Discover events at Queen's & downtown Kingston!

Join the QueensEvents.ca team!

Join the QueensEvents.ca team - Winter 2018

Make the most out of your time at Queen’s / in Kingston!

Established in 2012, QueensEvents.ca is a grassroots organization that assembles information about upcoming events all in one place! Through our website, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, we help spread the word about arts, academic and social events within walking distance of Queen’s University. We work in collaboration with 300+ event organizers, working together to create an accessible all-in-one events calendar. It’s free to become a contributor. Our core team takes care of marketing, website development, partnerships, and training.

  • Flexible commitment, 3-5 hours per week
  • opportunities to gain real-world experience in several fields including marketing, communications, event planning, software development and journalism.
  • learn and apply new knowledge and skills..
  • meet people from different faculties who share similar interests.
  • make a difference – breaking down communication barriers to improve access to information about incredible events!

Current Opportunities

  • Read the descriptions below.
  • Complete the application form. Help us get to know you better! Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis!
  • Keep an eye on your inbox. We’ll be in touch by email to schedule a 30-minute interview.
  • Questions? Email monica_ma@live.ca

Perks

Win free tickets to the coolest events on-campus and downtown!

✓ Get real-world experience in marketing, communications, software development, human resources, event planning, journalism, and project management.

✓ Meet people from across Queen’s who share similar interests

One-on-one mentorship from young alumni

✓ Exclusive networking events with students from different faculties to build your network

✓ Get to know another side of Kingston – best places to eat, to explore

Developer

Interested in a career in software development or computing?

Commitment: 3-5 hours/week (flexible)

The Dev Team is taking QueensEvents.ca to the next level, turning ideas into reality, and making it easier for our fans to discover amazing events on-campus and in the community. They work as a team to deliver software solutions for event marketing, applying best practices to develop and test designs. They are detail-oriented and have good organizational skills. They can work well with others to accomplish team goals, and are eager to take initiative. They love to learn and are interested in finding a mentor. Programming experience in JavaScript is an asset.

The major responsibilities of this position are:

  • Develop and test new designs related to our products, such as a front-end web client to upgrade the current website
  • Read up on trends and brainstorm how to extend what QueensEvents.ca currently offers to meet customer demands
  • Write and test new code following best practices, with documentation
  • Manage applications in production.

Brand Ambassador

Interested in a career in marketing or event planning?

Commitment: 3-5 hours/week (flexible)

Brand Ambassadors are the public face of QueensEvents.ca, and the representatives that you’ll find at events across campus. They are outgoing, energetic and have experience working with the public. They have excellent verbal communication skills and strong leadership skills. They are detail-oriented and have good organizational skills. They can work well with others to accomplish team goals, and are eager to take initiative and build relationships within the Queen’s community. Retail sales experience is an asset.

The major responsibilities of this position are:

  • Represent QueensEvents.ca at public events and positively interact with students and the public
  • Plan and execute events on-campus to promote QueensEvents.ca
  • Set-up/take-down at promotional events
  • Brainstorm ideas for contests, giveaways, events and other new ways to market the brand