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DEM SOCIETY JOB APPLICATIONS | 2017-18

Start Date: April 2017
End Date: April 2018
Number of Positions: 1


Responsibilities

The President is the head of DEM Society. He or she is incharge of overseeing the logisitcs and finance, as well as the planning and execution of activities/events, hosted by the DEM Society. More importantly, he or she must be able to make meaningful and fair decisions, especially in times of pressure. He or she is also responsible for the well-being of the DEM members and must take charge to resolve issues fairly. Those who wish to apply as the President of DEM Society should:

  • possess strong leadership, logistics and organizational skills
  • possess confidence and the ability to delegate tasks meaningfully
  • have the foresight in event planning and execution, and the ability to continuously help the team grow
  • be able to make decisions in the interest of the entire DEM team - resposibly, fairly and ethically
Pre-requisite: must have previously been on the DEM Society executive team

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Start Date: April 2017
End Date: April 2018
Number of Positions: 1


Responsibilities

The Vice-President is the second in command at the DEM Society. He or she is responsible in aiding the President in the delegation of tasks, as well as the execution and planning of meaningful events. Should the President be unavailable, the Vice-President should be able to take charge and make responsible decisions. The Vice-President needs to be the supportive arm of the President, and is equally responsible for the well-being of DEM members. The Vice-President should:

  • possess strong leadership, organizational, negotiation and communication skills
  • have the foresight to take charge and help whenever necessary
  • possess confidence and the ability to delegate tasks
  • be the arm of support not only for the President, but for the entire team
  • be able to resolve issues fairly, responsibly and ethically
Recommended: should have previously be involved in the DEM Society

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Start Date: April 2017
End Date: April 2018
Number of Positions: 1


Responsibilities

The YEC Chair is one of the fore-front leaders at the DEM Society. He or she is incharge of the planning, logistics and finance, and the execution of one of UTM's most iconic events - the Young Entrepreneurs Conference (YEC). The YEC Chair is incharge of continuing and improving the YEC tradition. This position is suitable for those who believe they have the ability to run corporate events, or those who would like to gain more experience in large-scale event planning. The YEC Chair should:

  • be confident in collaborating with other clubs/societies/departments when necessary
  • be comfortable with handling logistics and finance
  • possess strong negotiation and communication skills
  • have the foresight in event planning and execution
  • still be an active team-player and supporter of the DEM team both pre and post YEC
Recommended: should have previously attended at least 1 YEC event

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Start Date: April 2017
End Date: April 2018
Number of Positions: 1


Responsibilities

The Head of Events and Planning (HofE&P) is responsible for mediating and executing events that will take place throughout the school year. He or she must have the foresight in creating events that will be beneficial to students; these include but are not limited to: socials, networking events, workshops etc. The (HofE&P) must work closely with the President and the Vice-President to have the events approved. Those who apply for this position should:

  • be comfortable with handling logistics and budgeting finance
  • have strong communication and organizational skills
  • be detail-oriented and a team player
  • be creative in the design layout, organization, and activity of the event
Pre-requisite: should have previously organized small-scale events

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Start Date: April 2017
End Date: April 2018
Number of Positions: 1


Responsibilities

Do you like to be on Social Media? Are you technologically savvy? These are all skills that the Head of Marketing should possess. The Head of Marketing is incharge of building the DEM Society's brand through traditional and online media marketing. He or she should:

  • be technologically savvy and have constant access to popular social media platforms
  • have strong negotiationa and communication skills
  • should be confident with being able to 'sell' and promote the DEM Society, in order to build its brand
  • constantly think of creative ways to promote events, socials and workshops
Recommended: experience with post analytics (i.e.: pageview, reach etc.) is an asset

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Start Date: April 2017
End Date: April 2018
Number of Positions: 1


Responsibilities

This role is ideal for those who possess strong communication and writing skills. The Head of Communication is incharge of all print/written content that is being promoted across the DEM Society's page(s). This role includes updating and maintaining DEM's blog. The Head of Communications should:

  • possess strong written and editorial skills
  • should be able to promote DEM's brand through writing
  • have a flair and passion for creative non-fiction journalism
Recommended: experience with Adobe Creative Suite is an asset

Application requirements

In addition to filling up the application form, please submit a sample of your past work. This can be in the form of a link to your blog, or a submission of any creative non-fiction piece (e.g.: any past submissions to a Professional Writing 'WRI' courses). All attachments should in PDF format, and submitted to jobs@demsociety.com with 'Application requirement: Head of Comm.' as the subject heading.

