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Hiring Summer Positions Habitat for Humanity Peterborough & Kawartha Region will be hiring a total of 1 individual aged 15 – 30 for the 2024 spring/summer season. We are currently looking to fill the following positions with support from the Canada Summer Jobs program:

Marketing Assistant (1 position available)

Type: Seasonal position (8 weeks) 35 hours/week

Salary: $17.50/hour

Start Date: June 1, 2024

Location: Peterborough North ReStore – 300 Milroy Drive,

Peterborough The ReStore is a social enterprise proudly owned by Habitat for Humanity Peterborough & Kawartha Region that works to build strength, stability, and self-reliance through shelter. The ReStore is an amazing place to shop for used home décor, furniture, appliances, antiques, paintings, used kitchens, doors, and more. Every visit to the ReStore is different, and every purchase helps support safe, decent, and affordable home building projects in your community.

This is a great opportunity for 1 individual to be a... part of a positive retail experience and social enterprise, and gain valuable customer service, communication, and digital technology skills that they can transfer to any job. Under the supervision of the ReStore Manager, the Marketing Assistant will be supporting a variety of marketing and communication tasks including:

- Displaying and photographing ReStore products

- Writing product descriptions

- Assisting in promoting products for sale over social media channels

- Answering customer inquiries and requests for purchases - Developing content for a weekly ReStore newsletter - Generating sales

- Safeguarding and learning organization brand standards - Maintaining consistent and safe store standards

- Ensuring a positive ReStore experience for all


- Relevant sales and marketing experience is an asset

- Experience using social media and scheduling tools

- Proven skills in creative writing

- Ability to take clear photographs for marketing purposes

- Be a good team player

- Friendly and outgoing

- Excellent customer service and communication skills

- Criminal record check required

- Available to work a variety of shifts from Monday to Saturday, and Thursday evening

- video and reels creation skills

- This position is funded by the Government of Canada through the Canada Summer Jobs program, and thus candidates must meet the following eligibility criteria:

- Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;

- Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act 3I; and,

- Be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations Interested candidates are asked to forward their resume and cover letter to [email protected] as-soon-as-possible stating the job title in the subject line.

Habitat for Humanity Peterborough & Kawartha Region is an inclusive employer and is seeking someone who is willing to contribute to a larger mission. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Contract
Contract length: 8 weeks

Pay: $17.50 per hour

Expected hours: 35 per week

• On-site parking

Flexible Language Requirement:
• French not required

• Monday to Friday
• Weekends as needed

Work Location: In person

Application deadline: 2024-05-23
Expected start date: 2024-06-01
Peterborough ON


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