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Position: Interim Communications Manager, 1 year contract
Start Date: February 2019

Under the supervision of the Deputy Director, the Interim Communications Manager develops and implements communications plans for Toronto Arts Council and Toronto Arts Foundation. This is a one year contract position to cover a parental leave.

  • Specific responsibilities include:
    Develop and implement communications plans including grants information materials, social media strategy, website content, key messaging
  •  Develop, write and disseminate communications content including:
    o TAC Electronic newsletters
    o TAC/F Impact stories
    o TAC/F Annual Reports
    o TAC/F Press releases and e-communications
    o TAC grants information packages and tools, including printed materials
  •  Work with TAC/F staff on development and editing of communications projects
  • Lead in the development and implementation of stakeholder consultation plans, strategies, programs and initiatives to enhance relationships with artists, arts organizations, community organizations, interest groups and the general public
  • Promote TAC/F programs and initiatives to increase awareness and demonstrate impact
  • Liaise with TAC/F stakeholders and partners on outreach initiatives and promotion
  • Liaise with members of the press and pitch stories about TAC/F impact
  • Liaise with TAC graphic designer
  • Manage website content and work with TAC/F staff to ensure content is up to date
  • Ensure consistent messaging and voice across platforms, and develop content that promotes the mission of TAC/F and the value of the arts

Key qualifications:

  • Knowledgeable about Toronto’s arts communities and the issues facing artists and organizations working in all arts disciplines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, facilitation and consultative skills
  • Sound judgment, analytical and problem-solving abilities, and organizational skills

The Communications Manager understands the relationship between Toronto Arts Council and Toronto Arts Foundation and is able to communicate information on the respective roles of both organizations to the community.

Compensation: $50,000-55,000

To apply: Please submit cover letter and resume to Deputy Director Susan Wright,, in a single pdf attachment, by December 14, 2018.

Posted by: Toronto Arts Foundation/Toronto Arts Council
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