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Community Impact Intern

Canada Basketball

Posted 5 months ago



Toronto, ON, Canada

Industry Areas

Amateur Sport

Job Type

Job Description

The successful candidate’s primary mandate is to work with the Canada Basketball Partnership
Team within the Business Operations Department to assist, coordinate, implement, and execute administrative, program, and logistical details related to the Canada Basketball community partners such as UNIFIED Partners and UNIFIED Assist Partners.

Skills and Responsibilities

  • Assist in managing daily administrative tasks related to managing and servicing relationships and ongoing programs delivered in partnership with Canada Basketball’s community UNIFIED Partners.
  • Collaborate with the team to manage communication, organization and coordination with Canada Basketball UNIFIED Assist Program grant recipients, donors, and additional stakeholders.
  • Support with event planning and coordination for various Canada Basketball community activities and partnership activations such as fundraising events, online auctions, community visits, Canada Basketball Golf Classic, etc.
  • Work closely, and collaboratively, with Business Operations team including Events, Marketing and Digital Content and Stakeholder Relations.
  • Via market research, identify new grant application opportunities, and assist in the application drafting, submission, and reporting processes for municipal, regional, national, and international grants.
  • Assist in identifying new donation opportunities by developing purpose driven partnerships that will deliver against key social responsibility pillars.
  • Collaborate on ideating & delivering creative brand content programs to collaborative with ongoing marketing, retail & sponsorship initiatives.
  • Supporting the development of Canada Basketball’s National UNIFIED Assist Grant Application program marketing, application, and scoring processes.
  • Excellent communication, both verbal and written, and ability maintain a professional and positive attitude with all key stakeholders and groups.
  • Strong writing, editing and research skills (background in media writing – press releases, biographies, media kits, etc.). Experience with research or grant writing is considered a strong asset.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office and Adobe Photoshop and is an asset.
  • Driver’s license is required.

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Qualifications Required

  • Close attention to detail and accuracy, with ability to follow through.
  • Sound judgment, problem-solving skills, and the ability to take initiative.
  • Ability to deal with personal information in a confidential, ethical, and professional manner.
  • Possess excellent organization and implementation skills, as well as creative thinking skills.
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize appropriately in a fast-paced environment.
  • The ability to work independently, maintain tight schedules and work flexible hours.
  • Present a professional and mature attitude in dealing with team members, sponsors, and the public.
  • Willingness to assist in other programs of the organization, as required.
  • Knowledge of the Canadian sport system and the provincial and national basketball environments is an asset.
  • Bilingual French/English is an asset.

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Inclusive Note

The employer is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status or disability.

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