The BC Food Processors Association is looking for a Reporter Journalist/summer intern to fill an 8-week Summer position.
Working with the Member Services Manager and Communications/Events Coordinator, you will be asked to:
- Compile the majority of content for BCFPA's semi-annual Process This! Print Magazine and online blog.
- Research on FoodProWest exhibitors, and BCFPA’s Gala Award storytelling history.
- Determine 5-10 stories to pitch for the next two issues of Process This magazine, website blog, and social media adaptations.
- Write approved stories. (with photos)
- Reporting on :
- June 26 AGM - DRAFT Press release announcing new board members.
- Front Line Leadership Story
- August 21 – Golf Tournament
- September 17th Gala Awards Dinner - BC Food and Beverage Awards – promo articles. Create a copy about the BC Food and Beverage Award Finalists, using nomination forms and interviews. (finalists were chosen July 2) * Other duties writing/marketing as required.
Our events are in a variety of locations throughout the Lower Mainland. Our office is in:
310-9440 202 Street, Langley BC
Service-oriented, with a proven ability to engage professionally with members and stakeholders;
- Great storyteller, reporter
- Preferred Journalism Degree, Diploma, or working towards one.
- Demonstrated awareness of applicable current technology and emerging trends in web, social media, and other communication technologies
- Excellent communication, writing, presentation and relationship building skills (face-to-face, using social media, telephone, and written);
- Ability to work independently within broad parameters, to work effectively in a small team, and to take direction and seek clarification when necessary.
- Proficiency with MS Office applications, Excel spreadsheets, Google products (e.g. Drive, Mail, Docs),
- Content management experience
- Graphic design skills an asset
- Between 15-30 years of age
- Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person with refugee protection
- Must have a valid social insurance number at the start of employment
- Must be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations
About Us: The BCFPA is dedicated to, and to help our industry achieve economic prosperity and sustainable safe production. The BCFPA represents micro, small, medium, and large processing companies, and since 2004 has grown to over 300 members. The core focus of the BCFPA is to;
- Connect the industry to one another to share ideas, problem solve, identify potential synergies, fellowship, and explore mutually beneficial business;
- Educate- Providing tools, resources, and training required to make our members – and our industry – prosper;
- Advocate– representing a voice for opportunities and issues that impact on our members and our industry;
- Inform – Sharing relevant industry, economic and consumer information that affects our members and industry.