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Position: Digital Marketing Specialist
Organization: Swim Drink Fish
Location: Toronto, Ontario

Position Type: Full-time Contract
Location: Downtown Toronto
Start Date: Immediately


Swim Drink Fish is a Canada-based organization that connects people with water. We help more than 4-million people discover the importance of nature in their lives and provide them with the knowledge and tools they need to safeguard swimmable, drinkable, fishable water.

Our tight-knit team of water and communication specialists is looking for a passionate digital marketing specialist to execute our search engine optimization, email marketing, and social media marketing strategies.

If you care about nature and you believe you can leverage the power of the web to improve health and well-being for youth and young adults, then this is the perfect position for you.


  • Boost traffic to Swim Drink Fish platforms ( and by developing and overseeing marketing strategies that include Search Engine Optimization, social media, and mass email.

    • Search Engine Optimization example: ensure that the sites rank high on search results for key topics and that site traffic is hitting established targets. Tasks include:

      • help identify topics and keywords for articles and pages on,, (the parent organization website)

      • review and optimize content on the site for searchability

      • contribute design or engineering suggestions that will help to optimize the site for search

  • Manage the organization’s search and social ad campaigns, with an emphasis on Google Adwords and the maintenance of our Google Grants account.

  • Monitor and report on traffic, user engagement, and goal achievement trends

  • Provide other analytics services to the Swim Drink Fish team as needed

  • Help to develop email marketing strategies and monitor email marketing performance


  • Social Media Marketing: Cultivate social media networks to build and engage Swim Drink Fish platform users.

  • Teamwork: Work closely with the platforms team to share ideas, learn from their work, and meet deadlines

  • Monitor relevant search trends, topics, sites, and influencers to ensure digital marketing strategies don’t get stale

  • Provide reports to support new and established marketing partnerships and assist with relationship maintenance from time to time


Only candidates with these qualifications will be considered for the position:

  • A minimum of 1 year professional experience in a similar role

  • Proven experience executing digital marketing campaigns in the past

  • Demonstrated understanding of search engine optimization concepts and the ability to translate those concepts into actionable improvements to Swim Drink Fish platforms

  • Familiarity with standard web analytics tools (e.g., Google Analytics, Facebook Analytics)

  • Experience using email marketing software (e.g., Mailchimp)

  • Knowledge of the Mac platform


  • Basic design and/or UX knowledge

  • An interest in nature and the Great Lakes


The first step is to send us an email indicating your interest in the position. Briefly tell us a bit about yourself and previous work experience. Describe your qualifications and how you think you can help the Swim Drink Fish platforms team. If possible, please include links to content, campaign information, or social media channels that showcase your work. Send your email to with the subject “Digital Marketing Specialist - Your Name”.

All documents as one attachment is highly preferable.


Swim Drink Fish Canada was founded in 2001 to connect people with water. We inspire people to know and safeguard their local waters by creating platforms based on law, science, education and communications technology.

Swim Drink Fish Canada is committed to having a skilled, diversified workforce reflective of the Great Lakes region, and to the equitable representation of women, Indigenous peoples, and members of a visible minority group.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Nov 19 2019    ID: 55198