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Graphic Design & Content Creator

Ship’s Company Theatre in Parrsboro, Nova Scotia/Awokun, Mi’kma’ki is seeking a creative individual to join our small team as a full-time Graphic Designer & Content Creator for a short-term contract from January 9th to March 3rd, 2023.

Ship’s Company Theatre has been developing and producing new Canadian work for over 38 years! Our season runs from July through September and consists of world premieres, presentations, a Music Series, our Kid’s Stage, youth camps, and our Shipwright’s Residency.

Under the guidance of the artistic team, the Graphic Designer & Content Creator will design and implement our season brochure and show-specific posters. This position will also include website management, as we will feature the produced content online. Additionally, the person will create social media content to pair with these designs. 

Please note: This is a full-time remote position. We require that the successful candidate have access to stable communication devices (phone and internet) as well as a computer to work from.

Skills & Experience

  • Experience working with Adobe Creative Suite (provided by Ship’s Company) 
  • Experience working with Google Drive
  • Experience working with WordPress is considered an asset
  • Social Media experience is considered an asset 
  • Experience in theatre is considered an asset

Key Responsibilities

  • Works alongside the Marketing Manager and Artistic Director to help with the branding of the upcoming season
  • Works closely with the Artistic Director and General Manager to design and implement a season brochure
  • Conceptualizes and creates poster designs for each show and event for the year, with feedback and direction provided by the Artistic Director
  • Creates social media content that pairs with designs
  • Designs merch for upcoming season
  • Contributes to a safe, fair, encouraging and dynamic workplace

This position is a full-time position consisting of 32 hours per week for 8 weeks from January 9 to March 3, with a pay rate of $17 per hour.

Ship’s Company Theatre is committed to creating and maintaining an equitable, diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome applications from qualified individuals of all cultural backgrounds, genders, sexual orientations, and abilities. 

Interested individuals should email a resume, cover letter, and portfolio/work samples to admin@shipscompanytheatre.com with the subject line: Graphic Design & Content Creator.

Please forward any questions regarding this opportunity by email to the address above.

Deadline for receipt of applications is Wednesday, December 7th, 2022, by 4:00 pm AST.

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LAND ACKNOWLEDGMENT

We are located in Awokun, Mi’kma’ki, also known as Parrsboro, Nova Scotia, which is on land that is in the unceded and unsurrendered territory of the Mi’kmaq people. The Mi’kmaq people have been here on this land for over 11,000 years. In 1752 a treaty was signed between the British and the Mi’kmaq that detailed the sharing of the land and its resources. We know that the rights within this treaty have not been upheld. As descendants of settlers who colonized this land, it is important that we think about our relationship to the land, to Mi’kmaq culture and its people, and how we can make a future where we actually share the land and the resources it gives us. We need to think about how we can move forward to enact a future of respect and generosity. And we need to act immediately, with kindness and compassion. A major step in this process is educating ourselves. Ship’s Company Theatre is on a continuing journey of awareness and education. We encourage you to join us.

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