Communications & Marketing Coordinator - Theatre Alberta

Date: Oct 14, 2021

Deadline: Nov 1, 2021 - 11:45 pm

Communications & Marketing Coordinator Required
Deadline to Apply: November 1, 2021

Theatre Alberta is a provincial arts service organization and registered charity that represents ~900 theatre artists, enthusiasts, students, educators, and community and professional theatre companies across the province. We are dedicated to encouraging the growth of theatre in Alberta by providing the highest quality programs and services:

  • workshops and camps for teens and adults, urban and rural
  • Canada’s largest independent fully-circulating theatre library
  • online resource sharing services for auditions, employment, and productions
  • theatre news, publications, and advocacy

We require a highly motivated and creative Communications and Marketing Coordinator who will be responsible for leading Theatre Alberta’s communications and promotional activities including, but not limited to:

  • the development, implementation, and evaluation of a communications and marketing plan, including social media strategies
  • marketing for Theatre Alberta’s various programs and services, and promotion of the organization in general
  • the creation and publication of Theatre Buzz, our e-newsletter
  • the creation and publication of The Playbill, a listing of Alberta’s theatre season
  • management of our website and online classifieds/community resources
  • social media and blogging activities
  • participation in various fundraising activities and campaigns, including the creation of applications and reports
  • liaison with Theatre Alberta’s members, advertisers, graphic designers, website developers, and other suppliers and supporters
  • participation in Theatre Alberta’s overall strategic mission and direction

Applicants should be knowledgeable and passionate about theatre, customer-service focused, confident communicators, and able to work independently and as part of a team. Excellent writing skills and computer/software skills with web and social media experience are required. Previous involvement in the not-for-profit sector and/or the theatre industry, and familiarity with WordPress, Adobe Creative Cloud, and video creation/editing, will be considered assets.

This is a full-time position, with benefits after three months. Due to the nature of Theatre Alberta’s work and programs, some evening/weekend hours and travel may be required. The Theatre Alberta team is currently working remotely but may transition back to the office and in-person programming if/when safe to do so. Employee safety and comfort will be prioritized. While the Theatre Alberta office and the majority of the staff team are based in Edmonton, we welcome applicants for this position from other locations in Alberta. Position to start as soon as possible. Annual salary range $41,000 – $43,000. We welcome ALL applicants and interest!

By November 1, 2021, please forward a detailed letter highlighting your interest and qualifications, as well as a resume, to Keri Mitchell, Executive Director. keri@theatrealberta.com

To learn more about Theatre Alberta, please visit us online at www.theatrealberta.com.