Digital Marketing Assistant Summer Student


This position is funded by the Government of Canada’s Canada Summer Jobs program, under the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy. As such, the successful candidate must meet the following criteria:

  • Legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada;
  • Be between the ages of 15 and 30;
  • Have been a full-time student in the semester preceding; and
  • Intend to return to full-time studies in the semester following this position.

Term of employment: $17.40/hr for 30 hrs/week July 2 – August 23, 2024 (start date can change depending on the availability of the successful candidate).

What we offer:

  • A flexible work schedule, including the opportunity to work from home
  • A fun, professional work environment
  • The opportunity to be creative 

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Design and develop digital marketing materials (graphics, videos, copy) for the Whistler Institute’s social media accounts and website
  • Curate existing content for future promotional use on social channels and website using tools such as Canva
  • Use analytics tools (such as, GA4, Meta Business Suite) to prepare reports on digital campaigns 
  • Develop and capture video testimonials, where possible
  • Additional tasks and duties as assigned 

The successful applicant will possess the following skills and abilities:

  • Excellent knowledge of social media platforms Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Eagerness to learn about new innovations and software.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Be a self-starter.
  • Prior experience in marketing or social media an asset.

Location: Whistler, BC

Reports to: Executive Director and Marketing & Community Development Coordinator

About the Whistler Institute: The Whistler Institute is a registered charitable, non-profit organization that facilitates and promotes place-based learning opportunities. We believe that lifelong learning is a key building block in promoting personal, social and societal well-being; our mission is to influence change and inspire minds through education and thought leadership. The Whistler Institute gratefully and respectfully acknowledges that we operate on the land now known as Whistler, located on the unceded territories of the Sk̲wx̲wú7mesh and L̓il̓wat7úl Nations.

Applications close end of day Tuesday, June 18, 2024. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only individuals short-listed for interviews will be contacted.

Please submit resume and cover letter to Mandy Rousseau, executive director, at