Marketing Assistant (Summer 2018)


Application Deadline: June 18, 2018

Term: July 9 - August 31, 2018 (contract position – summer student)

Salary: $14/hr x 30 hrs/week

The Marketing Assistant will work directly with the Artistic Director to assist in developing, producing, distributing, and archiving marketing and promotional materials. The Marketing Assistant will also help to implement public relations strategies using e-blasts and other forms of public engagement.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Working with the Artistic Director to assist in creating and implementing a marketing and public relations plan and editorial calendar for the 2018/2019 season
  • Researching, recommending, and implementing audience engagement and development strategies
  • Updating and developing internal marketing resources (contact lists, press kits, distribution lists, etc.)
  • Updating and maintaining website
  • Creating content for enewsletters, website updates, blog posts, etc.
  • Updating free listings
  • Assisting in the creation of marketing and promotional materials
  • Communicating with printing companies to obtain competitive quotes
  • Helping to build and maintain relations with media partners
  • Overseeing the distribution of promotional materials
  • Writing press releases


  • Proficiency in English (other languages an asset)
  • Excellent verbal & written communication
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Google docs
  • Knowledge of graphics programs an asset
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Leadership and the ability to be self motivated and directed while working in a team environment
  • A familiarity with and interest in theatre and the contemporary performing arts and/or the not-for-profit sector generally is an asset, as is previous experience or education in related fields
  • An understanding of cultural pluralism and intercultural relationships is an asset.

Desired level of education: Post-Secondary

This position is funded through the Canada Summer Jobs program. In order to be eligible for this position, applicants MUST:

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment
  • have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment
  • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations

To apply, send cover letter and resume to:

Amanda Lowry, Assistant Admin