Duration: 1-year contract with potential for renewal depending on funding 

Hours & wage:  28 hrs/week @ $30/hr (16 days paid vacation in August, 8 days paid in December)

Deadline for applications: November 30th, 2022

Location: remote

Start date: January 9, 2023

Are you excited about using your creative digital marketing skills to enhance the visibility of Deaf and disabled creatives and the services that support them? 

We are a small but ambitious and creative team embarking on a start up digital venture -  building Canada’s first online Deaf and disability arts community with stakeholders - and we’re looking for someone to join our team for this exciting journey!

The Digital Marketing and Communications Coordinator will oversee and manage online marketing, newsletter content creation, and social media engagement with the goals being: to grow our community, deepen connections with members and other stakeholders; expand visibility for Deaf and disabled artists within and beyond the broader arts sector; keeping on the pulse of new trends and strategies; and learning from our community so that we can improve our products and programming to better meet their needs.

About us

Creative Users Projects is a disability arts service organization with a mission to cultivate Deaf and disability arts community and accessibility in the arts. 

Our online platform and programming strive to connect diverse and underrepresented communities and provide the tools and resources needed for changemakers to build a more inclusive arts sector. 

In the last decade, Creative Users has worked strategically with partners and communities hosting cultural and knowledge exchange programs, creative development workshops, group exhibitions, and research and development initiatives.

Our values:

  • We value curiosity and learning where people can bring their authentic selves, their honest questions, and their perspectives to the team without judgment.
  • We value models rooted in care and respect for others and strive to create a workspace where people feel safe knowing they can communicate their needs. 
  • We value shared leadership and the critical role each person on our team plays to hold space and build an environment that is collaborative, creative, and sustainable. 

Responsibilities:

  • Produce and manage email campaigns and weekly newsletters for subscribers and members.
  • Produce creative and engaging content for marketing our services and programs.
  • Manage, track and analyze digital marketing metrics, including web traffic, performance, leads, conversions, email performance, and more via automation tools.
  • Proactively research and identify trends and opportunities from our marketing data
  • Optimize content for/with SEO, Google Analytics, and other digital platforms
  • Manage our editorial calendar, delegate tasks, and ensure that deadlines are met on a weekly basis.
  • Ensure a strong and cohesive organizational presence on various online channels, including social media and our members Slack community.
  • Support other marketing initiatives, including product launches, events, sponsorships, and more.

Desirable Skills:

  • 1+ years of experience in digital marketing
  • Strong writing and editorial skills, and an excellent communicator
  • You have a good grasp of digital touch points (paid and organic, search and social media, web, etc.) and you’re comfortable using digital tools to drive effective digital campaigns
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Able to prioritize.
  • Strategic and analytical, embracing marketing metrics and using those to inform decision-making

The ideal candidate for this role: 

  • Is comfortable working collaboratively with a team in a remote setting;
  • Is reliable and able to meet weekly deadlines; and
  • Is passionate about how marketing can fulfill our mission to build a sustainable future for Deaf and disabled creatives, and excited about participating in initiatives that support artists in our community

How we work

A bit of information about our team! We are a small but growing, ambitious team. We currently operate remotely, meeting online on a weekly basis via Zoom to provide progress updates and collaborate on decisions. We work a 4-day work week from Tuesday through Friday. We operate primarily with the following digital applications: Airtable, Google Workspace, Slack, Figma, Miro, Wordpress, and Zoom.

What does the interview process look like?

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to meet with Creative Users Projects’ Creative Director, Lindsay Fisher and board members for an interview to speak to projects they’ve worked on in the past and their experience managing programs. 

This is also an opportunity for us to share more information about how we work as a team and for the candidate to ask questions about the role!

Candidates may also be invited to participate in a second interview. All candidates shortlisted for an interview will be notified of the outcome.

If you are interested in applying, but anticipate barriers in this process, please let us know and we can accommodate according to your needs!

How to apply

Deadline: November 30th, 2022

We welcome applications from Canadian citizens and permanent residents who are legally able to work in Canada. 

Please email an expression of interest and a resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject line: “Digital Marketing and Communications Coordinator”

Accessibility

Priority will be given to candidates from underrepresented and marginalized communities including Black, Indigenous, racialized, and 2SLGBTQIA+ communities with disabilities. We regret that due to limited funding, we are unable to provide ASL interpretation for this role. However, we will consider applications from Deaf candidates who can provide other means of interpretation.
If you have any questions about the position or require accommodation throughout the application process, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..