• Location: Ross Ferry, NS
  • Deadline: July 2, 2020 at 5:00 pm

The role of this position is to provide marketing support for the Ross Ferry Marine Park and the Ross Ferry Farm Gate Market and to act as Park Attendant and assist with duties at the Ross Ferry Marine Park as required. The assistant will report to Terri Shobbrook, Chair and Joella Foulds, Market Co-ordinator.

Include, but are not limited to:
1. Marketing – General promotion of the Ross Ferry Marine Park and the Ross Ferry Farm Gate Market the as required:
a. Social Media updates including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram at a minimum of weekly.
b. Assist with keeping the website updated.
c. Assist with signage
d. Meet regularly with Market Co-ordinator to assess effectiveness of marketing strategies.
e. Assist with data collection to determine success of marketing and customer satisfaction.
2. Public Relations
a. Assist with weekly Radio call-ins, preparing of Press Releases, etc.
3. Farm Gate Market
a. Contact vendors on a regular basis for updates on products, etc. for weekly promotions on Facebook and radio. Post updates the day of the market (i.e. Instagram, Facebook
b. Ensure that vendor profiles are complete, interesting, and updated on Website and Facebook.
c. Assist vendors to create attractive photographs of their products and working space (gardens, workshop, studio etc.) for promotional purposes.
4. Marine Park
a. Ensure the Park is free of litter and debris.
b. Ensure garbage and recycling receptacles emptied in a timely fashion.
c. Clean and disinfect the privy daily as per the RFSS Covid guidelines.
d. Assist with preparations and selling of fries at the park on Sundays.
e. Assist with all aspects of maintaining COVID-19 restrictions at the park on Sundays. This may include signage, reminding customers about distancing, cleaning the washroom in the building frequently, etc. as per the RFSS Covid guidelines.
f. Assist with any odd jobs around the Park as directed by your Supervisor or designate.

• Knowledge/Experience in Marketing is an asset.
• Knowledge and aptitude in Social Media platforms essential.
• Must have solid computer skills.
• Ability to follow directions and work with minimal supervision.
• This position is a 35-hr week for a duration of 8 weeks. You must be available to work weekends.

How to Apply:

Email resume to:

Application Deadline:  July 2, 2020