Marketing Assistant


Marketing Assistant

AGR Insurance Brokers
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Posted: August 2nd 2017
Deadline: September 2nd, 2017

AGR Insurance Brokers has been established in the National Capital region since 1954.  We specialize in home and auto group insurance.  Our main clients are employees of the Federal Government, especially the Public Service Alliance of Canada with whom we have the mandate since 1985.

We are currently recruiting for a Marketing Assistant.

Marketing & Communications - 80% of the task

Reporting to the CEO and serving as an integral member of the leadership team, the Marketing Assistant will be responsible for assisting the CEO in the development of the home and auto insurance program with our groups (The Public Service Alliance of Canada and The University of Ottawa).  They will also participate in the development of an annual marketing plan. 

The individual will participate in the analysis of past results and the development of strategies to maximize growth potential within our group plans. The individual will be responsible for the integration and implementation of a broad range of marketing activities, using the communication channels provided by our partners as well coordinating our digital strategies on social media platforms and web tools with our external partners.  The individual will monitor web content, conceptualize and implement communications and marketing plans to promote the program and increase its visibility, provide reporting to CEO and suggestions to improve results. As part of the overall Marketing plan they will be responsible for the organisation of promotional events and the participation at conventions & conferences. 

Administrative Assistant - 20% of the task

Provide administrative assistance to the CEO. This entails the drafting of internal and external communications, organising meetings with partners and twice yearly staff sessions. Making necessary reservations and bookings for various events and presence at partner activities. Ordering of various promotional items for use at our partner events.



  • Successful completion of a post-secondary degree in Marketing, Communications or Business with a major in marketing or a related field
  • Digital marketing knowledge and training
  • Three years of relevant experience desired but not required
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in building and executing marketing plans/campaigns
  • Strong interpersonal relationship skills
  • Solid oral and written communication skills in French and English
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Wordpress
  • Proficient in Digital marketing including an understanding of Search Engine Optimization and abilities to write content for the web
  • Valid driver’s licence
  • Availability to work some evenings and weekends and willingness to travel

Core competencies:

  • Strategy
  • Organization
  • Judgement
  • Time management
  • Accountability
  • Dependability
Additional Information

Please send your resume and cover letter via email.

Thank you to all applicants however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact Information
AGR Insurance Brokers
551 Montreal Road,
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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