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Job Posting: Marketing and Public Relations Intern


This is a term position running July 4 to August 25, 2017 intended for a university/post secondary student returning to school in the fall.


The Marketing and Public Relations Intern will work closely with the Administrative Associate and the Co-Artistic Directors in the Mocean Dance office. Experience working with various social media platforms, such as blogger, Instagram, twitter, Facebook and OneWeb (website management) are key components to the position, as well as a solid knowledge base in photoshop. The candidate should also possess strong communication, creative and organizational skills, and willingness to take creative risk. A successful candidate will be excited to devise new and innovative ways to enhance the company’s current show marketing strategies. Mocean values candidates who look forward to taking on increasing responsibilities as the term goes on, are excited to learn on the job, and have a passion for the arts sector.

The position is 30 hours per week. Some flexibility in working hours can be negotiated.


Duties & Responsibilities

      Regular upkeep of Mocean Dance Website

      Regular updating of social media accounts

      Updating Company Press and Sponsorship Materials

      Writing copy for Sponsorship and Fundraising Materials

      Assistance with company office administration

Other Requirements

      Excellent verbal & written communication skills

      Good working knowledge of Microsoft Suite

      Interest in working in the not for profit cultural sector

      Education in Public Relations or Marketing

      Familiarity with Photoshop

Benefits to the Candidate

      Creative job experience in the growing cultural sector

      Knowledge of office operations and database systems

      Enhanced problem solving skills


Please email resume and cover letter by June 15, 2017 to:

Simone MacLennan, Administrative Associate, Mocean Dance

1313 Hollis St. Halifax, NS


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