We encourage you to spend some time exploring our website to get to know our team, our clients, and our work. If you think you’ve got something to bring to this team, we want to know you. We’re always on the lookout for potential new team members, contractors, and freelancers. Send your resume and cover letter to careers@innovatebyday.ca

Contract Job Opportunity - Canada Summer Jobs - Administrative Assistant Paid Internship

Are you under 30, a permanent resident or Canadian citizen seeking a gig at a great company, with the possibility of joining the team long-term?

You are smart, like to learn new things, up for a challenge, can work from the comfort of your home and occasionally from our offices, like to research things, are good at keeping clear and organized notes online, enjoy being a part of a team, find it easy to talk with people, write well and can express yourself with words and through writing, and can work independently. Is this you? If so, read on and apply by December 14 at 5:00 pm Eastern here.

Administrative Assistant Paid Internship Description

Reporting to the president, you will:

  • Conduct research and outreach to potential clients about the Innovate By Day services, and follow up on leads.
  • Coordinate calendar and meetings for team members and the company president
  • Research and monitor trending topics and emerging news in association with social media trends and client projects. Work with us on developing new and dynamic ways to engage audiences online. in moderation and content creation for the Innovate By Day accounts
  • Ensure meeting minutes are taken and action items identified and followed up on.
  • Participate and coordinate employee events with the Head of Projects
  • Assist with office organization and materials and general administrative duties and special projects.

Qualifications

  • Must be between 15 - 30 years of age (due to funding requirements)
  • Entitled to work in Canada (international students are unfortunately not eligible for this position due to funding requirements)
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks; handles matters expeditiously, proactively, and follows-through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressures
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Ability to interact patiently, tactfully, and effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to function professionally and pleasantly during periods of high intensity
  • Honest and trustworthy, respectful and reliable
  • Demonstrated tact and professionalism
  • Proficient in the following software:
    • macOS, including Mail
    • G-Suite (Gmail, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Calendar, Meet)
    • MS Office, including Word and Excel, an asset

 

Timeline, Rate, Eligibility:

  • Eligible employees must be 15-30 years old, entitled to work in Canada, but international students are not eligible due to funding requirement restrictions.
  • 6-8 weeks at approximately 35 hours per week or up to 280 hours,
    • The contract must be complete by February 25, 2021.
  • Rate: $16-$17

Location:

Toronto, Ontario (hybrid work—remote and in-person required)

Application: 

Sound like a fit? If so, apply by December 14 at 5:00 pm Eastern here.

Innovate By Day is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, colour, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, provincial, or local laws.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Innovate By Day makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.

Thank you to all interested folks. Please note that we will only contact candidates that will proceed to the next phase.

Type: Full-time

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Come work with us!

Innovate By Day is seeking an entrepreneurial, mid-level professional who likes to win, for the role of Business Development Manager. Reporting to the CEO,  the Business Development Manager position offers a tremendous opportunity for growth and expansion for the right person. We build deep and long-term relationships with our clients. We are looking for someone bright, proactive, highly organized, a strong communicator with a great ability to network, excellent written skills, and keen to support our CEO and her team.

The Business Development Manager will partner with the CEO to effectively set company goals, advance business development and special projects. Work at Innovate By Day is dynamic, fast-paced, and demanding.  The person filling this position must be an independent hard worker capable of relentless prioritization, rapid problem solving, and highly effective communication. Humility and team orientation is a requirement in a role that will tasks from the strategic to the mundane.

Innovate By Day is a fully-inclusive, queer-friendly, values-led company that employs and celebrates people of diverse identities and backgrounds, all working collaboratively in an equitable, supportive, and accountable environment. We’re a diverse, dynamic, and fun creative team that works closely on cool, important and interesting projects.

The primary responsibilities of this position are anticipated to include:

Internal Communications

  • Draft key communications and pitches to potential business leads to be sent by the CEO or Business Development Manager
  • Speak on behalf of the CEO as necessary to advance client development and business targets
  • Be present in the company culture and work to help us celebrate wins, small and large

Business Development and Special Projects

  • Support CEO in developing key external relationships by conducting research, assembling briefs/proposals, networking, developing pitches/proposals, coordinating and/or leading  conversations with potential clients and partners
  • Research potential business opportunities and best practices relevant to the business
  • Develop detailed plans to implement new projects and advance priorities
  • Lead the quarterly “Rocks” process to brainstorm, prioritize and generate buy-in and clarity for S.M.A.R.T. goals; continuously improve the process each quarter with input from co-workers with the goal of hitting 100% of goals every quarter
  • Uncover capability gaps in the organization and work proactively to find solutions

Requirements

  • Four or more years experience in business development, strategy, marketing, or a related function with proven success working alongside leaders in fast-paced, resource-constrained growth company environments
  • Low ego, high EQ
  • Entrepreneurial spirit who:
    • Excels at developing and maintaining great systems for workflow, projects and teams
    • Ability to successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously and independently
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Mastery of Google Docs, Google Slides, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Results driven
  • Able to adapt and succeed in a changing environment
  • Ability to thrive in a remote work environment
  • Willingness to travel as needed
  • Bachelor's degree required, MBA preferred
  • Honest, trustworthy, respectful, punctual, and reliable
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • The ability to speak, read, and write in French is considered a strong asset
  • Experience working in the arts & culture or for a not-for-profit organization is an asset
  • Experience running professional social media accounts is an asset

Compensation:

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Annual performance bonus
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits
  • 12 days mandatory paid vacation (to increase by 1/day per year for each year served)
  • 5 paid medical or personal days/year

Location:

  • Toronto, Ontario (hybrid work - remote and in-person required)

Sound like a fit? Fill out Job Invitation here

Innovate By Day is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, colour, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, provincial, or local laws.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Innovate By Day makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.

Thank you to all interested folks. Please note that we will only contact candidates that will proceed to the next phase.

Project Manager - Creative Services

Type: Full-time

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Come work with us!

Are you the one in your group that makes the plans, assigns the tasks, books the restaurant, sources the decorations, and follows up with the caterer? If you’re the type who keeps track of everything, keeps everyone in the loop, and gets tremendous satisfaction from watching a plan come together, you may be the project management wunderkind we’re looking for.

We’re a diverse, dynamic, and fun creative team that works really closely together on cool and interesting projects.

Innovate By Day seeks a dynamic emerging or mid-level Project Manager to ensure the successful delivery of various client-centric campaigns. You will be responsible for driving clients’ campaign strategies, day-to-day communications, and overseeing project deliverables. You are able to adhere to deadlines, manage multiple projects simultaneously, are fluent with social media platforms, and you have a passion for taking care of your clients. Experience and knowledge of the Canadian film and television industry is an asset.

Reporting to the Head of Projects, you’ll be an essential member of the Projects team that creates content for social media platforms to activate audiences and drive measurable results. You’ll be working remotely and expected to work during regular business hours in the Eastern time zone (ET).

Innovate By Day is a fully inclusive, queer-friendly, values-led company that employs and celebrates people of diverse identities and backgrounds, all working collaboratively in an equitable, supportive, and accountable environment. We’re a diverse, dynamic, and fun creative team that works closely on cool, important, and interesting projects.

The primary responsibilities of this position are anticipated to include:

Project Management

  • Manage all client communication on a project and ensuring the campaign goals and vision are met or exceeded, on time and on budget
  • Manage the project workflow and budget, and coordinate with internal cross-functional teams (graphics, video, analytics, business affairs)
  • Lead weekly project meetings and drive campaign course correction when needed
  • Prepare and maintain project documentation (creative briefs, status reports, internal meeting notes, client meeting notes)
  • Create and lead strategic campaigns based on client objectives
  • Manage project administration, including presentation decks, creative briefs, workback schedules, project status reports (internal and/or external), and post mortem reports
  • Monitor and proactively communicate changes in scope to client(s) and internal teams throughout the project lifespan
  • Write copy for presentation decks, analytics reports, websites, digital ads, and other digital assets
  • Manage all aspects of complex projects, including live events and productions, video shoots, and online advertisements
  • Oversee content production (including video, graphic, and digital/web development)
  • Work independently and as part of a team

Strategy, Planning and Reporting

  • Create social and digital media strategies, content distribution plans, and editorial schedules to expand reach and engagement for various clients
  • Plan and strategize paid media campaigns to achieve client objectives and goals
  • Identify opportunities for growth, maximization of SEO and increased online discoverability within campaigns
  • Provide client-facing campaign reports as well as internal post reports

