Intern - Marketing - Whitehorse 2020 Arctic Winter Games

Post date: Nov. 7, 2019

Application Deadline: Nov. 15, 2019

Position Start Date: Jan. 7, 2020

Be part of the exciting 50th Anniversary of the Arctic Winter Games!

From March 15th-21st, 2020, Whitehorse, Yukon will welcome 2000 athletes to compete in a  21 sport program, experience First Nations culture and create lifelong memories with peers from across the Circumpolar North. 

As the Intern - Marketing for the Whitehorse 2020 Arctic Winter Games (AWG2020), you will report to the Manager - Marketing & Media, assisting with implementation of marketing and media strategies in support of all AWG2020 activities.


AWG2020 Host Society Office, #300 4201-4th Avenue, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 5A1

Core Responsibilities

Social Media

  • Assist with content creation on all AWG2020 platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

  • Updating and curating of the AWG2020 website.


  • Organize public relations events, press conferences and community appearances.

  • Implement promotional campaigns.

  • Monitor media coverage.


  • Coordinate production of publications, signage and AWG2020 promotional material.

  • Edit internal and external hard copy or electronic publications, press releases and other written materials.


  • Undertake other duties as assigned by the Manager of Marketing & Media.

Qualifications & Desirable Skills


  • A current or newly graduated Sport Management, Marketing, Communications, Media Relations or Event Management student. This role can be used for credit towards a co-op/internship course. 


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, G-Suite, social media and Adobe applications. 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication.

  • Ability to work in a team and multi-task in a fast-paced environment. 


This role includes a paid flight to Whitehorse, accommodation upon arrival, and a $500/month per diem.

How to Apply

Please send all cover letters and resumes to by 5pm (PST) Friday, November 15th, 2019 with the email titled “AWG2020 Intern - Marketing - Your Name”.



Type of Position: Full Time
Employment Type: Intern / co-op
Salary Range: $500/month per diem + paid flight

Contact Details

Contact Name: Echo Ross
Location: Whitehorse, YT
#300 4201-4th Avenue
Whitehorse, YT Y1A 5A1
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echo.ross@awg2020.orgApply by Email