Job (Edmonton): Marketing Coordinator – Rapid Fire Theatre

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Job (Edmonton): Marketing Coordinator – Rapid Fire Theatre

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RAPID FIRE THEATRE – MARKETING COORDINATOR

Posting Date: October 20, 2021
Closing Date: October 30, 2021
Salary: $20/hour (10-15 hours/week)

ORGANIZATION PROFILE:

Rapid Fire Theatre (RFT) is Edmonton’s longest‐running improv comedy company; producing weekly shows in Edmonton, as well as corporate and festival touring abroad. Rapid Fire Theatre is a non‐profit organization.The RFT mission states that: We are a community of improv leaders that provide frickin’ great experiences through engaging performances and transformative education. Our vision is to inspire laughter and positivity for everyone. For more information, please visit www.rapidfiretheatre.com.

Rapid Fire Theatre strives to reflect the diversity of our community on our stages, in our classrooms, in our staff and on our board. We encourage applications from candidates of all genders, races, bodies, and abilities who will contribute to the further diversification of ideas and perspectives on our team.

JOB SUMMARY:

The focus of this position is to coordinate all marketing efforts of RFT, including social media, signage, print, media and our website with a goal of increasing ticket sales, workshop registrations, event bookings and audience engagement.

RESPONSIBILITIES SUMMARY:

  • Coordinate strategic goals with the General Manager
  • In collaboration with the General Manager and Director of Finance, develop all marketing budgets
  • In collaboration with the Artistic Director, curate content for RFT’s social media channels and blog
  • Coordinate all in-venue marketing materials (signage, pre-show video)
  • Coordinate all season marketing materials
  • Coordinate all special event marketing materials
  • Write and distribute press releases
  • Develop and execute social media campaigns that; support audience development, showcase accurate information, engages audience leading to measurable action
  • Weekly website maintenance (WordPress), including programming updates and search engine optimization
  • Develop and distribute all e-newsletters
  • Support the work of RFT’s marketing contractors (web developer, social media experts, graphic designers, videographers, etc)

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • An applicable diploma or degree in marketing, communications or arts administration
  • Minimum of 3+ years experience in a similar role
  • Highly developed organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrable high proficiency in writing for media, including print and digital, promotional, advertising, storytelling, and brand journalism
  • Experience working with; Printers / Suppliers, Various social media platforms / Scheduling apps, Google Suite, MailChimp, Adobe Creative Suite, and WordPress
  • Showpass ticketing integration is an asset
  • Knowledge of Rapid Fire Theatre’s programming

How to Apply: Please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected] We thank all applicants for submitting; only those selected for interviews will be contacted

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