Red Deer Downtown Business Association


Red Deer Downtown Business Association
Description of Position / skills Required

The Red Deer Downtown Business Association is seeking an upbeat individual to provide reception duties and support to the Marketing and Event Coordinators for a fixed period. This position will provide the successful applicant the opportunity to develop skills in the following areas:    


Administrative Duties  

  • Answering the phone in a professional manner, transferring calls and taking messages  
  • Greeting guests when they arrive at the office  
  • Electronic filing and other office-related tasks  
  • Maintenance of reception area 
  • Providing support to the Executive Director 


Event Planning   

  • Assist with the development and coordination of DBA and/or downtown events as required  
  • During events, all DBA staff are required to participate with an ‘all hands-on deck’ approach  


 Marketing and External Communications   

  • Assist with the online distribution of the monthly newsletter to DBA members. Includes content collection, compilation, and distribution  
  • Establish participants of marketing initiatives 


Website Maintenance   

  • Updating content of the DBA website through a CMS interface  
  • Updating our web-based business database  


Social Media Management   

  • Social media (including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) management as required to connect with DBA members, local partners, supporters, performing artists, and to promote DBA programs and events.  Responding to general inquiries  


Other duties as assigned.  


Start Date: Immediate 

Contract length: 25-30 hours per week until March 31, 2020. 


Application Process: Interested candidates are asked to provide a cover letter, resumé and 3 references.  


Deadline to apply: October 11, 2019   

Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  



Certifications / Qualifications / Education
Job Location
Red Deer, AB
Nature of Work
Contract, Temporary
Office / Business Administration, Other
How to Apply

In person: Downtown Business Association #120, 5009 50 Ave, Red Deer AB T4N 4B2 
By email: