Employment Opportunities at Goodwill2018-11-30T15:57:12+00:00

Employment Opportunities at Goodwill

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Full-Time Marketing Co-ordinator

Hamilton, ON. This full-time opportunity is 4-5 days per week, starting annual salary, $51,701 and, includes a pension plan, group benefits and vision care.

ABOUT GOODWILL

Goodwill the Amity Group is a leading human services organization based in Hamilton that serves the Hamilton/Halton communities. Goodwill’s mission is about the power of work in people’s lives. We support individuals in overcoming barriers to employment and obtaining work. Our Employment Services are partly funded by the government of Ontario and partly funded through our own social enterprise activities, which include retail thrift stores, a café/catering operation, leasing at our owned head office, and a light assembly division. In addition to providing funding, these activities also provide additional training and employment opportunities for the individuals we serve. This is a challenging and exciting time to join Goodwill and play a key role in contributing to our future directions.

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

Working with The Management Team, lead the development and creation of promotional material, and effectively deliver marketing programs as per organizational goals.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Community College and/or University Degree in business or marketing, with 2 years’ experience in marketing, working with senior level management, external contacts and suppliers
  • Able to deliver results independently as well as in a collaborative team environment
  • Must be resourceful with a proven ability to assess information on a variety of levels
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills with demonstrated attention to detail, and an ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Must possess exceptional communication skills and abilities (verbal, writing, editing, media)
  • Experience with event coordination and project management.
  • Experience in a public relations capacity
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe Pro, Adobe Photoshop Access & PowerPoint)
  • Web maintenance abilities in order to professionally update website
  • Able to think on your feet – respond effectively on the spot

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Marketing Specific:

  • Work closely with our management team, develop, recommend and execute marketing and promotional strategies to meet organizational goals and ensure brand recognition.
  • Create and organize Marketing Campaign in multiple media formats (print, e-mail, online) – ensure clear measurable objectives
  • Coordinate creation with designer, and manage execution of campaign.
  • Track campaigns, preparing performance analysis reports of post-campaign and make recommendations to concurrent programs for corrective modifications.
  • Coordinate external marketing resources including brochures, annual reports, radio and various other print items
  • Develop photography and video pieces that can be used in marketing initiatives
  • Provide support to internal departments regarding marketing initiatives
  • Maintain website and manage social media messaging effectively
  • Ensure quality and accuracy of all marketing material
  • Assist with presentations and internet searches to provide report data, concepts and trends.
  • Maintain price lists, cost and quotation data in relation to marketing campaigns

Event Coordination:

  • Assist with marketing and promotion of Goodwill’s Special Events
  • Organise Goodwill’s annual Awards Night ceremonies, our signature fundraising event
  • Coordinate other events and activities that may be desirable on an ad hoc basis

Publicity / Public Relations:

  • Keep abreast of opportunities to promote within the regions we serve
  • Draft press releases, statements, develop media distribution lists, and securing media coverage
  • Foster ongoing media relations and possess the ability to respond quickly if required

Please apply by Sunday, December 16th, 2018 with resume & cover letter in the above form.

No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Goodwill is an equal opportunity employer, and encourages applications from all groups. Goodwill offers accommodations for applicants with disabilities. If you are contacted by us regarding this position, please advise if you require accommodations.

Goodwill Sales Associate (multiple positions)

407A Speers Road, Oakville ON. Full-time and part-time positions available, earning an hourly rate of $14.00.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Open availability including: Mornings, Afternoons, and Weekends
  • Previous customer service experience an asset
  • Upbeat pleasant personality with a neat appearance is a must
  • Experience on a cash register an asset
  • Knowledge of name brand apparel and fashion trends
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds, do some climbing, bending and carrying

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Providing excellent customer service throughout the store and on cash serving customers
  • Greeting donors and happily accepting donations
  • Processing donated goods to ensure they are out on the sales floor in a timely manner
  • Arranging merchandise
  • Operating point of sales equipment, handling, cash, credit and debit transactions
  • Performs general cleaning duties in the store
  • Other duties as assigned

Please apply with resume & cover letter in the above form.

No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Goodwill is an equal opportunity employer, and encourages applications from all groups. Goodwill offers accommodations for applicants with disabilities. If you are contacted by us regarding this position, please advise if you require accommodations.

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