Job Posting 62600

Marketing Assistant - Summer Student
DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Surrey
closed 7 days ago (Mon, 25 May)
full time - term / contract

Job Title:  Marketing Assistant

Status:  Temporary, Full time
Hours:  35 hours/week
Schedule:  Monday - Friday
Start Date:  June 1, 2020
End Date:  September 4, 2020 with possibility of extension

Closing Date:  May 24, 2020


The Opportunity: 

DIVERSEcity is seeking a Temporary, Full-Time Marketing Assistant to join our team.  The Marketing Assistant will support the organization as a whole, as well as its diverse programs and services.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assists with the writing and editing of marketing collateral, including press releases, articles, e-newsletters, flyers, brochures, outreach packages and letters;
  • In consultation with the team lead, designs flyers and brochures to agency brand standards;
  • Assists with the creation of multimedia posts for social media and website;
  • Participates in the updating of the website and Google AdWords, and tracking of digital analytics;
  • Assists with developing content for, and posting content to all social media channels; helps develop social media calendars as needed;
  • In consultation with the supervisor, liaises with various departments to develop marketing content;
  • Helps plan and promote events, and supports various program teams’ attendance at community events and festivals.
  • Attends some events as needed, with some flexibility for evening and weekend events;
  • Responsible for the organization and upkeep of photo archive, ad and press clippings;
  • All other duties as directed by Manager/Supervisor.
Qualified candidates will possess:
  • Degree or Diploma in business administration, communications, marketing or related and;
  • 3 years professional employment experience, of an equivalent combination of training, education and experience;
  • Professional level verbal and written English communication skills;
  • Creative writing skills, editing skills and an understanding of how to develop compelling content;
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment, and juggle multiple projects at a time;
  • Experience with social media, multimedia content, SEO strategies;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, WordPress and Adobe Suite software; 
  • Knowledge of graphic design, or photography and videography;
  • Knowledge of immigrant and newcomer populations.

To provide meaningful employment experiences for youth, preference will be given to applicants who meet the following criteria:

  • Between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment;
  • Valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations

This position requires union membership.  A Criminal Record Check is a requirement of employment.  


To apply, please upload your resume and cover letter as separate attachments.  As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a short questionnaire. Please ensure all questions are answered. 

To view all opportunities at DIVERSEcity visit

Additional Information:

This position is considered an essential service, recruitment is on-going.  These are unprecedented times, and DIVERSEcity’s top priority is to ensure the safety of all our employees, clients, volunteers and candidates; recruitment for this position will be conducted virtually.

DIVERSEcity is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from people of all gender identities and expressions, persons with disabilities, Indigenous peoples and visible minorities. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application and hiring process may contact our HR department at . Any personal information provided will be maintained in confidence.

About DIVERSEcity

DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society is a registered charity devoted to helping newcomers. For 40 years we have focused on providing specialized services newcomers to find employment, learn English, find housing, deal with family challenges, work through mental health issues and access medical care. DIVERSEcity is a client-centred organization committed to quality and accountability. We value growth, respect, integrity and compassion.  To learn more about DIVERSEcity visit us at

We thank all applicants for their interest in this opportunity; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  

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