Social Media Specialist

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Social Media Specialist

City of Calgary

Pay: $25/hr + GST up to 20 hrs/week
Deadline to apply: June 10, 2024, 8am

The City of Calgary Public Art Program invites Indigenous and non-Indigenous social media marketers, recent graduates and those with experience in social media, specifically Instagram and Facebook.

Individuals with all levels of experience are encouraged to apply. This opportunity is open to local individuals with social media experience and an interest in art of all disciplines.
Individual artists or artist teams/collectives are eligible.

The social media consultant will be responsible for maintaining a social media presence through official Indigenous public art channels on Facebook and Instagram. This is included but not limited to posts, video/reels, event posting, spotlighting hired artists and social media campaigns. The consultant will work closely with the public art communications team, curators, public art liaison and other staff.

Who: Recent graduates in journalism, communications, marketing or other related discipline, artists who engage through social media, persons with experience in social media.
What: Someone responsible for Indigenous public art social media channels.
Where: Remote work, 1 day in the office/month, in-person events as needed.

Project start: July 1st, 2024
Project end: August 1, 2025


This project will:

  • Build a social media plan for the Indigenous Public Art program
  • Develop the social media presence of the Indigenous public art program
  • Engage and build relationships through social media with local Indigenous artists and community members
  • Collaborate with other content creators to promote artist opportunities and initiatives through social media channel
Submission Package

Eligible submissions will contain:

  • Letter/email of interest (maximum of 1000 words) including:
    • Description of your social media experience and philosophy and why you are interested in this opportunity
    • Experience in social media campaigns
    • Experience working with/in Indigenous communities
    • Contact information (phone number, alternate number and email address)

* Your submission will be rated out of a possible 100 points as outlined in the Evaluation criteria below.
Images (maximum of 20)

  • Up to 20 images of past social media posts. Links to social media projects are welcome.
  • Three references including contact name, company, current telephone number, address and email address. You may use past clients, community members familiar with your work.

Questions? Email or phone 403.268.2994.

How to submit:

  • Email and attach all the required documents.
  • Email subject line should include: Social Media Specialist
  • Note that the maximum file size for an email is 10 MB. You may submit multiple emails to ensure all files are received.
  • Submissions are accepted in electronic form only.
  • Links to video work and/or video documentation are accepted.
  • Incomplete or late submissions will not be considered.
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