Employment Opportunity

Craft NB is looking to hire a professional, creative, and driven individual for the position of Communications & Marketing Manager

Title: Communications & Marketing Manager

Terms of Employment: Part-time, 20 hrs/week 

Salary: $17/hr

Start Date:  ASAP

Location: Craft NB staff are currently working in-person Monday, Wednesday & Friday mornings at an office in the Charlotte Street Arts Centre. Remaining hours are worked remotely. A permanent physical office space in Fredericton may be reinstated at some point this year. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Be skilled at multitasking multiple projects and deadlines 
  • Be a social media marketing ninja, with creative content ideas & a desire to grow and manage marketing and communications through all channels
  • Be first point of contact for general public, stakeholders and Craft NB members
  • Maintain and update the Craft NB website & membership database
  • Create content in French and English for web and social media
  • Create posters, signages and print material for Craft NB as assigned
  • Create and distribute yearly membership packages
  • Oversee jurying tasks and applicant communication
  • Create and distribute monthly e-newsletter 
  • Responsible for translation of all material as necessary
  • Brainstorm, problem solve, and idea generate with Craft NB team
  • Attend, assist and document Craft NB in-person events as needed
  • Prepare for AGM each year
  • Be the go-to tech solving human on staff

Requirements:

  • Microsoft Office and computer skills are essential
  • Social media and web marketing experience and enthusiasm 
  • Experience with WordPress and website creation/editing software, such as Divi Themes
  • Strong language proficiency in both English and French
  • Self-motivated and ability to juggle multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in both English and French
  • Comfortable working independently and in an integrated team setting
  • Learn quickly and have a keen knowledge and understanding of new technology
  • Experience in communications and marketing for an organization

Assets:

  • Strong graphic design skills, Adobe Creative Suite and brand understanding
  • Photography skills
  • Own transportation 
  • Experience with grant writing
  • A genuine interest in the craft sector or a career in arts administration
  • Previous administrative experience
  • Google Adwords, Google Analytics, Google Drive experience
  • Experience with non-profits

About Craft NB:

Craft NB supports and promotes professional craftspeople in New Brunswick through various programs and initiatives. We connect makers to buyers and aid in the professionalization, public education, and visibility of high end New Brunswick craft locally, across the country, and internationally. Regular Craft NB activities include sales and festivals, tradeshows, exhibitions and publications, educational missions, residency programs, jurying and standards and workshops. Craft NB seeks to be present in communities throughout the province and works collaboratively with various cultural and community organizations such as the Craft Alliance Atlantic, the Canadian Crafts Federation, Mawi’ Artist Collective, the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design, ArtsLink NB, Arts NB, the NB Craft Foundation Inc and the Province of New Brunswick’s Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture.

For more information on Craft NB, please visit our website at www.craftnb.ca 

Please send your resume and cover letter to director@craftnb.ca and include ‘Marketing & Communications Manager’ in the subject line.

While Craft NB would like to thank all applicants, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.