Brenton has been volunteering on AMA Toronto's Marketing Communications & Digital Team as Newsletter Manager since October 2016. In this role, Brenton is responsible for overseeing AMA Toronto's weekly newsletter.

What is your day job?
Creative Strategist - Octopus Link

How long have you volunteered with AMA Toronto?
Since Octoberish (2016)

What is your current volunteer title and role?
I work on the marketing communications newsletter that comes out every Friday.

Why did you decide to volunteer?
I was looking for networking opportunities and expanding my professional knowledge.

What have you gained from your volunteer experience?
Lots of networking and professional knowledge.

What tip would you give a new AMA-Toronto volunteer?
Make sure you get the most out of the experience. Go to the get togethers and join the mentorship program.

What is your favourite brand and why?
My favourite brand is Vice because their insights into societies are not effected by political correctness.

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Jennifer has been a volunteer with AMA Toronto's Exchange program for the past two years. In this role, she attracts new mentees and mentors to the program.

What is your day job?
Marketing Director - Wealth One Bank of Canada

How long have you volunteered with AMA Toronto?
Two years

What is your current volunteer title and role?
I volunteer for the Mentor Exchange program. Where I participate in discussions of how to grow the Mentor Exchange brand. I craft creative to attract mentees and mentors and act as an advocate for the program. (You can find out more about Mentor Exchange)

Why did you decide to volunteer?
I want to help marketers benefit from the Mentor Exchange program.

What have you gained from your volunteer experience?
I get to learn from my peers and get hands on experience implementing advertising tactics. I also strengthen relationship with my fellow marketers.

What tip would you give a new AMA-Toronto volunteer?
It pays to volunteer.

What is your favourite brand and why?
Apple. It’s a great combination of technology + design. Very cool.

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