Job Posting

Arts Marketing Intern

Location: Shenkman Arts Centre, Ottawa (Orléans)
Period: September 5 to January 26, 2017
Salary: 21 weeks @ 30 hours per week at $15.50/hr

AOE Arts Council offers an internship opportunity in Arts Marketing with support from Young Canada Works and CHRC. The Arts Marketing Intern will assist the Arts Council’s management in the development and delivery of information, initiatives and programming that address the needs of the Arts Council’s membership and promote the local arts community in the Ottawa region. To enhance the learning experience, the Intern will work closely with other staff on the day-to-day management of the Arts Council to support the activities and resources required to run an arts service organization. Specific objectives for the intern include:

Arts Marketing Support of major projects and campaigns in the fall 2017
Service Delivery to Ottawa Arts Community
Branding an Arts Service Organization

Ottawa is the capital of Canada and we are located in Orléans, a bilingual part of the city. Ottawa is the country’s largest major city from a geographic standpoint featuring diverse mix of urban, suburban and rural communities.


University or College Diploma preferably in the areas of arts administration, marketing or a specific discipline (Visual Art, Multimedia, Theatre Music)
Communication skills in both official languages (oral and written)
Solid computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office Suite.
Basic knowledge and use of social media platforms
Writing and editing for promotional applications such as online, articles, blog posts, social media posts, flyers and posters
Basic experience with arts events management and online tools
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Strong people skills and the ability to adapt and work with others
Ability to work independently as well as working collaboratively in a busy team environment
Ability to prioritize and execute multiple tasks to timely and effective completion
Capable of working independently and a commitment to a team environment
Be eligible for the Young Canada Works Internship program (recent university or college graduates, legally entitled to work in Canada between the ages of 16 and 30 – see website for more details)

To apply please send your resume and covering letter by e-mail to info[at] by fax to (613) 580-2768 or by mail to:

AOE Arts Council, 245 Centrum Blvd., Suite 260, Ottawa, ON K1E 0A1
Attention: Director of Communications

Closing date: July 21, 2017

AOE Arts Council is a welcoming equal opportunity employer and the office is an accessible workplace. We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, July 21, 2017
Start Date: 
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Type of Work: 
Ottawa (Orléans)
Education Level: 
University (Undergraduate)
Prefered Method(s) of Application: 
By Mail
By E-Mail

Employer Details

Arts Network Ottawa | Réseau des arts d'Ottawa (formerly AOE Arts Council)

Victoria Steele
245 Centrum Blvd., Suite 260
Ottawa, ON K1E 0A1

Arts Network Ottawa knows how the Arts build strong communities. For more than 30 years, we have collaborated with communities to promote the creative, social and economic benefits of local Arts and will continue to do so. We provide an informed voice for a bilingual network, across the Ottawa region, of over 400 artists, cultural workers and arts organizations. As an arts service organization, we are an essential connection to opportunities, resources, programs and partnerships that advance careers and the sustainability of Ottawa’s arts community. | Le Réseau des arts d’Ottawa reconnaît l'importance des arts pour renforcer les collectivités. Depuis une trentaine d'années, nous nous assurons de collaborer avec les collectivités en vue de faire connaître les avantages créatifs et socioéconomiques des arts sur la scène locale. Nous sommes le porte-parole informé d'un réseau bilingue de plus de 400 artistes, travailleurs culturels et organismes artistiques. En tant qu'organisme de service aux arts, nous sommes un lien essentiel vers les possibilités, services, ressources, programmes et partenariats favorisant la progression des carrières et la durabilité de la collectivité artistique d'Ottawa.