Intern, Digital Analytics and User Experience

Be a part of building and servicing a national brand. The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) is a national, private, not-for-profit organization committed to high-performance sports excellence. It is responsible for all aspects of Canada’s involvement in the Olympic movement, including Canada’s participation in the Olympic and Pan American Games and a wide variety of programs that promote the Olympic Movement in Canada through cultural and educational means.

INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION:
The Digital department at the Canadian Olympic Committee is seeking an individual to assist with digital analytics and content support under the supervision of its product specialist. This internship is a non‐paid position and will begin January 2019. The right person will assist with analytics, content, social media and Canadian Olympic Club support during the winter sports season.

LOCATION:
This position will be located in the COC office in Toronto, ON at 250 Yonge St. Suite 3000.

TIMING:
The duration is negotiable although the approximate time range will be January 2019 to April 2019 at either a full time or part time capacity, depending on the intern’s availability.

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:                                                                                                              
The COC digital analytics and user experience intern will be primarily responsible for assisting the team in gathering metrics.  Tasks may include:

Analytics

  • Pull and analyze audience reports using social media listening tools and analytics platform
  • Work with external partners to help guide analytics-based strategy

Other responsibilities that may arise:

User experience

  • Research best-in-class user experience techniques across the internet
  • Work with web designers to help create optimal user experience for all digital products

Fan engagement

  • Support the digital team on social media (Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat & Twitter)
  • Assist with the Olympic Club, and populating content for bi‐weekly e‐mail newsletters

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be a student currently enrolled in a Canadian degree or diploma program that requires an internship for course credit
  • An interest in web, social analytics and metrics reporting
  • An interest in website management and front-end web design
  • An interest in mobile content strategy
  • Any minor experience with WordPress, Google Analytics, MailChimp or any social listening tools
  • An understanding of the Canadian digital audience
  • A passion for marketing and the social networking landscape
  • Access to all necessary equipment, Adobe Photoshop a bonus
  • Ability to follow direction with precise attention to detail
  • Proven initiative and accountability (able to deliver on deadline)
  • Demonstrates and embodies the COC values of Accountability, Excellence, Fun, Respect and Bravery

ASSETS

  • Bilingualism (English and French) – not required

APPLICATION INFORMATION:
Please send your resume and blog, article and/or video samples by November 7, 2018 to applications@olympic.ca, citing the position title in the subject line. No telephone calls please. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.