Senior Communications Manager

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Senior Communications Manager

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Theatre Calgary’s vision is to stand amongst the best theatres globally as a leader in innovative, impactful and diverse programming.

We strive to reflect the communities we live in with ambitious programming, passionate community engagement, and extraordinary productions. As a result, we are one of the most recognizable arts and culture institutions in Calgary.

For over 50 years, we have focused our energy on providing our community with quality, classic and contemporary productions, featuring the best talent on our mainstage. Today, we are Calgary’s largest professional theatre company and a proud supporter of local emerging artists with bold aspirations for the future.

The Ask

Theatre Calgary is seeking an experienced, enthusiastic, resourceful team player who thrives in an energetic, hands-on, creative environment to be its senior manager of communications. With the goal of building upon our owned and earned media channel strategy, this role will support the internal and external communications plans of Theatre Calgary.

The Position Summary

Reporting to the vice president of audience development and as a senior member of a small communications and marketing team, the senior manager of communications is charged with leading the strategy and development of engaging, diverse content for a wide array of channels including social media, website, email, and print.

Working closely with the director of media and public relations and one direct report, the digital communications manager, the senior manager will be responsible for leading the internal, collaborative, communications effort in supporting Theatre Calgary’s performances and events.

They will support the ongoing development of editorial content calendars with unique storytelling, videos and photography. They will also provide general communications support to other departments, ensuring consistency with organizational priorities and goals. The ideal candidate is extremely comfortable working in a creative environment and has a depth of experience with writing for a variety of channels, communications planning and prioritization, and the editorial process.

For a full list of responsibilities, qualifications, and accountabilities review the attached PDF.


Theatre Calgary offers a unique and exciting work environment, a robust total compensation package and the opportunity for advancement and employee training. Salary commensurate with experience.

Commitment to Diversity

Theatre Calgary is a member of the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres and operates within the jurisdiction of the Canadian Theatre Agreement.

Theatre Calgary is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We recognize that a diverse staff enriches the environment and culture of our entire organization and our larger community. As such, we are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society.

We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our organization’s diversity. We welcome applications from all qualified persons and encourage all those who may contribute to the further diversification of our ideas and perspectives to apply.

To apply, please submit your application by emailing your cover letter and resume to

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