The Beach Village Business Improvement Area (BIA)

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Placement Organization: The Beach Village Business Improvement Area (BIA)
Position Title: Communications Intern


Company Bio:

The Beach Village Business Improvement Area (BIA) is one of 84 BIAs in the City of Toronto and represents over 300 businesses and property owners along Queen Street East, from Lockwood Road to Neville Park Boulevard. The BIA works to promote economic development in the area, with initiatives that include improving public spaces, beautifying the streetscape, coordinating events, and marketing the area and our members.

Job Description:

The Communications Intern will be responsible for a full audit of the current marketing and communications strategy. It will be their job to come up with new and different ways to improve awareness of our member businesses, of BIA coordinated events, and to foster a positive perception of the Beach Village BIA.


  • Creation of new social media strategy, for Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
  • Improvement of communications with newsletter subscribers, as well as building upon current subscriber base.
  • Management of the BIA website event calendar and business directory.
  • Development of press releases for BIA events, and other opportunities.