Ontario Native Literacy Coalition
The Ontario Native Literacy Coalition (ONLC) has two youth intern positions available, each for
a period of 52 weeks at 35 hours per week.
• Business Development Coordinator, at an annual rate of $30,485.00
• Business Development Assistant, at an annual rate of $27,300.00
Key Responsibilities and Activities:
Both interns will focus on exploration, development and implementation of new revenue streams for ONLC's social enterprise. Work efforts include:
- Plan and manage personal business portfolio/territory/business according to an agreed market development strategy.
- Plan and prioritize personal sales activities and customer/prospect contacts towards achieving agreed business aims, including costs and sales - especially managing personal time and productivity
- Manage product/service mix, pricing and margins according to agreed aims
- Maintain and develop existing and new customers through appropriate propositions and ethical sales methods, and relevant internal liaison, to optimize quality of service, business growth, and customer and satisfaction
- Use customer and prospect contact activities, tools and systems, and update relevant information held in these systems
- Plan/carry out/support local marketing activities to agreed budgets and timescales, and integrate personal sales efforts with other organized marketing activities, e.g., product launches, promotions, advertising, exhibitions and telemarketing
- Respond to and follow up sales enquiries using appropriate methods
- Monitor and report on market and competitor activities and provide relevant reports and information
- Record, analyze, report and administer according to systems and requirements
- Communicate, liaise, and negotiate internally and externally using appropriate methods to facilitate the development of profitable business and sustainable relationships
- Attend and present at external customer meetings and internal meetings with other company functions necessary to perform duties and aid business development
- Attend training to develop relevant knowledge, techniques and skills
- Collect and report on statistics
- Assist with evaluating and reporting of the program
- Communicate effectively in the workplace
- Respond to inquiries face to face, by phone and by Internet
- Manage time efficiently in the workplace
- Accept and integrate feedback on performance
- Perform other related tasks as assigned
- Post-secondary education completed in Business, Marketing or a related field of study
- Experience in Business Development preferred
- Knowledge of social enterprise and the non-profit sector preferred
- Competent use of MS Office, Internet, Email
- Strong organizational skills and follow through on work-plan assigned
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including competence in cold-calling
- Interest in education and fundraising
- Exceptional quality of work
- Punctual and consistent attendance
- Enthusiastic and positive attitude towards daily routine/tasks
- Dependable and committed to project outcomes
- Professional conduct with strong leadership skills
- High initiative combined with thorough task completion according to directions
- Excellent reading, writing and math skills
- Well developed skills in problem solving/decision making
- Courteous & Customer Service Oriented
- Flexible, Motivated, and a Team Player
- Excellent problem-solving skills for common workplace challenges
- Strong business and financial literacy skills
- Must be flexible and able to work some evenings and weekends
- Location and Transportation:
Work location within Ontario to be determined. Own transportation required. Applicants must have a valid driver's license and the use of a motor vehicle.
Please only apply if you meet the qualifications and the following NOHFC criteria:
These two youth intern positions are funded through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOFHC). In accordance with the requirements of the funder for this position, the successful applicant must be a Northern Ontario secondary school graduate, 29 years of age or under, who recently graduated from an accredited college or university.
Application Process and Deadline:
- The deadline for applications is July 25, 2012.
- Applications will be received by email only. Please do not fax or mail applications.
- To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.