Marketing Assistant 2022 ~ Live Sustainably NL Inc. Guide to the Good

This position is funded through Canada Summer Jobs Department of Employment and Social Development Act (DESDA).  

Candidates must be 30 years of age or younger to be eligible.


Project - Guide to the Good Community Heartprint App

Location: St. John’s, Newfoundland (in office or from remote location)

Salary:  $16.00 per hour     Hours:  30 hours per week

Start/End:  Mid June (six weeks hence) – Live Sustainably NL is a registered non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness of, and promoting sustainable living practices through action projects and the social enterprise start-up Guide to the Good. 

Guide to the Good is a social enterprise dedicated to building sustainable communities through a) promoting local, social and green choices and b) helping local business succeed in the online and community landscape.  The Guide to the Good platform is a searchable, member-based content hub that uses digital marketing and human relations to promote local, social and green choices and to promote healthy, flourishing people and communities in Newfoundland and Labrador. We are currently developing an app to support and encourage engagement.

g2g Community Heartprint Is a web-based incentive app that informs and celebrates local, social and green choices for their purchase and lifestyle.

Marketing Assistant

Working closely with the Digital Guide, the Marketing Assistant will execute the launch of and support promotion and engagement of the Community Heartprint to g2g members and the general public.   

Working independently, in a collaborative environment to accomplish objectives, the Marketing Assistant will execute, report on progress, and troubleshoot in real time.

This position requires travel to and from various locations so candidates must have a reliable and practical means of transit for the St. John’s metro area.  This could be a Class 5 Drivers licence and access to a vehicle ( will pay mileage), public transit, bicycle, etc.

For candidates living outside St. John’s metro will be determined on a case-by-case basis.  

The Candidate:

  • The ideal candidate is a great writer and verbal communicator, and is willing to learn as we go.
  • The ideal candidate is eager to work with a social enterprise and engage with others to inform and inspire action.
  • The ideal candidate likes to connect with people and are comfortable conversing on the phone and in person.
  • The ideal candidate is organized, enthusiastic, outgoing, creative, and has a passion for community.   
  • The ideal candidate is knowledgeable about information management systems, and familiar with Google Drive management, Slack, Asana and Canva.


  • Student of or degree in Marketing, Communications, Arts/Humanities, Business, English, or another related course of study.
  • Vision and understanding on how to connect with others, and interest in local, social and green issues from local and global perspectives.
  • Kind, friendly and interested in contributing to and learning from this organization
  • Strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Confident, enjoys talking with and working with people with different viewpoints

thegreenrock ~ Live Sustainably NL Inc. values Diversity and Inclusion and priority consideration will be given to candidates who fall into one or more of the following demographics:  New immigrant/refugee, Indigenous, Visible minorities/racialized youth, LGBTQ2 youth, Women in STEM. 

Interested candidates are invited to forward their CV and a short intro to by June 10, 2022.