The Director, Communications is a:
Collaborative, creative storyteller who partners well with others and can translate often complex subject matter for broad audiences.
Brand champion who can align tone of voice, language and narrative to present a clear and consistent AGO internally and externally.
Editorial production expert who is aware of best practices in strategically growing proprietary editorial platforms.
Credible influencer who has strong ability to influence engagement and decision-making across organizations through effective strategy development, communication and implementation of imaginative, practical solutions.
Informed decision maker who has diplomatic ability to make tough, evidence-based decisions in a collaborative, mission-driven organization.
Open-minded Coach who guides and mentors the communications team to high performance through clear direction, transparent feedback, professional development and straightforward accountabilities. Directly related experience managing in a unionized workplace is an asset.
Experienced financial pro who has demonstrated budget management skills with direct experience creating, monitoring and adjusting budgets to maintain a balanced position.
AGO advocate who has a strong passion for the arts and the not-for-profit sector, with an appreciation of the Toronto creative sector.
Savvy media agent who has broad understanding of the local, national and international earned media landscapes and trends.
With an operating budget of over $60 million, over 600 employees, and 400 volunteers, the AGO continues to build a high-performance culture as an employer-of-choice, with strong staff and volunteer satisfaction and engagement aligned to the AGO’s compelling mission, vision and values.
We invite individuals who reflect the diversity of our visitors to apply by submitting a tailored cover letter and CV via our website: https://ago.ca/jobs-and-volunteering. Please also provide 1 or 2 examples of creative or editorial writing that you believe best represent your vision and expertise.
We thank all applicants but must advise that only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
Application Deadline: November 29, 2019
In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act & the AGO’s Recruitment & Selection Policy for Staff, a request for accommodation will be considered throughout the hiring process. The Art Gallery of Ontario is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job Types: Full-time, Temporary, Contract
Communications: 7 years (Preferred)