Job posting for Marketing Associate/Graphic Designer

Persephone Theatre is looking for a new Marketing Associate/Graphic Designer.  A great opportunity for an emerging creative with specific design skills. https://persephonetheatre.org/pages/page/careers#marketing

Position: Marketing Associate and Graphic Designer

Permanent Full Time

Start Date: Immediate or soonest availability

Are you passionate about the arts? Love live theatre? This is an excellent opportunity to join our team of

theatre professionals and put your strong graphic design, videography/photography, social media, and

communication skills to work in our Marketing Department. Working collaboratively with Persephone’s

Director of Marketing and Development, you will be involved in many key aspects of marketing our Main

Stage, Deep End, Youth and Event programming.

Responsibilities will include:

 Assisting with maintaining and updating website information;

 Assisting with development and branding of all marketing materials, including creation of print

and billboard ads; in-house signage and other visuals; video and photo editing; house programs,

e-newsletters using Constant Contact, and season brochures;

 Compiling and editing information and media that can be used as promotional material

including shooting photos and video for Media Calls, actor interviews and “behind the scenes”

coverage;

 Creating online outreach and promotion of Persephone Theatre using social media platforms,

including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter;

 Developing and implementing a social media communication plan;

 Liaising with Persephone’s show posters design partner in lead up to Season Announcement;

 Attending Persephone events and programs as required, including Opening Nights.

Qualifications:

 Post secondary training, or equivalent and relevant experience, in graphic design, photography

and video production;

 Experience working in design layout for print and digital marketing;

 Excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) Mac proficient;

 Excellent written and verbal communication skills;

 Highly organized with a keen ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines;

 Artistry and creativity;

 Detail-oriented.

Additional Assets:

 Knowledge of HTML and CSS;

 Experience working with Adobe Premiere and After Effects;

 Knowledge of online ad creation and targeting;

 Previous experience working in a theatre or arts environment;

 Sense of humour!

Salary Range: $38,000-$43,000 based on experience

About Persephone Theatre:

Persephone Theatre, now in its 43rd season, programs up to 17 professional productions per season.

Operating out of the beautiful Remai Arts Centre on River Landing in Saskatoon, Persephone sits amidst a vibrant cultural centre and attracts a loyal and diverse audience. From its 420 seat main stage theatre,

BackStage studio space, and two rehearsal halls; to its theatre school, and youth programming and the many community and cultural events held in its venue, Persephone Theatre has established itself as a cultural hub in Saskatoon.

Persephone Theatre is an equal-opportunity employer and strongly supports and values diversity in the workplace. Applications from all qualified candidates are welcome.

Please email applications with cover letter, resume in pdf format and a list of references to:

Lisa Bayliss, Director of Marketing and Development at lisa.b@persephonetheatre.org

We thank all those who apply for the position. Please note that only those selected for an interview will

be contacted and that the search will remain open until filled.