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Special Program Assistant, Marketing & Communications - Canada Summer Jobs Program | Toronto | COMPETITION # 2019-029

JOB POSTING: COMPETITION # 2019-029

DATE: May 13, 2019 
POSITION: Special Programs Assistant, Marketing & Communications - Canada Summer Jobs Program
LOCATION: Toronto
START DATE: June 10, 2019
HOURLY WAGE: $14.00 per hour 
POSITION STATUS: 8-week contract during the period of June 10, 2019, to August 2, 2019; 30 hours per week

POSITION SUMMARY:

This is an 8-week summer jobs position within the department of Marketing & Communications, located at 271 Spadina Rd., Toronto. The student will work in cooperation with department staff to provide support to a variety of marketing and communication campaigns, specifically organizing a campaign and event for International Week of the Deaf in September. During the summer and fall, CHS is involved with several high profile marketing and communication campaigns to create awareness and promote our programs, services, and products for people who are Deaf and hard of hearing.  

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist the department and appropriate staff in the development and execution of a campaign and event for the International Week of the Deaf.
  • Assist with the development of Fall communications and marketing promotions to various stakeholders.
  • Assist with the development of various social media and advertising strategies to promote the campaigns.
  • Monitor and track campaign performance.
  • Assist department staff with digital communications, including content management systems, social media, online forms, online surveys, search engine optimization, and marketing, etc...

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Applicants must be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment; have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year; be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act 3; and, be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations.
  • Preference to those who have studied public relations, communications, marketing, and digital communications.
  • Strong interest or experience working in social media, content marketing, editorial calendars, websites, HTML, marketing and communications, media and public relations, evaluations, and assessment.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, graphic design and/or online communications, social media tools, analytics, CMS, web-based tools required.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent organization skills and strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to organize time, work independently, follow instructions, and complete multiple tasks simultaneously in an efficient manner.
  • Previous experience working with Culturally Deaf, oral deaf, deafened or hard of hearing individuals an asset.
  • American Sign Language (ASL) skills an asset.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team 

CLOSING DATE: May 17, 2019

EMAIL RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO: careers@chs.ca 
Subject Line: Competition #2019-029

Please email your resume and cover letter as an attachment or paste the cover letter and resume into the body of the email. Remember to put the competition number in the subject line. Thank you for your application.

THE CANADIAN HEARING SOCIETY SUPPORTS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION HIRING PROCESS FOR CULTURALLY DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING APPLICANTS.

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