Communications Assistant

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Communications Assistant

Afros In Tha City Inc. is looking for a casual part-time communications assistant/office manager.

Afros In Tha City (AITC) is a media collective dedicated to amplifying Black voices in Mohkínstsis/Calgary. Afros In Tha City has partnered with the Superblend Cannabis Collective to provide a studio for visual artists to create and showcase their work, musicians to practice, and journalists to work.

The Planet Superblend/Afros In Tha City space is located in Ramsay.

Office Management Responsibilities

  • Welcome and introduce guests to Planet Superblend/AITC headquarters.
  • Coordinate visual artist/musician showcases.
  • Promote the Planet Superblend/AITC on social media.
  • Manage payments and shipments for AITC e-store.
  • Assist with AITC merchandise printing.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization.

Communication Responsibilities

  • Promote Planet Superblend/AITC on our social media channels.
  • Assist in coordinating online events.
  • Take photos and create simple graphics for Afros In Tha City social media channels.


  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge or willingness to engage and contribute to Calgary’s local arts and entertainment culture.
  • Demonstrate experience in working and collaborating with BIPOC and LGBTQ+ individuals.
  • Demonstrate experience in community building, arts administration, communications, and/or sociology.
  • At least one year of office management experience or relevant experience.

Application Deadline: Monday, April 5, 2021

To apply please send a letter of interest and a one page CV to

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