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Marketing Assistant


Start date: June 13, 2022

End date: August 5, 2022

Hours: 35 hrs/week

Go Western Newfoundland (aka. Western Destination Management Organization or WDMO) is a non-profit organization whose role is to develop and market Western Newfoundland as a world class year round tourism destination. We work to support the continued growth and sustainability of the provincial tourism industry through regional marketing, destination development and market readiness initiatives that will attract more visitors, increase length of stay and provide more experiences that are aligned with the Newfoundland & Labrador brand.

This position is a fantastic opportunity to work in a fast-paced office environment, gain a solid understanding of marketing in the tourism industry, and develop a network of contacts with a variety of professionals.  

The Marketing Assistant will work with the Regional Marketing Officer on various projects. These include enhancing business listings for tourism operators on and Google My Business, writing travel articles and blogs within the Newfoundland & Labrador brand, and creating social media posts for Go Western Newfoundland.

The Marketing Assistant will also provide administrative support to the Director of Travel Trade & Travel Media. This includes aiding with the facilitation of FAM (familiarization) tours — data entry, email inquiries, phone calls, making bookings, etc.


  • Must have excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)

  • Comfortable and professional when communicating over the phone, by email, and in person

  • Detail oriented and organized

  • Team contributor; assists with various projects/initiatives as they arise in a timely manner

  • Punctual and reliable; good time management skills

  • Pursuing a career in business, marketing, or tourism is an asset, but not required

  • Social media content creation for Facebook & Instagram is an asset

  • Strong writing skills are an asset

  • Familiar with designing graphics in Canva is an asset, but not required

  • Must be willing to use personal cell phone for work with compensation

This is a position through the Canada Summer Jobs program. Applicants must be between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment, and be legally entitled to work in Canada.

How to apply: Email resume and cover letter to


Deadline to apply: 4pm on May 24, 2022