Career Opportunity: Intern - Toronto

POSITION TITLE: Intern
JOB POSTING: February 29, 2016
APPLICATION CLOSE:  March 10, 2016
START DATE:  May 2016
STATUS: Internship, Full-Time (40 hours per week), 4-month placement
LOCATION: Toronto, ON
REPORTING TO: Senior Partnership Architect & Insights Development
COMPENSATION: Hourly – commensurate with experience

Downloadable job description (PDF)

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION

TORQUE Strategies interns will have the opportunity to observe and contribute to many facets of client relationship management and sponsorship strategy development. Supporting the Client Service Team internally with administration, research, market analysis, content development and supporting the creative process; this position provides a holistic view of agency operations.

Through this hands-on experience, the successful candidate will further develop their knowledge, competencies, and experience in the strategic sponsorship marketing industry. The candidate will be a confident self-starter, able to bring a significant skill set and positive attitude to our vibrant and fast paced team culture. This is an evolving position and responsibilities may shift over time.

At TORQUE Strategies we live our values every day, and pride ourselves in being:

  • Truth Tellers – trusting and trusted
  • Fire Starters – igniting passion and purpose
  • Bridge Builders – integrating opportunities and partnerships
  • Trail Blazers – innovating courageously
  • Game Changers – elevating performance
  • Difference Makers – delivering excellence

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Research

  • Provide overall research support to TORQUE Strategies’ Sponsorship Intelligence Department
  • Support TORQUE Strategies’ brand audit and environmental analysis processes
  • Work with TORQUE Strategies’ research partner(s), source existing consumer and market research reports, and support the development of TORQUE Strategies proprietary reports
  • Provide drafting and research support for client briefings and business case development
  • Industry database maintenance – industry trends, industry news, client news, events, etc.

 Marketing & Communications Support

  • Content strategy support
  • Tactical social media support
  • Support with internal and external template document design
  • Media list maintenance
  • Content database maintenance – images, industry news, client news, events, etc.

Client Service Support

  • Account administration support
  • Assist in the tracking of deliverables and milestones for key accounts
  • Assist in the development of client reports, summaries and presentations as required
  • Participate in internal ideation and discovery sessions as required
  • Sourcing and analyzing of market research data to contribute to the development of marketing and sales strategies

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Currently enrolled in or recently completed Post-Secondary Education in sport management, marketing, communications or business
  • Currently enrolled or completed university level statistics and/or research methodology course
  • Previous experience working in a fast-paced environment with emphasis on timelines and delivery of projects
  • Eligibility to work in Canada
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication, and presentation skills
  • A keen eye for detail, a passion for exceeding expectations and a desire for providing “value-added” service
  • A “can do” attitude and willingness to pitch-in where needed
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (specifically PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite an asset
  • Experience with social media platform management an asset
  • Previous experience working or volunteering in the sport, entertainment field or marketing/communications agency industry an asset
  • Fluency in English required
  • Fluency in French an asset

 

TO APPLY

Interested applicants please send a cover letter and résumé directly to: info@torquestrategies.com with “Job Posting: Intern_TORQUE-Toronto” and your last name in the subject line. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.