Digital Media Relations Coordinator

Jake's House Charity - Mississauga, ON (il y a 30+ jours)

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Position Type: 2-month contract in collaboration with Canada Summer Jobs with possibility of extension

Industry: Not-for-profit


Founded in 2004, Jake’s House is a Provincially and Federally funded Canadian charity with a mission to provide meaningful support to families living with autism across the country. Recognizing that more than any other single issue, families dealing with autism need a community, Jake’s House is committed to growing a strong network of people who understand and care - a family, determined to provide tangible solutions at every stage of life.

Specifically, Jake’s House supports individuals on the spectrum throughout their lifespans through four core initiatives: 1) Jake’s House Annual Holiday Parties, a 15-year tradition of bringing families together for a welcoming, fun and festive celebration; 2) Legends Mentoring Program, themed group mentoring workshops that provide youth with opportunities to learn skills, socialize and make friends; 3) Jake’s House Employment Mentoring, a program that supports the integration of young adults into the workforce; and 4) inclusive housing solutions, designed to address the growing housing gap in the autism community, giving more aging adults a place to call home.

The ideal candidate will be working with a dynamic, fast-growing organization, collaborating with a passionate, dedicated team.


Jake’s House is looking for a Digital Media Relations Coordinator responsible for managing all social media communications to attract and interact with virtual communities and network users. The successful candidate will combine marketing and social media management skills to architect and enhance our social media presence, including interacting with the community, promoting engaging content, and managing innovative email marketing campaigns. The ideal candidate is energetic, self-motivated and eager to learn and grow with a fast-paced organization.


  • Implement social media and promotional strategies including a content plan and social media calendar 
  • Develop high-quality copy and graphic content for social media posts, web, advertising and email marketing campaigns across several platforms 
  • Develop and implement a blog calendar, assist with website updates 
  • Assist with the implementation of email marketing campaigns through copywriting support, list-building and template support  
  • Assist in data analysis and compiling reports, to help drive increased social media engagement, community growth, website traffic and conversions. 
  • Implement contests and/or competitions.  
  • Employ an entrepreneurial approach to regularly experimenting with new growth strategies and ideas. 
  • Online community management, regular engagement with online community and potential followers, charities, volunteer networks, autism communities. 
  • Establishing and fostering relationships with online influencers in our space.  
  • Help implement influencer marketing campaigns to drive brand awareness, channel growth and engagement.  


  • 3+ years in a marketing or communications role
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Knowledge of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and MailChimp platforms
  • Interest in social media and digital marketing trends
  • Strong attention to detail including spelling and grammar
  • High EQ- ability to take in feedback from your audience and suggest future social media campaigns
  • Skills to create professional, compelling content, such as writing, graphic design and photography
  • Highly organized, accurate and detail oriented
  • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize workload
  • Experience with social media ads is an asset
  • Facebook or google analytics certificates are a definite plus
  • Graphic design, web design and content creation would be considered strong assets
  • Recent graduate or working towards a communications or marketing degree or a related discipline
  • Self-motivated, proactive, resourceful and results-driven; little supervision required to achieve goals
  • Kind and empathetic, understanding the families we support always come first
  • Ability to attend meetings and events in various locations, including our Mississauga office
  • Access to a personal laptop, a mobile device and a vehicle is an asset

At Jake’s House we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religious beliefs, colour, gender, sexual orientation, physical disability, mental disability, ancestry, place of origin, age, marital status, source of income or family status. At Jake’s House we celebrate and support differences and diversity, for the benefit of our employees, our services, and our community.

Jake’s House is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in concert with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. As such, Jake’s House will make accommodations available to applicants with disabilities upon request during the hiring process.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract


  • Monday to Friday


  • Social Media Management: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Marketing: 1 year (Preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No