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Communications Coordinator

MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina
Deadline: March 02, 2018 - March 19, 2018


Name: Caitlin Mullan

Phone: (306) 584-4250 ext. 4279




March 19, 2018

engaging people in transformative experiences of the world through art

Job Title: Communications Coordinator
Department: Development & Communications
Status: Full Time, Permanent, In Scope (CUPE 5791) Position

Primary Purpose: The Communications Coordinator will provide leadership and support while
contributing to the development, implementation, and evaluation of communication and marketing
strategies for the MacKenzie Art Gallery. The Communications Coordinator plays an integral role within
the MacKenzie’s communications efforts in building reputation, ensuring consistency of brand and
messaging, as well as increasing profile of the Gallery on local, national, and international levels.
Nature of Work: Reporting to the Director of Communications, the Communications Coordinator
specializes in communications and marketing strategy. The Communications Coordinator works closely
and collaboratively with all departments of the MacKenzie Art Gallery, advising on communications and
marketing strategies for Gallery programs and initiatives. The Communications Coordinator must be
knowledgeable in communications and marketing best practices and follow MacKenzie Art Gallery
policies, guidelines, and practices, to ensure the Mackenzie’s key messages and brand are consistently
integrated across multiple channels of communication. The Communications Coordinator must have
excellent writing, editing, and design skills, and be comfortable in communicating about art and art

• Assists the Director of Communications with the development, implementation, and evaluation
of effective multi-year communication and marketing strategies for the MacKenzie Art Gallery.
• Establish, monitor, and meet the deadlines for all communications activities.
• Drafts, develops, and edits written communications material in a variety of formats for multiple
target audiences across varied platforms.
• Works closely with the Director of Communications and the Graphic Designer to develop and
implement an organization-wide digital engagement strategy. Maintains the Gallery’s online
presence via the website and social media while continually seeking new opportunities to reach
audiences digitally.
• Working with the Graphic Designer, ensures that graphic and visual elements are produced at the
highest level of quality through strategic design.
• Works closely with the Director of Communications and external vendors to conceptualize,
develop, distribute and monitor all promotional materials and activities including print, television,
radio, outdoor, online, newsletters, brochures, and more.
• Assists the Director of Communications in developing and monitoring the communications and
marketing budget.
• Responsible for creating speaking agendas and writing speaking notes for various MacKenzie
employees and ambassadors including the Executive Director & CEO and President of the Board
of Trustees.
• Assists with editing At the MacKenzie (tri-annual magazine), the Annual Report, and web
publishing; responsible for project timelines, content development, writing, design, and
• Works closely with the Director of Communications to ensure an ongoing, positive presence in
the media; responsible for the development of press releases and media kits as well as acting as a
spokesperson for the Gallery during media interviews when appropriate.
• Assists the Director of Communications to ensure regular and consistent communication with
Gallery stakeholders including members, donors, and the public at large.
• Assists with the production and monitoring of graphic standards and visual identity including
brochures, signage, etc.
• Maintains an up-to-date communications and marketing archive (working with the
Communications Assistant).
• Participate in Gallery fundraising initiatives, projects, and events.
• Works closely with other staff in the development, implementation and analysis of market
research data.
• Performs other position-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications - Education: An undergraduate degree in business, communications, marketing, public
relations, and/or a related field of study. IABC membership and accreditation are considered assets.

Qualifications - Experience: A minimum of two years of directly related experience in a non-profit, or
similarly complex environment, with experience and success in developing, implementing, and evaluating
effective marketing and communications strategies using a variety of mediums and channels. Experience
in conceptualizing and overseeing the development of marketing initiatives and design. Familiarity with
the MacKenzie Art Gallery and/or a non-profit organization would be considered an asset. Knowledge of
contemporary art world would be an asset.

Skills: Strong leadership and consensus building skills; the demonstrated ability to think and act
strategically; highly organized and self-motivated; ability to prioritize deadlines; strong team player with
the ability to work independently, collaboratively, and within a team environment; creativity and
understanding of effective design and promotions; demonstrated exceptional written communications
skills; ability to execute projects using Adobe Creative Suite.

Salary Information: The starting salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
Benefits: This position includes a comprehensive benefits package.

Please apply no later than Monday, March 19, 2018, 4:30 PM.
Please include “Communications Coordinator” in the subject line of all applications sent via email.
MacKenzie Art Gallery
Attn: Caitlin Mullan, Executive Administrator
3475 Albert Street
Regina, SK S4S 6X6

Inquiries regarding this position can be directed to Caitlin Mullan, Executive Administrator, at (306) 584-
4250 ext. 4279. The successful candidate must submit a satisfactory Criminal Record Check prior to
employment. The MacKenzie Art Gallery is committed to maintaining an inclusive culture and building a diverse workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates.