Are you looking for a way to get involved next year? Well, look no further because CASAJMSB is currently recruiting for 9 positions available for the 2017-2018 academic year!

The positions available (descriptions below) are:

  • Independent Director (x2)
  • Associate VP Academic
  • Associate VP Events
  • Associate VP External
  • Associate VP Finance
  • Associate VP Marketing
  • Graphic Designer
  • Digital Strategist

If you are interested in learning more about the positions and how to apply, check out here –>

Please submit your CV and Cover Letter to before Friday, March 31st at 11:59 PM. Please indicate your name and the position you are applying for in the email subject line. Late and/or incomplete applications will not be accepted.

AVP Academic

The Associate VP Academic will assist the VP Academic & Student Affairs with tasks related to academic initiatives, student engagement and interaction. The AVP Academic will be responsible for the following:

  • Aid the VP Academic & Student Affairs in developing and organizing academic initiatives
  • Act as project lead for academic events organized by CASA X
  • Develop and maintain CASA’s online academic resources
  • Assist in answering any and all inquiries sent to the CASA-JMSB Facebook groups
  • Must be highly organized and available throughout the 2017-18 academic year

AVP Events

The Associate VP Events will assist the VP Events with tasks related to event planning, coordination and executing. The AVP Events will be responsible for the following:

  • Help create original/fun ideas for both social and academic events
  • Help in establishing plans for pre-event preparation and day-of logistics
  • Assist in creating event task lists and ensure that everything is done in a timely manner
  • Work with VP Marketing to ensure events are properly promoted
  • Ensure that all events are delivered at high quality levels
  • Help ensure events are within budget
  • Help in establishing plans for pre-event preparation and day-of logistics

AVP External

The Associate VP External Affairs will assist the VP External Affairs with maintaining CASA’s relationship with its corporate partners, while overseeing the CASA Conference Program.  

  • Maintain relationships with CASA’s existing corporate partners
  • Develop sponsorship strategies to pursue new and innovative sponsorship opportunities
  • Work closely on developing and improving the CASA Deals App
  • Oversee the CASA Conference Program, which involves coordinating & organizing applications, selecting fund recipients, and verifying attendees’ attendance
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in both English and French
  • Having a good knowledge of the local businesses around JMSB is an asset
  • Must be highly organized and available throughout the 2017-18 academic year

AVP Finance

The Associate VP Finance will assist the VP of Finance in guiding CASA’s financial strategies, maintaining day-to-day financial activities, and acting as a liaison between CASA and its subsidiaries.


  • Provide direct support to CASA VP Finance
  • Keep an open communication line with all CASA subsidiaries
  • Review subsidiary expense forms and budget requests
  • Verify subsidiary reconciliations and journal entries
  • Verify and prepare all cheques
  • Record all relevant accounting data


  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Firm understanding of accounting principles
  • Strong sense of integrity and  accountability
  • An analytical and logical approach to problem solving
  • Knowledge in Excel and QuickBooks are an asset

AVP Marketing

The Associate VP Marketing will assist the VP of Marketing with tasks related to strategic planning, coming up with ideas for events, developing campaigns for upcoming events, coordinating during the actual events and taking on tasks related to marketing as designated by the VP. We are looking for someone who possesses the following traits:

  • Out-of-the-box creative, outgoing and engaged
  • Open-minded and not afraid to take on challenges
  • Able to think on-the-spot
  • Highly organized and able to work with tight deadlines

Furthermore, the AVP Marketing would be tasked with managing a team of Brand Ambassadors by performing the following tasks:

  • Coming up with ideas to enhance student interest and engage with them
  • Deciding when, where and what in terms of the promotional efforts and implementing the activation

Graphic Designer

The Graphic Designer will work closely with CASA’s marketing team to develop graphics to be used in promoting CASA’s events and brands.  The Graphic Designer will be responsible for the following:

  • Creating graphic content for social media platforms, print and web design.
  • Aid in the development of the creative strategy for CASA
  • Must have knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Highly organized and able to work with tight deadlines
  • Please submit ~5 different examples of previous work with your application. (Ex: Social media banners, posters, website designs, booklets…etc.)

Digital Strategist

  • Creating content and being responsible for CASA’s posting on social media platforms
  • Must have knowledge of multiple social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat)
  • Creative and able to come up with interesting ways to capture an audience’s attention with words
  • Monitor the impact of social media posts through the use of Facebook and Google Analytics
  • Must be highly organized and able to work with tight deadlines

Independent Directors

Independent directors bring an independent voice to the board, as they don’t have the operational responsibilities of other board members. Their responsibilities include active participation on board committees and reaching out to students for feedback on board activities and CASA umbrella initiatives.