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Careers at Southport Aerospace


Marketing Assistant

Southport is looking for a Marketing Assistant Summer Student - Full-Time Term (April – September, 2024).  Reporting to the Director, Business Development, the Marketing Assistant will work directly with the Marketing Team.  This role offers an excellent opportunity for a student to gain practical experience in the marketing area while contributing to exciting projects within a fast-paced environment.  

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the Marketing Team with all marketing activities, including:
    • Developing and executing marketing campaigns across various channels, including digital, social media, email, and traditional marketing.
    • Assist in the creation of marketing materials, such as brochures, flyers, presentations, advertisements, and other literature.
    • The production of a wide range of communications.
    • Assist in maintaining and updating digital marketing platforms, including websites, social media profiles/sites and websites.
    • Collaborate with internal teams, including properties, recreation, and recruitment to ensure marketing initiatives align with overall business objectives.
    • Provide administrative support to the marketing department, including organizing files, scheduling meetings, managing correspondence, and maintenance of databases.
  • Help organize, coordinate, and attend marketing events, such as event launches, public relations events, and promotional activities, and
  • Assist with the planning and execution of the Manitoba Airshow, including marketing efforts and day of the event activities (August 3 & 4, 2024)
  • Supporting other Southport business units with a variety of tasks on site.

Position Requirements:

  • Possess or be enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program in Marketing, Business Administration, Communications, or a related field, preferred.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with a keen eye for detail.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and familiarity with graphic design software, i.e. Adobe in Design and Adobe PhotoShop.
  • Basic understanding of digital marketing principles and social media platforms.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize tasks, and work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Personable, presentable, and articulate.
  • Sound understanding of marketing principles.
  • Strong administration, organizational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in social media management.
  • Experience with planning and executing events.
  • Proactive attitude with a willingness to learn and take on new challenges.
  • Availability to work full-time during the specified duration of the internship.
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team, with minimum supervision.
  • Given the cultural diversity of our region, the ability to respect and promote a culturally diverse population is required.

Prior to the commencement of employment, the successful applicant will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination by providing a Government of Manitoba issued QR code and photo identification or providing proof of an exemption from the COVID-19 vaccination approved by the Government of Manitoba.

Join the Southport Team – as an employee of Southport, you will receive the following:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Complimentary Gym Membership

Interested applicants are invited to submit their application below.

Any questions regarding the job can be addressed to:

Southport Aerospace Centre Inc.
Attention: Human Resources
25 Centennaire Drive
Southport, MB R0H 1N1

Phone: 204.428.6031

This job posting will remain open until filled. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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