The National Theatre School of Canada is currently seeking a dynamic, arts-loving individual to fill the position of Communications Manager. Reporting to the Head of External Relations, this person will play a central role in the implementation of the National Theatre School of Canada's communications plan.
Working in a highly challenging environment, the incumbent will be the architect of NTS's voice. Through the development and delivery of content on a variety of platforms, the incumbent will provide engaging ways to showcase the energy of the school, the excellence of its students, faculty and graduates, and the connections between NTS and Canadian communities and the world.
As part of our team, this person will:
- Build relationships and collaborate with the educational branches to ensure that communications appropriately reflect the priorities of the educational branches;
- Implement and manage an online media monitoring tool to feed internal and external communications on news related to other NTS graduates, the theater community, arts education institutions, etc;
- Promote the actions and disseminate the content of the Centre for Arts and Social Innovation;
- Develop and manage the communications and marketing strategy for recruitment campaigns for future students (professional programs and artistic residencies);
- Oversee the communications surrounding student performances;
- Oversee the implementation of a new graduate program;
- Liaise with the media when necessary;
- Analyze and follow up on the statistics of the communications strategy in order to adjust and make recommendations when necessary;
- Planning of various events and visibility activities;
- Preparation of detailed schedules, event proposals and budget follow-up;
- Participate in planning and brainstorming meetings for all publications under the responsibility of the communications department;
- Assume any other responsibility compatible with the duties of this position as assigned
- Bilingualism, spoken and written;
- Undergraduate degree and two (2) years of experience in journalism, communications, marketing or other relevant field;
- Training or relevant experience in Web community management and patiticipation;
- Experience in the design, production and distribution of web content (videos, photos, texts);
- Excellent writing skills in French and English (clear, concise and punchy style);
- Strong sense of organization and priorities; ability to develop and meet tight deadlines;
- Creativity, autonomy and a strong interest in the cultural sector;
- Team player with the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously;
- Knowledge of major trends in social media and online marketing;
- Basic knowledge of various performance measurement tools and web traffic.
- A caring, dynamic and motivating work environment;
- A competitive salary with an agile work schedule;
- An advantageous number of vacation days, plus two paid weeks during the holidays, with bonus holidays;
- A comprehensive group insurance plan, employee assistance program and telemedicine;
- A very advantageous defined benefit pension plan;
- A parking space at the Saint-Denis pavilion;
- The privilege of working daily with a dedicated team, exceptional artists from across Canada and over 170 talented students; all in a bilingual, diverse and inclusive work environment.
How to apply?
If you are interested in this position, please send your resume and a cover letter outlining what makes you the ideal candidate to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
We are committed to providing an inclusive and accessible workplace for all and support the right to employability. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from people of all ages, genders, sexual orientations, visible and ethnic minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.