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Employment Opportunities

Seeking: Fundraiser/Marketing Assistant
Reports to: Director of Marketing & Development
Start Date: June 24th
Duration: 8 – 10 weeks, full-time, 35 hours/week (may include some weekends)
Application Deadline: June 20th, applicants are urges to apply as early as possible
Job Description:
The Fredericton SPCA is seeking a summer student to work within the shelter environment and to help with planning and organizing events for the summer. We are looking for someone who is excited about sharing their passion for animals and helping set up and run events for the summer. Are you out-going, like to talk to people, like multi-tasking and organizing? Then this job is for you!
As an Assistant to the Director of Marketing & Development for the Fredericton SPCA, you will spend time working in the shelter to get to know how and why we do the things we do so that you can answer the questions the public have. The other part of your time will be helping to organize, solicit volunteers, design and help run fundraising events. You will help develop critical paths and legacy documents for each event to help evaluate them.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Designing Coin box donation program inserts
• Putting together legacy documents for next year’s events
• Helping to organize upcoming events with Director
• Attending upcoming events with Director
• Researching grants for funding
• Helping to research and organize items for 100th Anniversary in 2014
• Helping with Cleaning in Adoption Center
• Greeting people at Adoption Center
• Communicate with volunteers at events and at Adoption Center
• Be aware of all safety concerns in dealing with animals

• Candidates must have been a full-time student during the last academic year and will be a full-time student next year.
• Must be registered with the Provincial Student Referral Office
• Ability to work on own and with supervision in a team atmosphere
• Excellent public communication skills, both written and verbal
• Excellent organizational skills and time management skills
• Enthusiasm and positive energy
• Computer skills, especially creating documents in Excel, PowerPoint and Word. Publisher an asset
• Excellent internet research skills; access to own computer (laptop) is an asset

Fundraiser/Marketing Assistant will be expected to work 35-40 hours/week at $10/hour. Some weekend work will be required.

To Apply:
Please submit a cover letter and resume to the Director of Marketing & Development by email: Applicants are encouraged to explore the Fredericton SPCA website ( to learn more about our organization and programs.