Requirements

  • Degree in marketing, communications, or social media from an accredited college or university
  • 2-4 years experience in a project/account management role, ideally in an agency environment
  • Must have strong creative, strategic, analytical, communication, management and organizational skills
  • Knowledge, experience and understanding of project management, workbacks, strategic documentation, and the management of people
  • Exceptional writing and copy-editing skills. Experience creating B2B and B2C copy.
  • Knowledge, experience, and understanding of online analytics tools and aggregators, digital technology, search engine optimization (SEO), new trends and the latest in social media innovation.
  • Proficiency with social media management tools and a solid understanding of social analytics
  • Experience with paid media campaigns (digital and social)
  • Strong computer skills (Google Workspace, MS Office)
  • Adobe Creative Suite, graphic design, and video editing are assets
  • Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment and have the ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Bilingualism (French/English) is an asset

Compensation:

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Annual performance bonus
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits
  • 12 days mandatory paid vacation (to increase by 1 day per year for each year served)
  • 5 paid medical or personal days/year

Location:

  • Toronto, Ontario (hybrid work—remote and in-person required)

Sound like a fit? Fill out Job Invitation here.

Innovate By Day is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, colour, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, provincial, or local laws.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Innovate By Day makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.

Thank you to all interested folks. Please note that we will only contact candidates that will proceed to the next phase.

Media Planning and Analytics Specialist

Type: Full-time

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Come work with us!

Does the story behind the numbers jump out at you? Does getting all your ducks in a row bring you joy? Are you interested in what makes people say “Yes! I want to buy/watch/do that!”? Then you might be the online ads and analytics wizard we’re looking for.

Innovate By Day is seeking a mid-level professional for the role of Media Planning and Analytics Specialist. You’ll be an important member of our Projects team, designing media campaigns to find and activate audiences on social media platforms. You’ll be creating ad strategies and backing up your ideas with meaningful analytics, with the ultimate goal being measurable results for our clients. We’re looking at you for your analytical skills, math proficiency, demonstrated creative thinking, and great attention to detail.

Reporting to the Head of Projects, you’ll be working remotely and expected to work in regular business hours in the Eastern time zone (ET).

Innovate By Day is a fully-inclusive, queer-friendly, values-led company that employs and celebrates people of diverse identities and backgrounds, all working collaboratively in an equitable, supportive, and accountable environment. We’re a diverse, dynamic, and fun creative team that works closely on cool, important and interesting projects.

The primary responsibilities of this position are anticipated to include:

Media Buying

  • Develop Paid Media campaigns and organize supportive data for recommendations.
  • Communicate with internal clients regarding tactical aspects of Paid Media and assist in facilitating information and answering questions.
  • Manage contracts/insertion orders and any resulting revisions with media vendors where a managed service is contracts
  • Manage and execute approved Media Buying plans
  • Input Social Media buys and manage any discrepancy reconciliations including actualizing media spending
  • Assist with the Paid Media billing process
  • Update blocking charts, budgets, and budget summaries where required

Research and Collaboration

  • Manage, research and execute on competitive studies and audits to align with the Projects team
  • Manage and execute on the creation of analytic reports for clients at various points through a campaign
  • Stay informed on trending topics and emerging news in association with the current projects
  • Assist with research and day-to-day communication with Project Team members as appropriate
  • Take detailed notes in meetings and parse out relevant information, including action items, next steps and timelines
  • Create and populate presentation decks (including proposals, workshops, and analytics/reports) using Google Slides
  • May include: special assignments as required by the CEO & Chief Strategist (may include creative problem solving, working with multiple departments and extensive research)

