Guelph Arts Council (GAC) is a charitable organization that champions and grows opportunities for Guelph’s creative community through communications, resources for learning, and cultural programs and partnerships. We are currently seeking a dynamic individual to work with staff and volunteers as a Communications & Events Assistant.

Do you have a strong working knowledge of digital and social media strategies, online marketing and communications, and event planning? Do you have a passion for the arts and community?

The successful candidate will support and promote Guelph’s creative community through event support, communications, and administration. Specific duties will include: supporting program development and delivery, including online experiences; promoting and supporting local artists; communications including writing, editing and posting; website maintenance; reception; and other administrative duties.

Strong organizational and computer skills are required, including proficiency with Microsoft Office suite. The successful candidate will have the ability to work independently and to seek assistance/clarification when required. Experience with social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, is also required. Experience with website and graphic design software and online video conferencing platforms is an asset. Some administrative and/or customer service work experience is also an asset.

We expect the position to begin June 19. The hourly rate is $14.00. The position is funded by Canada Summer Jobs and youth aged 15 – 30 are eligible. The hours will total 280 but the hours/week and end date will be determined. Due to COVID-19, some work from home may be required, but a laptop will be provided. Guelph Arts Council is located in downtown Guelph, Ontario.

Please submit your resume with cover letter by email only no later than Sunday, June 7, 2020.

Send applications to:
Patti Broughton, Executive Director
Guelph Arts Council
[email protected]

Guelph Arts Council invites applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to employment equity and welcome applications from women, persons with disabilities, people of colour, Indigenous people, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

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