Marketing and Events Assistant

Reep Green Solutions
Term (Duration): 
Helping people live sustainably

Phone: 519-744-6583 x222 Email: Website:

222 Frederick St., Kitchener, ON N2H 2M8 Charity registration #: 81585 2348 RR0001

Marketing and Events Assistant

Are you a youth looking to make a difference in Waterloo Region? Do you want to use your passion for environmental sustainability, outreach and marketing to make our community more sustainable?
Reep Green Solutions is an environmental charity that helps people in Waterloo Region live sustainably. We work to empower people with the practical tools, knowledge and capacity for action to make sustainable living the norm. Our current focus areas are home energy efficiency, water conservation, green landscaping and waste reduction. In short, we work together with the community on practical solutions for addressing and adapting to climate change.
Our culture is "trusting, productive, and happy at work", as one staffer put it. There is great joy in working on issues we feel passionately about!

The role of Marketing and Events Assistant

In this role you will work closely with our Communications Manager to achieve organizational communications goals. You will use your knowledge of social media and marketing to support Reep Green's 20th Anniversary communications campaign in 2019. You will work alongside the Communications Manager to develop social media posts, blog posts, marketing materials and communications that will assist the community in understand their role in taking action on climate change.
You will have an opportunity to use your interpersonal and organizational skills to assist with the planning of our large-scale, community-focused 20th anniversary celebration in September.
You will develop a greater understanding of environmental sustainability, the challenges of climate change and the importance of communicating the need to decrease greenhouse gas emissions locally.
Funding for this role is provided in part by the Canada Summer Jobs program.

We are looking for someone who:
? is between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment;
? is a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act; and
? is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations.

This is a 9-week position for a total of 270 hours, i.e., 30 hours per week. Some evening and weekend work may be required. Flexible start date, but targeting July 1, 2019. Hourly rate for the role is $16.15, set to reflect our commitment to providing a living wage for all of our team members.

Most importantly, we offer a fun and caring team working towards the shared goal of leaving our children a more resilient, vibrant, caring and sustainable community.

? Social media posting/planning/monitoring
o Major: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
o Minor: LinkedIn, YouTube
? 20th anniversary large-scale event planning support
o Confirming event logistics
o Bring updated agenda for monthly planning task-force
o Assisting with promotional/marketing needs
? Writing Blog posts, as needed
? Planning workshops/outreach events, as needed
? Graphic design work, as needed

If you are interested in joining our team, please submit your resume with an original cover letter, to the Office and HR Coordinator, Faiza Nuru,, by Friday, May 31, 2019 at 12pm. While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

Reep Green Solutions is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and a member of Living Wage Waterloo Region. We welcome applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, or national origin.
Date Posted: 
Fri, May 17 2019
Job Location: 
16.15 per hour
How to Apply: 
Please submit your resume to our team, with an original cover letter to the Office and HR Coordinator, Faiza Nuru, by Friday May 31, 2019 at 12 pm. While we appreciate all applications, only candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.
Fri, May 31 2019
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