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April 28, 2017

Job Posting



Our organization, comprising three resident brands, is fuelling entrepreneurs! As a summer intern, you will gain invaluable experience, develop new skills, and build a diverse network within Fredericton’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Your responsibilities and duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Project Work - Assisting in the development of new programs and conducting various project-related tasks regarding strategic economic development initiatives.
  • Sales and Client Relations- Being a frontline economic development service provider to our clients, the entrepreneurs of the Fredericton region, while identifying new growth-supporting strategies.
  • Event Management - Aiding in the planning and execution of various events.

Skill Requirements:

  • Project management skills. Ability to multi-task and prioritize several projects at once.
  • Customer service experience.
  • Sales skills and experience are an asset.
  • Event management skills and experience are an asset.
  • Proficiency in Google Docs & MS Office
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Organized and attention to detail.
  • Research and survey experience considered a strong asset.
  • Bilingualism is an asset.

Must be between ages of 18-30 years of age, a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, and registered as a full time student with intent to return to school in the fall.

Location: Fredericton
Application Deadline: May 10th, 2017
Details:$12.50/hour, 35 hours/week for 12 weeks. Between the dates of May 23rd, 2017 – August 11th, 2017 (term is negotiable)

Please submit your cover letter & resume by May 10th (including your email and phone) to: info@ignitefredericton.com.

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This position is responsible for assisting and supporting the coordination and development of the Local Immigration Partnership. 

The Local Immigration Partnership of Fredericton is a community-based partnership that involves a range of stakeholders in the planning and development of collaborative and innovative solutions to enhance newcomer settlement, increase integration and help with community priorities to make Fredericton a more welcoming community. Our partners include newcomer service provider organizations, multiple levels of government, school boards, professional associations, ethno-cultural organizations, faith-based organizations, as well as the community at large.

Your responsibilities and duties include:

  • Work with the Population Growth Specialist and Local Immigration Partnership of Fredericton Council (LIPF) to engage with stakeholders and community organizations to advance the LIPF mandate
  • Assist the Population Growth Specialist with scheduling meetings, taking minutes and following up on projects of the LIP Council and LIP Working Groups
  • Assist the Population Growth Specialist with community outreach activities
  • Gather existing community information, gap analysis, statistical data, literature around Fredericton immigration and identify other necessary consultation and/or research
  • Work with the LIP project team to implement the Fredericton Region Immigration Settlement and Integration Strategy action plans
  • Provide support, information and advice to enable the effective functioning of the LIP activities
  • Support the Population Growth Specialist with developing marketing materials, website information, resources and social media content
  • Participate in external meetings, consultations and other relevant forums as required to support the LIP


  • University degree, or equivalent experience, in business, communication or cultural focused discipline
  • Familiarity with the immigrant/newcomer experience
  • Exceptional organization, multitask and project management skills
  • Community outreach experience
  • Superior writing, editing and communication skills
  • Able to work independently with little supervision as well as part of a team
  • Experience with meeting preparation, writing minutes, follow up activities
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and social media to provide general administration, statistical reports, maintain databases, marketing.
  • Available to work evenings and weekends if required

Successful candidates must be able to work in a fast paced environment, dealing with stakeholders via phone, email, and face to face. This is a summer position with a possibility of renewal for the Fall term.

Location: Fredericton
Application Deadline: May 10th, 2017 at 4:30 PM
Details: $18 per hour + 4% Vacation Pay 

Please submit your cover letter & resume by May 10th (including your email and phone) here

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