Student Employment: Heart of Georgian Bay

EDCNS is looking for a fun-loving post-secondary student to assist in the promotion of tourism attractions and activities within the Heart of Georgian Bay. You will be required to act as an ambassador for the region; attend festivals and events to collect survey data, maintain social media channels and website content, create a monthly e-newsletters, and assist with office work and other marketing projects/programs.

Who can apply?

Applicants must:

  • Be enrolled full-time at college or university (minimum 3 courses)
  • Have completed at least one year of college or university by the job start date
  • Have intention to continue his/her education in the fall of 2020


  • Distribute and track the distribution of visitor guides and maps
  • Update Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter daily and monitor engagements
  • Maintain the organization’s website
  • Maintain existing business listings and add new tourism businesses
  • Write and/or publish event listings
  • Write and publish a weekly blog
  • Upload new photos to the Photo Gallery
  • Write and publish monthly e-newsletters using Mail Chimp
  • Assist Tourism Coordinator in planning and implementing marketing projects
  • Offer and coordinate scheduling of in-house mini-photo shoots for tourism businesses; enhance photos using Adobe Suite, label and catalogue inventory
  • Attend festivals and events with Tourism Coordinator or Board members, to assist with visitor surveys and/or handing out promotional materials
  • Attend meetings, conferences and/or events on behalf of North Simcoe Tourism
  • Assist with office duties, as assigned, using GSuite and internet applications

Skills and Competencies

  • Knowledge of tourism products and services within North Simcoe
  • Knowledge of marketing and communications practices
  • Enrolled in a post-secondary program for travel and tourism or marketing preferred
  • Superb written and interpersonal skills, and professional personality
  • Strong videography and photography skills
  • Strong computer skills or willingness to learn new software, including website editing, Adobe Suite, MailChimp, Google Drive, and social media platforms
  • Knowledge of survey delivery and analysis using Survey Monkey
  • Personable, positive and enthusiastic nature
  • Valid Driver’s License and access to transportation is essential
  • Bilingual in both French/English is an asset


Please submit your cover letter and resume to
Melissa Elsdon – Heart of Georgian Bay Tourism Coordinator
via email at:
no later than 4pm EST on Friday March 27, 2020.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Student Employment: Heart of Georgian Bay