JOIN OUR JAZZ WINNIPEG TEAM
Jazz Winnipeg is hiring a Marketing Manager. This is a permanent, full-time position.
Jazz Winnipeg is the producer of the annual TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival as well as concerts and events throughout the year. We also produce outreach programs and publish The Speakeasy blog. We operate with a small, permanent staff of four people in a highly collaborative studio office environment.
Tasks for this position include:
Development and execution of marketing and communications plans
Management of Jazz Winnipeg’s social media feeds
Managing media relations
Writing and laying out electronic media releases and newsletters
Preparing copy and formatting content for website
Preparing copy and content for posters, advertising and flyers
Planning and executing marketing activations and events
Coordinating with and supporting our graphic designer
Overseeing distribution of festival posters and programs
Selling tickets to Jazz Winnipeg events (by phone or in person)
Assisting with festival set-up and tear-down
Venue management of concert venues during the festival
Other duties as assigned
Specifically, we are looking for an individual with:
Exceptional writing ability (media releases, web content, newsletters, artist bios)
Experience with data-driven marketing strategies
Proficiency with social media best practices and strategies
Media relations experience
Basic knowledge of web design (via Squarespace or WordPress)
Grassroots/street-level marketing experience
Strong public speaking skills an asset but not required
Concert production experience
Experience in / an understanding of the local music scene
An understanding of broader music industry trends is an asset but not required
A willingness to work long hours
Is highly personable
Is a critical thinker
Has an excellent eye for detail
Applicants must be willing and able to work in a fast-paced, collaborative, open-office environment.
Applicants must also be energetic, positive, creative and able to deal with a wide variety of stakeholders including customers, volunteers, artist representatives, and more.
Please submit your resume, cover letter, and a writing sample to Lynne Stefanchuk, Executive Director.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Thursday, August 2, 2018