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Start Date: April 2017
End Date: April 2018
Number of Positions: 1


Responsibilities

The Director of Finance and Logistics is one of DEM's newest role. The organization of materials, and the budgeting for any event, plays an integral role in aiding the success of any club or society. This role is ideal for those who are detail oriented, comfortable with handling finance, and would like to exercise their accounting skills. The Director of Finance and Logistics should:

  • be comfortable with book-keeping
  • have knowledge in rudimentary math
  • understand and have realistic foresight in budgeting
Recommended: experience with accounting or finance management is an asset

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Start Date: April 2017
End Date: April 2018
Number of Positions: 1

Responsibilities

The Head of Web Development will design and update all of DEM Society’s websites (DEM and YEC). The websites will be updated with relevant content in a visually appealing way. This role requires the individual to have some knowledge of web design and coding languages. The Head of Web Development shoud:

  • collaborate with Head of Marketing to develop DEM Society’s online brand
  • manage the DEM Society blog with the Head of Marketing
  • create and troubleshoot DEM Society webmail accounts
  • assist and fix any technical issues
  • be comfortable with Wordpress
  • have experience with CPanel and TextWranger/Codeanywhere (or its equivalent)
Pre-requisite: knowledge in HTML/CSS, or CCT260, CCT360, or its equivalent
Recommended: Adobe Creative Suite, PHP and JS knowledge is an asset

Application requirements

In addition to filling up the application form, please submit a sample of your past work. Alternatively, you may also choose to provide us with a link to your website if you already have an online portfolio. All attachments should in PDF format, and submitted to jobs@demsociety.com with 'Application requirement: Head of Web Dev' as the subject heading.

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Start Date: April 2017
End Date: April 2018
Number of Positions: 2

Responsibilities

The Creative Director is incharge of planning and executing the creative vision of DEM Society. The Creative Director will work together with the Head of Marketing to promote DEM Society’s brand and will be required to produce engaging visual content. This opportunity will be ideal for those pursuing a career in the graphic design industry. The Creative Director should:

  • Maintain DEM Society’s brand guideline
  • Assist with the development of promotional materials for DEM Society
  • Implement the creative vision for DEM Society’s events, including the Young Entrepreneurs Conference
  • Manage graphic design projects for social media accounts and on-campus promotions
  • Flexible and receptive to the graphic design needs of DEM Society
  • Work with the YEC Chair to develop sponsorship packages
Required: access to, and knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop)

Application requirements

In addition to filling up the application form, please submit a sample of your past work. Alternatively, you may also choose to provide us with a link to your website if you already have an online portfolio. All attachments should in PDF format, and submitted to jobs@demsociety.com with 'Application requirement: Creative Dir.' as the subject heading.

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Start Date: April 2017
End Date: April 2018
Number of Positions: 2

Responsibilities

Reporting to the President and the YEC Chair, the Director of Outreach is responsible for developing and establishing external partnerships for DEM Society. This position will require the individual to meet with potential partners and speakers from corporations. It is an ideal opportunity for those with strong negotiation skills and want to work directly with company representatives.This role is ideal for those interested in public relations or client relationship management.

  • Discover and invite relevant speakers and sponsors to DEM Society events
  • Respond to DEM Society event inquiries from companies and students organizations
  • Connect with universities, high schools, and professional groups to increase the exposure of DEM Society
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with multiple stakeholders
  • Network with corporate and startup representatives at outside events
  • Oversee the execution of partnership contracts with companies and student organizations

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