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Marketing & Communications Assistant


This is a Full-time position in Outaouais, QC posted August 1, 2017.

Are you a multi-talented, organized people-person looking for a challenge?
Want to grow your design and marketing skills in the financial services industry?

Apply now for this role with the Ontario Mutual Insurance Association!

About Us

The Ontario Mutual Insurance Association (OMIA) is the overarching trade association for 40 independent mutual insurance companies across Ontario.

Each of these is 100% Canadian and owned by its policyholders, and most are more than a century old.

OMIA’s function is to share resources, discuss issues of common concern and explore opportunities for growth and development among our member companies. At OMIA we enable our member companies to achieve and maintain a high level of excellence, by providing leadership through education, training, marketing and support services.

Our members have a secure sign-in site at www.OMIA.com while the public sees our common, overarching brand at our site www.OntarioMutuals.com.

The Role

We are looking for a talented team player to join our marketing and communications team.

The Marketing & Communications Assistant works closely with the Manager, Marketing & Communications and the Marketing & Communications Coordinator to produce a wide range of materials for member companies and for ourselves. In this role you will also take part in our trade show program.

This includes:

  • Customizing existing templates to produce newsletters, brochures, ads and so on, for client companies;
  • Updating online materials on our various websites;
  • Updating and maintaining our social media accounts;
  • Attending events such as the International Plowing Match, the London Farm Show and others (includes some packing and lifting of boxes and equipment, up to 35 lbs);
  • Contributing to membership meetings (such as the annual convention) by producing invitations, graphics, PowerPoint slides and online reservation systems;
  • Administrative tasks including scheduling, copying/filing and inventory management.

Skills/Training Required

  • Mac-savvy, with some PC experience helpful – you will work in the Mac environment
  • Superior online skills and knowledge, especially related to social media channels
  • Experienced in InDesign, Photoshop and WordPress or similar web platform
  • Hands-on experience in graphic design and desktop publishing
  • Adept with Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong sense of design
  • Fast and accurate working style
  • Strong communicator, with laser-like attention to detail and the ability to prioritize


  • Some day and overnight travel within Ontario.
  • Must have valid driver’s license.
  • Use of a car is helpful but not critical.

To Apply

If you’re interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume through Workopolis by August 18th.

We thank everyone for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.