Marketing & Communications Assistant

  • Toronto, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

Oliver & Bonacini is recognized as one of Canada’s leading fine dining restaurant companies, operating 11 unique and innovative restaurants in Ontario. Operations include à la carte dining, quick service, catering, group dining and special events. Unique concept restaurants include Canoe, Jump, Auberge du Pommier, Biff’s Bistro, Luma, O&B Canteen and Bannock. The company also operates a midrange casual dining concept, Oliver & Bonacini Café Grill, with locations in Toronto, Blue Mountain and Oakville. The company’s private dining and events division, Oliver & Bonacini Events, manages a number of large scale event facilities, including Malaparte at TIFF Bell Lightbox, the Toronto Region Board of Trade, Windermere House on Lake Rosseau, Muskoka and the newly revitalized Arcadian. Oliver & Bonacini credits its success to the development of a strong corporate culture, where excellence of food quality and service are valued above all else. 

Job Description


  • Ability to write clear, concise and compelling copy
  • Phenomenal proofreading skills and with a high attention to detail and accuracy - familiarity with French and Italian an asset
  • Strong graphic design skills - an eye for colour, layout, typography to develop understanding of each brand's aesthetic
  • Technical skills required - Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, Dreamweaver) and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Powerpoint)
  • Works extremely well under pressure and is able to multi-task on concurrent projects while meeting tight deadlines
  • Enjoys working in a hands-on and collaborative team environment
  • Undergraduate degree or diploma in Communications, Marketing, English or any other relevant field of study
  • The ideal candidate is a food and wine enthusiast, and has social media experience


  • Formats, spell checks and updates all restaurant and catering menus
  • Liaises with chefs and managers on all menu related content
  • Creates and designs menus and marketing collateral under the direction of the Senior Designer / Art Director
  • Responds to ad-hoc formatting and graphic design requests for banners, posters and ads from business units as needed
  • Formats and proofreads company newsletters, training materials and manuals
  • Contributes to team marketing efforts  

Additional Information

** We thank all applicants for their interest in Oliver & Bonacini Restaurants; however, only suitable candidates will be contacted to continue the application process. **