Public Relations Assistant

50th Parallel Public Relations - Comox Valley, BC (30+ days ago)

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The Public Relations Assistant will work with 50th Parallel Public Relations’ team and clients at its office based in Courtenay. Clients include small businesses, not for profits, government agencies and First Nations.

A*s Public Relations Assistant your responsibilities will include: *

  • Supporting ongoing projects with clients.
  • Event and workshop support.
  • Copywriting and copyediting.
  • Communications with stakeholders.
  • Drafting marketing materials, communications reports and media monitoring documents.
  • Collaborating with the team and clients to meet the strategic objectives of our company and clients.
  • Ability to be on time and available to work weekends and evenings.
  • Performing other job-related duties as assigned.


  • Post-secondary education in communications and/or marketing or related field.
  • Excellent skills with all social media platforms.
  • Excellent written communication skills with emphasis on proofreading and grammar excellence.
  • Open to collaboration in a team environment.
  • Organized, efficient, reliable and detail-oriented.
  • Works well both independently and collaboratively.
  • Adaptable to a fluid work environment.
  • Deadline-driven and responds well under occasional pressure.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Personal transportation is required for time-sensitive company errands.

This is a 6-month, full-time employee contract position with the opportunity for term extension. A dedicated desk and computer are provided at the 50th Parallel Public Relations HQ office at 105-2456 Rosewall Crescent, Courtenay BC V9N 8R9.

Our Culture and Vision:

We are committed to providing a safe, supportive and open environment for all of our employees. We value people and the skills they bring to our team. We constantly look for ways to support our team’s professional growth as we continue to expand our capacity and services.

We are committed to providing a work environment that is conducive to the professional growth of its employees, provides a professional and safe atmosphere and promotes equality of opportunity.

We believe in team dates, annual retreats and team socials!

For more information or to submit your resume and cover letter, please contact Nazaneen Dizai at hello@50thparallelpr(dot)com

In the body of your email please also include a response to what has been your favourite failure in your career.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $20.00 to $22.00 /hour