Posted Apr 2, 2024Summer Marketing and Events Assistant



Business: Merritt & District Chamber of Commerce
Email: /
Phone: 250-378-5634 (Chamber cell)


Hospitality Sales Tourism


Summer Marketing and Events Assistant

35-40 hours per week (flexible) Will include some weekends or Saturdays.
Contract Duration: 8 -10 weeks
Anticipated Start Date: June 27th, 2024 – August 30th, 2024
Wages: $19.50 per hour

Closing Date: June 15, 2024

The Chamber of Commerce Marketing and Events Assistant primarily involves assisting the
Chamber staff by participating in events in the Nicola Valley - promoting the City of Merritt, the
Chamber of Commerce, local businesses, and not-for-profits.
Job Responsibilities:
? Supporting the Chamber with outreach and networking activities,
? Promoting the Chamber and its programming at local community events,
? Recruitment of business members & directors,
? Booking vendors, media, advertising, and other required event planning,
? Overall awareness of summer activities and events in the Nicola Valley,
? Monitor attendance, vendor participation, and events during their run,
? Provide Chamber support to other business community members on request,
? Providing support as needed in other community event-related projects and duties,
? General office duties, answering phone and email inquiries and taking photos at events,
? Other related duties as required.
? Excellent verbal and written communication skills
? Self-motivated, able to work independently and as part of a team
? Good organizational and time management skills
? Exhibit a professional code of conduct
? Proficient in MS Office Suite
? Experience with social media
? Ability to problem solve
? Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs and do physical activities and work outdoors in all
? Food Safe and Serving it Right Certification is an asset
? Driver’s License (or proof of reliable transportation), mandatory
? Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection
has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.
? Must be a youth under the age of 30.

Interested applicants can submit their resume and cover letter by email to:
Send Resume and cover letter via email to:
Una Kuzio, Vice-President, Merritt Chamber of Commerce
250-378-5634 (Chamber cell)

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