Executive Team Application Form

WMC 2021 Executive Team

Are you looking for opportunities to play a leadership role and contribute to a world class case competition?
Are you passionate about the mining industry and multidisciplinary learning?
Are you wanting to rub shoulders with current and future leaders of the mining industry? 

Apply for the 2021 WMC Executive Team! The World Mining Competition is Canada's largest interdisciplinary academic competition and provides great opportunities for individual and professional growth.

Candidates for all of the roles described below are expected to exemplify the following skills:
- Strong leader
- Highly organized
- Efficient multitasker 
- Professional (maintain confidentiality and ensure ethical behaviour)
- Strong communicator (verbal and written)
- Able to work as part of a team and independently 
- Able to work under pressure with strict deadlines
- Strong problem solver and willing to adapt 
- Respectful and encouraging 

If you are interested in applying for a position, please fill out an application.

Apply Now!

Position Descriptions:

VP Finance
- Create a budget for WMC 2021
- Creating monthly bank reconciliations
- Recording revenues and expenses in the general ledger
- Act as one of the three signatories for competition funds  
- Must have knowledge in accounting or finance

VP Logistics
- Create a detailed event schedule for the entire competition, each executive team members, and delegates
- Coordinate event room bookings, catering, and transportation
- Must be very detail oriented and organized

VP International Delegate Relations
- Responsible for recruiting teams from schools outside of North America
- Communicate in a professional manner with numerous schools across time zones
- Adapt to any unforeseen communicative or logistical issues quickly and professionally
- Responsible for sending emails nightly during the competition to all teams

VP National Delegate Relations
- Responsible for recruiting teams from schools within Canada and the United States
- Communicate in a professional manner with numerous schools across time zones
- Adapt to any unforeseen communicative or logistical issues quickly and professionally
- Responsible for sending emails nightly during the competition to all teams

VP Competition Technology
- Manage WMC's social media: Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Snapchat
- Manage WMC's website, including executive team bio's
- Various of technological support
- Create and manage social media contests during the competition

VP Academic
- Responsible for assisting the case writer
- Responsible for stress testing and reviewing the case before the competition
- Create an engaging additional challenge for the delegates during the competition  
- Must have ample knowledge in geology or mining

Academic Director
- Responsible for creating content for the rule book, delegate handbook, and consent forms
- Responsible for organizing and overseeing presentations during the competition
- Responsible for organizing the logistics of academic challenges and competition presentations
- Communicating and briefing judges during the competition weekend

VP Events
- Responsible for planning and executing the opening ceremony for the competition
- Responsible for planning and executing the closing ceremony for the competition

Events Director
- Responsible for planning and executing fun and exciting games night during the competition
- Responsible for planning team bonding activities, compliant with Covid guidelines

VP Corporate Relations
- Contacting potential sponsors and pitching WMC to them
- Create Corporate Relations package to distribute to sponsors
- Responsible for recruiting judges and consultants for the competition

VP Marketing
- Responsible for creating all WMC professional documents such as the team guide and delegate handbook
- Create and order marketing materials such as banners and posters

Marketing Director
- Responsible for designing and ordering all WMC promotional items such as clothing, pens, lanyards, stickers, thank you cards, etc.
- Responsible for assembling swag-bag items prior to the competition

If you have any questions or issues, please contact info@worldminingcompetition.com.

*Please note that the World Mining Competition is a ratified University of Saskatchewan Student Group and as such preference may be given to active U of S undergraduate students to comply with U of S guidelines*

If you are interested in applying for a position, please fill out an application.

Apply Now!