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APA Hiring Communications & Member Services Coordinator

July 15, 2019 | The Atlantic Presenters Association is is seeking an energetic and responsible recent post-secondary graduate to fill the temporary position of Communications & Member Services Coordinator.

A member-based, regional arts service organization, the APA delivers programs and services that build capacity, develop leaders and create opportunities for its members in Atlantic Canadaís performing arts presenting field. Our members are the venues, festivals, and performance series that bring live professional performing arts experiences to Atlantic Canadians.

The candidate will be responsible for developing and coordinating the promotional activities initiated by our organization.

Responsibilities associated with the position include,but are not limited to:

‣Collaborating with staff on communication strategies,

‣Developing promotional materials,

‣Facilitating communication campaigns,

‣Developing and managing social media accounts,

‣Coordinating media releases,

‣Soliciting organizational partnerships and volunteers,

‣Assisting with regular office duties, and

‣Ensuring a processional articulation of the organizationís mission and goals.

Suggested Skills and Experience:

‣Ability to write both short and crisp marketing copy as well as impactful and engaging articles,

‣Strong writing, grammar, punctuation and proofreading skills

‣Strong computer skills/experience with MS Office ,

‣Basic graphic design skills (Canva, Venngage),

‣Demonstrated social and digital media knowledge and expertise,

‣Ability to identify communication channels for different types of content for maximum audience engagement,

‣Highly organized, detail-oriented and able to multi-task while responding to changing priorities,

‣Ability to adhere to deadlines,

‣Able to build credibility with members and form strong collaborative relationships with other team members,

‣Self-starter with a sense of humour


‣Be a recent graduate who has graduated from college or university within 24 months of the start of employment in the field of communications, English, business, arts, etc.,

‣Be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada,

‣Be legally entitled to work in Canada,

‣Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment,

‣Be registered in the YCW online candidate inventory,

‣Be willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment (minimum 30 hours a week),

‣Not have another full‐time job while employed,

‣Be unemployed or underemployed, i.e. not employed full‐time,

‣Not be receiving Employment Insurance (EI) benefits while employed in a YCW job,

‣Not have previously participated in or been paid under a YCW internship or any other Career Focus internships funded under the Government of Canada's Youth Employment Strategy Position


Hourly rate: $18.00 Hours per week: 37.5

Start date: July 29, 2019 (negotiable)

Duration of position: Approximately 6 months from start date

How to apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume to laurie@atlanticpresenters.ca no later than July 26.

Additionally, applicants must have completed a Young Canada Works profile at the time of application. Profiles can be completed at: www.young-canada-works.canada.ca

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