The Trent Hills Chamber of Commerce is seeking two candidates to join the Chamber team for the summer season. Positions will require a variety of hours, which will include early evenings and weekends. The successful candidates will have strong communication skills, a willingness to learn, knowledgeable about the Trent Hills area, ability to adhere to health and safety protocols, and work in both a team environment and independently.

  1. TOURISM INFORMATION OFFICER: Ideal for a high school student looking to build skills in customer service, general office skills, working as part of a team and independently to complete assigned tasks in a timely manner. Tasks will include responding to visitor inquiries both in person and online, completing visitor logs, conducting visitor surveys, updating the online business directory database and online events calendar. Reception duties for Old Mill Park Docking facility will be required including registering overnight visitors through an online ordering system, taking payments and following up on requests. This position will also be responsible for cleaning protocols.  Position will be 8 weeks at 35 hours per week starting on or about June 21, 2021.
  2. MARKETING ASSISTANT: Suitable for someone interested in business, marketing, hospitality, or tourism education programs or a related field. Tasks will include assisting in the creation and delivery of print, radio, television and digital marketing tactics including analysis of campaign results and report preparation. The successful candidate will assist the Trent Hills Chamber in their role as Tourism Destination Marketing Organization. This position will develop strong communication skills through in-person meetings with tourism stakeholders, customer interactions and written correspondence. Front line customer service will also be required providing support for the visitor information centre and docking facility, including cleaning protocols. This position requires proficiency in the use of general computer software, i.e. Microsoft Windows and the 365 Suite: Outlook, Excel, Word and Powerpoint. A basic understanding of social media and technology with photo editing and videography skills would be considered an asset. Position will be 9 weeks at 30 hours per week with a start date on or about May 17, 2021.

The Tourism Information Officer and Marketing Assistant positions are funded in part by the Canada Summer Jobs program, open to youth aged 15 to 30.

Please submit a cover letter and resume by Monday, May 10 to Dawn Welch, Member Services, Trent Hills Chamber of Commerce Рtourism@trenthillschamber.ca. Please indicate which position is being applied for in the subject line of the email.  Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.