Marketing Assistant

Date Posted: Nov 25, 2021
Application Deadline: Dec 06, 2021
Start Date: Jan 30, 2022

Hourly From: $15/hr To $20/hr
Province: Ontario
City: Toronto
Employee Benefits: N/A
Organization's Field/Discipline: Cultural Industries
Job's focus: Administrative
Job Type: Contract
Career Level: Intermediate

Organization Description

Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television
Non-profit professional organization dedicated to the promotion, recognition and celebration of exceptional achievements in the Canadian film and television industries.

Job Description

The Canadian Academy seeks a Marketing Assistant (12-week Contract)

The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television is the largest non-profit media membership organization in Canada. We are dedicated to recognizing, advocating for and celebrating Canadian talent in the film, television, and digital media sectors. Our more than 4,000 members encompass industry icons and professionals, emerging artists and students. Collectively, we deliver professional development programs and networking opportunities that foster industry growth, inclusion and mentorship.

In everything we do, we seek to foster a culture of work that is creative and entrepreneurial, but also grounded in a respect for processes and professionalism that ensures the integrity of our membership organization. As a growing organization, we are looking for team members who will bring an enthusiasm and growth mindset to their position.

The Canadian Academy is seeking a Marketing Assistant with strong writing and organizational skills and a high attention to detail. Reporting to the Senior Manager, Digital Communications, the Marketing Assistant will work closely with the Academy’s Communications team and will be primarily responsible for providing support in the creation of promotional materials, research, web support and social media.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Posting daily on Canadian Academy social media accounts and partaking in community engagement and management - this includes helping to write social copy, and sourcing images
  • Gathering social media statistics
  • Researching hashtags and handles for 2021 Canadian Screen Award nominees
  • Assisting with media monitoring and tracking
  • Assisting with outreach for promotional support, leading up to Canadian Screen Week
  • Uploading and tagging photos and videos appropriately
  • Creating eBlasts and webpages
  • Website data entry and website updates, maintenance & support
  • Providing on-site and social media support for all Canadian Screen Week events from April 4 - 10, 2022



  • Strong writing and proofreading skills and high attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as cooperatively in a team environment
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Knowledge of Canadian screen industry (including film, television, and digital media) an asset
  • Computer skills:
    • Microsoft Office Suite / Google Drive Suite / Asana
    • Knowledge of Wordpress / HTML / CSS coding an asset
    • Knowledge of desktop publishing programs such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Canva, Microsoft PowerPoint an asset
  • Passion for social media, with knowledge of best practices and strategy
    • Experience with Buffer, hashtags, and analytics an asset
  • University or college degree in the field of Communications and/or Marketing or similar area of study
  • Bilingualism an asset

Additional Info:

APPLICATION DUE DATE: December 6, 2021
In lieu of a cover letter, you will be asked to submit a short paragraph outlining your interest in the position.

START DATE: January 30, 2022

Office hours are Mondays to Fridays, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. A minimum commitment of 40 hours/week is required Evening work will be required for special events throughout the year and during Canadian Screen Week. On-call or emergency work for social media may be required from time to time.

SALARY: $750/Week
During this time, Canadian Academy staff members are operating in a hybrid work environment, both remotely and with the option to work full-time or part-time from our offices. Operating at 50% capacity, employees are required to visit the office a minimum of one day a week on a pre-scheduled day, and to attend in-person events should it be required. Employees who are not fully vaccinated will be required to show a negative Covid test taken within the last 72 hours before entering the office. This policy will be reassessed and updated as new information becomes available through Public Health, the Ontario government, and the legal system.

The Canadian Academy thanks all applicants for their interest. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. The Canadian Academy is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from applicants who identify as Black, Indigenous or a person of colour. We are committed to an inclusive, barrier-free work environment, which extends to our recruitment and selection processes. We will be happy to work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.


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