Job Posting

Digital Coordinator

Salary: $24–$26/hour commensurate with experience,
Hours: part-time, 3 days or 21 hours/week,  1-year contract with renewal option
Vacation and benefits: health benefits, and two weeks’ equivalent paid vacation
Deadline: applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until a suitable candidate is found

The Southern Alberta Art Gallery Maansiksikaitsitapiitsinikssin (the Gallery) is a leading contemporary art gallery located in Lethbridge, Alberta. For almost 50 years, the Gallery has fostered the work of contemporary artists who challenge boundaries and has encouraged a broad public engagement, awareness, and exploration of artistic expression.  The Gallery’s work extends to local, national, and international communities.

The Gallery is currently seeking a creative and engaged team member for the position of Digital Coordinator.

The Digital Coordinator is responsible for creating content for the Gallery’s social media channels to promote exhibitions, programs, and events to drive attendance, engage new audiences, and build brand awareness. This position is also responsible for the Gallery’s website (, including updates, maintenance, and future redesign. The Digital Coordinator reports to the Engagement Manager and works closely with the Gallery’s programming team and contract Designer.


Social media & website management
Develop social media content that is engaging, accurate, accessible, and timely for current and new social media platforms, including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and TikTok.
Execute and collaboratively develop social media strategies, plans, and campaigns.
Draft, edit, and schedule social media posts.
Document programs, events, and Gallery activities for ongoing social media content.
Refine and consistently apply organizational voice and tone across social media and other digital channels.
Bolster community engagement and outreach through content cross-sharing.
Monitor, evaluate, and provide monthly reports on social media and website analytics.
Grow followers and engagement on social media platforms.
Stay up-to-date on best practices and emerging trends in social media and other digital communications and marketing.
Update website with accurate, accessible, and timely information about Gallery activities.
Update external community calendars accurate, accessible, and timely information about Gallery activities.
Manage social media and digital communications advertising.
Website design and development.

Graphic design
Design select print and digital advertisements.
Produce graphics for social media posts, website, and community calendars as needed.

Experience & Qualifications
Excellent written and verbal communication and organizational skills.
Demonstrated passion and experience with a variety of social media platforms and digital communications.
Experience with Mac OS and Google Workspace environments.
Strong working knowledge of Squarespace,  Adobe Creative Suite, Later, GSuite, Canva, and Google Analytics.
Intermediate knowledge of website design best practices.
Intermediate HTML knowledge.
Intermediate graphic design skills.
Proven video, photography, and editing skills.
Knowledge and/or willingness to learn and implement accessibility principles for social media and across digital communications.
Experience in the visual arts and/or cultural sector is an asset.

Applicants must be able to work on-site at the Gallery.  Occasional shifts outside of the position’s typical work schedule, including evenings and weekends, will be required throughout the year for exhibition openings, fundraisers, and other events.

How to apply
Please submit a letter of interest outlining your qualifications to Applicants may supplement this letter with a CV/resume if preferred. Contact information for three professional references will be required if you are selected for an interview. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until a suitable candidate is found.

The Gallery is committed to continually working towards more equitable systems and practices. We welcome applications from candidates who identify as Indigenous, Black, racialized, LGBTQ2S+, d/Deaf and disabled, and from historically disadvantaged backgrounds. If you have any questions, feedback, or require support or accommodations for this application process, please contact Su Ying Strang, Executive Director, at 403.327.8770 x 26 or

Hourly Wage, Salary or Salary Range: 
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, November 30, 2023
Type of Work: 
Education Level: 
High School
Prefered Method(s) of Application: 
By E-Mail

Employer Details

Southern Alberta Art Gallery

Meghan Visser-Johnson
601 3 Ave S
Lethbridge, AB T1J 0H4

The Southern Alberta Art Gallery fosters the work of contemporary artists who challenge boundaries. We encourage broad public engagement and promote awareness and exploration of artistic expression. Our work extends to local, national, and international communities.