Job Posting 79396

Bilingual Communications Director
Canadian Association for the Performing Arts / Choral Canada
Work From Home, Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, Manitoba, New Brunswick, ...
closed 5 days ago (Mon, 17 Jan)
full time  •  $45,000 / year, 40-hour/week. Includes employment & health benefits.

Choral Canada (CC) and the Canadian Association for the Performing Arts (CAPACOA) are joining forces to create a challenging and rewarding full-time, bilingual (French/English) job for a communications professional who wants to make a difference.  The role can be performed from anywhere in Canada. 

20 hours per week will be dedicated to CC and 20 hours per week will be dedicated to CAPACOA.

Responsibilities
Choral Canada/Canada Choral
Working closely with the Executive Director and Programs & Services Manager, you support the Choral Canada membership and choral arts sector and community through online communications, social media, website, and in-person and virtual events. 

  • Management of Choral Canada’s website
  • Writing one-two e-newsletters a month
  • Management of Choral Canada’s Yapla CRM
  • Management of Choral Canada’s social media platforms and blog
  • Marketing all of Choral Canada’s events, programs, and opportunities
  • Sourcing and sharing content relevant to Choral Canada’s membership and choral art sector and community
  • Management of advertisers for Anacrusis choral journal (published three times a year)
  • Collaborate with Provincial Choral Organizations and other relevant networks to share content


CAPACOA
Articulate a strong and active online presence across CAPACOA’s communication channels, to better support and engage members, deliver research information and information relevant to the performing arts sector and increase awareness of CAPACOA.

  • Update CAPACOA website weekly keeping it current and engaging.
  • Co-write, curate and edit All Access, CAPACOA’s monthly newsletter, with a mix of original content, secondary-source content, and member news relevant to the performing arts sector.
  • Write and disseminate occasional press releases in consultation with staff and the Communications and Advocacy committee.
  • Write or commission original news items/blog posts for publication on the website.
  • Coordinate translation of contents, when necessary.
  • Crowdsource or outsource compelling photos to add a visual storytelling element to all our photos.
  • Disseminate original content and share relevant content over social media.
  • Market all events and webinars through email and social media.
  • When warranted, prepare and send a weekly news update, sent to all CAPACOA members.
  • Highlighting sponsors, members etc. through social media when necessary.
  • Promote all current programs among members and articulate their added value in light of members’ daily needs and future expectations.

Collaborate with other networks and arts service organizations to share content across associations.

 

Requirements:

General Requirements:

  • Legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Excellent communications skills, verbal and written, in both official languages.
  • Experience working with digital communications tools, including email marketing, websites, blogs, social media, standard office software including the Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite, and image editing software
  • Ability to communicate messages in an engaging manner in various settings, informal (i.e. social media) and formal (i.e. annual report). Ability to articulate why a given message matters to the intended audience(s).
  • Familiarity with one or more standard CRM programs. Familiarity with WordPress, Weebly, or similar.

Personal attributes:

  • A confident user of technology
  • Well organized
  • Strong strategic sense
  • Storytelling skills
  • Data-driven
  • An interest in performing arts and/or the not-for-profit sector
  • Strong research and critical thinking skills
  • Proactive at issue management
  • Able to juggle multiple/competing priorities
  • A good collaborator

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