Social Media Specialist


Indian Summer Arts Society


Apr. 10, 2018

Organization Description: 

Indian Summer is a Vancouver-based non-profit arts society. Founded in 2011, we produce the annual multi-arts festival, Indian Summer, as well as program year-round events that aim to normalize diversity both on and off stage.


Job Description: 

Contribute your fabulous social media skills to engage and strategize as part of the Indian Summer Arts Society team as we present one of Vancouver’s most inclusive and dynamic arts — Indian Summer Festival. 



(Other duties may be assigned as required)

  • Develop and help execute insightful social media strategy/campaigns over all platforms (Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram) for ISF 2018.
  • Produce a bi-weekly calendar of posts across all platforms to target potential ticket buyers, and engage the community at large
  • Monitor media, identify potential editorial opportunities and work with the Communications Manager to • develop strategies
  • Actively produce high quality content in coordination with Communications Manager and Designer 
  • Define, champion and continually improve the brand voice 
  • Respond to comments/reviews on any social media platform
  • Ensure that followers, engagement and reach are trending upward
  • Cultivate and maintain social media influencer relationships and discover new micro personalities to leverage brand and drive engagement
  • Review and report on the effectiveness of social media campaigns
  • Develop and manage social contests


  • Post-secondary education in social media, communications, public relations, the fine arts, or related field
  • City-wide arts knowledge and experience engaging with South Asian communities 
  • Minimum 1 - 2 years experience working in a related role with established influencer relationships
  • Professional experience with managing multiple social media accounts on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram essential
  • Exceptional organization, project management, and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Photography skills considered an asset
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Flexibility to work evenings/weekend events as required to capture content

How to Apply: 

Interested, qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume to Justin Neal at


$5,000 contract begins in April through until late-July // Payment: 25% upon signing; 25% in June; 50% upon completion in late July // Time commitment: Tuesdays, 10am in-office team meeting ~15-20/week until mid-June; ~20-30 hours/week June 15 – July 5; July 5-14 average 40 hours/week.

Contact Name: Justin Neal
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (604) 283-9172

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