Fall 2021 Co-op – Marketing Assistant – RPS Composites – Mahone Bay NS

  • Location: Mahone Bay, NS
  • Deadline: July 5, 2021

Marketing Assistant

RPS Composites, 740 Main St., Mahone Bay, NS

Work term: Monday, August 30 – Friday, December 17, 2021 (16 weeks)
Hourly wage: $17.00 / hr + vacation pay; 40 hours per week (8:30am-4:30pm, M-F); WFH / Remote 100%
Reports to: Marketing Manager


Company Overview

RPS Composites has been manufacturing FRP products since the 1950s and today we focus on FRP and dual laminate pipe and tank systems used in industries with corrosive and abrasive environments like those found in chemical processing, mineral processing, coal-fired power plants, and wastewater treatment. We have ten manufacturing and service locations in the USA and Canada, including our head office in Mahone Bay. For more information about our Company, products, and services, please go to RPSComposites.com.

Job Description

We’re currently looking for assistance from a post-secondary student to fulfil marketing and communication duties.

Tasks will include, but are not limited to:

  • Creating blog posts, case studies, and other material for our website and LinkedIn
  • Tracking marketing KPIs and updating Reports
  • Improving website SEO and ranking
  • Writing or editing key messages
  • Researching trends and best practices in our industry
  • Contributing to the Marketing Plan and compiling a Media Kit
  • Updating Experience Lists and Reference Lists
  • Performing competitor analysis and product comparisons
  • Contributing to product Launch Plans and helping to execute

Required skills, abilities, attitudes:

  • Well-developed writing, editing, and online research skills
  • Knowledge of and experience with Outlook; MS Word, Excel, Teams; Dropbox
  • Marketing knowledge and skills
  • Critical and strategic thinking; a team player

Optional skills and abilities:

  • Knowledge of and experience with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, WordPress CMS
  • Knowledge of and experience with Google Adwords, LinkedIn ads
  • YouTube video production

Learning Outcomes:

  • To be a contributing member of an international sales and marketing team
  • To gain insight into industrial manufacturing
  • To improve your research and writing skills

To express interest in this position please send your cover letter, resume, transcript, and one-page (min) writing sample to student_jobs@cbu.ca