COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT

Part-time position: 6 month contract from August 27, 2018 to February
28, 2019
3 days/week, 7.5 hours, $22/hr

Art Museum at the University of Toronto

The Art Museum is comprised of the Justina M. Barnicke Gallery (Hart
House) and the University of Toronto Art Centre (University College).
Building on the two galleries distinguished histories, the Art Museum
originates and organizes an intensive year-round program of
exhibitions and events that foster ” at a local, regional, and
international level ” innovative research, interdisciplinary scholarship,
and knowledge of art and its histories befitting Canadas leading
university and the country’s largest city.

Job Summary

The Communications Assistant, reporting to the Business Coordinator,
works as part of the Art Museums (administrative, curatorial,
programming) team to coordinate and implement all aspects of internal
and external communications, including design of related materials, in
accordance with the Art Museums communications strategy.

Overview of Responsibilities

Design and produce marketing materials based on existing templates,
including e-newsletters, invitations, advertisements, brochures, and
exhibition didactics
With the Business Coordinator schedule the production of all
communication materials
Maintain, and troubleshoot the Art Museum website to ensure all
content is current, and the system is functioning
Develop and maintain effective social media communications, including
the production of exhibitions and events social media content
Craft and produce e-newsletter broadcasts for exhibitions/programs
Submit exhibition/program listing to multiple outlets
Respond to media requests
Qualifications and Skills:

Minimum 1-year relevant experience in a contemporary art and culture
capacity, coordinating and implementing communications strategies
Advanced skills in the Creative Suite Software: Photoshop, InDesign,
Illustrator
Advanced skills in the WordPress content management system, and
social media platforms
Strong understanding of e-newsletter formatting and broadcasting
Strong ability to work collaboratively and independently to achieve
production deadlines
Strong time-management skills
Excellent writing and communication skills

Please submit a resume, cover letter (in a single PDF document), and
a digital portfolio, by August 10, 2018 to Maureen Smith, Business
Coordinator: maureen.smith@utoronto.ca.