North Van Arts is a registered charity and non-profit organization that was
established more than 5 decades ago as the North Vancouver Community Arts Council and operates with a mandate to build strong and healthy communities through the arts. It operates out of City Scape Community ArtSpace with additional exhibition, programming, and events presented around the North Shore.
North Van Arts has four main programming streams that require ongoing
marketing throughout the year (exhibitions, arts education, art rental,
membership) as well as events that occur annually and/or periodically. In
addition, the organization is spearheading a regional cultural mapping project that will result in the launch of a free, online resource hub in March 2020. A new organizational marketing and outreach strategy will include this online map as an ongoing programme with multiple stakeholders and partners.
The firm is an equal-opportunity employer that aims to work with all
individuals and communities.
$20,000 contract fee (expectation of average 2 days/week over 10 months)
The preferred applicant will:
Report directly to the Executive Director
Work closely with the Communications & Grants Manager, Social Engagement
Manager, as well as all programme managers (Exhibitions, Events, Arts Education,
Art Rental & Membership)
Provide detailed ongoing guidance to client groups on the principles of
contract and specification preparation and procurement strategies; ensuring continuity of supply by developing new/alternate sources of supply
Liaise with this firm to help leverage and integrate the cultural mapping
marketing for North Van Arts
Help support the cultural mapping project, sponsorship, membership, and
donor campaign work
Perform all other duties as assigned.
Successful candidates must have:
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience in marketing, communications or arts administration and a minimum of 5 years experience marketing or in a related field
Strategic thinking ability with strong project management skills and the
ability to work both independently and within a team
Diplomatic, enthusiastic, collaborative, capable, well-organized, detail
Ability to understand community needs and trends and generate creative
Thorough understanding of marketing elements (including traditional and
digital marketing) and market research methods
Exceptional English communication and writing skills
A good understanding and familiarity with current digital and social media
channels, a working knowledge of WordPress, proficient user of MS Office and Adobe Creative Suite
Awareness of the local arts scene, and the North Shore community
A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle is an asset.
Possibility of managing volunteers to assist with marketing plan and project
Excellent, oral and written communications along with strong customer
service skills to establish effective working relations with client groups and
Analytical, organization skills and attention to details are required to
effectively administer the overall procurement process
Works inter-dependently — enjoys working with little or no supervision.
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