Marketing Internship

Muskoka Grown is currently looking for an enthusiastic Marketing Intern to join our growing team. The position is a full-time, four-month internship that will assist all of Muskoka Grown’s marketing efforts including PR, experiential, traditional marketing, advertising, and social media.

Position Summary:
As the Marketing Intern, you will be responsible for supporting the development and implementation of all strategic marketing initiatives to grow the Muskoka Grown brand and build awareness.

The internship will introduce you to Muskoka Grown through a challenging and rewarding experience that marries the business needs of the company with your learning and development. Skill sets utilized and further developed during the Internship are strategic thinking, cannabis industry understanding, leadership and building insights from various marketing initiatives to deliver business results.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead, participate in and support Muskoka Grown’s in-field marketing initiatives through various activations.

  • Contribute to the development of positive brand experiences and consumer relationships on-site and digitally.

  • Provide key messaging on-site to further brand awareness.

  • Create fun and engaging ways to interact with consumers, within the rules and limitations of the activation environment and program expectations.

  • Monitor key learnings and make recommendations for future initiatives.

  • Assist with the execution of all ongoing media relations efforts, including campaigns, retail store openings, partnerships, etc.

  • Support development of written content for PR and digital media including media pitches, social media copy, key messages, etc.

  • Create and update media lists and other databases.

  • Stay up-to-date with cannabis news and industry updates.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Familiar or interested in the emerging cannabis industry and market.

  • Currently working towards or have recently completed a degree in marketing, communications, public relations, event marketing or similar, graduate degree is highly regarded.

  • Knowledge of social media management platforms.

  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects.

  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, detail-oriented, dependable, and independent.

  • Ability to monitor, research and analyze industry news, marketing/customer trends, activities, and best practices.

  • Ability to work flexibly in a fast-paced, start-up environment, with a focus on teamwork, and take initiative as a self-starter.

  • Creative writing abilities.

  • Bold, innovative and enjoy challenging yourself.

Job Type:

  • 4-month contract (start May 2019)

Additional Information:

The chosen applicant will be required to successfully complete background and reference checks.

Muskoka Grown thanks all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.

Muskoka Grown is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


To apply for this position, please send your resume to: careers@muskokagrown.com (Subject: Marketing Intern).

Andrea Grand