Employment

Communications and Marketing Coordinator

The Forks North Portage (TFNP) is seeking a self-starter to support our communications and engagement strategies through sharing and leveraging our unique stories and value proposition. This position reports directly to the Communications and Marketing Manager and will work holistically with the entire external relations team.

The successful candidate will be an effective communicator who can deliver the organization’s messages to the public and media through a variety of mediums, including: media releases, social media, blog posts, Powerpoint presentations, web content, and others. This role works with both the internal team and external contractors to help articulate the organization’s voice and ensure it’s aligned with the TFNP’s brand and vision. Key to this role are an attention to detail and great writing skills.

You are someone who

  • Identifies as an impact player: present, open, flexible, curious, and ready to take action;
  • Has a degree or diploma in communications, marketing, or a similar program; and has  2-3 years of experience working in communications or marketing;
  • Is a storyteller with a strong attention to detail, adept at easily switching between corporate communications, internal communications, media relations, and marketing;
  • Has some design and photography skills;
  • Is skilled at creating a brand presence on all social media platforms using best practices and taking advantage of knowledge of industry trends;
  • Values diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility.

We need someone to

  • Research and write media releases, public service announcements, and marketing copy;
  • Research, write, edit, and photograph persuasive content for the organization’s social media accounts;
  • Maintain and manage information on all web sites managed by The Forks North Portage including responding to public inquiries;
  • Write, edit, and proof a wide variety of corporate materials including PowerPoint presentations, speaking notes, and infographics;
  • Maintain and update media and industry lists;
  • Collect and maintain photographic images for the organization.

This position could include some evening and weekend work where required.

The Forks is the city’s meeting place, open and accessible to all. We want our team to be reflective of the community we are honoured to call home. We are actively seeking a diverse mix of talented people who want to do their best work. 

The Forks North Portage as an employer is focused on equality and inclusion in our hiring practices. We support diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, and nationality.

We strongly encourage those who identify as BIPOC and/or 2SLGBTQ+ to apply for this position.

Please apply with a cover letter and resume, to hr@theforks.com. Application deadline is Friday, Feb. 17, 2023. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

 

The Forks Market Support Team

Start Date: February 27th, 2023
$15/hour + tips

The Forks Market is looking to expand our team with friendly support staff who share a love of our community and who truly care about the visitor experience. Our indoor and outdoor spaces are home to an energetic, fun, and welcoming work environment at our city’s meeting place. The Forks Market Support Team is a “boots on the ground” style job that will assist in maintaining a warm and welcoming space by providing exceptional customer service to our visitors and ensuring a clean and organized environment. If you are eager to build genuine connections and work with a talented and diverse team of individuals, we encourage you to apply.

Job Requirements

  • Able and eager to work in a very fast-paced and ever-changing environment
  • Strong customer service and communication skills
  • Must be able to work weekends, holidays, and evenings
  • Full time, open availability
  • Ability to work 8 hours on your feet indoors and outdoors, in a variety of weather conditions, including heat, rain and cooler temperatures
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide assistance to and educate the public about The Forks and engage in conversation with visitors
  • Maintain a clean and organized environment and provide assistance to cleaning and bar teams
  • Change full garbage bins on the patio and in the Market
  • Support with sorting dishware/garbage/compost at indoor and outdoor sorting stations
  • Clear and wipe tables in the Forks Market and on the patio
  • Arrange furniture according to seating plan
  • Transport dirty dishes to the dish pit for washing
  • Stock clean dishware for tenants and glassware for bar team

· Identify issues/concerns on site and report them via Microsoft Teams app

The Forks is the city’s meeting place, open and accessible to all. We want our team to be reflective of the community we are honoured to call home. We are actively seeking a diverse mix of talented people who want to do their best work.

The Forks North Portage as an employer is focused on equality and inclusivity in our hiring practices. We support diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, and nationality. We strongly encourage those who identify as BIPOC and/or 2SLGBTQ+ to apply.

Please apply with a cover letter and resume to jobs@theforks.com to apply. Application deadline is Friday, February 3rd, 2023. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

 

The Forks North Portage Parking Ambassador

Start Date: April 3rd, 2023
$15/hour

The Forks North Portage Partnership is currently seeking full and part-time Parking Ambassadors to work at our North Portage (Portage Place Parkade) and Forks sites. Shifts will be 6-8 hours, daytime, evening, weekends, and holidays. Those hired will enhance the customer experience by providing assistance to the public, patrolling the lots, and ensuring a clean and functional space.

If you are eager to build genuine connections and work with a talented and diverse team of individuals, we encourage you to apply.

Job Requirements

  • Open availability: available days, nights, weekends, holidays
  • Strong customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to work 8 hours on your feet indoors and outdoors, in a variety of weather conditions, including heat, rain and cooler temperatures
  • Easily adaptable to a fast-paced and ever-changing work environment
  • Must have class 5 driver's license, comfortable driving company vehicle
  • General knowledge of technology

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Patrol the lots, on foot, at The Forks and North Portage sites
  • Provide exceptional customer service to the public, including assistance with parking inquiries and payment
  • Maintain pay meter operations and troubleshoot equipment
  • Duties such as clean up of parking lots, and other miscellaneous tasks, to ensure a clean and functional space
  • Identify issues/concerns on site and report them via Microsoft Teams app

The Forks is the city’s meeting place, open and accessible to all. We want our team to be reflective of the community we are honoured to call home. We are actively seeking a diverse mix of talented people who want to do their best work.

The Forks North Portage as an employer is focused on equality and inclusion in our hiring practices. We support diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, and nationality.

Please apply with a cover letter and resume to parking@theforks.com. Application deadline is Wednesday, March 1st, 2023. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

 

The Forks Green Team

Seasonal Position: May 1st-September 6th, 2023
$15/hour + tips

The Forks North Portage Partnership is currently looking to expand our Green Team with energetic individuals who enjoy working outdoors and who care about the visitor experience. These folks will work closely with our Site Maintenance Supervisor to ensure our visitors walk into a clean, green, and welcoming space at The Forks. If you are eager to build genuine connections and work with a talented and diverse team of individuals, we encourage you to apply.

Job Requirements

  • Strong customer service and communication skills
  • Comfortable with push mowers, trimmers, and using hand tools
  • Must be able to work a variety of shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Full time open availability from May 1st-September 6th
  • Ability to work 8 hours on your feet outdoors in a variety of weather conditions including heat, rain, and cooler temperatures
  • Ability to ride a bicycle in all weather conditions
  • Ability to lift up to 60 pounds consistently throughout a shift
  • Easily adaptable to a fast-paced and ever-changing work environment

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Outdoor patio setup including rearranging furniture, sweeping, garbage removal, pressure washing, etc.
  • Disposal of waste, recycling, and compost
  • Turf maintenance
  • General ground maintenance duties as assigned
  • Answering questions and offering assistance to the public
  • Identify issues/concerns on site and report them via Microsoft Teams app

The Forks is the city’s meeting place, open and accessible to all. We want our team to be reflective of the community we are honoured to call home. We are actively seeking a diverse mix of talented people who want to do their best work.

The Forks North Portage as an employer is focused on equality and inclusion in our hiring practices. We support diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, and nationality.

Please apply with a cover letter and resume, to hr@theforks.com. Application deadline is Thursday, April 6th, 2023. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.