Be a part of building and servicing a national brand. The Canadian Olympic Committee is a national, private, not-for-profit organization committed to sport excellence. The COC is the largest private organization providing financial support to high performance sport in Canada. 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 values in Canada through cultural and educational means.

INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION
The Digital Team at the Canadian Olympic Committee is seeking an individual to lead specific tasks related to digital media and assist other members of the Digital Team by following clear directions. The selected candidate will be responsible for supporting the production of French content for Olympique.ca as well as the COC’s various social media platforms. This internship is a part-time non-paid position.

LOCATION
This internship will be located in the COC office in Montreal, QC, at 500 René-Lévesque Boulevard West.

TIMING
The internship can start as early as September 2019 and will end in December 2019.

Please note that the COC is exclusively looking for a student who receives college or university credit for the internship.

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Write content that resonates with the French sports fans in Canada.
  • Community management
  • Creation and publication of French-language content on social media
  • Support the management of our website

REQUIREMENTS 

  • University student in journalism, communications, marketing or marketing or other relevant field
  • Experience with social media
  • Strong writing skills
  • Fluent in French (spoken and written)
  • Functional English (spoken and written)
  • Passion for sports
  • Proven proficiency in Web editing and excellent understanding of digital media
  • Familiarity with WordPress and experience with digital publishing
  • Passion for marketing and the social networking landscape
  • Very good sense of current topics and trends
  • Ability to follow directions with precise attention to detail
  • Proven initiative and accountability (able to deliver on deadline)

ASSETS

  • Knowledge of Photoshop
  • Knowledge of video editing
  • Experience in photography
  • Experience with social listening tools

APPLICATION INFORMATION
Please send your resume and blog, article and/or video samples by July 30, 2019, 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.