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Job Type
Full Time

Position Type
Full Time

Application Deadline Date
December 31, 2023

Salary Range
$2000 Honorarium

Job Location

Employment Type
Intern / co-op

Expected Start Date
January 8, 2024

The employer is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status or disability.

The employer welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Organization:              GWN Events

Address:                      1 Westside Drive, Unite 3, Etobicoke, ON M9C 1B3

Phone:                         416.962.8899

Contact:                      Jonah Hoyos

Title:                            VP, Sales & Marketing



Position:         Sales Internship

Work term:     January 2023-May 2023


Job Description:

About GWN: Proudly Canadian but with international reach, GWN is an expert in developing and managing innovative event experiences, from grassroots to the global stage. Our core focus is creating, selling and producing inspiring events that engage, have a lasting impact, and move our partners forward.

Each year, GWN produces more than 40 events across North America including watersports, running and soccer. GWN offers start-to-finish event management services, corporate team-building experiences, and social marketing initiatives.

GWN Events is looking for a sales intern. The successful candidate will take with them valuable experience into the world of event sales & sponsorship from event marketing, marketing collateral development, relationship selling and general business development. There will be training provided during the first few days of the internship, along with day-to-day training as the internship progresses.

If you are a self-starter, results oriented, well organized, and sweat the small details, then this is the job for you.


Responsibilities and duties will include (but not limited to):

  • Provide sales support and business development for GWN Events (Major League Dragon Boat Series and running events such as SuperPower 5K).
  • Provide comprehensive research for partnership targets
  • Team and vendor sales for GWN event
  • Activation, fulfillment of all contractual obligations for sponsors, vendors, corporate experience sessions
  • Development of marketing and sales materials and sponsorship proposals
  • Assist with general business support and other duties as required


Required and desired skills and background:

  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills
  • Strong attention to detail and quality service
  • The ability to work in a team environment and work independently
  • The ability to work accurately under tight deadlines and manage multiple deadlines simultaneously
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Proven results-oriented and sales orientation
  • Sales experience an asset
  • Knowledge and experience in Adobe programs (Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator and In Design) is an asset
  • Proficient computer skills in MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Flexibility to work remotely and/or at the office


Honorarium: $2000 (4 month term)


How to apply:

Please email your resume and cover letter to with the subject line “Sales Internship Application”.