MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR
October 3, 2016, to December 31st 2017
Maternity leave replacement
Do you have what it takes to work for a dynamic cultural organization with one foot in the past and another in the future? Are you energetic and willing to think a little differently about everyday things to get unexpected results? Do you absolutely love to communicate and get giddy when putting together a press release? Do you have an appreciation for a well-placed comma, a perfectly composed image, or a great cup of coffee? Have you always wanted to work in a dusty pottery factory at the edge of town?
Medalta is looking for a Marketing and Communications Coordinator. This dynamic position is responsible for telling the world about all the great things we do here. This is a leadership position responsible for planning, developing and implementing communications, marketing and public relations strategies for all aspects of Medalta – in the Historic Clay District. This position is also involved in managing community partnerships, developing sales strategies for various business units, and assisting the fundraising team.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
– Work from a comprehensive marketing plan to ensure that the organization’s programming is delivered to the widest possible audience. All communication will be layered to address local, regional, national, and international audiences.
-Undertake cooperative communications and public relations projects, such that the various publics are kept informed about activities and developments at the various sites within the Historic Clay District.
-Oversee the major annual fundraising event (Medalta’s Black & White Gala), including sponsorships, ticket sales, auctions and event coordination
-Work with the Fundraising Team to ensure there is clear, efficient communication with the public about the donor programs.
-Continue to develop and manage the Medalta and Historic Clay District brands.
-Plan and implement special events for the District in cooperation with other members of the Medalta team.
-Develop metrics to adequately monitor the success of the programming.
-Maintain partnerships and relationships with local media, organizations and business to meet approved communications and marketing goals.
-Undertake related tasks and projects consistent with these responsibilities, as assigned.
NECESSARY TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
-Diploma or Degree in Public Relations, Marketing, or related discipline
-Successful experience working in advertising, media relations, publicity or a related field
-Experience in the not-for-profit and museum environments are considered an asset
-Experience in developing community partnerships
-An equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered
NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
-Excellent written, oral and presentation skills, along with strong interpersonal skills and the demonstrated ability to establish effective working relationships with the public and team members.
-Excellent organizational skills and highly developed computer skills consistent with the position.
-Knowledge of and experience in graphic arts or advertising design is considered an asset.
-Knowledge of the ceramic arts process is considered an asset.
-Ability to work comfortably in an environment that requires fast and high-quality output.
Think you’ve got what it takes? Then send your resume and cover letter before August 26, 2016 to:
Attention: Laurie Switzer
Mail: 713 Medalta Ave SE • Medicine Hat, Alberta • T1A 3K9
PART TIME EVENT STAFF
Medalta is seeking energetic, personable individuals, who are looking for casual employment.
These individuals will work events including weddings, corporate events and the Market @ Medalta as Event Staff and Bartenders. These positions are responsible for interacting with facility renters and the public. Strong communication and troubleshooting skills are required. Several shifts are available including but not limited to 2:00 – 9:00 pm on Thursdays and Saturday evenings until 2:30 am. Casual wage plus late night differential.
Resumes by mail, fax or email as soon as possible.
Closing Date: Once the positions are filled.
Friends of Medalta Society
713 Medalta Ave SE
Attn: Darla Sawatsky