Open Position Email Marketing Assistant

Position Overview

Job Title: Email Marketing Assistant
Campus: North/UofGH or Lakeshore
Number of Positions: 1 (Fall/Winter)
Position Type: Part-Time Contract (up to 24 hours/week)
Term: Summer (April 2022 – August 2022)
Fall/Winter (August 2022 – April 2023)
Compensation: $15.86/hr


The Email Marketing Assistant is responsible for writing and designing email campaigns to meet IGNITE’s marketing objectives. The Email Marketing Assistant will produce timely, relevant email content promoting IGNITE’s services, events, clubs, and other initiatives.


Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Plan creative, engaging concepts for weekly IGNITE email campaigns
  • Write all email copy in keeping with IGNITE’s guidelines
  • Sourcing images and designing custom visual content
  • Management and maintenance of all email lists
  • Adhering to IGNITE’s branding standards and guidelines
  • Maintenance and management of audience list


  • Superior grammar, writing, editing, and fact-checking skills
  • Ability to think strategically, formulate and execute plans to meet organizational goals
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to think analytically
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills; conflict management
  • Superb ability to manage time and stay organized
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team
  • A successful track record working in a high-volume environment


  • To apply for a Summer position, you must be a current Humber/UofGH student who is returning for the Fall semester. To apply for a Fall/Winter position, you must be a Humber/UofGH student for the Fall/Winter semesters
  • Knowledge of email marketing platforms (Mailchimp)
  • Coding skills, specifically HTML and CSS, considered an asset
  • Design skills and knowledge of Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator considered an asset


IGNITE Student Union (IGNITE) is a non-profit organization and the official student union representing more than 33,000 full-time students of Humber College and the University of Guelph-Humber.  With offices located at the North and Lakeshore campuses, IGNITE provides student with exciting events, essential services and leadership opportunities.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should fill out the application and attached their resume, cover letter and 2-3 writing samples below.

IGNITE is committed to a workforce that reflects the diversity of our students and our city. We actively seek qualified individuals with demonstrated skill and knowledge to deal with all aspects of diversity in a post-secondary environment.

IGNITE is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Our Human Resources Director will work with applicants requesting accommodations at any stage of the hiring process. This document is available in an alternate format on request.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as required by the organization.

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