Skills and Qualifications

  • 3-5 years experience in social media ad buys, programmatics, or out-of-home media buying in a professional setting and reporting on those campaigns
  • Post-secondary diploma, degree or equivalent, preferably in Communications, Marketing, Digital Marketing or similar
  • Knowledge, experience, and understanding of online analytics tools and aggregators, digital technology, search engine optimization (SEO), and the latest trends in social media and online media buying.
  • Exceptional writing skills with the ability to hone and utilize different voices across channels and client accounts
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrated experience in online marketing, promotion and/or social media strategy and campaign management
  • Strong graphic design skills and knowledge, including photo editing, typography, file formats, optimization for web and social media, are an asset
  • Proficient in the following software:
    • macOS, including iCal and Mail
    • G-Suite (Gmail, Drive, Docs, Sheets*, Slides, Calendar, Meet)
    • MS Office, including Word and Excel*, an asset
    • (*should be highly proficient in Excel or Google Sheets)
  • Ability to prioritize tasks; handles matters expeditiously, proactively, and follows-through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressures
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Ability to interact patiently, tactfully, and effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to function professionally and pleasantly during periods of high intensity
  • Honest and trustworthy, respectful and reliable
  • Demonstrated tact and professionalism
  • The ability to speak, read and write in French is considered an asset
  • Experience working in the arts & culture sector or for a not-for-profit organization is an asset

Compensation:

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Annual performance bonus
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits
  • 12 days mandatory paid vacation (to increase by 1 day per year for each year served)
  • 5 paid medical or personal days/year

Location:

  • Toronto, Ontario (hybrid work—remote and in-person required)

Sound like a fit? Fill out Job Invitation here.

Innovate By Day is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, colour, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, provincial, or local laws.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Innovate By Day makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.

Thank you to all interested folks. Please note that we will only contact candidates that will proceed to the next phase.

Digital and Social Media Specialist

Type: Full-time

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Come work with us!

Are you a versatile writer who understands social media marketing? Are you equally good at writing messages in 140 characters, 280 characters, or 500 words? Do you have a favourite social media platform and know how to use it like a pro? How about a head for strategy, with great ideas about how to get a product or service in front of the right audience? Are you highly-motivated, forward thinking, and collaborative? Can you consistently bring your A-game to every project?

You might be the social media specialist we’re looking for.

We’re a diverse, dynamic, and fun creative team who work really closely together on cool and interesting digital media projects.

Reporting to the Head of Projects, you’ll be an essential member of a Projects team that creates content for websites and social media platforms to activate audiences and drive measurable results. You’ll be working remotely and expected to work during regular business hours in the Eastern time zone (ET).
While writing is your number one skill, we’re looking for a well-rounded individual who has some experience or skill with other kinds of content creation. So graphic design, video editing, WordPress, MailChimp, or online ads experience are all great secondary skills to bring to the table.

The primary responsibilities of this position are anticipated to include:

Content Writing and Digital Campaigns

  • Write copy across a variety of social media and online ad platforms, from tweets to ad copy to blog articles
  • Collaborate with senior staff in the planning, execution and optimization of digital and social campaigns
  • Implement and optimize social media and communication campaigns
  • Ideate and execute graphic design projects in Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator, in consultation with our Projects Team

Community Management

  • Use social media listening tools to monitor online conversations, trends, levels of engagement, reach and traction for multiple clients
  • Ensure that client brands are represented authentically online
  • Ability to live-tweet events (quick, professional, thoughtful) an asset

Day to Day Research and Collaboration

  • Stay informed on trending topics and emerging news in association with the current projects
  • Assist with research and day-to-day communication with Project Team members as appropriate
  • Take detailed notes in meetings and parse out relevant information, including action items, next steps and timelines
  • Create and populate presentation decks (including proposals, workshops, and analytics/reports) using Google Slides
  • May include: special assignments as required by the CEO & President (may include creative problem solving, working with multiple departments and extensive research)

Skills and Qualifications

  • 1 - 4 years experience in a digital, marketing, or social media position in a professional setting
  • Post-secondary diploma, degree or equivalent, preferably in Communications, Marketing, Digital Marketing or similar
  • Knowledge, experience, and understanding of online analytics tools and aggregators, digital technology, search engine optimization (SEO), and the latest trends in social media innovation
  • Exceptional writing skills with the ability to hone and utilize different voices across channels and client accounts
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrated experience in online marketing, promotion and/or social media strategy and campaign management
  • Strong graphic design skills and knowledge, including photo editing, typography, file formats, optimization for web and social media, are an asset
  • Proficient in the following software:
    • macOS, including iCal and Mail
    • G-Suite (Gmail, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Calendar, Meet)
    • MS Office, including Word and Excel, an asset
  • Ability to prioritize tasks; handles matters expeditiously, proactively, and follows-through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressures
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Ability to interact patiently, tactfully, and effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to function professionally and pleasantly during periods of high intensity
  • Honest and trustworthy, respectful and reliable
  • Demonstrated tact and professionalism

Compensation:

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Annual performance bonus
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits
  • 12 days mandatory paid vacation (to increase by 1 day per year for each year served)
  • 5 paid medical or personal days/year

Location:

  • Toronto, Ontario (hybrid work—remote and in-person required)

Sound like a fit? Fill out Job Invitation here

Innovate By Day is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, colour, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, provincial, or local laws.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Innovate By Day makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.

