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Job Number:  37086
Digital Marketing Specialist
Job Posted: Friday, 4 August 2017
Closing Date: Sunday, 3 September 2017
(51 days ago)
Arts Commons
Region: Calgary area Type: Full time
Location: Calgary Salary: (not entered)

Arts Commons is an inspirational gathering place for all Calgarians and visitors, where creativity is expressed daily – in immersive and engaging ways.  A place, both physical and metaphorical, that stimulates the senses, triggers emotions, challenges assumptions, starts conversations and opens minds. Welcoming over 600,000 visitors a year, Arts Commons is a key contributor to the social, economic, cultural and intellectual life and well-being of the citizens of Calgary. 


We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced team player to fill the full-time position of Digital Marketing Specialist. The Digital Marketing Specialist will play a crucial role in helping research, plan, coordinate, and execute all digital marketing and communications strategies and initiatives for Arts Commons and Arts Commons Present. Reporting to the Director, Marketing & Communications, the Digital Marketing Specialist provides support to both staff and management teams.


You are:

  • Focused on sales and motivated as Box Office Liaison in order to:
    • Implement dynamic price increases, special promotions, pre-sales, on-sales, etc.
    • Learn and use Tessitura (CRM) in order to leverage our database
    • Lead the Tessitura Marketing User Group
    • Provide weekly sales reporting
  • Empowered to lead Digital Marketing campaign planning, implementation, and management for Arts Commons Presents
    • Develops, implements, and tracks in-house Facebook and Google advertising
    • Supports digital partner, keeping them accountable, and providing regular campaign reports
    • Responsible for collaborating with Creative Manager, Communications Manager, and Social Media Coordinator, on the execution and expansion of tactics in order to meet sales goals
  • Supremely organized in order to:
    • Plan and develop pre-show advisories, sales eblasts, and other digital communications for Arts Commons Presents
    • Update and maintain mailing lists for Arts Commons Presents
    • Create regular reports, demonstrating results from integrated initiatives, interpreting the data, and providing recommendations to inform future marketing activities
  • Technically adept in order to fulfill:
    • Website management & maintenance for ArtsCommons.ca
      • Responsible for facilitating regular website audits (e.g. quarterly) to ensure all content is up to date and functionality is optimized for the best user experience
      • Monitor and address any issues with content provided by other administrators
      • Maintaining, scheduling, and implementing content updates
    • Tracking month-over-month analytics for social media and web, reporting on it monthly
    • Assisting the Director, Marketing & Communications with special digital and web projects
  • Experienced in:
    • Digital Marketing budget management, including recording of estimates vs. actuals, creation of POs, reconciling of invoices, month-end reporting, forecasting, etc.
  • Available for other duties as assigned


Applicants should have a degree or diploma in Marketing (or a related business field) and a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a DIGITAL Marketing & Communications role. Other desired skills and qualifications include:


  • Advanced MS Office skills (Word, Excel, Outlook & Powerpoint)
  • Exceptional verbal, written, and customer service skills
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to analyze outcomes
  • Excellent organization skills, be process oriented, and have an ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to work at a high level, both independently and in a team environment
  • Experience with Tessitura is a strong asset
  • A passion for the arts


This position has a 40-hour work-week, with occasional evening and weekend work required. A competitive compensation package, including extended health benefits, is offered.


To apply, please forward your resume in confidence to:

Human Resources

Arts Commons

205 - 8th Ave SE Calgary, Alberta   T2G 0K9 



Please state the position you are applying for. No phone calls please. We thank all interested applicants in advance, but will only be contacting those selected for an interview.


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Send resume and cover letter in PDF format via email. No telephone calls please.
Contact Details:
Glennl Miguel
Arts Commons
205 - 8th Avenue S.E.
Calgary, AB, T2K 0G9

Tel: 403-294-7455

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