Position: Marketing Assistant
Type: age 30 & under / summer
Organization: LEAF (Local Enhancement and Appreciation of Forests)
Location: Toronto ON (remote with occasional in-person activities)
Full-time, 8-week contract, with opportunity to transition to 3-month part-time contract following
35 hours/week, occasional evening and/or weekend work
Ideal Start Date: Monday, July 4, 2022
Application Deadline: 11:59PM (EST) on June 05, 2022
Who We Are:
LEAF is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the protection and enhancement of the urban forest. Our planting programs and education/outreach programs have been connecting residents to the urban forest for over two decades. Our service area includes Toronto, York Region and several municipalities within Durham Region.
The LEAF team values a healthy, respectful and pleasant work environment. Learn more about the LEAF work culture.
LEAF is committed to equity and inclusion and is dedicated to cultivating an environment where everyone feels able to bring their full selves to work. We celebrate diversity and encourage applications from women, LGBTQ+ people, non-binary people, people of colour, Black people, Indigenous peoples, people with disabilities or any other equity-seeking individuals. We will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities.
We are seeking a Marketing Assistant for a full-time, eight-week contract with the possibility to transition to a 3-month, part-time (16 hr/week) contract following the full-time contract. The ideal candidate will be interested and available to continue in the part-time role.
The Marketing Assistant will enjoy an experiential learning environment working as an integrated member of the Marketing and Communications team, reporting to the Marketing and Communications Coordinator. The role will primarily focus on raising brand awareness of LEAF and our programs, to encourage program participation and to educate the public on the benefits of protecting the urban forest. The ideal candidate for this role is a creative self-starter with a passion for environmental issues and experience in marketing or communications.
LEAF offers a supportive training process to ensure all staff have a great learning experience and gain quick confidence during their employment. All activities are carried out with careful precautions taken to protect the physical safety of staff and volunteers, including adhering to all local and internal COVID-19 health guidelines.
The list below outlines the key responsibilities; however, additional tasks may be assigned as needed.
Responsibilities of the position:
Qualifications required for the position include:
Additional qualifications that will be considered assets:
This position is made available through the Service Canada Summer Jobs Program. The following requirements are necessary:
How To Apply
Please send a resume and cover letter in one PDF document (not exceeding four pages) to Meandra Provencal, Marketing and Communications Coordinator at meandra[at]yourleaf.org. Please include “Marketing Assistant” in the subject line.
Applications must be submitted no later than 11:59 PM on June 5th, 2022. Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted, so applicants are encouraged to apply early.
No phone calls or in-person visits, please. We appreciate all applications but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: May 4 2022 ID: 64276