Intern, Athlete Marketing - Canadian Olympic Committee

Post date: Mar. 9, 2018

Application Deadline: Mar. 23, 2018

Intern, Athlete Marketing

Be part of building a national brand.  Headquartered in Toronto, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) is a national, private, not-for-profit organization committed to high-performance sports excellence.  We are the largest private supporter of high performance sport in Canada and we are responsible for all aspects of Canada’s involvement in the Olympic Movement, including the participation in the Olympic and Pan American Games.

The Athlete Marketing team was created in 2013 to provide day-to-day management and leadership in athlete engagement across all COC departments. The department is seeking an intern for the summer of 2018 (May to August).

This internship will be located in the COC office in Montreal, QC, at 500 René-Lévesque Boulevard West.


  • Grow and diversify the network of advocates for the Olympic Movement
  • Maintain Olympians’ and partners’ best interests in everything we do
  • Build and nurture ongoing relationships with Olympians (active and alumni), NSFs, corporate partners, agents, COC colleagues and other stakeholders (i.e.: Sport Canada/CPC, AthletesCAN, World Olympians Association, Olympians Canada, IOC)
  • Bring Olympians closer to the community, the corporate world and fans/youth across Canada
  • Provide Olympians with a strong message as ambassadors of the Olympic Movement


  • Assist the team for the 2018 Team Canada Celebration (May 7-10)
  • Monthly newsletter to Olympians – manage content collection and newsletter distribution to the Canadian Olympians database
  • Newsletter analytics – provide summary reports on the reach of the monthly newsletter
  • Managing the Athlete Services e-mail account
  • Contact management – updating the athlete, National Sport Federation and agent database
  • Tracking all athlete appearance requests
  • Management of various external and internal athlete requests
  • Support the new Olympian legacy initiative (alumni program)


  • Must be enrolled in a Canadian degree or diploma program that requires an internship
  • Strong oral and written communication skills (English and French is mandatory)
  • Strong computer skills required, including Microsoft Office suite
  • Understanding of and experience with online business tools is an asset (e-mail marketing services – Mailchimp, online form building applications – Formstack, team collaboration software tools – SharePoint) and analytics
  • Experience developing and implementing policies and processes to facilitate improved planning on projects is preferred
  • Attention to detail and ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Self-starter and ability to work effectively in a team as well as individually
  • Great sense of accountability
  • Strong time management skills to meet deadlines
  • Understanding of Canadian and international sport landscape
  • Familiarity with current and retired Olympians is an asset
  • General interest in amateur sport and the Olympic Movement
  • Demonstrates and embodies the COC values of Accountability, Excellence, Fun, Respect and Bravery

Please send all cover letters and resumes by March 23, 2018 to, citing the position title in the subject line. No telephone calls please. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Type of Position: Full Time
Employment Type: Intern / co-op
Salary Range: 

Contact Details

Contact Name: Dayna Maaten
Location: Montreal
21 St. Clair Ave E
Toronto, ON M4T 1L9
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Web Address: by Email