Come join the Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre, where aviation is our passion! We have grown since our beginning in 1932 from a flying club to now having partnerships with Conestoga College and the University of Waterloo to help students follow their dreams of becoming pilots. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

These are WWFC’s current opportunities. Thank you for your interest!

Marketing Assistant – Summer Placement

Position Overview

Responsible for providing, administrative and clerical support for two of our major events at the Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre. As well as establishing a community outreach in conjunction with our 85th Anniversary and Canada’s 150th Anniversary celebrations throughout the remainder of the year.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Assists with Major Special Events
    • Outreach to local aviation businesses for interactive displays to be at events
    • Organize and gather donations for food bank fund raiser
    • Run the silent auction table on Aviation day
    • Assist with planning and organizing events
  • Community outreach
    • Schedule Social media postings
    • Research historical stories and events
    • Showcase findings throughout building
    • Organize display cases
    • Highlight pilots achievements and milestones as they achieve goals
Qualifications:
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Fluent in the English language both verbal and written
  • Proficient in Outlook, Word, Excel, and general office equipment
  • Ability to work under pressure, adhere to tight deadlines
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Customer service experience required
  • Must be currently enrolled in post-secondary education preferably in Aviation and or Administration

Please Note:
This is a government funded position for summer students, some conditions apply.
Must be between the ages of 15 and 30.
Must be registered as a full time student and intending to return to school in the next year.
Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
Students of a visible minority are strongly encouraged to apply.
WWFC welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Placement: June 1 for approx. 7-12 weeks
Compensation: $13.50/hour, 30-35 hours/week
Reports to: Marketing Coordinator
Location: Breslau, ON
Posted: April 24, 2017

Please send cover letter and resume to Sarah Spry. Summer Student 2017 Marketing Assistant job description.

Program Development Assistant – Summer Placement

Position Overview

Responsible for providing, administrative and clerical support for two major subject areas. Community outreach and UAV use in agriculture.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Community outreach
    • Research seniors groups in the area and develop a community outreach plan
    • Outreach to the aboriginal community for insight on developing a youth aviation program
    • Preparation for events such as the Outdoor Farm Show and Guidance counselor workshops
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
  • Research use in Agriculture , explore developing market for offering training
  • Create a contact list for outreach in Lidar, Thermal Imaging, Crop counting
  • Research target market and develop a marketing plan
Qualifications:
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Fluent in the English language both verbal and written
  • Proficient in Outlook, Word, Excel, and general office equipment
  • Ability to work under pressure, adhere to tight deadlines
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Customer service experience required
  • Must be currently enrolled in post-secondary education preferably in Aviation and or Administration

Please Note:
This is a government funded position for summer students, some conditions apply.
Must be between the ages of 15 and 30.
Must be registered as a full time student and intending to return to school in the next year.
Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
Students of a visible minority are strongly encouraged to apply.
WWFC welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Placement: June 1 for approx. 7-12 weeks
Compensation: $13.50/hour, 30-35 hours/week
Reports to: Office Manager
Location: Breslau, ON
Posted: April 24, 2017

Please send cover letter and resume to Sarah Spry. Summer Student 2017 Program Development job description.