Tuesday, June 16, 2009

MCN - We Are Hiring!

Muskoka Community Network(MCN) is a not-for-profit organization facilitating the implementation of telecommunications solutions for the regions of Muskoka and Almaguin by forming partnerships with both the public and private sector. MCN works to develop technological capacity in our area.

Youth Intern – Technology Project Officer - Bracebridge

The Technology Project Officer who will work closely with the Executive Director to meet the goals and objectives of our organization and specifically technology programs which MCN delivers to our stakeholders and clients. This is a 1 year position as a Youth Intern.

Who is eligible? Unemployed or underemployed youth (under the age of 30) who have graduated with a degree or diploma from a post secondary institution within the last three years, are legally entitled to work in Canada, and have not been previously employed under a FedNor Youth Internship funding Agreement , or other Federal or Provincial Internship with pay for a period of six (6) months or more. Candidates must have reliable transportation.
This position will be exciting, challenging and rewarding for the right candidate. The position requires an individual who has strong understanding of business and technology projects. The Technology Project Officer will be required to work with stakeholders including small and medium sized enterprises, as well as technology vendors. A passion for technology projects, comfort with public presentations, computer technology, and technical material will round out the ideal candidate.

Responsibilities include:
Coordination and marketing of workshops and presentations on associated projects
Processing client applications
Interacting with project stakeholders
Some travel within Muskoka/Almaguin

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills:
Excellent Time Management and Organization Skills
Written and oral proficiency
Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite
Excellent interpersonal skills
Knowledge of telecommunications and broadband technologies
Knowledge of web technologies and the web development process
Knowledge of the Muskoka/Almaguin area

If you can demonstrate that you hold the required skills and are interested in working on this exciting project please forward your covering letter and resume in Word or PDF format to rob.mcphee@mcnet.ca or fax to (705)-646-9522.

Closing Date for this competition is: July 31, 2009 - 4:00pm
For more information on broadband and technology in Muskoka, visit the Muskoka Community Network website at

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