Job - NMAG Communications Assistant (Term Position)
MacKenzie Art Gallery Employment Opportunity
Position: Communications Assistant (Term Position)
30 hours per week, 13 weeks
September 24, 2007 to December 21, 2007 (dates negotiable)
Salary: Level 3
$17.03 per hour
Closing Date: August 24, 2007
The MacKenzie Art Gallery is seeking an enthusiastic, creative thinker with strong language skills
(both written and verbal) to increase capacity of our Communications Department.
Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Communications Officer, the Communications
Assist with the development, implementation and administration of
communications services, including marketing and promotional
activities, media relations, print production;
Draft communications and promotional material related to current and
upcoming MacKenzie Art Gallery exhibitions and programs.
Be the guest editor for the December/January/February issue of the
quarterly publication, At the MacKenzie. This will include compiling
information and images, planning specific editorial features and
identifying key stories and themes.
Propose, compile and develop special content for the MacKenzie Art
Gallery website in an effort to assist with the development of the
Gallerys online presence and Web 2.0 objectives.
Assist with researching, compiling and drafting the content for special
projects such as award nominations.
Assist with communications-related research for future MacKenzie
exhibitions and projects.
Strong written and verbal communications skills.
Strong organizational skills and the ability to work on multiple projects
at one time.
Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel and Powerpoint).
Proficient in Adobe Photoshop and InDesign software programs.
Knowledge and understanding of the communications potential of the
internet with an interest in exploring social networking applications such
as Myspace, Facebook, blogs, podcasts and Youtube.
Demonstrated research skills.
Two years post-secondary education in related field.
Minimum of six months experience in related field.
Applications should be submitted to:
MacKenzie Art Gallery
3475 Albert Street, Regina, SK S4S 6X6
Phone: (306) 584-4266
Fax: (306) 569-8191
Please include with your application a cover letter and resume outlining relevant experience to
the contact information listed below by August 24, 2007.
Submit a sample of writing that demonstrates your written communication skills no more than
five double spaced pages in length. You may include previously developed work for other
organizations, school work, etc.
Posted July 25, 2007