Employment: TO2015 PAN AM
Role Title: Activator, Community Outreach Tour
Department: External Partnerships and Community Outreach
Time Commitment: As required (often evenings and weekends)
Dates: July to December (6 months)
Level & Stipend: $15/hour
Reports to: Supervisor (or designate), Community Outreach
The activator is responsible for engaging and educating patrons of the TO2015 Community Outreach Tour. The goal of this tour is to build awareness, create excitement and educate communities about the Pan and Parapan American Games at events across the Golden Great Horseshoe region.
Key Role Responsibilities
Provide youth and families with a unique opportunity to ‘touch and feel’ the TO2015 Pan/Parapan American Games including providing accurate and timely information on ways to further engage and ‘Get Involved’ (i.e. Employment, Volunteer, Procurement)
Promote the TO2015 Pan/Parapan American Games and provide information on opportunities to get involved
Research events and key demographics to develop engagement strategies prior to events
Ensure the Games are representative of the TO2015 brand and identity
Effectively manages crowds when working with high profile athletes
Assist in the creation of a footprint at external events that is infused with the TO2015 Pan/Parapan Games and increase brand recognition
Assist with promotion, execution and evaluation of activations
Build positive and collaborative relationships with various communities and organizations
Ability to work long/irregular hours during peak periods, weekends and holidays and frequent travel is required
Must have a keen interest marketing/public relations and community development.
Driver’s license is an asset
Previous experience planning, coordinating and executing events
Experience supervising staff and volunteer teams
Exceptional customer service and promotion skills and be able to provide information in a friendly and approachable manner
Strong presentations skills and not afraid to speak in front of crowds
Self motivated with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
Creative problem-solver with highly developed diagnostic and troubleshooting skills
Able to manage projects with project timelines and deliverables
Able to exercise diplomacy and tact
Professional, responsible and punctual
Excellent verbal and written communications
Strong attention to detail and accuracy
Must be comfortable with some heavy lifting (up to 50 lbs)
Toronto 2015 is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, members of visible minority groups and women.
Feel free to apply.
Contact: Doug at Doug.Spooner@Toronto2015.org or online website.