Marketing and Events Assistant

  • Full Time
  • Hamilton
  • Mar 28, 2023

McMaster Divinity College

Graduate School and Seminary in Hamilton, ON

Title: Marketing and Events Assistant
Position: Full-time, Permanent, 35 hours/week, In-Person
Compensation: Salaried with competitive benefits and pension plan
Reports To: Director of Marketing and Communications


The Marketing and Events Assistant will work interdepartmentally, assisting in the planning and implementation of various institutional events, while managing projects and tasks within the Marketing and Communications department.



  • Monitor our main entrance area, welcoming visitors and assisting with basic questions
  • Answer phone calls, respond to email inquiries, and schedule meetings

Marketing and Communications

  • Update website content and complete a regular audit of information
  • Create new initiatives and assist in the development of website redesign
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of the social media strategy
  • Write and edit various forms of media for publication
  • Schedule email campaigns and weekly communications to students, staff, faculty, alumni, and donors
  • Measure and analyze the effectiveness of marketing campaigns and create regular reports using Google Analytics and other software
  • Assist with ordering and preparing merchandise for sale


  • Assist with planning and execution of various institutional events including conferences, convocation ceremonies, and fundraising events
  • Coordinate promotion of events, including creating and managing distribution lists
  • Respond to event inquiries in a timely manner
  • Organize online fundraising auction in coordination with External Relations department

Education & Training

  • University degree
  • Proficiency in Office 365 including: Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Proficiency in Adobe Acrobat
  • Familiarity with social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube, and knowledge of tools within each.

The following skills will be considered an asset to those who apply:

  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, an asset including Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and/or PremierePro
  • Experience using WordPress and plugins
  • Competence with DSLR camera and editing software

On-the-job training available.

Desired Skills & Attributes

The ideal candidate will be in full agreement with McMaster Divinity College’s Statement of Faith and will possess the following qualities:

  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent writing and editing skills with strong attention to detail
  • Team player attitude with ability to multi-task and be adaptable when balancing priorities
  • Creative and innovative
  • Tech-savvy and motivated to learn

How to Apply

To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to Please quote the position title in the Subject line of your email and include your agreement with our Statement of Faith.

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