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Communications Coordinator

The Museums Association of Saskatchewan is the provincial umbrella organization for museums and museum workers. We serve the people of Saskatchewan through the advancement of their museums.  MAS leads and supports the Saskatchewan museum sector through professional development and training activities, consultation services and facilitating public engagement and networking opportunities.

We are seeking a full time permanent Communications Coordinator. We offer a small office environment to someone who enjoys variety, is comfortable multitasking and who can work independently and in a team setting.

Reporting to the Executive Director the responsibilities of the position will focus on planning, evaluation, and administration of all communications programs and services of MAS. Activities include, but are not limited to: coordinate the development and production of key messages, images and branding as required; planning, editing, design and distribution of Association print and electronic material including: website, Facebook page, Twitter feed, occasional publications, newsletters, brochures, media releases, promotional material, and member reports; facilitating the writing, production and distribution of promotional material for all MAS program areas; oversee the production of membership materials; planning, design and production of paid advertisements as required; oversee the planning, production and promotion of the annual MAS conference; and participate in the research and writing of funding applications and follow-up reports.

Qualifications/Competencies:

-        Applicable university degree or equivalent post-secondary education

-        Sound knowledge of communications theories and practices

-        Practical experience with non-profit organizations

-        Strong critical thinking skills with an emphasis on ‘thinking outside the box’

-        Familiarity with museum community

-        Demonstrated planning, evaluation, organizational, and time-management skills

-        Demonstrated self-starter

-        Demonstrated ability to be flexible and work in a fast paced team environment

-        Excellent computer skills, with experience in website content and social media management

-        Knowledge of InDesign

-        Valid driver’s licence and a willingness to travel and work evenings and weekends as required

-        Sense of humour

Location: Regina, Saskatchewan

Hours: 35 hours per week

Closing Date: Applications must be received by noon, May 5th, 2014.

Please submit a cover letter that includes salary expectations, resume, and 3 references – one of whom is a previous employer, by email, fax, mail or in person to:

Museums Association of Saskatchewan

424 McDonald St. Regina, SK  S4N 6E1

fax: 306-780-9463

email: mas@saskmuseums.org

(Note: further information about the position is available by email only, by request)

MAS appreciates the interest of all applicants but only those individuals who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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