The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria is located just 20 minutes from downtown Victoria in a beautiful park-like setting. The Gallery is housed in a combination of contemporary exhibition spaces and the remarkable 1889 Spencer mansion. It is the largest public art gallery on Vancouver Island and one of the most significant in Canada with its important collection of visual and decorative arts.
We encourage people of Indigenous ancestry, women, people of colour, LGBTQQIP2SA individuals, and members of other diverse communities to apply for careers at the AGGV.
This role is a key member of the Development & Marketing Department and Gallery team. As the central marketing coordinator for the Gallery, the Marketing Specialist facilitates the development of internal and external materials with the Gallery’s public relations and marketing contractors. This position is responsible for the promotion and marketing of all Gallery programming, events, and initiatives. The Marketing Specialist will ensure the ‘voice’ of the Gallery reflects the organizations mission, values, and goals through various social platforms and all other Gallery communications.
This foundational role will identify marketing goals and objectives to implement strategic marketing plans that support the institutional initiatives. They will bring a specialization to digital marketing and build a creative multi-channel marketing strategy to create brand awareness and audience engagement. The Marketing Specialist will coordinate, facilitate, and oversee the creation and development of internal and external marketing materials, working closely with the Gallery’s public relations and marketing contractors, and the internal team members.
Exceptional written communication, project management and editorial skills are required as well as expertise in marketing and communication principles, including brand identity. Strong graphic design skills are preferred, as well as a minimum of 3 years of experience in marketing, design, development, or communications.
The preferred candidate will hold a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Project Management, Graphic Design, Public Relations, or Not-For-Profit/Fundraising Management or the equivalent combination or work experience and/or education. Experience working in the visual arts sector an asset.
This unionized position is a Monday to Friday 35-hour per week role, with additional hours as required to attend special events and other activities beyond normal working hours. Portions of work are to be completed in office on set days of the week with the potential for remaining work to be completed remotely.
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If this dynamic opportunity sounds like a great fit for you, please apply with your resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org
This posting will remain open until 5:00 pm PST on June 10, 2023.
We thank all those who apply; only those that are shortlisted will be contacted.