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Community Relations Coordinator

Community Relations Coordinator
Edmonton Symphony Orchestra & Francis Winspear Centre for Music

In this position, you support the Community Relations Department to raise public awareness of the organization’s activities in the community. You are responsible for coordinating events, preparing communication and marketing tools, coordinating media relations, keeping an archive of marketing materials and news coverage, maintaining a marketing calendar, and fulfilling community and sponsor obligations. You will act as liaison with other departments, as well as handle general project, research, and administrative duties.

Your qualifications include a post-secondary degree, with communications, public relations, and/or marketing experience, or equivalent. Excellent writing and organizational skills are essential, and proficiency in graphic design is recommended. This role involves flexible working hours and occasional presence at concerts and events. A love of music and your appreciation of the value arts and culture bring to the community as a whole are essential to success in this role.

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Please submit your résumé and cover letter to Meghan Unterschultz at Subject line: CR Coordinator. Please no phone calls.

Closing date: Friday, May 31, 2013, at 4:30 pm

Application Deadline: 
Friday, May 31, 2013
Type of Work: 
Full Time
Education Level: 
University (Undergraduate)
Prefered Method(s) of Application: 
By E-Mail

Employer Details

Edmonton Symphony Orchestra & Francis Winspear Centre for Music

Meghan Unterschultz
9720-102 Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5J4B2

The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra is one of Canada’s major orchestras, with 56 full-time musicians and a performance season which runs from September through early June. The ESO’s adventurous programming reflects the diversity of the communities it serves and stimulates joy and inspiration in local, national, and international audiences. The orchestra serves the community of Edmonton and northern Alberta, performing more than 80 concerts each season. The ESO’s home is the Francis Winspear Centre for Music, Alberta’s premier concert hall. With an international reputation in the musical arts industry as an aesthetically delightful and acoustically superior concert hall, the Winspear Centre is recognized as an important artistic centre and magnet for performers from at home and abroad. Over 400 distinct events take place at the Winspear Centre each year, with 250,000 people coming through the facility for everything from black-tie Gala events, family concerts, and rock shows to corporate receptions, weddings, and yoga classes. In addition to hall rentals for third-party events, the Winspear Centre has its own artistic programming through Live at the Winspear.