JOB POSTING: Rozsa Foundation Marketing & Communications Manager



DEADLINE TO APPLY: Monday, November 18, 2019


TO APPLY: Please send expression of interest and resume to simon@rozsafoundation.org

Start Date: On or around Wednesday, December 4, 2019 Salary: 30 hours/week @ $30/hour plus health spending account


Travel: Travel will occasionally be required throughout Calgary and to Edmonton for events


Working Hours: Mostly regular working hours, some evening/weekend work required


Reports to: Executive Director Simon Mallett

Qualifications:

 Undergraduate degree in arts, communications, public relations or similar field and/or practical communications work experience, ideally in the arts sector.

 Strong written, verbal and story-telling skills.

 Experience in development and implementation of marketing & communications strategy.  Excellent grasp of social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn), as well as knowledge of Microsoft Office, Photoshop, Filemaker Pro and web skills including Wix, MailChimp & Google Analytics.

 Eagerness to increase personal communications knowledge, enhance Foundation communications and positively impact the sector.

 Knowledge of the organizations in the Alberta arts sector.

 Knowledge of media outlets and other information dissemination networks.

 Professional comportment as befits a Foundation representative.

 Self-starter and strong team member.

Job Description:

The tasks and responsibilities of the Marketing & Communications Coordinator position include:

 Web & Social Media:

o Maintain website, including design & layout for future expansions

o Create & collect new copy and edit existing copy to ensure clear messaging o Interview Foundation program participants to generate new success stories

o Plan, schedule and post content appropriate to the Foundation on social media

o Gather stats and track metrics re: reach and engagement


 External Communications:

o Create & distribute media releases & calls in a timely and effective manner

o Maintain consistent messaging of our vision, mission and values, as well as key messages

o Cultivate and maintain media relationships, distributions lists & media contact info

o Populate, design & distribute bi-weekly newsletter o Periodic communications with arts sector politicians and government agencies


 Internal Communications:

o Develop, implement & maintain communications strategies (public relations, social media) o Work with other staff to generate content and ensure programs are effectively communicated o Provide written updates for board meetings


 Graphic Design & Marketing:

o Create images & layout for invites and marketing materials, including annual report, pamphlets, posters, brochures and other materials

o Strategic visual distribution of key messages, program info, and Rozsa Award information

o Research & execution of effective ad campaign combining digital and traditional means

o Sourcing media & marketing opportunities in relation to Foundation events and programs o Occasional event photography & videography


 General:

o Provide leadership through the development of procedures and processes to improve the effectiveness of the Foundation’s communications

o Ongoing research around effective communications and marketing strategies within the fast-changing provincial media landscape

o Maintain well-organized electronic and print records, updating the database as required

o Attend grantee performance and exhibitions as required for documentation (print and photo)

o Various other assignments as required

Questions about this position can be directed to simon@rozsafoundation.org. Please visit rozsafoundation.org to learn more about the Rozsa Foundation.

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