NOW HIRING: ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR
APPLICATION DEADLINE: THURSDAY JANUARY 28, 2021, 11:59 PM PACIFIC TIME
ANTICIPATED START DATE: MONDAY MARCH 1, 2021
COMPENSATION PACKAGE RANGE: $42,000 – $50,000
We are seeking a creative, energetic, and organized team player with a passion for forging new partnerships, amplifying the work of Canadian artists, and engaging people in public art experiences. Using STEPS communications framework, brand guidelines, and organizational strategies, the Engagement Coordinator will be able to work with our team to gather program information and pull communications together with a distinctive and consistent, professional voice and look for STEPS. By producing and disseminating compelling content on our many communications channels, the Engagement Coordinator will position STEPS as a thought-leader that encourages collaboration, partnership, and exchange. For the immediate future, this will be a remote-work position so we are open to accepting applications from anywhere in Canada.
This is a one-year full-time contract position, with the possibility of renewal and salary commensurate with experience. Following a probationary period, this position is eligible for group benefits (including health, dental, and limited life policies).
- research, develop and implement communications and marketing strategies across organizations, including those targeted at niche markets to diversify audiences.
- manage communications calendar, including collecting audio-visual/testimonial content to facilitate cross-promoted campaigns with partners
- develop clear communication and documentation guidelines for collaborators/documentarians
- identify existing visual content and create original material to foster a dynamic online community, and provide customer service by managing social media platforms (e.g. Instagram, Facebook, Twitter) to increase followers, and brand profile
- develop digital paid advertising campaigns leveraging Facebook Ads and Google Adwords for ongoing services as well as targeted program or fundraising campaigns
- design communications tools (e.g. postcards, business cards, presentations, reports)
- ensure professional brand and high-quality visual identity across all channels consistent with brand guidelines and aesthetic
- identify public appearance and knowledge-sharing opportunities for the organization.
- build relationships with journalists, bloggers, and client audiences to advance our mandate
- develop and disseminate public relations materials through targeted outreach
- update and maintain the functionality of the website, including copy and audio-visual content following AODA guidelines.
- curate monthly organizational newsletter content disseminated through Mailchimp
- track and review engagement analytics, including social media, digital, email marketing, media, program registrations to inform quarterly updates and marketing strategy
- develop and steward relationships with organizational stakeholders online
- support sponsorship activation and fulfillment as well as collaborate on funder reports
- leveraging online and traditional marketing to connect with agency leads
- maintaining up-to-date artist/partner collateral for internal artist roster and ongoing programming (e.g. sample artwork, biographies, contact information)
- facilitate collaborator evaluation activities to extract testimonials, impact metrics, and lessons learned to inform promotional tools and to strengthen organizational processes/content
- represent the organization at meetings and public events to promote programs
- support the recruitment and onboarding of support staff, seasonal staff, artistic mentees, and placement students to their roles in service of the above duties.
The full job posting, including requirements and application process, can be found online here:
We invite qualified applicants to apply no later than Thursday, January 28, 2021, 11:59 pm Pacific Time.
STEPS encourages applications from all qualified candidates that represent the full diversity of communities in Canada, including complexities of intersecting identities such as ability, age, class, gender, race, and sexual orientation. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from equity-seeking communities, including those who identify as Black, Indigenous, or racialized persons.