Web / Communications Assistant (Volunteer Position)

Main Duration of Responsibility: August 1 - November 30, 2019, Plus a few briefing meetings in the Spring & Summer. Time commitment: a couple hours a week during our busy period + occasional short uploads and updates.

On Site Availability Requirements: None

Location Requirement: None

Paid/Volunteer: Volunteer

Part Time, Escalating Responsibility, Work From Home

This year, we have a new volunteer position for someone looking to learn digital communication and content management skills. We created this position to support our website and communications team to better share . You’ll work directly with our Directors to develop a clear communications strategy around our conference content and performers and assist with the uploading and maintenance of our artist and content directory.

This position is perfect for someone who is interested in gaining first hand experience with digital communication, marketing strategy, content management, web development, and festival management.

We’re looking for someone with the following:

  • Experience working with Gmail, Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Sheets Dropbox, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel

  • Experience using Squarespace or Wordpress for content uploading/management is a plus

  • An interest in digital communication and web content/design

  • Great written and verbal communication abilities

Your Responsibilities

  • Working with the conference Directors to develop an online communication strategy that showcases the artists and conference sessions at AEMCON effectively

  • Responsible for upload of all content for artist bios, conference session details, night events, sponsor logos

  • Responsible for minor web content and social media updates when needed

  • Assistance deploying newsletters during the conference period (Using Mailchimp)

  • Sponsor post scheduling on social media when required

    If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume & cover letter to info@albertaelectronicmusic.com with the email subject “Web / Communications Assistant”

About AEMCON.

The Alberta Electronic Music Conference (AEMCON) is a one-of-a-kind experience for music producers, DJs, and those that work and create in the world of electronic music. We're a multi-day conference aimed at inspiring and elevating Canada's electronic music scene and the people that make it possible. Combining insight from international headliners, workshops by industry veterans, panel discussions, mixers, and night-life events, this event was created by music lovers for music lovers.

Our Vision

To create a globally respected, self-sufficient arts organization that consistently propels Western Canada’s Electronic Music community into the national and North American spotlight, provides regular world-class content to develop the local community, and advocates on behalf of the electronic music community to achieve political and community goals within Alberta.

Our Organizational Values

  • We strive to communicate promptly, clearly, and professionally at all times

  • We are biased towards action and “getting things done”

  • We have a commitment to self reflection and self-improvement in every part of our organization

  • We practice listening and understanding each other, before responding

  • We work collaboratively with community stakeholders wherever possible

  • We support Canadian arts organizations, venues, and entrepreneurs

  • We advocate for diversity, in all its forms, to be represented at our conference