B-REBEL COMMUNICATIONS

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Placement Organization: B-REBEL COMMUNICATIONS
Position Title: Communications Assistant
Number of Possible Placements Available: 1
Working Site’s Location: Working from home / meeting once a week at Soho House (192 Adelaide Street West, Toronto)

 

Company Bio:

B-REBEL COMMUNICATIONS is an entertainment communications agency based out of Toronto. Founded in 2016 with a singular focus on Canadian theatre and film by Ashley Belmer, B-REBEL has been steadily expanding ever since. B-REBEL is all about supporting arts and culture in Canada through communications and creativity, with some of Toronto’s leading arts organizations on its roster.

B-REBEL creates tailored and unique communications campaigns every performance / festival it takes on, and each one is tailored specifically to the project.

Job Description:

Client Research and Development; Social Media Research and Development;
General Communication with Membership and Public; etc.

Assist with the development of a communications strategy, including:
-identifying potential affinity organizations (e.g., schools, public institutions, NGOs, etc.);
-developing information and communication media (webpages, flyers, brochures, clips, etc)
-developing advocacy, marketing or political campaigns

Responsibilities:

  • Respond to e-mail inquiries;
  • Collect and distribute press clippings daily;
  • Research, edit, draft, and disseminate publicity materials and creative copy;
  • Conduct research on communications, client, and project-related matters, as required;
  • Complete time-sensitive tasks;
  • Assist with coordination and on-site execution of various events;
  • Assist with social media efforts, as required;
  • Assist with promotional research, grassroots outreach;
  • Assist with the development and regular updating of media lists and other - databases;
  • Help create and send out pitches to the media for various clients;
  • Various administrative duties;
  • Any knowledge in digital marketing is an asset;

Qualifications:

  • Superior oral and written communication skills (writing samples may be requested);
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and is able to hustle;
  • Ability to work independently, and is highly motivated and ambitious;
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment;
  • Ability to work well individually and with a team;
  • Excellent phone manner;
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point);
  • Ability to use Google Docs and Google Sheets;
  • Ability to use Mailchimp and WordPress is an asset;
  • Passionate about arts, culture, and entertainment, specifically theatre, is an asset;
  • Adaptable to a flexible work schedule including some evenings and weekends;
  • Experience within an agency setting an asset;
  • Knowledge and experience using various social media platforms an asset;
  • Experience in Adobe Creative Suite is an asset;
  • Ability to speak additional languages an asset;