May 15, 2012
MuchMusic and Workopolis Offer Students the Best Summer Job Ever!
– Students can apply for the ultimate summer gig at MuchMusic through muchmusic.com –
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Toronto, ON (May 15, 2012) – Take this job and love it! MuchMusic and Workopolis are offering students the opportunity of a lifetime with a cross-platform program that lands a lucky applicant the hottest summer job ever: interning at MuchMusic! A first for Bell Media, MuchMusic is currently taking the applications of MuchMusic Intern hopefuls through muchmusic.com, using Workopolis to receive and process the applications. The deadline to apply is May 28. The lucky applicant gets a chance to go behind the scenes, try their hand in a range of departments, and work on some of the most exciting projects in the television industry.
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The program is supported through a 30-second, co-branded spot currently on air, announcing that Much is looking for a summer intern. Online, muchmusic.com is the destination where users can submit their resume through an application powered by Workopolis. Co-branded ad units and the on-air, 30-second, co-branded spot also runs on muchmusic.com where applicants can view detailed descriptions about multiple Much intern opportunities including Production, Marketing, Digital, Communications, Sales, and Brand Partnerships. Providing multiple internship options gives users the opportunity to apply for an internship that suits them best, and allows Much to offer the program to a wider audience.
“The foundation of MuchMusic is the energy, enthusiasm and excitement of today’s youth,” said Neil Staite, Vice-President and General Manager, Music and Entertainment, Bell Media. “By partnering up with Workopolis, MuchMusic not only gains a passionate worker, but continues to deliver on its promise of offering the most exciting opportunities.”
“As Canada’s career website, we love the opportunity to offer younger workers a chance at this invaluable real-world experience," says Jennifer Posnikoff, Director of Communications for Workopolis. “Partnering with MuchMusic also provides additional reach for the numerous student jobs that employers across the country have posted on our site.”
To select the lucky candidate, Much staff will take into consideration feedback from Workopolis to narrow down a list of entrants. Stand-out applicants will be contacted by a managing staff member at Much for a follow-up interview. Only one intern will be chosen for the internship, and the chosen applicant will be announced and showcased on muchmusic.com as the “Much Summer Intern”.
Founded in 2000, Workopolis is the Canadian leader in the Internet recruitment and career transition solutions field, helping employers and candidates connect with each other online. In addition to the millions of monthly visitors to www.workopolis.com, Canada's largest and most trafficked career site, Workopolis reaches users across the web through exclusive partnerships and community sites including a new online destination just for students and entry-level candidates, as well as through innovative use of social networking sites and mobile applications.
Canadian owned and operated, Workopolis is in an equal partnership with Toronto Star Newspapers Ltd. and Square Victoria Digital Properties Inc, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Power Corporation of Canada.
As the No. 1 Canadian brand for young adults, Much is an integral part of today’s pop-culture landscape. Live performances and interviews with the best Canadian and international artists, and celebrity guests put fans in the centre of the action making Much’s acclaimed street-level Toronto headquarters Canada’s epicentre of celebrity. A multiplatform Canadian icon, MuchMusic.com is a favourite destination for youth delivering music videos, user-generated content and more. Much spotlights homegrown talent through original productions and nurtures the Canadian music video production industry through its annual, multi-million dollar contribution to MuchFACT. It is available in 8.6 million households across Canada via cable, satellite, and mobile. Much is a division of Bell Media, which is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company.
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For more information, please contact:
Mary Costa, Much MTV Group, 416.384.7702, firstname.lastname@example.org
For Workopolis, please contact:
Sebastian Gatica, Environics Communications, 416-969-2768
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