Marketing/ Communications Manager

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Marketing/ Communications Manager

The application deadline for this opportunity has passed.

The application deadline is October 31, 2019.

GlobalFest is a not-for-profit community development agency, dedicated to celebrating, showcasing and promoting Calgary’s ethnocultural diversity and artistic excellence. Our actions enrich the lives of citizens and strengthen our community, while simultaneously enhancing Alberta’s reputation as an international destination.

GlobalFest is dedicated to facilitating discussions on issues pertaining to racism, discrimination, oppression, and justice. GlobalFest offers educational programming addressing these issues, in expectation our actions will lead to a sustained commitment by our community to work on becoming a more inclusive society.

The Role

Working with our executive team, this role will focus on the preparation, coordination and execution of all our marketing and communications efforts. This includes GlobalFest’s various programming pillars and other organizational related activities.

The marketing/communications manager is a mid-level role within our organization, working directly with stakeholders and other team members across the organization, ensuring adherence to best practices in executing our strategies in sales, marketing, communications and customer service. We want to deliver a consistent and unified brand experience.

The marketing/communications manager will cultivate strong relationships with our community stakeholders, including our advertising partners, distribution vendors, cultural association partners, fireworks crew, our designers, web designers, contractors, sponsors, board of directors, and our patrons.

We want strategic and effective marketing partnerships to support the goals of the organization.

Your Qualifications:

  • At least two years of relevant experience in a marketing and/or communications role.
  • Expert communications skills, specific to web, email and marketing content and copy.
  • Expert knowledge of best practices for professional social media community engagement.
  • Proven skills in relatable project management.
  • Web and graphic design skills are considered an asset.

The Duties and Responsibilities of this Role:

  • Work with our executive team to provide meaningful input and expertise to the creation of our marketing and communications strategy—GlobalFest programming includes our Elliston Park festival and programming, Human Rights Forum, Urban Arts program, and our OneWorld program.
  • Implement our marketing and communications strategy.
  • Manage all aspects of GlobalFest’s digital communications, including website, email marketing, and social media channels.
  • Produce regular, timely, high-quality digital content to drive interest, consideration, and event sales.
  • Work with our executive team in the managing and tracking of budgets and expenditures.
  • Work with our external suppliers—writers, photographers, designers, and printers—to ensure high-quality representation of the GlobalFest brand with clarity and accuracy.
  • Engage with community marketing partners and such other duties, as required, and as may be assigned from time to time.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume with references to Lindsay Dann, Executive Producer,

Deadline for Submission: October 31, 2019, or until a suitable candidate has been secured.
Start Date: Immediate

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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