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Join the fastest growing agency in North America for an opportunity to work on unique projects and execute campaigns for some of the world’s biggest brands like Labatt, Kraft Heinz, RBC, PointsBet, Mercedes-Benz, Coca-Cola, and many more. View our work.

We’re looking for new talent with a passion for great work, a curiosity for all aspects of marketing and a hunger to learn from top leaders in the industry.

Bring Your Flavor

Our 2023 Summer Squad program ill add 20+ ambitious marketers to our roster of summer talent. Candidates who bring diversity in perspective, background, education and lived experience to our teams. We are committed to providing an exciting, fast-paced learning opportunity across the agency. Together, we’ll deliver work that earns the world’s attention.

Summer Squad is open to current post-secondary students, recent graduates, and career changers who are interested in starting a career in marketing. Applicants from historically underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Participating Departments

This program will give you the opportunity to be placed in one of our departments:

Experiential - Experiential Marketing, Event Production & Client Service

Experiential - Experiential Marketing, Event Production & Client Service

  • From Coordinators to Directors, this team leads the charge on production and bringing those brilliant ideas to life. Accounts are the client service leads who focus on nurturing relationships with marketing leads across multiple brands.
  • Roles: Account Coordinators
Creative – Designs, Writers & Creative Generalists

Creative – Designs, Writers & Creative Generalists

  • Our team of Creative generalists, copywriters, ideators, multi-disciplinary designers, art directors, and more. This team develops brilliant, creative ideas rooted in strategy and insights that are insightful, relevant, innovative, and effective.
  • Roles: Copywriters, Art Designers
Media & Connections – Strategy, Insights & Digital Media

Media & Connections – Strategy, Insights & Digital Media

  • This team is focused on strategic channel planning and measurable paid media strategies that engage the target consumer and deliver higher return on ad spend.
  • Roles: SEM Coordinators, Media Coordinators
Digital – Digital Project Management

Digital – Digital Project Management

  • A team responsible for planning and implementing digital projects including web development, e-commerce, apps, opt-ins, first-party data, and more.
  • Roles: Digital Producers
Digital – Digital Project Management
People & Culture – Human Resources & Recruiting

People & Culture – Human Resources & Recruiting

  • Our Human Resource specialists and generalists focus on creating an exceptional employee experience and growing a pipeline of diverse talent for various departments.
  • Roles: Culture & Events Coordinator
Salt Studios – Video Production

Salt Studios – Video Production

  • Our in-house production studio cutting video content for TV, social, and ongoing brand campaigns.
  • Roles: Junior Editor/Post-Production Coordinator
Influencer - Influencer Management

Influencer - Influencer Management

  • Our Influencer Team is composed of data-driven, results-oriented, and highly organized platform experts with experience managing and executing influencer campaigns.
  • Roles: Influencer Coordinators
BRIKA – Account Management & In-Field Retail Management

BRIKA – Account Management & In-Field Retail Management

  • Our modern in-house retail agency specializes in innovative and creative consumer retail experiences. They are champions of retail strategy, pop-ups, influencer marketing, creative and brand.
  • Roles: Account Coordinator, In-Field Retail Manager

Why Salt?

We take Salt of the Earth seriously. If you want to work among a team of good, kind, humble and passionate people, this is the agency for you.

The fastest place to grow your marketing skills. As an integrated agency, you’ll be exposed to incredible work across all departments, regardless of the one you’re placed in.

High caliber work. We work with some of the biggest brands in the world – and you will too. Forget the coffee runs. You’ll be doing real work on real projects.

We’re proud to be recognized as a Great Place to Work in Canada.

Application Process & Timing

All applicants will be asked to complete an online application and questionnaire. Due to the high volume of applicants, we thank everyone for their interest but only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

This program requires a commitment to a 4-month long contract from (May to August 2023), with the opportunity for a contract extension through fall 2023.

Deadlines and timing are as follows:

  • Applications Open: Wednesday, January 25, 2023
  • Applications Due: February 10, 2023
  • Acceptances Communicated: Early March 2023


What if I fall in love with this there an opportunity to be hired full-time after the contract ends?
Yes! For high-performing Summer Squad team members, there is a strong possibility of a contract extension or offer of full-time employment at Salt.
I want the experience, but I’ve also got bills to pay – are these paid internships?
Who is eligible to join the Summer Squad?
The Summer Squad program is open to current post-secondary students, recent graduates, and career changers who are interested in starting a career in marketing. Candidates must be able to commit to a full-time opportunity between May and August 2023, unless otherwise stated.
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Do I have to be in Toronto or can I work from anywhere?
Unless otherwise stated, the Summer Squad opportunities are based in Toronto. At Salt, we work in a hybrid model, working 2-3 days from the office. For Accounts Team members, your role may also require travel to different cities throughout the summer.
Do I need to include a portfolio?
If you are applying for a creative role, we ask that you please include a link to your portfolio. This can be a link to a website, or simply a document that showcases your creative work.
Is the Summer Squad Program an accredited internship program requirement?
This program could be recognized as an accredited internship program, depending on your program’s specific requirements. During the interview process, we welcome any questions you may have on this topic.
I’m interested in more than one team. Can I apply for multiple positions?
Yes, you can apply for more than one position although we do recommend keeping it to a maximum of two. Based on your qualifications, you may also be considered for a role that you did not directly apply for.
Will I be fetching coffee and making copies all day?
No, at SALT, you’ll have the opportunity to work hands-on on real projects and gain experience and feedback. We all get our own coffee around here!
Are Summer Squad roles part-time hours or full-time hours?
These roles are contract full-time positions. Team members can expect to work roughly 40 hrs. a week between 9 AM to 5 PM. The working schedule for experiential team members may vary slightly to include work on occasional evenings and weekends, depending on the activation schedule.