Position Description – Community Planning Coordinator

The Community Planning Coordinator will work closely with local business and community volunteers to promote the village of St. Peter’s.  He/she will work under the direction of the Village on the Canal Association (VOCA) from July 2nd to August 23rd (8 week duration).

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Provide support for community festivals in partnership with local businesses and community groups:
    • Nicolas Denys Days
    • Louisbourg300 – Fort Toulouse
    • Festival of Trees
  • Create / update and implement a collaborative marketing plan for annual festivals
  • Maintain / update a database of local businesses and community organizations
  • Maintain and enhance newly launched website (www.visitstpeters.com)
  • Connect with local museums and heritage groups to develop cooperative marketing packages
  • Connect with local VIC to ensure community events are communicated to the visiting public
  • Update the Village of St. Peter’s Walking Map
  • Evaluate the success of festivals and seek opportunities for future improvements
  • Provide a weekly written update to VOCA’s Summer Student Management Sub-committee

Minimum Qualifications

As a Community Planning Coordinator, you will:

  • Have strong communication, interpersonal skills
  • Be articulate and creative
  • Be fluent in computer applications such as MS Word, Excel, Social Media and Web Design applications
  • Be an independent self-starter
  • Work flexible hours including some weekends and evenings as required
  • Attend a post-secondary institution in the fall of 2013

To Apply

Please submit your electronic resume to Amanda Mombourquette at info@visitstpeters.com

Please be advised that only those applicants who are selected for interviews will be contacted.

Application Deadline:  June  18, 2013