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Communication Coordinator

Looking for a great human to join the Reactivation Program!
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One-time
Online
Online
Free
  • Hours: Part-time; 20 hours/week
  • Contract dates: ASAP – March 31, 2023
  • Salary range: $26-$30 plus/hour
  • Number of positions available: 1

The Communications Coordinator reports to the Reactivation Program Director. This position supports program promotion and outreach to industry members and groups, and actively supports internal communication requests while acting as the internal communications liaison between the Reactivation Program program delivery team members and marketing and communications team members. This position ensures that project team members are provided with the current industry and technical knowledge they require to provide excellent customer service and administer the program. As this is a new project, the duties and responsibilities may change and vary as the project evolves.

Responsibilities

  • Reports directly to the Reactivation Program Director and works closely with the Project Manager
  • Collaborates with The AFC communications/marketing team to update and create project communications
  • Attends regular meetings with the Project Manager and The AFC communications/marketing team
  • Acts as the liaison between the Reactivation Program team and The AFC external communications/marketing team for social media updates and shares statistical data on various platforms
  • Liaises between the Reactivation Program and other Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Funds – Unison Fund, Canadian Dance Assembly, and La Fondation des artistes
  • Reports on, researches, and collaborates in the creation of outreach materials geared to specific communities as needed
  • Manages inquiries for program information and arranges for creation and delivery of program materials, translations, etc.
  • Coordinates outreach/informational meetings, speakers, etc.
  • Contacts arts organizations to offer program orientations, materials, or other information
  • Acts as the liaison between the Reactivation Program team and the external translators
  • Develops and maintains relationships with other organizations/community representatives and equity-seeking groups
  • Monitors and reports on program usage to inform communications strategy
  • Ensures staff are familiar with program policies, processes, and systems; arrange technical training if needed
  • Where required, provides project staff with orientation to the unique characteristics of the live performance workplace and career experience
  • Provides communication support to client service representatives; ensure that all staff members are equipped with appropriate tools to communicate with applicants and community members.
  • Updates communications as needed.

Qualifications

  • Experience in communications, marketing, and/or promotion, particularly in the arts
  • Knowledge of / experience in Canada’s live performance sector
  • Adept at communicating effectively (verbally and in writing), using a variety of approaches, with a diverse community of stakeholders, including members of racialized communities and other equity-deserving groups
  • Experience managing online registration platforms, use of basic computer platforms and social media
  • Proficient with remote work solutions (Microsoft Teams and Office 365)
  • Demonstrated knowledge in Equity Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) principles and up-to-date knowledge in this area an asset
  • Experience with training is an asset
  • French proficiency is an asset

Requirements

Reliable internet access is required. A separate fee will be paid to compensate for the use of personal computers (must be equipped with a microphone or a headset), and internet.

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