Digital Communications Assistant, Art Museum at the University of Toronto

Digital Communications Assistant
Art Museum at the University of Toronto

Job Type: Part-time, casual contract (20 hours per week)
Work Arrangement: Hybrid (onsite and remote)
Compensation: $28 per hour
Application Deadline: Sunday, July 3, 2022

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

The Art Museum at the University of Toronto is comprised of the Justina M. Barnicke Gallery (Hart House) and the University of Toronto Art Centre (University College). Building on the two galleriesā€™ distinguished histories, the Art Museum originates and organizes an intensive year-round program of exhibitions and events that fosterā€”at a local, regional, and international levelā€”innovative research, interdisciplinary scholarship, and knowledge of art and its histories befitting Canadaā€™s leading university and the countryā€™s largest city.

Reporting to the Communications Assistant, the Digital Communications Assistant is integral to the production of effective communication, publicity, and marketing. The position is a year-long, non-appointed, casual contract at 20 hours per week. This is a hybrid position; the successful candidate will be required to work onsite at the Art Museum offices and remotely.

Overview of Responsibilities

  • Maintain the Art Museum website to ensure content coordinated by the Communications Assistant is current on existing website templates.
  • Collaborate with the Communications Assistant, curatorial, and program staff to produce and implement new website templates.
  • Maintain effective social media communications, including the production of exhibitions, programs, and events social media content developed in collaboration with the Communications Assistant.
  • Submit exhibition and program listings to multiple media outlets.
  • Produce internal wayfinding signage using existing templates for front of house operations.

Skills Required

  • Advanced WordPress content management system skills
  • Advanced Adobe Creative Cloud design skills
  • Exceptional social media content production and implementation skills

Experience Required

  • Relevant experience in a contemporary visual arts and culture assisting in the preparation and implementation of media communications, publicity, and marketing

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to with the subject line ā€˜Digital Communications Assistantā€™ by Sunday, July 3, 2022.

Justina M. Barnicke Gallery
7 Hart House Circle
Toronto, Ontario M5S 3H3

University of Toronto Art Centre
15 Kingā€™s College Circle
Toronto, Ontario M5S 3H7