Arts Marketing Internship

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Arts Marketing Internship

We are looking for a passionate and experienced marketing intern to help us connect with our listening communities! Are you in school or recently graduated, and looking for an opportunity to apply your skills in a real-life setting? Are you passionate about music and the performing arts, and want to develop your skillset as a marketing professional? This may be the perfect job for you!

Dates:  September 2023 – June 2024
Term: Part-time contract positionBudget: $5000 contract for the season + a $5000 budget for you to allocate towards marketing activities.

Hours are negotiable and flexible. Remote work.

The ideal marketing coordinator would:

  • Collaborate with the artistic director to strategize creative promotional approaches.
  • Research and apply best and most effective practices for promoting concerts online and in-person.
  • Create social media events and postings (primarily Instagram and Facebook) for New Works Calgary 202e/2024 Season Events
    • 2x concerts
    • 8 soundwalks
    • 1x community engaged art project
    • 2 public educational workshops
  • Create strategic timelines for social media postings to go live, and implement deadlines for content required from artists, partner presenters, and artistic director.
  • Manage Facebook and Instagram advertising.
  • Coordinate with and manage press information from artists.
  • Distribute press releases.
  • Work with the artistic director to manage the mixtape project (we invite artists to create tracklists of their favourite music to help promote events).
  • Work with the artistic director and staff writer to ensure newsletters contain appropriate and timely content and are distributed on time.

Skills required:

  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong written communication skills.
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills.
  • Experience working collaboratively in a team environment.
  • At least one year experience in a digital/social media marketing position at a non-profit or corporate organization or are currently enrolled in a professional training program OR demonstrated quantitative success as social media content creator.
  • Passion for music (particularly experimental or otherwise strange music) an asset.
  • Experience in or demonstrated willingness to research and implement marketing strategies in the entertainment/performing arts field.

Please provide your cover letter and Resume to Rebecca Bruton,, by August 18th 2023.

New Works Calgary is a non-profit presenting organization with 40+ years of experience presenting new classical and experimental music in Calgary.

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We support the creation of exploratory music, and cross-disciplinary artistic expression.

We work with a spirit of exploration, curiosity, and openness.

We embrace relationality, building a sense of fascination and belonging through music and community connection.

We strive for artistic integrity in all we do.


Connecting Calgarians through exploratory music, sound, and interdisciplinary performance.Mission

We cultivate curiosity by elevating and sharing exploratory music and interdisciplinary art with wide-eared artists, performers, and listeners in Calgary and beyond.

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