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SUPERVISOR: Deputy Director, with Direct Reporting Expectations to Marketing & Research Manager, Diplomacy Officer

EMPLOYMENT LENGTH: April 1, 2024 – June 30, 2024 *Contract renewal based on performance

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Part-Time Annual – AVG. 20 Hours Weekly

COMPENSATION: $27.00 - $32.00 Per Hour.

NOTE: Projected hours for the duration of employment are approximately 1,000 hours with an average of 20 hours worked per week over the 52 weeks of the position. No benefits.

DESCRIPTION: The Marketing & Digital Content Coordinator will engage with and oversee targeted and strategic marketing and communications initiatives made on behalf of the Salt Lake City Arts Council (SLCAC) and our associated projects, programs, and strategic partners. This position is responsible for managing the Arts Council’s website, social media, and Mailchimp, with a primary focus on ensuring up-to-date, relevant content across web and social media communications in alignment with strategic goals and initiatives. They will also provide content creation, and share expertise, as needed, on topics and projects related to marketing, communications, direct media support, and public relations, broadly speaking.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position will be responsible for the following efforts under the direction of the Deputy Director.

Content Development & Deployment 

  • Coordinate all Arts Council social media platforms: create and update content, stay current with new developments and opportunities, and maintain best practices. 
  • Manage content updates for Arts Council website(s): build webpages; create and update content in collaboration with Arts Council and City colleagues.
  • Attend cross-departmental meetings as assigned.

Media Support

  • Draft press releases, blog posts, and other relevant materials as needed and in close partnership with Arts Council colleagues.
  • Assist Arts Council and Department leadership in driving awareness and growth for all Arts Council projects and programs.
  • Assist in the coordination of on-site press engagement for Arts Council projects and programs.

Other Duties

  • Assist in the development and execution of written marketing and communications plans with a strong focus on deliverables, quality metrics, and consistent messaging in all areas.
  • Help build and execute highly visible public relations campaigns, programs, and feature stories to continue to build the visibility of the Arts Council.
  • Collaborate with the Economic Development Department, other City Agencies.

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong project management skills and ability to lead cross-functional projects related to event marketing and communications.
  • Demonstrate writing excellence when crafting press releases, product messaging, proactive pitches, blog posts and advertising copy.
  • Ability to think both strategically and creatively.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to develop relationships and communicate with all levels of management.
  • 2+ years’ experience with strategic marketing, advertising, and public relations.
  • Proficient in all Microsoft products (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Proficient in Adobe products (Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom, etc.).
  • Proficient with all social media platforms (Facebook, Tik Tok, Youtube, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)

 

POSTING INFORMATION:

  • Interested applicants should email the required materials listed below to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  No calls, please.
    • Updated Resume (PDF format ONLY, please include active contact information)
    • Three Sample Graphics or Related Materials (Could be samples from past work OR fictional creation(s) for an artistic event of your choosing, sample press releases, blog posts, social media content, or website examples)

 

The mission of the Salt Lake City Arts Council is to promote, present, and support artists and arts organizations in order to facilitate the development of the arts and expand awareness, access, and engagement.

The Salt Lake City Arts Council is a division of Salt Lake City Corporation in the Department of Economic Development and also maintains a nonprofit corporation, the Salt Lake City Arts Council Foundation with 501(c)(3) status.

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