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Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology

Communications Assistant



Company Information

The Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) is the principal body for physical activity, health and fitness research and personal training in Canada. We foster the generation, growth, synthesis, transfer and application of the highest quality research, education and training related to exercise physiology and science. We are the GOLD STANDARD of health and fitness professionals dedicated to getting Canadians active safely by providing the highest quality customized and specialized physical activity and fitness programs, guidance and advice based on extensive training and evidencebased research.

Job Description

The Communications Assistant provides general assistance and administrative support for CSEP communications and marketing organization and initiatives (website, print, e-communications, member portal, media, social media etc.). This position works to support and enhance the CSEP brand and public image through supporting CSEP print and digital communications.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the execution of marketing and communications plans for various CSEP initiatives as required
  • Responsible for collating regular newsletter content and mailing lists for distribution under the direction of the Sr. Manager Communications
  • Support colleagues in gathering materials, research and data for the production of different communication projects and reporting
  • Assist in monitoring and collection of analytics of our online activities and media mentions
  • Supports and assist with the management of CSEP social media platforms
  • Responsible for updating the CSEP website and any microsites (i.e. conference website, member portal) as required and regularly reviewing content to ensure consistent and up to date information
  • Assist in ordering and coordinating print collateral items
  • Provide prompt responses to various enquiries as required
  • Draft basic communications as required
  • Stay on-top of best practices including digital / social media trends and tactics


  • Highly proficient in the use of current office equipment; CSEP operates in a Macintosh environment
  • Ability to work in a team and communicate effectively with internal team members
  • Strong organization skills with the ability to prioritize and manage time efficiently
  • High level of professionalism
  • Excellent customer service acumen

Knowledge Requirements

  • Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Content (asset)
  • Website content management, basis working knowledge of HTML
  • Social media platforms (primarily Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook)


  • College diploma or higher along with relevant experience
  • Excellent English communications; French is an asset

FTE 0.8 approximately 25-30 hours per week.

Type of Position: Part time
Salary Range: $19-22 per hour based on experience
Closing date for applications:  13 September 2017

Contact Information

Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology
Posting Date: 05-Sep-2017Other Permanent, Part-Time $19.00 - $22.00/hr 125-Sep-2017
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