Job Offer at La Seizième

Théâtre la Seizième, the main professional french-language theatre company in BC, is currently looking for a communications officer.

SALARY: $22 to $25 per hour, based on experience (32.5 hours a week). The communications officer will occasionally be required to work on evenings and weekends.

START DATE: June 23, 2019

END OF CONTRACT: June 30, 2020, renewable


  • Developing the communications plan for the season and the communication strategies for each show;
  • Producing the communication tools needed, with the support of the providers;
  • Managing media relations;
  • Managing the website and the social media presence for the company;
  • Maintaining and enhancing the mailing lists and the databases;
  • Creating documents, writing articles and various types of messages;
  • Planning cultural outreach and promotional activities;
  • Developing partnerships to increase the exposure of the company and broaden audiences;
  • Representing the company at various events;
  • Measuring the impact of marketing initiatives and marketing and carrying out the necessary assessments;
  • Participating in greeting the audience;
  • Participating in the writing of grant applications, as needed.

The selected candidate will report to the Artistic and Managing Director.


  • A university degree in communications or a related field;
  • A minimum of three years of experience in a communications position;
  • Excellent writing skills;
  • Proven skills in public relations and community management;
  • An excellent mastery of the French language, and great proficiency in English.
  • Familiarity with the artistic community an asset;
  • Skills in graphic design an asset;
  • Capacity to work both independently and as part of a team;
  • Organized, enterprising, creative and strategy-oriented character;
  • Knowledge of the following tools: Microsoft Office Suite, Google Mail . Familiarity with the Adobe Suite an asset.

Please email your curriculum vitae along with a cover letter explaining why you are interested in this position to:

Only the candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted. Please do not call.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, June 7, at 5 PM (Pacific Time).


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