Job Posting

Manager, Marketing & Communications

This position is an interim role, as a one-year maternity relief contract

Reporting to the Vice President Access, Collections and Exhibits, this role contributes to Glenbow's success through the management of Glenbow's Communications & Marketing team. Key responsibilities of the position include developing and implementing all aspects of an integrated, comprehensive marketing strategy that includes advertising, media relations, public relations, promotions, online marketing, event marketing and tourism-related activities.

As the successful candidate, you will also supervise staff, provide guidance to the organization and Board on communication matters, and develop and maintain relationships with external organizations. You will act as an official spokesperson for Glenbow when required.


  • University degree in marketing or communication.
  • Five years managerial experience.
  • Direct experience with corporate sponsors.
  • Experience in working for non-profit organizations and arts organizations.
  • Familiarity with all aspects of brand identity development and implementation.
  • Project management experience.
  • Major event marketing experience.
  • Knowledge of how specific media markets work and how decisions are made in those markets.
  • Direct and identifiable experience with media.
  • Strong community network.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Familiarity with new technology, particularly online marketing.
  • Superior communication skills both written and verbal.

Interested candidates may send resume and cover letter to Human Resources, Glenbow Museum, 130 - 9 Ave SE, Calgary, AB, T2G 0P3, or email to by Friday, April 26, 2013. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, April 26, 2013
Start Date: 
Friday, April 26, 2013
Type of Work: 
Full Time
Education Level: 
Prefered Method(s) of Application: 
By E-Mail

Employer Details

Glenbow Museum

Heather McClelland
130 - 9 Avenue S.E.
Calgary, AB T2G 0P3

At the Glenbow Museum, intriguing stories from Western Canada connect with extraordinary art and artifacts from around the world. Combining a museum, art gallery, library and archives all under one roof, Glenbow boasts over a million artifacts and some 28,000 works of art in its vast collections and is one of the largest museums in Canada. Through a variety of dynamic programs and changing exhibitions and programs, and a broad collection of art, artifacts and historical documents, Glenbow Museum builds on a commitment to preserve our cultural and western heritage while simultaneously providing visitors with a glimpse of the world beyond.