Market Research Assistant, Edmonton Maps Heritage

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  • Titre de l'emploi : Market Research Assistant, Edmonton Maps Heritage
  • Nom de l’organisme : Edmonton Heritage Council
  • Lieu de l’emploi : Edmonton, Alberta
  • Durée de l'emploi : 2017-05-15 à 2017-08-18 (11 semaines)
  • Salaire horaire : 18,00 $

Market Research Assistant, Edmonton Maps Heritage

Posting date: May 19, 2017

Closing date: May 31, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Full Time, Term Position: 35 hours/week

Term: 11 weeks from mid-June to mid-August

Compensation: up to $18.00/hour based on experience

Are you passionate about heritage and public engagement and eager to develop skills in market research? The Edmonton Heritage Council seeks a Market Research Assistant to support community consultation for its interactive online mapping platform Edmonton Maps Heritage.

With support from the EHC’s Communications Coordinator, you’ll spend the summer planning a comprehensive engagement plan, seeking input from diverse stakeholders and reporting your findings to EHC staff. Your work will heavily influence the next phase of development for Edmonton Maps Heritage, contributing to an interactive mapping platform that thrives on the stories and reflections of Edmontonians.

As the Market Research Assistant, you will:

• Develop a consultation plan, including target groups, survey platforms, and schedules

• Conduct market research on Edmonton’s cultural communities and representatives

• Contact and visit numerous diverse stakeholders to schedule meetings or present alternative surveying options

• Collect formal data or take notes on informal anecdotes that offer insight into Edmontonians’ thoughts and ideas on local heritage and mapping platforms

• Report your findings to the EHC based on collected formal and information data

• Make recommendations for the future development of Edmonton Maps Heritage

This position is a full time commitment for approximately 14 weeks (mid-May to mid-August) with an hourly wage of $18.00 for 35 hours per week.

As the position is expected to travel, strong preference will be given to those with access to a vehicle, though willingness to use public transit is a possible alternative.


• Currently registered in a post-secondary program with experience in the cultural sector

• Working knowledge of interactive mapping platforms and related digital technologies

• Working knowledge of online surveying platforms

• An ability to manage competing demands and meet timelines

• Strong speaking and presentation skills coupled with confidence in engaging with diverse stakeholders and communities

• Ability to conduct market research, report findings, and make recommendations based on the research findings.

• An ability to work both independently and as part of a team

As this job is grant funded, the applicant will need to meet certain requirements in an interview setting. Any student or graduate intern you hire must:

• be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada.

Note: Non-Canadian students or graduates holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible.

• be legally entitled to work in Canada.

• be between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment.

• have finished the school term at the start of employment.

• meet the specific eligibility criteria of the program to which you apply.

• be registered in the Young Canada Works (YCW) online candidate inventory.

• be willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment.

• not have another full-time job (over 30 hours a week) while employed with YCW.

• intend to return to full-time studies in the semester following the YCW assignment.

As an employer, the Edmonton Heritage Council welcomes diversity, promotes individual growth and strives to be an excellent employer within Edmonton’s cultural sector. If you are keen to be a part of a positive organizational culture that thrives on teamwork and collaboration, we would like to hear from you.

Please email questions or resumes to Only those chosen to interview will be contacted.

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