Marketing and Communications Assistant — FITT


  • Full Time
  • Anywhere


Forum for International Trade Training (FITT)


Marketing and Communications Assistant



Reporting Relationship

Digital and Direct Marketing Lead


Assists the marketing team in the implementation of the integrated marketing strategy at FITT. The individual will be expected to learn from FITT’s cutting-edge marketing tactics and play an assisting role in a variety of tactics including social media marketing, blogging, mobile app development, email campaigns etc.

This role is responsible for:

  • Assist with content creation for blog, social media and email campaigns
  • Preparation of marketing collateral including PDFs, image plates
  • Triage of incoming emails and bug reports from customers and internal staff
  • File management of digital assets
  • QA testing of website apps, widgets, mobile apps etc.
  • Assist in website, blog and apps maintenance and updates
  • Assist in curating content for social media use
  • Assist in managing the growing FITT community including customer support and outreach
  • Supports FITT in client/supplier meetings and other events as required
  • Office administration duties e.g.: analytics and CRM report creation, creation of PO’s, online supplier management, ordering marketing collateral like flyers and business cards
  • Other duties as required

Skills and Attributes:

  • Advanced writing skills with a passion for communications
  • Highly organised and consistent
  • Aptitude to work with multiple softwares
  • Self-directed
  • Adaptable
  • Customer oriented

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Post-secondary education or equivalency in journalism, communications or a relevant program
  • Proficient computer skills for database, email, Excel, word processing, internet
  • Knowledge of graphic design and graphic design software like Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator an asset. Please provide any relevant links (if applicable) in your application
  • Experience in blogging and social media (LinkedIn, FB, Twitter, G+) use for business is an asset. Please provide relevant links (if applicable) in your application.
  • Flexibility in handling multiple issues and activities and coping with a demanding workload
  • Proven ability to work in a partnership environment
  • Effective communicator, both written and oral
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English mandatory; French an asset
  • Knowledge HTML/5 and any other programming language an asset. Please include relevant links (if applicable) in your application.

Please note that only selected applicants will be contacted. Thank you for your interest.


We thank all candidates in advance for applying, but only those under consideration will be contacted.


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