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DX Street Team Members

DX Street Team Members will be asked to promote Design Exchange events through postcard and poster distribution at exhibition locations, around the city, on school campuses, and at designated drop spots; assist and represent Design Exchange during special events outside of the museum; assist in community outreach and marketing campaigns; and build strong relationships with community members and supporters.

 The ideal candidate is energetic, friendly, and enjoys talking to people.

 Flexible hours (approximately three hours a day for $11/hour)

Responsibilities

+ Animating crowds and attracting the attention

+ Interacting with passersby

+ Handing out Design Exchange collateral, including flyers.

+ Representing the brands in a professional manner on-site and at Design Exchange events

Qualifications and Experience

+ A passion for the mandate and work of Design Exchange

+Strong communication skills

+Excellent interpersonal skills

+ Current student in related post-secondary degree or diploma program (Marketing, Communication)

+ Ability to work independently

+Initiative taking, proactive and comfortable seeking out visitor contact 


Please e-mail your CV and cover letter to Nina Boccia, Marketing Manager at nina@dx.org. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

 

Social Media Coordinator

Design Exchange, Canada’s Design Museum, is looking to hire a part-time Social Media Coordinator for a six-month contract. The Social Media Coordinator is a part-time contract position that reports to and works closely with Nina Boccia, Marketing Manager. This position is primarily responsible for acting as a social community manager, responding to and engaging fans in conversation and responding to customer service inquiries on Design Exchange’s media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.). The position is also responsible for creating local social content in line with the mandate and current events, as well as publishing posts to support museum programming and promotional initiatives, campaigns, contests, and track and report results.

The ideal candidate is a creative self-starter, innovative, detail-oriented, and has a passion for social media.

Flexible hours (approximately 30 per month @ $15/hr).

Responsibilities

Posting, responding to, and engaging fans in social media dialogue/conversation

+ Respond to and resolve all customer service inquiries that are posted onto Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, etc.

+ Grow and foster engaged social media communities

+ Liaise with Marketing Manager in the day to day execution of social media content to create lively and valuable posts as needed to support the DX mandate on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest and Instagram, as well as scheduling posts with the social marketing suite                                                      

+ Assist with social media campaigns and sweepstakes, tracking and reporting results, and contributing to weekly status reports and partner calls

+ Monitor other museum and cultural institutions and stay current on social media trends, tracking key competitors and sharing findings with the marketing  team             

+ Attend programming events (openings, talks, curator’s tours) to provide appropriate live content and fulfill commitments to sponsors and partners

+ Other duties as assigned from time-to-time

 

Qualifications and Experience

A passion for the mandate and work of Design Exchange

+ Strong communication skills including the ability to write well

+ Related post-secondary degree or diploma in a relevant discipline (i.e., Marketing, Communication, Journalism)         

+ Previous social media management experience preferred (minimum of 1 year)   

+ Strong knowledge of social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat, etc. and management tools (Hootsuite)

+ Basic photo editing skills (Photoshop)

+ Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills. Ability to work independently

+ Detail oriented with strong organizational skills and task management

+ Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and react quickly to trends and opportunities

+ Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Innate knowledge of what is engaging and ‘shareable’

+ Knowledge of the design market

+ Strong working knowledge of Apple computers, Microsoft Office


Please e-mail your CV and cover letter to Nina Boccia, Marketing Manager at nina@dx.org. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted.