of the following areas; business administration, municipal administration, heritage conservation, economic development, arts and culture, history or architecture and design

Candidate should have an interest in; community history, downtown development and revitalization, heritage and/or economic development.

Desirable Qualities:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Efficient with computer software programs, spreadsheets and databases
  • Familiar with social media; Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
  • Strong command of the English language; verbal and written
  • Experience in data collection and management of producing reports and documents
  • Knowledge of Swift Current and its’ history
  • Desire to be a community promoter
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Efficient working on their own or in a team atmosphere

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in setting up office space – moving furniture, setting up computer(s) and telephone systems
  • Reception – answering phone calls, respond to emails, and greet clients (walk in traffic)
  • Assist coordinator in all aspects of operating the Main Street office, provide a public face for the program
  • Prepare monthly reports for board of directors
  • Assist in facilitating board and committee meetings
  • Research and procure images for downtown buildings
  • Gather and enter all historical data/inventory regarding downtown buildings
  • Enter profile data for each downtown business into provincial database
  • Assist in attracting volunteers for heritage inventory committees
  • Assist in developing a work plan for committees

Marketing/Events Assistant

Apply by April 15, 2017

Summary:

Reporting to the Main Street Coordinator, this position will begin in early May and end in late August.

 

Education/Training/Interests:

Candidate should have completed at least one year of university level studies in one or more of the following areas; business administration, municipal administration, heritage conservation, economic development, arts and culture, history or architecture and design

Candidate should have an interest in; community history, downtown development and revitalization, heritage and/or economic development.

 

Desirable Qualities:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Efficient with computer software programs, spreadsheets and databases
  • Familiar with social media; Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
  • Strong command of the English language; verbal and written
  • Experience in data collection and management of producing reports and documents
  • Knowledge of Swift Current and its’ history
  • Desire to be a community promoter
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Efficient working on their own or in a team atmosphere

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in setting up office space – moving furniture, setting up computer(s) and telephone systems
  • Reception – answering phone calls, respond to emails, and greet clients (walk in traffic)
  • Assist coordinator in all aspects of operating the Main Street office, provide a public face for the program
  • Provide event support for small and large events
  • Prepare monthly reports for board of directors
  • Assist in facilitating board and committee meetings
  • Develop workplan with co-ordinator for events during the Summer
  • Devise, maintain and execute regular newsletter campaigns to downtown businesses and shoppers
  • Assist in attracting volunteers for marketing, promotions and events committees

Interested applicants can send their resume (prior to April 15, 2017) complete with three references to:

Erin Gehl, Main Street Swift Current

e.gehl@swiftcurrent.ca