Job Posting 73411

Marketing Coordinator
PoMoArts
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
2425 St Johns St, Port Moody, BC
closes in 2 days (Sun, 8 Aug)
full time  •  $40,000 per year, competitive benefits package

Are you looking for a challenging and creative job with lots of room for growth? Are you passionate about social media, design, and unique marketing strategies? Are you a hardworking, resourceful self-starter looking for an opportunity to demonstrate your out-of-the-box ideas and leadership capacity? 

 

In this role, you will be responsible for building and articulating PoMoArts public identity and advocating for the arts and artists in our community.

 

Organization Description

Established in 1998, PoMoArts (formerly the Port Moody Arts Centre) is a not-for-profit organization housed in a beautiful heritage facility. Functioning as an exhibition space, arts education centre, community rental space, and arts-based birthday party studio, we welcome upwards of 40,000 visitors annually.

 

A vital hub of creative activity in the City of Port Moody, we offer up to 400 quality arts classes/year for all ages and skill levels in ceramic, visual, media, literary and musical arts, free contemporary public art gallery showcasing over 280 local emerging and established artists/year, and a variety of arts & culture based community engagement events.  Visit pomoarts.ca for more information

 

Responsibilities:

Manage all of PoMoArts’ marketing, promotional and graphic design needs.  This includes promotion of our art classes, gallery exhibits, events, rental, birthday programs and any other relevant activities.  

Digital Media & Marketing:

  • Develop and manage a social media editorial calendar and manage all our social media channels on a daily basis, including creating digital content, engaging in social conversations, and responding to customer inquiries
  • Expand our online presence, grow social media audience, and increase audience engagement
  • Coordinate, design, and publish regular email newsletters, artist calls, and special event announcements in MailChimp & maintain subscriber lists
  • Maintain and update our website for upcoming exhibitions, programs, events, and other information, writing or editing all copy as needed
  • Maintain Youtube archive of past events and web archive of previous exhibitions
  • Take photographs and videos as required to support social media campaigns or website updates, ensuring.
  • Manage the technical elements of any livestream or other digital events including artist talks

 

Graphic Design:

  • Create print material as required to promote events, birthday and rentals program and for each new gallery exhibition including posters, rack cards, etc.
  • Produce a seasonal brochure (3 times a year) to promote the programs, gallery, and events. Oversee its printing and ensure a digital copy is available on the PoMoArts website
  • Design eye-catching print and digital advertisements to promote programming through various media partnerships
  • Create and source printing of large outdoor signage, including vinyl banners, A-Frame signs, streetlight banners, tent canopies, electronic billboards, etc.

Other Duties:

  • Educate and liaise with other staff members to ensure alignment of brand voice in all our outgoing messaging.
  • Manage and mentor marketing interns working under your supervision from time to time.
  • Work closely with all staff as needed to support appropriate development of your marketing and promotional efforts, and on any organizational wide efforts including planned diversity, equity, inclusion and reconciliation training and education.
  • As needed and if time allows, support the Executive Director in writing press releases, speaking with the media and preparing copy for grant applications.

This position reports to the Executive Director but works closely with the entire staff team.

 

Qualifications

Required:

  • Combination of education, training, and demonstrated experience in communications, marketing and graphic design.
  • Extensive knowledge of digital marketing and social media platforms, tools, and analytics including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing eye-catching graphic designs for print and digital media
  • Comfortable managing the back-end of a website and all it’s content with training
  • Highly developed verbal, visual and written communication skills
  • Comprehensive knowledge of social media best practices and strategic use of hashtags
  • Creative thinker with an aptitude for creating content, developing strategies, and generating new and impactful ways to engage audiences
  • Critical eye and strong attention to detail, with an eye for consistency across multiple projects
  • Excellent copywriting, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Strong organization and project management skills with the proven ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines without compromising quality
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work both independently and learn on the go
  • Enthusiastic attitude and demonstrated ability to work well in a small team
  • Proficiency in relevant desktop applications, design and photo-editing software, and online tools including:
  • Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Spark, Premier Rush or Premiere Pro, Canva, Content Management Systems (Joomla, Squarespace, Wordpress), Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), Mailchimp.
  • Experience with photography and video production, particularly for social media platforms (e.g. Instagram and Facebook stories and live videos and/or YouTube)
  • Ability to pass a successful criminal background check with a vulnerable sector check
  • Own mobile device and apps for taking, editing, and posting photos to Instagram
  • Willingness to work some evenings and weekends as required

Assets:

  • Experience with live streaming, using OBS or platform of choice
  • Familiarity with search engine marketing and optimization
  • Verbal and written skills in Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Farsi, or another non-English language
  • Knowledge of and experience engaging non-English social media and traditional media

 

Remuneration:                                                                                $40,000 salary/year

This is a full time role at 35 hours/week.  PoMoArts also offers a competitive Health Benefits package after the first 3 months of successful employment, 2 weeks of vacation/year plus 1 week off at Christmas.

Deadline to Apply:                                                             August 8th, 2021 at 12pm (noon)

Interviews:                                                          1st Interview August 11th, 2nd Interview Aug. 13th

Start Date:                                                                                             No later than Aug. 30th, but Aug. 23rd is preferred.

 

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume and references to: , attention: Caitlin Hill

You MUST:

  • Send your COVER LETTER, RESUME, REFERENCES and any supporting documents (e.g. sample of your work) in a single PDF document
  • In the subject heading of your email use: “Application - Marketing Coordinator
  • In your resume, include:
  • The specific social media and digital platforms in which you are proficient
  • Links to social media accounts you have worked on (and date range if relevant)
  • All design and photo-editing applications with which you are familiar (include your favourite mobile apps for editing photos, making graphics, producing Instagram stories, planning social media posts etc.)
  • Links to any websites you’ve designed or have produced content for (this could include web copy, blog posts, graphics, etc.)
  • Include a sample of any graphic design work or link to a portfolio if you have this experience
  • Provide a sample of written copy for a social media post on your platform of choice—this could be one you’ve already written and published, or you can get creative and create a sample post for PoMoArts (we want to see what you can do!)

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