Job Posting 63879

Marketing Assistant
Closer to Home Community Services
Calgary area
closing tomorrow (Sat, 15 Aug)
canada summer jobs / summer students


About Us:  Closer to Home Community Services (CTH) is a Calgary and Airdrie based not-for-profit agency that delivers a variety of services designed to meet the needs of vulnerable children and their families. Be a part of an innovative team that envisions:

  • A future where every child will belong to a family and feel valued and secure
  • All families can care for their children and contribute meaningfully in their community
  • A broad array of strength-based and family-centered services that teach, coach and support families to create new possibilities and achieve better futures together

About the Position:   In this Temporary Part-Time position (August – December 2020), the Marketing Assistant will perform duties that support the Fund Development Department with implementation of external and internal activities to increase awareness and fundraising. This includes contributing to the social media calendar and content, assisting with strategy planning for increasing followers and engagement on social media platforms, as well as, coordinating video and photograph shoots to showcase programs and services. The Marketing Assistant will assist with the coordination and planning of various projects such as the Report to the Community publication and Christmas fundraising campaigns including the Adopt-a-Family initiative. 

About You:  You are a self-motivated individual with the ability to maintain a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality. You are able to work independently and are highly organized, allowing you to effectively manage multiple priorities at one time. You are also extremely adaptable and can adjust to changing priorities as needed. In addition, you have exceptional written and verbal communication skills and are comfortable interacting with people from a variety of backgrounds as well as with people at all levels of the organization. You are culturally competent and able to conduct yourself in a manner which is respectful and encouraging of the cultural/spiritual beliefs and practices of others.

Experience and/or post-secondary education in related field such as Marketing, Communications, Journalism, or Fund development. Experience working within a non-profit setting would be considered an asset. The successful candidate must demonstrate proficiency in Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook Express, Adobe as well as high proficiency in social media platforms. In addition, a Police Information Check and an Intervention Record Check must be completed upon hire.

As this position is funded through the Canada summer Jobs Program, applicants must be:

  • between the ages of 15-30 (inclusive) at the start of employment
  • a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
  • is legally entitled to work according the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations.

Required Competencies:  All positions at Closer to Home Community Services require (5) competencies: Instills Trust, Consumer Focus, Communicates Effectively, Situational Adaptability and Ensures Accountability.

Interested applicants are asked to submit their Cover Letter and Resume using the following link:
Closing Date: August 15th, 2020

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

For more information on our organization, please visit our website at

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