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SummerWorks expands the possibilities of performance. We are a leader, collaborator, and community builder at the forefront of contemporary performance.

We are looking for a Marketing Manager to join the team to be responsible for the promotion of SummerWorks programming  across a variety of platforms, as well as the communication of ongoing organizational activities, brand presence, promotion materials for activities and campaigns including; SummerWorks Call for Submissions, year end fundraising, and more. They will be responsible for developing and delivering a strategic marketing plan for the organization.

This role oversees the creation of all marketing and outreach collateral, as well as the delivery and distribution of these materials on a variety of platforms. The Marketing Manager works collaboratively with the SummerWorks team, artists, and partners to communicate with our audiences and reach a wider public with creativity, clarity and authenticity.

Engagement conditions: This is a full-time fixed term contract, employee position with the opportunity to extend.

Pay rate: $52,000 per annum pro rata (equivalent to $27,000 for 27 weeks) + benefits

The Marketing Manager should have:

  • 5+ years relevant experience. 
  • A passion for the performing arts. 
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • High level organizational and time management skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • The ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Excellent computer skills and social media proficiency.
  • A strong, self-directed work ethic. 
  • Experience with digital marketing, basic web and video editing.
  • Familiarity with online and print marketing platforms.
  • Has excellent computer skills, including experience of using Google Suite, Excel, Slack, Zoom, and project management software (e.g. Airtable) at an advanced level; also comfortable with WordPress and HTML.

It is desirable that the Marketing Manager has:

  • Knowledge of the goals and activities of SummerWorks.
  • Familiarity with the Toronto performance community.
  • Previous experience planning and executing  indie and/or festival marketing campaigns. 
  • Experience in simple graphic design.
  • Works through an anti-oppression lens.

Applications from equity-seeking groups, including those who identify as Indigenous, Black, People of Colour, Transgender, Nonbinary, Queer, Disabled and intersections of those identities, are particularly encouraged.

For full details on the role and how to apply please visit

Please note, the SummerWorks team is currently working remotely.

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