BPC Program Coordinator

Date Posted: Nov 14, 2017
Application Deadline: Nov 20, 2017
Start Date: Dec 11, 2017

Salary: I year paid contract
Province: Ontario
Region: Metro Toronto Area
City: Toronto
Organization's Field/Discipline: Cultural Industries
Term: Paid Internship
Career Level: Entry level/ intern

Organization Description

Book and Periodical Council

The Book and Periodical Council (BPC) is the umbrella organization for Canadian associations that are or whose members are primarily involved with the writing, editing, translating, publishing, producing, distributing, lending, marketing, reading and selling of written words.



Job Description

Internship Opportunity – Job Description – Program Coordinator 
Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the BPC Intern will have the opportunity to learn, hands-on, about the day-to-day business of running a non-profit in the Canadian publishing industry.

The intern will gain comprehensive experience working on BPC programs in the areas of marketing, social media, publicity, sales, production, project coordination, bookkeeping and administration. Primary projects include Book Summit 2018, Freedom to Read Week 2018, Website/Social Media Management, Freight & Distribution and the Health Benefit Program. 

The intern will also be involved with meeting preparations, member hubs, grant applications and reports and general office administration as required. 

The intern will have the opportunity to attend industry events as a representative of the BPC and meet a variety of publishing professionals.

This is a four-day a week, one-year paid internship. 

This project  has been made possible in part by the Government of Canada.



Requirements:

Qualifications
Proposed interns should either be registered in or recent graduates of post-secondary educational programs in a field relevant to the book and magazine industry, or have relevant work experience.

The successful candidate will possess the following skills:


• Highly organized and self-motivating
• Excellent written and verbal communication, with strong interpersonal skills
• Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel and Outlook Express
• Experience with digital online marketing, including social media, WordPress and e-newsletters an asset
• Ability to multi-task under pressure and manage competing priorities
• Ability to work independently in a small office environment
• Knowledge of office procedures and equipment will be beneficial
• Familiarity with and interest in pursuing a career in the publishing industry



Additional Info:

 

Book and Periodical Council
The Book and Periodical Council (BPC) is the umbrella organization for Canadian associations that are or whose members are primarily involved with the writing, editing, translating, publishing, producing, distributing, lending, marketing, reading and selling of written words.
Our mission is to cultivate an environment that supports a healthy and vibrant written-word sector in Canada by acting as a networking, advocacy and outreach forum for our members and as a hub for projects and initiatives that identify and address cultural, educational, economic, research and information needs across the sector.



How to Apply:

Interested applicants should send their resume and cover letter to Anne McClelland@ email: publicity@thebpc.ca. 

We thank all candidates for applying, but only those selected for an interview shall be contacted.
 

Contact Info:

Name: Anne McClelland
Telephone: 416-975-9366
Email: publicity@theBPC.ca
Website: theBPC.ca, freedomtoread.ca

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