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Marketing and Sales Assistant

Summer Job

Term: Part-time summer position, possibility to become permanent.
Canada Summer Jobs funded position eligibility requirements: Applicant must be legal to work in Canada and must be between the age of 15 and 30 at the start of the job.


  • Approximately 20-30 hours per week.
  • During peak times may be up to 35 per week.
  • Daytime, weekdays, and weekends.

Note: It will be very busy during Indigenous Day events June 20 – 25, 2022 and during the Calgary Stampede, from July 1-24, 2022, please plan for full-time hours.

Compensation: $17/hour

Work Location:

  • Covid-19 health guidelines will be followed.
  • Work will take place remotely, and on location at the gallery in Inglewood, Calgary, and in pop-up locations around Calgary and area.
  • Applicants must have access to a reliable personal computer, smart phone, and internet service.


  • Positive attitude, sense of humour.
  • Ability to multi-task, plan strategically, and adapt to changing circumstances.
  • Knowledge of native arts and culture a plus.
  • Driver’s license and use of reliable car a plus.
  • We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

Application Deadline: May 10, 2022
Earliest Start Date: May 10, 2022

Summer contract for 10 – 14 weeks.

Please include three work references.

Job Details

Moonstone Creation Marketing and Sales Assistant

Moonstone Creation marketing and sales assistant builds a loyal customer base through authentic engagement and a strong social media presence, using the website, social channels, newsletter, direct email, and in-person events to enhance online and gallery sales.


  • Increase customer base.
  • Increase tourism visitors to the gallery.
  • Celebrate and promote the artisans in the gallery network.

Skills required:

  • Ability to understand the philosophy and mandate of the gallery, and to become familiar with the different artists and types of art forms.
  • Ability to write independently and self-edit.
  • Experience in developing and coordinating print and digital projects.
  • Experience creating social media content for a business.
  • Familiarity with monitoring insights and analytics for Facebook and Instagram and website.
  • Familiarity with shooting short video for social media; ability to edit and use channel tools to augment video content (filters, GIFs, polls, digital editing tools, etc.)
  • Comfortable responding professionally to audiences on social media.
  • Friendly, comfortable working with the public, doing sales.
  • Honest and bondable.
Tasks and Activities

Content Development & Sales Support

  • Prepare and publish short, concise descriptions and visual assets of Moonstone Creation products, classes and services for website, Facebook, Instagram, newsletter, print (e.g. brochure), and other media.
  • Capture real-time stories of Moonstone Creation at work and behind-the-scenes for social media.
  • Create images and write copy, links and updates for static web pages in Big Commerce website including product and course descriptions; sales copy for product; artist bios; general updates on a regular basis.
  • Take photos, add descriptions, shipping fees, and upload new products to the online inventory.
  • Ensure links, payment systems are functioning.
  • Keep track of online sales and payments.
  • Set up automated emails (e.g. course registration confirmations)
  • Set up forms.
  • Evaluate and set up social media scheduling system (eg. Hoot Suite etc.).
  • Running errands.
  • Assist with product and art creation.
  • Assist gallery staff in creation, preparation and packaging of products as needed.

Experience with the following would be an asset:

  • Prepare short articles for media release, follow up for media coverage.
  • Develop and maintain an editorial calendar that provides a clear schedule of what content is being shared when, to what audience and where (social, web, print, media).
  • Evaluation of current followers and customers, tracking response to posts and tracking purchasing trends.
  • Photography and videography.
  • Image editing using Adobe Photoshop or similar (cropping, resizing, enhancements, etc.).
  • Managing an online inventory in BigCommerce, keeping track of stock.
  • Stock and transactions reporting.
  • Instagram for Business (selling products directly from Instagram posts, or linking to website).
  • Creating e-newsletters (using MailChimp or similar) and maintaining a client mailing list.
  • Evaluating when and why customers choose to buy.

To apply send an email to Yvonne Jobin with a cover letter, and a resume that outlines your related experience.

For more information about Moonstone Creation Gallery and Gift Shop visit