Marketing Coordinator

Date Posted: Feb 05, 2020
Application Deadline: Mar 06, 2020
Start Date: May 04, 2020

Hourly From: $15/hr To $20/hr
Province: Ontario
Region: Metro Toronto Area
City: Toronto
Employee Benefits: Other (e.g. flex time, comp tickets, etc.)
Check Additional Info section for more Employee Benefits
Organization's Field/Discipline: Cultural Industries
Job's focus: Creative & Administrative
Job Type: Contract
Career Level: Entry level/ intern

Organization Description

Canadian Country Music Association
The Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) is a membership-based, not-for-profit organization committed to the promotion and recognition of Canadian country music. Built upon the foundation to educate, elevate and celebrate Canadian talent, the CCMA progressively heralds the spirit, community and creativity that country music fosters.

Job Description

POSITION: Marketing Coordinator (Contract Position) - 2020

ROLE OVERVIEW
Are you looking for an incredible hands-on experience in the music and entertainment industry? Keep reading if that’s YOU!

The Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) is currently seeking a Marketing Coordinator to support the Head of Brand with all marketing, digital and communications initiatives associated with Country Music Week 2020, the 2020 CCMA Awards and other CCMA programs. The ideal candidate has exceptional communications skills (especially writing), digital and social media marketing experience, community management, some graphic and video skills and is a dependable self-starter. This position will assist with the development and implementation of marketing and communications tactical plans and best suits an individual with an upbeat and flexible attitude with a desire to work in a small, fast-paced, not-for-profit environment that demands a team player approach.

The successful candidate will be required to travel to Hamilton, Ontario for Country Music Week 2020 from September 7 through September 14, 2020. The term of this contracted position is to commence May 4, 2020 and end September 14, 2020, and is located in downtown Toronto, Ontario.

RESPONSIBILITIES
The position’s responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Support the development and implementation of marketing and communications strategies and tactical plans
  • Support the planning and execution of social media content calendars on various platforms
  • Maintain current database of industry partners and stakeholders
  • Be point-of-contact for Media Row event as part of Country Music Week
  • Oversee paid distribution service for the CCMA Awards Program
  • Manage contest fulfillment packages and promotional ticketing for Country Music Week events
  • Respond to and track requests for donations
  • Track social media exposure, growth and engagement, and compile website analytics
  • Respond to general inquiries about the CCMA, CCMA Awards and Country Music Week
  • Coordinate the preparation and distribution of media releases and CCMA member announcements and other communications deliverables
  • Research, fact check and gather communications materials as needed
  • Assist with media relations and communications at events prior to and during Country Music Week
  • Professionally and effectively interface with members, media, key stakeholders and the public
  • Other administration and general office tasks as required
QUALIFICATIONS
The candidate should have the following qualifications:
  • Team player and self-starter– it’s all hands-on deck at the CCMA
  • Presently working towards a diploma in communications, marketing, public relations, music management, or other applicable fields (preferred but not required)
  • Proficient with all social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, YouTube)
  • Professional written and verbal communications skills; ability to produce a variety of written materials
  • Excellent editing and proofreading skills
  • Experience in digital marketing is an asset
  • Working knowledge of Canadian media landscape
  • Highly organized with the ability to multitask and effectively manage duties as assigned
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment with constantly shifting priorities
  • Proven ability to work with confidential information
  • Willingness to work flexible hours
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel and Power Point) and comfortable learning new technical applications
  • Passion for Country music or music
ABOUT THE CANADIAN COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION (CCMA)
Established in 1976, the CCMA is a membership-based, not-for-profit organization committed to the promotion and recognition of Canadian country music. Built upon the foundation to educate, elevate and celebrate Canadian talent, the CCMA progressively heralds the spirit, community and creativity that country music fosters through year-round initiatives, culminating every fall with Country Music Week and the Canadian Country Music Association Awards broadcast live on Global TV.

The CCMA office is located in downtown Toronto and prides itself on its inclusive, casual and friendly environment. We are pet friendly and have fabulous canine collogues!

HOW TO APPLY
To apply, please send cover letter and resume to:  hiring@ccma.org
Please note that only those accepted for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls or visits please.
Posting closes Friday, March 6, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. ET.
 

Requirements:

  • Team player and self-starter– it’s all hands-on deck at the CCMA
  • Presently working towards a diploma in communications, marketing, public relations, music management, or other applicable fields (preferred but not required)
  • Proficient with all social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, YouTube)
  • Professional written and verbal communications skills; ability to produce a variety of written materials
  • Excellent editing and proofreading skills
  • Experience in digital marketing is an asset
  • Working knowledge of Canadian media landscape
  • Highly organized with the ability to multitask and effectively manage duties as assigned
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment with constantly shifting priorities
  • Proven ability to work with confidential information
  • Willingness to work flexible hours
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel and Power Point) and comfortable learning new technical applications
  • Passion for Country music or music


How to Apply:

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to:  hiring@ccma.org
Please note that only those accepted for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls or visits please.
Posting closes Friday, March 6, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. ET.

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