Communications Assistant, FT, Royal Tyrrell Museum, Drumheller AB, 26/09/22

  • 7 Sep 2022 11:26 AM
    Message # 12910005

    COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT –

    Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology

    Job Summary:

    The Communications Assistant will support the management of the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology’s brand and profile by developing and delivering high-quality content for Museum communications, e.g., social media, marketing, website, and media relations. This includes:

    ·        Coordinate the Museum’s online presence: lead and support planning, content development, approvals, and reporting for social media channels, blog, and online marketing initiatives; maintain social media planning calendar; engage with the Museum’s online followers; coordinate updating of online profiles and RTMP website;

    ·        Assist with planning, supporting, and hosting requests and visits from film crews, photographers, media, and travel trade contacts;

    ·        Support initiatives led by the Head of Marketing & Public Relations, such as strategic communications and marketing planning, content development and delivery, and reporting;

    ·        Provide assistance with special events and activities as required.

    Abilities:

    • ·        Excellent communication, writing, and editing skills to serve and engage a variety of audiences
    • ·        Ability to communicate scientific information in accessible ways
    • ·        Strong organizational skills
    • ·        Develop and coordinate social media initiatives (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, blog, etc.)
    • ·        Experience working with website content management systems and social media platforms
    • ·        Keep informed of current trends in public relations, museum communications, and palaeontological news
    • ·        Reporting, analytics, and presentation skills

    Requirements:

    • ·        Degree or diploma in Marketing, Communications, Museum Studies, or related field
    • ·        One to two years’ relevant experience
    • ·        Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
    • ·        Driver’s license and clean driving abstract
    • ·        Must be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends and to travel, as needed

    Assets:

    • ·        Experience in digital communications or journalism
    • ·        Photography and videography skills
    • ·        Knowledge of photo and video editing
    • ·        Knowledge of travel trade and tourism

    Compensation and Benefits:

    • ·        Salary (max. $24/hour) commensurate with experience
    • ·        Group Insurance Plan
    • ·        Group Retirement Savings Plan

    Application deadline: Consideration of applications will begin Monday September 26, 2022; however, the competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. 

    Forward résumé with cover letter to:

    Heather Bitz, Executive Director

    Drumheller and District Chamber of Commerce

    E: h.bitz@drumhellerchamber.com

    We thank all candidates for their interest. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

    All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.


    Last modified: 7 Sep 2022 11:29 AM | Anonymous member


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