External Relations and Marketing Coordinator

  • Posted:Aug 02, 2022
  • Apply by:Aug 31, 2022
  • Job Type
  • Full Time
  • Job Level
  • Other
  • Location
  • Toronto, ON
  • Impact Area
  • Other
  • Impact Category
  • Other
  • Company Type
  • Other

About this position

External Relations & Marketing Coordinator (permanent)

Location - 555 Richmond Street West

(Please note that we are temporarily operating via a hybrid model of in-office and remote work)


YES believes employment is empowerment and the cornerstone of safe and healthy communities. YES leads the Canadian youth sector with innovative programs that empower disadvantaged and vulnerable youth to become self-sufficient contributing members of society. YES “Changes Lives...forever”


  • Develop and execute annual ‘External relations, Outreach & Marketing Plan’ to promote YES brand, programs and services to youth, community organizations, high schools and any other referring agencies.

  • Creatively market and co-ordinate all outreach activities of YES to unemployed youth, high schools/ students and community organizations to solicit youth and adult referrals

  • Ensuring YES meets and exceeds its youth in-take targets through outreach, advertising & marketing initiatives

  • Conducts off-site presentations to community agencies

  • Manage daily the development, maintenance, implementation of YES’ social media activity, including YES website, email, Facebook®, Twitter and other emerging platforms

  • Manage all external marketing including all YES advertising, media and the YES social media strategy.

  • Innovative new ways to drive youth in-take numbers and grow the YES brand and reputation to donors, government, media, the public, stakeholders and more

  • Manage marketing budget and completes reports on marketing and outreach activities

  • Facilitate job search workshops in the community & provide promotional support for special events

  • Manages community referral agency database

  • Develop and maintain updated information packages for distribution to youth / community stakeholders

  • Work with the Development team to build the YES brand, reputation, story for donor opportunities

  • Other duties as required

The Candidate

An energetic and enthusiastic team-player who thrives in a fast paced environment. Detail oriented, innovative and a strategic thinker.  Results driven and aspire to over-achieve measurable targets.   A skilled communicator, relationship builder with a sense of humor who has fun at their job while being a good consensus builder.  May have an existing web or Twitter presence.  You possess post secondary education/degree or equivalent work experience and are proficient in computer and social media applications.


  • Degree in Marketing or related field & 3 years experience in promotion/public relations, marketing/outreach

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills

  • Experience managing social media or web-based communications, involving monthly to daily updates

  • Creative self-starter, results-oriented, excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.  Team builder

  • Demonstrated skills in MS Office and desktop publishing

  • Multicultural sensitivity and the ability to work in a multicultural/multiracial organization.


If interested, please submit cover letter and resume to Heema Joshi at heema_joshi@yes.on.ca 

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under the YES Accessibility policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

We thank all applicants; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted. YES is an equal opportunity employer.

It is a condition of employment that all new hires provide a declaration of their Covid-19 vaccination status prior to the first day of employment.



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