About Spark

The purpose of Calgary's science centre (?Spark?) is unwavering. Spark exists to make lives - and the world - better through an affinity for science. Through visits to Spark, and encounters with Spark in the community and online around the world, people are lifted up by the positive power of curiosity, experimentation and creativity. Spark is a registered charity.

The outcome is profound. Spark helps people of all ages fuel up for the future because at Spark, science, technology and invention are embedded in cultural experiences. This creates new points of access to the disciplines at the core of innovation. Sparks teams transform lives and inspire the future.

Beakerhead is now apart of the Spark Science Centre family.

Position Overview

Beakerhead is currently recruiting for a Full-time contractCoordinator, Marketing. The Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating a range of marketing programs and campaigns as well as developing and curating engaging content for social media platforms for Beakerhead for the annual festival that takes place September. The Coordinator reports directly to the Executive Director of Beakerhead and will work closely with them alongside the Operations Architect. This will be a 14 week full-time contract and is apart of the Canada's summer jobs grant program.

Key Responsibilities

· Help plan, coordinate and execute a year-round range of marketing programs and campaigns.

· Execute a results-driven social media strategy.

· Develop and curate engaging content for social media platforms. This includes Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, LinkedIn, YouTube and Twitter.

· Assist in the creation and editing of written, video, and photo content.

· Attend events and produce live social media content.

· Maintain unified brand voice across different social media channels.

· Collaborate with the marketing team to create a social media calendar.

· Monitor social media channels for industry trends.

· Interact with users and respond to social media messages, inquiries, and comments.

· Review analytics and create reports on key metrics.

· Assist in the development and management of social media marketing and influencer marketing strategy.

· Ensure team activities are aligned with business and strategic goals of Spark as a whole.

· Model high performance, flexibility and kindness in a rapidly changing growth environment.

· Manage, build and plan for all signage, graphic brand elements and design needs for all business units. Familiar with print, digital and video assets and formats.

· Ensure personal and team activities are aligned with business and strategic goals of Spark as a whole.

· Model high performance, flexibility and kindness in a rapidly changing growth environment.

· Other duties as required and assigned.

Qualifications & Knowledge

· A minimum of 6 months experience in marketing.

· Fluency in Microsoft office and Google docs editor suite and able to use most platforms.

· A proven track record of adding value to an organization's culture and initiatives.

· A positive attitude!

· Desire to work on a high performing team with a continuous upgrading culture to achieve high impact results. Fluidity and a desire to work hard and grow are essential.

· A high degree of creativity with the ability to leave your ego at the door.

· Willingness to learn and adapt to change.

Closing Date: Will remain open until all positions are filled.

Hourly Rate: $23.00 per hour.

Please note:This roles is apart of the Summer Job Grant.

Eligibility as per the Government of Canada Summer Job Grant:

· The youth hire must be between the ages of 15-30 years of age.

· The youth hire must consent to be part of the summer job grant in order to proceed.

· International students as are not eligible participants. Those awaiting a refugee status ruling, as well as those who hold a temporary visitor visa, youth visa or work visa are ineligible.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Don't meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women, people of colour, and persons with disabilities are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Spark, we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace so if you are excited about this role, please apply! Excitement and passion for science can go a long way here so you may be just the right candidate for this or other roles at Spark.

Job Types : Full-time, Fixed term contract


  • Evening shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Application question(s):

  • Do you have minimum 6 months experience in Marketing?

Work Location: One location

Additional Information

Calgary, AB, Canada
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