Marketing Assistant

at Edvance Christian Schools Association (view profile)
Location Burlington, Canada
Date Posted January 12, 2022
Category Other
Job Type Full-time

Description

Edvance is a dynamic, not-for-profit industry association serving the growth and flourishing of Christian schools and their leaders—principals, boards, administrative staff, and educators—in Ontario and the eastern Canadian provinces.

Our professional and dedicated team is committed to fostering excellence in Christian elementary and secondary schools. We believe that excellence in education depends on excellence in leadership. We’re globally connected but locally grounded and work closely with our growing number of affiliate members—which currently includes 88 schools.

Marketing Assistant
The Marketing Assistant is a newly created role that supports the organization by performing a wide variety of tasks to assist in the execution of marketing and communications plans. This role reports to the Marketing and Communications Manager, and works closely with other members of the organization. The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic, creative person with strong written communication skills.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supporting the execution and tracking of marketing programs
  • Liaising with affiliate schools through responsiveness to incoming emails
  • Assisting with organizing and executing events, including conferences, webinars, training programs, and retreats
  • Proofreading and formatting documents, policies, reports, and emails
  • Creating and assisting with the production of marketing and promotional material, including email, webpages, newsletters, and social media posts
  • Providing project-specific administrative support to the Marketing and Communications Manager, and other team members
  • Administration of communication infrastructure (e.g. phone and email systems)
  • Publish annual school year calendar and communicate details of regional cohort events and established co-curricular athletic, arts, and science activities across the province

Employment Standard Requirements:

Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, or a related field
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Superior organizational and time management skills
  • Expertise using Microsoft Office 365 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Experience with graphic design and copywriting for marketing/promotional material
  • Basic video editing experience is a plus
  • Knowledge of other tools such as Adobe Creative Suite, email marketing tools, web content management systems, and Salesforce.com is an asset

Commitments
As a member of our team, this person agrees and lives in accordance with the foundational statements of the organization (available on request).

You’ll be based in our office in a dynamic co-working space in Burlington, Ontario at the nexus of the 407, 403 and QEW, with flexibility for working from home. This full-time position with benefits begins in March 2022. Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

How to Apply
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Sarah Burt, Marketing and Communications Manager, Edvance at sarah.burt@edvance.ca. All inquiries and applications will be held in strictest confidence. Applications should be submitted by February 1, 2022.

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