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Marketing & Communications Manager

The application deadline for this opportunity has passed.

Deadline to Apply: Monday, November 18, 2019

To apply please send an expression of interest and resume to

Start Date: On or around Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Salary: 30 hours/week @ $30/hour plus health spending account
Travel: Travel will occasionally be required throughout Calgary and to Edmonton for events
Working Hours: Mostly regular working hours, some evening/weekend work required
Reports to: Executive Director Simon Mallett

  • Undergraduate degree in arts, communications, public relations or similar field and/or practical communications work experience, ideally in the arts sector.
  • Strong written, verbal and story-telling skills.
  • Experience in the development and implementation of marketing & communications strategy.
  • Excellent grasp of social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn), as well as knowledge of Microsoft Office, Photoshop, Filemaker Pro and web skills including Wix, MailChimp, and Google Analytics.
  • Eagerness to increase personal communications knowledge, enhance foundation communications and positively impact the sector.
  • Knowledge of the organizations in the Alberta arts sector.
  • Knowledge of media outlets and other information dissemination networks.
  • Professional comportment as befits a foundation representative.
  • Self-starter and strong team member.
Job Description

The tasks and responsibilities of the marketing and communications coordinator position include:

Web & Social Media

  • Maintain website, including design, and layout for future expansions.
  • Create and collect new copy and edit existing copy to ensure clear messaging.
  • Interview foundation program participants to generate new success stories.
  • Plan, schedule and post content appropriate to the foundation on social media.
  • Gather stats and track metrics re: reach and engagement.

External Communications

  • Create and distribute media releases and calls in a timely and effective manner.
  • Maintain consistent messaging of our vision, mission and values, as well as key messages.
  • Cultivate and maintain media relationships, distributions lists, and media contact info.
  • Populate, design, and distribute bi-weekly newsletter.
  • Periodic communications with arts sector politicians and government agencies.

Internal Communications

  • Develop, implement, and maintain communications strategies (public relations, social media).
  • Work with other staff to generate content and ensure programs are effectively communicated.
  • Provide written updates for board meetings.

Graphic Design & Marketing

  • Create images and layout for invites and marketing materials, including annual report, pamphlets, posters, brochures, and other materials.
  • Strategic visual distribution of key messages, program info, and Rozsa Award information.
  • Research and execution of effective ad campaign combining digital and traditional means.
  • Sourcing media and marketing opportunities in relation to foundation events and programs.
  • Occasional event photography and videography.


  • Provide leadership through the development of procedures and processes to improve the effectiveness of the foundation’s communications.
  • Ongoing research around effective communications and marketing strategies within the fast-changing provincial media landscape.
  • Maintain well-organized electronic and print records, updating the database as required.
  • Attend grantee performance and exhibitions as required for documentation (print and photo).
  • Various other assignments as required.

Questions about this position can be directed to Please visit to learn more about the Rozsa Foundation.