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Communications Coordinator

Term: Permanent position, negotiable hours ranging between 28–35 hours/week
Salary: $20–$24/hour commensurate with experience, health benefits, and two weeks paid vacation
Deadline: Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until a suitable candidate is found

The Southern Alberta Art Gallery Maansiksikaitsitapiitsinikssin is a leading contemporary public art gallery in Lethbridge. Over the course of 40 years, the gallery has evolved from a grassroots initiative to become a significant participant in the national dialogue on contemporary art.

The gallery is located on Treaty 7 territory. We honour and acknowledge the Siksikaitsitapii, or Blackfoot Confederacy, who have resided and cared for these lands since time immemorial. We recognize that these lands are also home to the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III, and many other Indigenous peoples.

The gallery is searching for a knowledgeable and thoughtful candidate for the position of communications coordinator. Reporting to the executive director and collaborating with the gallery team, the communications coordinator develops and implements all aspects of the gallery’s communications plan, including strategic marketing, media relations, and internal and external communications.

The communications coordinator’s primary objectives are to increase awareness of the gallery, promote exhibitions, public programs, and community engagement initiatives, attract visitors and patrons, drive membership, and support the gallery’s fundraising activities.

Please submit a letter of interest outlining your qualifications to applications@saag.ca. Applicants may supplement this letter with a CV or resume if preferred.

Contact information for three professional references will be required if you are selected for an interview.

The gallery is committed to continually working towards more equitable systems and practices. We welcome applications from candidates who identify as Indigenous, Black, racialized, LGBTQ2S+, d/Deaf and disabled, and from poor and working-class backgrounds. If you have any questions, feedback, or require support or accommodations to access this application process, please contact Su Ying Strang, Executive Director, at 403.327.8770 x 26 or systrang@saag.ca.

Please review the attached PDF for more information and full application guidelines. 

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