University of Toronto Association for Canada-China Exchange of LeadershipNews Letters

By: Utaccel  09-12-2011
Keywords: Conference, high school, Summer Camp

Hello Everyone,

Hope you had a great kick start of a year! Having had three years of experience and two successful conferences this past summer, UTACCEL is looking for talents to join our executive team 2012!

UTACCEL, founded in 2009, is an officially recognized not-for-profit student organization. Guided by the mission of “Establishing an international educational platform delivered by the students and for the students. By bridging gaps between different cultures, we enable students to discover their leadership potential and make a positive impact on society,” UTACCEL work with the top professors and students from University of Toronto, successful business leaders and politicians from both Canada and China to design a variety of programs for high school students in China.

The UTACCEL International Conference is an eight-day summer camp style conference with a theme of “To be inspired by the exchange of knowledge, ideas and culture on a Canadian Campus” to be held in Beijing in the summer of 2012. It’s not only a great opportunity for students to gain valuable knowledge; it is also a great opportunity for students to experience a real and inspiring multicultural Canadian classroom. Students will get first hand understanding of studying overseas and explore the challenges and opportunities that the two great nations have to offer.

The UTACCEL Entrepreneurship Conference is a three-day business conference with a theme of “Turn your ideas into reality” to be held in Shenzhen and Guangzhou in the summer of 2012. Besides gaining essential business knowledge, students will discover their entrepreneurial potential through a variety of activities and competitions. Students will get the opportunity to learn and challenge the young entrepreneurs from China and Canada, and network with their future partners to pursue their dreams.

POSITIONS AVAILABLE

Innovation Team

Ambassador Director / Project Manager(s)

Your role will be to lead a team of 12 Ambassadors to formulate and deliver delegate oriented content that is fun and engaging for C1 (International Conference) and C2 (Entrepreneurship Conference). The role encompasses planning conference schedule and activities, recruitment of ambassadors in Canada, and management of ambassadors on-site in China. Candidates must be ready to go back to China in the summer, and preference goes to candidates with previous ambassador experience.

Language requirement: English (Fluent) and Chinese (oral)

Seminar Director / Project Manager(s)

Your role will be to recruit a team of 12 experienced Seminar Leaders with a comprehensive array of interesting topic and projects and abilities for delegates in both C1 and C2, also lead the group in China and ensure the seminar leaders deliver content on-time. A new program for seminar leader has been proposed this year for interactions between the seminar leaders and Canadian Profs and Industry personal, seminar directors should guide and take ownership of this program. Candidates must be ready to go back to China in the summer, preference on candidates who can manage people who are in 4th-7th year of university.

Language requirement: English and Chinese (oral and written)

Logistics Director / Project Manager(s)

Your role will be to handle logistics, purchasing, ambassador/leader itineraries, and work with China team regarding venue and local area purchasing. Candidate shall be responsible for pre-conference purchasing of all conference materials and general operations during the conference; you will work extensively with Chinese team. Candidates must be ready to go back to China in the summer, preference on candidates with strong networks in our conference cities and venues (i.e Beijing and Shenzhen+Guangzhou).

Language requirement: English and Chinese (oral and written)

External Team

Directors of Corporate Relation / Projector Manager(s)

Your role will be to search and approach potential sponsors / speakers both inside and outside U of T and maintain amicable relationships with past partners. You will gain insight to the whole process of organizing conferences and capture the essential values of UTACCEL. Working amongst a motivated team, you will have great opportunities to expand your network with corporate leaders and to improve your communication skills by convincing them that UTACCEL is worth investing for.

Language requirement: English or Chinese (oral and written)

Marketing Team

IT & Design:

Graphics Designer(s)

You will be designing our promotion materials (posters, booklets, etc.) as well as our new website! You will work closely with other teams and gain insight to the whole process of organizing student conference. Your work will be viewed by thousands of students in Canada and China. Ready to unleash your creativity potential? Your talent is crucial to our success! Experience/Knowledge in website design is an asset but not required (we will organize introductory web development workshops to get you started).

Language requirement: English or Chinese (oral and written)

Video Coordinator(s)

Your role will be to design and execute a video campaign to promote UTACCEL conference. Responsibilities include proposing a theme and style for the video campaign, coordinating with seminar leaders/ambassadors and external filming team, arranging logistics (content, time, location etc.) for the filming, and supervising the follow-up work (editing, releasing videos online etc.).

Language requirement: English or Chinese (oral and written)

Marketing & Communication

Social Media Representative(s)

Your roll will be to manage the UTACCEL public page on various social media. The primary tasks would be posting marketing-toned status, news, articles, videos, photos, and etc. The preferred candidate should be proficient in all functions and applications in Renren/Weibo/Facebook, extraordinary in communication skills, especially Chinese writing capabilities, sales oriented, creative, and passionate about the conference and marketing. Past experience of online marketing, editing, or compiling is an asset.

Language requirement: English and Chinese (oral and written)

Business Development Associate(s)

The main responsibility of business development associate is to contact various education institutions in Canada and China and introduce our organization and conference to them. The goal is to increase the public awareness of UTACCEL and so as to promote our annual conference through the institutions. The preferred candidate should have outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written in Chinese and English. They should be persuasive, sales oriented, good at establishing rapport, creative and passionate about marketing. Past experience of being the student union leaders in high schools in China is an asset.

Language requirement: English and Chinese (oral and written)

How to Apply?

Keywords: Conference, Educational Platform, Entrepreneurship Conference, high school, High School Students, International Conference, Summer Camp,

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The UTACCEL International Conference is an eight-day summer camp style conference with a theme of “To be inspired by the exchange of knowledge, ideas and culture on a Canadian Campus” to be held in Beijing in the summer of 2012. The UTACCEL Entrepreneurship Conference is a three-day business conference with a theme of “Turn your ideas into reality” to be held in Shenzhen and Guangzhou in the summer of 2012.