Marketing Assistant

Hours: 30 hrs/week

Dates: 6 – 16 weeks contract between April 23rd – September 1st, 2019 

Pay: $12.65 per hour (13.85 from June 1st)

Closing: once filled

Want to make a difference for wildlife through marketing and promotion? Enjoy videography and photography? Wildlife Rescue is seeking an enthusiastic, hard-working Marketing Assistant to work with the marketing team on the public awareness of the organization through the creation of photography, videography, newsletters and (social) media content during our very busy baby bird season.

Positions are made available through the federal Canada Summer Jobs program, administered by Service Canada. To be eligible, applicants:

  • are between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
  • are Canadian citizens, permanent residents or persons to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration & Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment; and
  • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial legislation and regulations.


  • Use a camera to photo-document wildlife rescues, treatment, and rehabilitation at Wildlife Rescue
  • Use editing software to prepare photographs for social media, marketing materials, internal communications etc
  • Create digital video content of the work at Wildlife Rescue and use editing software to prepare short videos for distribution to news media, social media postings, donor appreciation, training purposes etc
  • Assist with the design/writing of internal and external newsletters
  • Assistance with working with the media, creating press releases and media kits
  • Archiving marketing and media materials
  • Attend marketing team meetings


  • Experience in photography and videography
  • Experience with editing software for graphic design, video and photography
  • Ability to use graphic design or video editing programs or willingness to learn
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good organization and time management
  • Reliability
  • Able to work 4-5 days a week, which can include weekends
  • Enthusiasm for the mission of Wildlife Rescue


  • Introductory training to our systems, protocols and procedures
  • Ongoing training and support


  • Become part of a small team and make a difference
  • Expand your knowledge and skills in marketing, communications, videography, photography, customer relations, and administration
  • Increase your knowledge of local bird species and how to cohabit with urban wildlife
  • Build your resume!

To apply for a position, please send a cover letter and resume together in a single pdf file, with your name and the position in the title, to

Please be advised that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews, but Wildlife Rescue would like to thank all applicants in advance for their interest.