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Account Administrator (Sports Marketing) – Co-Op or Intern – Summer 2019

SDI Marketing

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted January 30, 2019.

What are the details for the Summer 2019 Co-Op work term?

  • May 6 to August 23, 2019
  • Mon-Fri (regular, full-time business hours – flexibility of hours is required at times)
  • Hourly wage- paid semi-monthly by direct deposit
  • All of our Co-Op students and Interns are fully supervised and roles are office-based
  • Site visits from Co-Op Advisors are welcomed!

What’s the Sport Marketing team all about?
The Sport Marketing team is part of our larger Experiential team and is dedicated to creating and executing successful, national marketing programs and events in a variety of settings/locations across Canada (sporting events, festivals, etc.) with the goal of driving brand awareness out to consumers on behalf of our Tier 1 clients in the CPG and Sport industries. 


What does an Account Administrator do?
In our world, there is no ”typical day” (which is awesome!), but we guarantee you’ll be working on (and learning about) these projects on a regular basis: 

  • Field Sales Representative management
  • Scheduling / Training / Reporting
  • Client Service
  • Sport Sponsorships
  • Event logistics
  • Administrative assistance, as/when required.

What will a Co-Op student or Intern in this role learn during their 4 month work term? 

Experiential Events. Client Service.  Sport Marketing. Event Marketing.  Recruitment.  HR.  Finance.  Reporting.  Administration.  Operations. Logistics.  Creative.  Teamwork.  Fun.  Collaboration.  

What college/university programs are the best matches to this role/team?

Sport & Event Marketing; Sport Management; Business Administration – Marketing; Business/Commerce; Marketing Management; Sport & Entertainment Sales & Marketing.

What are the top ”must haves” for candidates interested in this role?

  • Must be either (1) a current Ontario College or University co-op student with a mandatory 4 month work term required for credit towards graduation;
    (b) a recent College or University graduate from a related program; OR (c) a current Ontario College or University student in a related, non co-op program seeking summer work experience;
  • Excellent time management / organizational skills;
  • Excellent communication skills – written and spoken;
  • Intermediate to Advanced level of Excel, Word, PPT and Outlook;
  • Great listener, fast learner, team player who wants to contribute/learn
  • Professional work ethic, responsible, accountable and reliable
  • Able to juggle multiple projects and responsibilities
  • Great sense of humour
  • Valid “G” Ontario Drivers License (Drivers Abstract may be required for final candidates)

What are the ”nice to haves” that will help set you apart in your application?

  • Previous experience as a Brand Ambassador for an experiential marketing agency; 
  • Some previous retail or corporate office experience;
  • A passion for sports!

Learning should be a combination of hard work and tons of fun.  That’s what we offer at SDI!  In addition to a great learning experience, we also offer all of our Co-Op students and Interns a ”jeans every day” business casual dress code; ping pong table (bring your ”A” game!), popcorn machine, monthly employee recognition events, modern/open concept office, great co-workers, great Management, company events & much more!   If you’re looking for an amazing Co-Op work term or Internship experience, apply today!

We thank all those who submit applications; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  No phone calls, recruitment agencies or email inquiries, please.  SDI Mktg is proud to be an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and is committed to providing an accessible recruitment process. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Skills Required

  • Education level: None
  • Work experience (years): None


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