Latincouver (Sales Assistant)

Organization Name: Latincouver
Opportunity Title: Sales Assistant
Category: Communications / Marketing / Media
Commitment: Less than 6 months
Start Date: July 13, 2020
End Date: July 22, 2099

  • Appropriate for youth (i.e., less than 18)
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
  • Appropriate for court-ordered volunteers
Opportunity Description:

Latincouver is a non-profit organization that for the past 12 years has been connecting over 100,000 Latin Americans with Latin enthusiasts living in Western Canada. As of today, we are the point of reference within the Latin American community in British Columbia.


Duties and Responsibilities:


  • To develop unprecedented relationships within Latincouver key accounts
  • Maintain and build on the existing partners  base
  • Work plan approach and pitches. Work with the teams within to develop proposals that speak to our potential sponsor/partners’ needs, concerns and objectives, continual follow up and check-ins with our partners to ensure we are bringing in the most up to date info on a project.
  • Gather information from our partners/ potential partners and develop good relationships with our potential and current partners and sponsors
  • Help with arranging the database of our sponsors and partners.
  • Promote the brand of Latincouver  throughout different sectors and markets
  • Complete reporting as required by the management team
  • Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness
  • Promote opportunities for Latino immigrants to develop English language skills, learn about Canada’s labour market, network and develop professional and social networks through the Latin-Canadian Professional Network program from Latincouver 
  • Facilitate connections between job seekers, newcomers and students and influential entrepreneurs in the local community


Requirements and skills:


  • University or college in an event planner, communications, public relations, marketing or other relevant discipline supplemented by formal business training
  • Experience in sales/business development 
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills both in public and customers relationship maintenance
  • Deal effectively with non-routine matters and coordinate various activities
  • Take responsibility, problem solve and make independent decisions 
  • Ability to work cooperatively and to coordinate with a variety of individuals both within and outside the organization in a supportive and efficient team environment
  • Cross-cultural competence and sensitivity 
  • Knowledge in Latino American culture and Spanish or Portuguese are a strong asset
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines, fulfill client requests on short notice, work on multiple tasks and adapt to change
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Google Drive




  • Reference letter upon completion to upgrade your resume 
  • Expand your professional contacts through Latincouver’s rich network
  • Feedback on your learning progress
  • Be part of a fun professional staff team
  • Learn new skills and an opportunity to practice different languages. 


How to Apply:

Send your resume to the email or fill out the application on our website 

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