Social Media and Marketing Officer (Intern)

Toronto-based opportunity—12-month placement

Want to make a difference in public education?

Are you a new communications, advertising, marketing or social science graduate? Looking for that critical first real-world work experience?

The EdCan Network is Canada’s independent, bilingual, non-partisan organization of over 75,000 educators including university faculties of education, school districts and ministries of education renowned for developing knowledge tools that bridge the research-implementation gap. Our role as an indispensable intermediary connects K-12 education systems across the country by producing and disseminating authoritative and evidence-based, yet accessible content that is trusted by educators, parents and policymakers alike in a world where fact-based information is increasingly difficult to decipher.

We are currently seeking one (1) Social Media and Marketing Officer (Intern) to join our growing team in our Toronto office. The ideal candidate is an above average communicator and an independent emerging professional who can adjust to a variety of changes and challenges in a fast paced environment. Strong English-French bilingualism, including excellent written and oral communication skills, is a definite asset. Knowledge of SEO is also an asset.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Leverage creative ideas to catalyze our organizational mandate through marketing, social media engagement and developing online campaigns.
  • Contribute to the publication and development of content for all online and social media platforms, including through writing compelling content copy for a variety of channels.
  • Identify and lead new opportunities to grow our network through social media and website engagement strategies.

Candidate criteria:

College or university graduate who has graduated within the last three years from an accredited institution of higher education. The position will be a first full-time position in the candidate’s field of study.



Potential start date is ASAP.


This is a paid, contractual position.


To apply, please submit a motivation letter, resume and project samples (e.g. social media platforms, graphic designs, websites, etc.) to with Social Media & Marketing Officer (Intern) in the subject line.

We thank all candidates for their submissions. However, only those convened for an interview will be contacted.