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 Marketing & Events Coordinator 

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Job Number: J0718-0031
Job Title: Marketing & Events Coordinator
Position Status: Full Time
Union: LCEA
Division: Cultural Services
Facility: Lambton Heritage Museum
City: Grand Bend, Ontario, Canada
Number of Positions: 1
Hours of Work:
Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm, some evening and weekend work as required
Wage Rate: $23.44 - $27.96/Hour
Date Posted: July 9, 2018
Closing Date: July 22, 2018
Starting Date: August 13, 2018

The County of Lambton is an urban-rural area in southwestern Ontario that is home to over 126,000 residents. The Corporation's seven divisions operate programs and services for the residents of Lambton County such as land ambulance, provincial offences court, three Long-Term Care Homes, 26 library branches, two museums, an art gallery, archives, local roadways, public health services, housing services, social services, building services and planning and development services. Lambton County is a community dedicated to economic growth, environmental stewardship and an enhanced quality of life through the provision of responsive and efficient services and collaborative efforts with its municipal and community partners.

Position Overview

Under the supervision of the Manager, Museum & Archives, the Marketing & Events Coordinator will be responsible for community engagement with Lambton Heritage Museum, Oil Museum of Canada and Lambton County Archives. The incumbent shall work in conjunction with the Manager, Museums & Archives, as well as the respective site supervisors, to ensure that the Museum Department meets its objectives with respect to event development and coordination, marketing, social media and online content development and outreach activities.

Duties and Responsibilities

Event Development and Execution:
• Responsible for the development and implementation of large scale Museum events, both at the Museum sites, as well as outreach locations throughout the community.
• Undertake research related to events and demographics, and propose such events to Manager, Museums & Archives, as well as the appropriate site supervisor with business case and implementation plan
• Review all events upon completion to measure success and evaluate return on investment of time and resources to inform decision making and to adjust upcoming events appropriately
• Prepare written and oral reports and presentations as necessary
• Responsible for working on evenings and weekends as required

Marketing and Online Services:
• Responsible for the development of museum and archives promotional materials, including development of branding for exhibits, graphic design and layout of ads, both in print and online
• Responsible for marketing and public relations initiatives related to the online presence of the Department through social media channels and the maintenance of online content for the Department.
• Maintenance and updating of Museum website utilizing content developed both strictly as marketing content, as well as Curatorial content supplied by Curator/Supervisor for virtual exhibits.
• Work in collaboration with the Curator/Supervisors and Archivist to promote exhibits, programs and activities at Lambton Heritage Museum, the Oil Museum of Canada and Lambton County Archives

• Represent the Museums at various community events and outreach opportunities. This includes working with Curatorial staff for the necessary planning and design work to develop these exhibits, preparing interpretive signage that will provide relevance to the items on display
• Representing the Museum within the community as a liaison with different community groups, key stakeholders and community representatives.
• Enhance access, visibility and awareness of the Museums and Archives through event coordination, the development of promotional materials, and active involvement in community outreach events

• Incumbents must keep up-to-date on all relevant legislation, collective bargaining agreements, County Policies and Procedures, etc. ensuring that these are implemented as prescribed
• Incumbents must possess the physical ability to meet the duties and responsibilities of the job description and/or the requirements identified within the position's Physical Demands Analysis

These describe the general nature and level of work being performed by incumbents in this classification. They are not an exhaustive list of all job duties in the classification. Other duties may be assigned.

Supervision Requirements
Direct Supervision: None
Indirect Supervision: None
Functional Authority: None


Minimum Formal Education:
• Post secondary education in Marketing or Event planning, or equivalent on the job experience

• 1 year previous experience marketing Museum or Cultural Programs and events.
• 1 year previous experience planning and executing successful community events.
• Demonstrated experience in graphic design
• Demonstrated experience in HTML and CSS programming for maintenance of Museum website

The County of Lambton is an equal opportunity employer servicing our diverse communities. The County of Lambton is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. This information is available in an alternative format upon request, to accommodate individuals with a disability. Although we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Personal information required by this posting/advertisement is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 1990, CHAPTER M.56, as amended. The treatment, storage and handling of personal information is governed by the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.O. 1990, CHAPTER M.56, as amended and will be used in reviewing applications. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Corporate Manager, Human Resources, County of Lambton, 789 Broadway Street, Box 3000, Wyoming, Ontario N0N 1T0. Phone 519-845-0801 or Toll-free at 1-866-324-6912.