Internship Opportunity: Communications Officer

Published on May 10, 2018 by Seth

Internship Opportunity: Communications Officer

The Alberta Community and Co-operative Association (ACCA) is seeking a recent post-secondary graduate[1] to develop online and print marketing materials for an upcoming conference and ongoing ACCA communications activities.

The ideal candidate has a positive attitude, is eager to learn, and has creative problem-solving skills. Experience in graphic design, marketing, communications, and web-design (such as Square Space or similar programs) are key.


  • Design, write and graphically develop the marketing material for the 2018 Gathering of Alberta Co-op conference which includes social media messaging.
  • In consultation with the ACCA staff, develop, enhance and maintain the ACCA website ensuring that all d program areas of the website are accurate and up to date.
  •  Teach ACCA staff how to manage and update web content and social media

Contract Terms:

The internship will be 10 weeks of employed by Tuesday, May 22. The internship must be completed by July 27, 2018. This position will be full time, Monday to Friday for 35 hours per week.

Salary: $20.00/hour


The internship will take place in either ACCA’s Stony Plain or Calgary offices.

To Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter, and an example of your recent work (e.g. send a link to a website you made, or attach an example of your work with your application) to Dianne Fortin, Program Manager, by Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 by 4:30 PM. Only successful applicants will be notified for an interview.

About the Internship

The purpose of this internship is to provide recent graduates with relevant job experience and training to get started in their field. Along with job experience interns will also have access to a mentor and training opportunities. Interns are currently unemployed or under-employed in their field and must be no older than thirty (30) years old as of May 22nd, 2018. Learn more about the Career Internship Program HERE

About Us

The Alberta Community and Co-operative Association is a member organization made up of co-operatives and credit unions and other stakeholders. Our goal is to be a catalyst for building a stronger co-operative sector. We do this through building education and awareness of the co-operative structure, networking co-operatives together, and leadership development.

[1] Recent grads have graduated from an accredited University or College with a degree or diploma