Communications and Marketing Assistant – Student position

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Toronto

Cystic Fibrosis Canada / Fibrose kystique Canada

Communications and Marketing Assistant – Student position

Status: Full-Time – 16-week contract

Location: Canada – Remote or Hybrid

Cystic Fibrosis Canada is looking for our next Communications and Marketing Assistant – Student position to take us FURTHER.

Further to lengthen life-spans and improve lives. Further in ensuring the care and support needed is available. Further in accessing critical medicines. Further until all people with cystic fibrosis can and do experience everything life has to offer.

Are you ready to help us go FURTHER? Apply today and change lives tomorrow.


Cystic Fibrosis Canada has dramatically changed the cystic fibrosis story, advancing research and care that has more than doubled life expectancy. Since being founded by parents in 1960, Cystic Fibrosis Canada has grown into a leading organization with a central role engaging people living with cystic fibrosis, parents and caregivers, volunteers, researchers and healthcare professionals, government and donors, all working together to change lives through treatments, research, information and support. Despite remarkable progress, the fight is not yet done; children with cystic fibrosis still have only a 50% chance of living beyond their 50s. The organization’s goal is to keep pushing, keep going further, until all people with cystic fibrosis can and do experience everything life has to offer—and enjoy everything life has to offer.


CF Canada is seeking a digital dynamo eager to join our collaborative team and get hands-on experience creating compelling community-focused content and deploying it on social media channels, websites, and email campaigns and monitoring our channels.

The Marketing Assistant will help to promote our various fundraising events that are in market including our national events such as Lawn Summer Nights or Shinerama, our annual giving campaigns and help to promote our mission work. The Marketing Assistant will be given regular mentoring opportunities with their supervisor and the marketing team that will help them refine their digital skills, while also strengthening their project management and communications skills.


  • Daily maintenance, publishing and creation of social media content and graphics
  • Engage and respond to social media queries.
  • Design banners for web pages and assist in website updates and email deployment.
  • Monitor our social media channels’ performance and share weekly metrics report including impressions, engagements and interesting comments.
  • Provide support on administrative tasks as necessary.
  • Create content when needed to share updates CF Canada’s initiatives.
  • Participate in marketing and communications team meetings including editorial planning, strategy development, and status updates.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • Experience developing and updating content for social media channels including Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter.
  • Comfortable using graphic design platforms such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and CANVA to create graphics for websites and social media.
  • Experience with web content management systems.
  • Ability to collaborate, provide updates, and deliver results in a virtual work environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong writing and editing skills.
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
  • English / French bilingualism an asset.
  • Preferably your first job experience during or following your post-secondary education.


  • Collaborative, dynamic, and passionate work environment, with colleagues who are driven and motivated for this community.
  • A company culture rooted in empathy, accountability, collaboration, and innovation.
  • Flexible working schedule
  • Remote and hybrid work model offered

Please submit your resume and cover letter directly through LinkedIn. Deadline to apply is Friday March 29 at 5pm EST.

Cystic Fibrosis Canada thanks all applicants in advance. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Cystic Fibrosis Canada is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to culture, ethnicity, race, color, religion, beliefs, gender, gender identify or expression, sexual orientation, nation of origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

We will be happy to work with applicants requesting accommodation at all stages of the hiring process.

For additional information on our values (empathy, accountability, collaboration, and innovation), Cystic Fibrosis Canada and the courageous fight being waged against this disease, please visit


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