4-month internship (Full time) to start in May 2020
Aim higher. Go further. Make a difference.
Are you looking for:
A thriving company that continues to solidify its status as a responsible real estate investor and global leader?
Colleagues who will challenge and push your talents to the top of their potential?
An opportunity to help shape the cities of tomorrow?
Our Guildford Town Centre team is searching for an intern who will make a difference and contribute to our ambitious goals.
What this challenge is about
The Intern will assist the Marketing/Tourism Director with day-to-day activities with a focus on completing "Special Projects".
Main duties include:
Assist the Marketing Director and Marketing Coordinator with the record keeping;
Ensure programs are tracked, recorded and updated for reports;
Assist with the optimization of digital marketing campaigns and promotions, working with outside vendors and internal teams;
Actively contribute to the execution of marketing activities with a strong emphasis on special event execution and planning;
Schedule and organize meetings, including RSVPs, food, audio visual and collateral;
Prepare and distribute work orders regarding set-up of events, and ensure instructions are clear and understood by all departments; follow-up work orders with face to face meetings as much as possible;
Save and file all marketing samples including final advertising creative, ads, press releases, publicity, photos, etc.;
Perform administrative duties as required including covering for reception and performing various reception duties (ie. filing, letters, meeting minutes);
Assist the Marketing Coordinator with writing, designing and proofing the monthly retailer newsletters; plan content ahead of time with help from the managers; ensure the newsletters are distributed in a timely manner, as scheduled.
Skills & Knowledge to be Learned over the Internship
The Intern will learn the entire scope of Shopping Centre marketing initiatives. Specifically:
Obtaining the knowledge of designing an annual Marketing plan and budget that utilizes analysis and current research to set objectives, formulate strategies and tactics that link back to the property's Strategic Business plan;
Understanding media campaigns and the proper execution of the program of media purchases, including providing input on creative;
Gain a better understanding of electronic communication by working on the centre's website to ensure that the design and content of the websites are current and correct;
Understanding the importance of consumer research by utilizing current Market research to improve the Marketing program and positioning of the shopping centre.
What we’re looking for
Current enrolment in the final year of a bachelor’s degree in commerce with a major in marketing;
Ability to put in place a range of programs with minimal supervision;
Proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint, an asset;
Motivated team player driven to contribute to achieve the shopping centre’s overall goals;
Ability to perform in a constantly changing environment;
Ability to get around the region on occasion (Intern will be responsible for their own transportation).
Ivanhoé Cambridge develops and invests in high-quality real estate properties, projects and companies that are shaping the urban fabric in dynamic cities around the world. It does so responsibly, with a view to generate long-term performance. Ivanhoé Cambridge is committed to creating living spaces that foster the well-being of people and communities, while reducing its environmental footprint.
Vertically integrated in Canada, Ivanhoé Cambridge invests internationally alongside strategic partners and major real estate funds that are leaders in their markets. Through subsidiaries and partnerships, the Company holds interests in more than 1,000 buildings, primarily in the industrial and logistics, office, residential and retail sectors. Ivanhoé Cambridge held close to C$65 billion in real estate assets as at December 31, 2018 and is a real estate subsidiary of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (cdpq.com), one of Canada's leading institutional fund managers.
Ivanhoé Cambridge’s commitment to diversity and inclusion spans the breadth of its operations. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. We take pride in creating a working environment where everyone is set up for success. Please advise us of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.