MIBA Hiring 2020-2021 Role Descriptions

MIBA is currently hiring Associates for our various departments. We are looking for talented individuals who are passionate International Business and MIB’s engagements! To apply, please head to the bottom of the page to download our Associate Application Form. Good luck to all candidates!

Marketing Department

Marketing Associate (1)

The Marketing Associate will support their marketing department to maintain, improve and promote the MIBA brand to the UTSC community and the organization’s internal and external sponsors. Utilizing their creativity and passion for design, the associate will create promotional content to gain the interest of students to MIBA’s events and other initiatives. In order to support the MIB students, the Marketing Associate will aid in continuously updating and designing the MIBA website and other social media platforms in order to provide resources to the students. Additionally, the Marketing team will work closely with the VP of Business Development to provide strategic direction on how the MIBA brand can be utilized to increase interest in our organization.


The successful candidate should:


  • Have creative ideas for professional content and the willingness to learn new programs (eg. WordPress)

  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize.

  • Polished communication skills and confidence to speak to peers, the Department of Management and externals.

  • Be able to effectively work in team settings and have an understanding of when it is necessary to lead the group.

  • Passion for advertising the event and knowledge on effective marketing

  • Experience with social media management and graphic design, example of use of the photoshop, canva (not required)

External Relations Department

External Relations Associate (1) 

With the help of the VP of Student Relations and SR Directors, the Student Relations Associate is responsible for creating and providing resources that will enhance the student experience throughout all years of MIB. The candidate will be directly involved in establishing study sessions, planning socials for MIBs and play a vital role in improving the Mentorship Program for first year MIB students. With the focus of professional, academic and social development in mind, the candidate will also work closely with the Events team to organize and executive events for all MIBs. Through both social and academic events, the Student Relations Associate will work to create resources that connect students of all years together and address their concerns.


The successful candidate should:

  • Possess a strong passion and excitement towards enhancing the student experience.

  • Have an innovative mindset towards improving the student experience, specifically within resources for academics. 

  • Demonstrate their ability to manage multiple deadlines, while maintaining high quality of work and attention to detail.

  • Work effectively in small and large team environments. 

  • Demonstrates initiative and “outside the box” thinking. 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Business Development Department

Business Operations Associate (1)

The Business Operations Associate combines two integral components of a business’ daily actions: Finance and Human Resources. As a result, this role is crucial within the team to ensure satisfactory effectiveness and productivity within the team. The Finance component of the role will work closely with the VP of Business Operations and Finance Director in seeking and securing funding opportunities from the Department of Management/MESA, SCSU, Department of Student Life and external companies. They will also assist in processing reimbursements, determining and managing the operating budget of MIBA. The candidate will provide governance and work closely with the Events department to make certain that costs are minimized and are at a reasonable level. The Human Resources component of the role provides support to the entire MIBA organization and plays an instrumental role in our organizational success. The candidate will have a holistic view on MIBA operations and will ensure that each department has access to resources needed to successfully address the concerns and wishes of the MIB community. The candidate will also be in charge of handling many of the administrative details of the organization, including booking rooms and boothing spaces, plan meetings and aid the Events department in running socials for the executive team.


The successful candidate should possess:

Human Resources Component

  • Refined and tested organizational abilities and attention to detail. 

  • Polished communication skills towards peers, the Department of Management and externals. 

  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize. 

  • Outstanding teamwork abilities by collaborating effectively with all members of MIBA. 

Finance Component 

  • Strong abilities in Microsoft Excel, with emphasis on Excel. 

  • Have an innovative mindset and strong initiative to determine how to minimize expenses and develop clear and easy-to-use financial documents .

  • A high degree of personal integrity and accountability. 

  • A solid understanding of financial and accounting principles.

Events Department

Events Associate (1)

The Events Associate will work closely with their directors and VP to develop, plan and execute events for MIB and Management students, focusing on professional development. 

By reaching out to other MIBA departments, the Events Associate will have the support and resources needed to plan events that address the concerns of the MIB student body. The candidate may also work closely with the Department of Management to plan several key events throughout the year, such as EMPOWER and other flagship events. 

To showcase what the candidate has learned through their term with MIBA and to capitalize on their strengths, the Events Associate will be leading an Associate Project which is entirely organized by the associates with the support of the directors, VPs and the President. 


The successful candidate should:

  • Be able to effectively work in team settings and have an understanding of when it is necessary to lead the group. 
  • Have confidence in their oral and communication skills as they will be working with the entire MIBA team, the Department of Management and externals. 
  • Possess excellent time management and organizational skills, with a strong attention to detail. 
  • Be creative/ingenious in planning and organizing events. 
  • Demonstrate excellent problem solving skills and the ability to find creative solutions on the spot.

Innovation Department

Data Analytics Associate (1) 

MIBA’s Innovation Team (a.k.a. Data Analytics and IT Team) strives to provide well-rounded support to MIBA . We have been, and will continue to create a sustainable team-working environment that fosters cross-departmental collaboration. Our department is currently looking for a highly motivated, creative and fast-learning innovator to join our team as an Innovation Associate in the new school year.


The Innovations Associate will be providing basic IT and technical support to facilitate MIBA’s day-to-day operations and elevate cross-departmental working efficiency. The candidate will also be taking a lead in connecting our alumni, staff, prospective and current students through our monthly publications. Other ad hoc tasks will be assigned to ensure a well-rounded learning journey with MIBA. Related experience is preferred, but not required.


The successful candidate should possess:

  • Exhibit high flexibility in cross-departmental collaboration and support

  • Be an open-minded fast learner towards distinct working systems and tools 

  • Possess an innovative mindset and aesthetic agility for external publications

  • Demonstrate a strong discipline and initiative in an autonomous working environment with minimal supervision 

  • Provide quick-responding assistance to ad-hoc tasks 

  • Possess outstanding written and verbal communication skills.

Application Form

Please complete and submit before Monday, Oct 5 11:59