Thank you to all interested folks. Please note that we will only contact candidates that will proceed to the next phase.

Administrative Assistant

Type: Full-time Contract with possibility of moving to a full-time permanent position with benefits

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Come work with us! 

Innovate By Day is seeking a well-rounded, outgoing emerging professional to fill the role of Administrative Assistant to start June 16, 2021. We’re a diverse, dynamic, and fun creative team that works closely on cool and interesting projects.

Reporting to the President, the Administrative Assistant position offers a tremendous opportunity for the right person. We are looking for someone bright, proactive, highly organized, a strong communicator with excellent written skills, and keen to support our president and her team. We are a fully inclusive, values-led company that employs and celebrates people of diverse identities and backgrounds, all working collaboratively in an equitable, supportive, and accountable environment.

This person will need to work in-person (once restrictions have lifted) and remotely, so will need to be based in the Greater Toronto Area. As this position receives partial funding from Canada Summer Jobs, the candidate must be under 30 years old and be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or person granted refugee status. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist president with her day-to-day requirements, including meeting coordination, client follow up, research, and manage internal operations (i.e. office cleaners, suppliers)
  • Minute taking at meetings as required, and follow through on action items
  • Receive, direct, and relay telephone messages and general email inquiries 
  • Track projects with Head of Projects and team reporting
  • Assist with writing and reviewing proposals, blogs, and reports
  • Ensure clients receive accurate and prompt responses to requests 
  • Handle all incoming and outgoing mail and couriers 
  • Aiding in employee event planning 
  • Assist in moderating the company’s social media presence – Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn 
  • Assist in recruiting new employees or freelancers, including sourcing, phone screening, and scheduling of interviews 
  • Proofread and edit documents as needed 
  • Execute on projects and special assignments as assigned by the CEO & President (may include creative problem solving, working with multiple departments)
  • Tracking of client surveys and reporting
  • Stay informed on trending topics and emerging news in association with the current projects
  • Commit to ongoing learning and development

Preferred Attributes

  • University or college education is an asset
  • Robust and proactive communication and interpersonal skills are a must 
  • Collaborator, Communicator, Agile, Accountable, Leader, and Empowering
  • Ability to prioritize conflicting needs; handles matters expeditiously, proactively, and follows-through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressures
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Team-building skills
  • Strong organizational and written skills in English
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Decision-making skills
  • Excellent verbal and listening communications skills
  • Experience running professional social media accounts is an asset
  • A driver's licence is an asset
  • Proficient in the following software:
    • G-Suite (Gmail, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Calendar, Meet)
    • MS Office, including Word and Excel
    • macOS, including Mail
    • Pages, Keynote and Numbers an asset
    • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud is an asset
  • Ability to interact patiently, tactfully, and effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to function professionally and pleasantly during periods of high-intensity
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Respectful, Punctual, and Reliable
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • The ability to speak, read, and write in French is considered a strong asset
  • Experience working in the arts & culture or for a not-for-profit organization is an asset

Requirements

This position will be partially funded through Canada Summer Jobs, and applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Under 30 years of age
  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident or person granted refugee status

As this position requires some remote work, a stable and fast Internet connection is required.

Sound like a fit? 

Tell us about yourself and why you should be the candidate of choice in a cover letter together with your resumé by 6 pm Thursday, June 10, 2021.

Submit via email: careers@innovatebyday.ca.

Thank you to all interested folks. Please note that we will only contact candidates that will proceed to the next phase.

AUTHENTICITY

We work together with
transparency, kindness,
and respect.

TRUST

We trust each other to
understand our roles and
get the job done.

TEAMWORK

We value collaboration
and camaraderie—and
we love what we do.