Sled Island is hiring a seasonal Marketing Coordinator to join our team from January 10 to June 30, 2022. This is a position partially funded by the Canada Summer Jobs program, therefore applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:
Who We Are
Sled Island is a charitable organization with the mandate of fostering understanding and appreciation of music & arts underrepresented in mainstream media, and to support the local artistic community through performance and educational opportunities. Our main activity is the presentation of the annual Sled Island Music & Arts Festival, a pillar of Calgary’s cultural calendar taking place each June, that brings together thousands of artists, volunteers, partners, and attendees from across the country and beyond. We also present year-round artistic and educational programming through numerous community partnerships, aimed at increasing awareness of Sled Island on an ongoing basis.
Sled Island is a community-centric organization driven by values of curiosity and diversity, on and off the stage, and committed to principles of equity, anti-racism, and anti-oppression. We recognize the systemic lack of representation of equity-deserving communities in the current non-profit art space, and strongly encourage members of Indigenous, Black, and racialized communities; people with disabilities; people identifying as LGBTQIA2S+; and women to apply.
Who You Are and What You Will Do
This is a key seasonal position meant to support our marketing department in the months leading up to the annual Sled Island Music & Arts Festival. Working closely with and reporting to the Marketing & Communications Manager, you will be involved in all aspects of Sled Island’s marketing campaign, with an emphasis on content creation for our social media channels.
This job might be for you if you love to write and are able to adapt your writing skills to a variety of tones, subjects and formats; you are passionate about music and arts; and, you’re creative, curious and interested in developing your marketing skills.
Tasks & Responsibilities
Media & Community Partnerships
Other Marketing Duties
Sled Island recognizes the value of both paid and unpaid work and welcomes non-traditional trajectories. We encourage you to consider the entirety of your experiences (professional and otherwise), and combination thereof, when determining if you possess the following qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications (these are considered assets but are not mandatory to apply)
Job Details & Work Environment
This is a seasonal, full-time position (30hrs/w) from January 10 to June 30, 2022. Due to the nature of the position, the Marketing Coordinator is expected to occasionally work some evenings and weekends due to events.
Our office is located in Mission and is easily accessible by public transport. Paid street parking and limited free parking is available in the area. Please note that the office is in the basement level of a building, with no elevator. Remote work can be accommodated for candidates with mobility issues. Please note, due to COVID-19, our staff is currently working from home.
What We Offer
Salary: 30hrs/week at $20/hr, paid semi-monthly, plus professional development opportunities, flexible work hours, and access to free tickets for a variety of cultural events.
We have a small but mighty team that values collaboration, knowledge-sharing and diversity of perspectives and experiences. We strive to help our employees develop their skills and knowledge to meet their personal goals and encourage innovation and employee-driven initiatives.
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