Marketing and Communications Manager

Date Posted: Oct 04, 2018
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2018

Salary: $45,000 - $50,000 commensurate with experience
Province: Ontario
Region: Metro Toronto Area
City: Toronto
Organization's Field/Discipline: The Arts
Term: Full-time
Career Level: Middle management

Organization Description

Dancer Transition Resource Centre
Founded in 1985, the Dancer Transition Resource Centre (DTRC) is the only organization in Canada dedicated to helping dancers make necessary transitions into, within, and from professional performing careers. Since its inception, the DTRC has assisted over 10,000 professional dancers and provided more than $4 million in retraining grants, subsistence and a full range of academic, career, financial, legal and personal counselling referral services. With offices in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver and regional representatives across the country, the DTRC works towards increasing public awareness of dancer transition and enhancing the socio-economic conditions of artists nationwide.

Job Description

The Dancer Transition Resource Centre is a national arts service organization that helps dancers make necessary transitions into, within and from professional performing careers.  Along with its National Office in Toronto, the DTRC has offices in Vancouver and Montreal and representatives across the country. For more information about the organization, please visit our website
Position available: The Dancer Transition Resource Centre (DTRC) is seeking a passionate, motivated and experienced individual who can write clear, dynamic, and compelling copy for a variety of platforms to address a number of target audiences. Reporting to the Executive Director and working in collaboration with the DTRC’s national staff, the marketing and communications role develops, implements, manages and evaluates communications for the organization.
  • With the Executive Director, develops marketing and communication strategies to promote the DTRC to a broad range of stakeholders
  • Provides communication support to DTRC national and regional staff to ensure key messaging is appropriate for the audience and reflects DTRC’s philosophy and communication goals
  • Sources, develops and writes compelling stories of DTRC members and alumni for both print and online publication 
  • Manages, maintains and writes content for DTRC website and social media platforms
  • Writes and produces DTRC monthly e-bulletin
  • Coordinates the marketing and promotion of DTRC initiatives, conferences, workshops and seminars
  • Creates and manages DTRC advertising for print and online
  • Coordinates photography/videography of DTRC initiatives


The successful candidate will:
  • Thrive in a collaborative environment
  • Write clear, dynamic, and compelling copy to engage a variety of target audiences
  • Demonstrate proven ability to manage and write specific content for a range of social media platforms
  • Possess graphic design skills and show proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Have experience with content management systems and basic html
  • Have an interest in, and good understanding of, professional dance from a range of dance practices and cultures
  • Possess strong French language skills as a desirable asset

Additional Info:

Equity and Equality
The DTRC is an organization that is working to embed the values of individual and group differences within its working environment. We strive to embrace the diversity of backgrounds and perspectives of our staff, members, arts community and partners. Indigenous peoples, people of colour, and people across the spectrums of gender, sexuality, age and abilities are encouraged to apply. If you have questions or concerns about accessibility throughout the hiring process, please email

How to Apply:

Please e-mail cover letter and resume in one pdf or Word document to:
Amanda Hancox, Executive Director
Resumes must be received by 5:00pm, October 15, 2018

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact Info:

Name: Amanda Hancox
Telephone: 416-595-5655
Telephone Ext.: 24


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