The McMichael Canadian Art Collection ranks among Canada’s top public galleries in size and significance. The McMichael’s permanent collection consists of over 6,500 works of art by Tom Thomson, the Group of Seven, their contemporaries, and First Nations, Métis, Inuit and contemporary artists who have contributed to the development of Canadian art. The gallery welcomes on average more than 110,000 regional, national and international visitors annually. The three floors of gallery, exhibition, studio, and program space, as well as library and archives and conservation laboratory, are surrounded by 100 acres of conservation land, including outdoor sculpture installations.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director, Communications, Marketing & Sales is responsible for strengthening the reach of the McMichael Canadian Art Collection. The position oversees market and visitor research and program evaluation to ensure that related marketing, communications and media relations strategies and tactics for exhibitions, education and family/community programs translate into increased audiences and participation. The incumbent will direct an effective and client-focused events and rental sales program to ensure maximum use and rate of return of facilities’ rentals on a year-round basis, and the promotion and sales oversight of the Gallery Shop and e-shop.
The Director, Communication, Marketing & Sales is an effective team player with excellent creative, managerial, financial, interpersonal, and organizational skills, as well as demonstrated oral and written communication skills. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional creativity, high energy to motivate self and coach others, and a vision for integrating marketing and communications with relevant programs and product.
The successful incumbent will have a graduate degree or equivalent in management, communications, marketing, or related field. A minimum of 7 years successful management experience in marketing, communications and sales with web, online marketing and social media is required. A broad knowledge of art museum programs, including educational, family and online experiences, with a passion for Canadian art as well as an understanding of public sector, not-for-profit organizations, and government relations is desired. Fluency in French is an asset.
Forward your resume along with a covering letter to Human Resources by October 28, 2018to firstname.lastname@example.org
McMichael Canadian Art Collection, 10365 Islington Avenue, Kleinburg, Ontario, L0J 1C0, Fax (905)893-2588 www.mcmichael.com
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