Job Postings

Publicity/Social Media Coordinator

Posted April 30, 2022

Play the Fool Theatre Festival 2022

Compensation: $1,000 CAD (inclusive of GST and all applicable taxes)

Contract Term: 

6 months (June 2022 to November 2022)

Part time from June 1, 2022 through September 21, 2022 with some festival work (online)

Full time from September 22 to 25, 2022 during festival (on location in Edmonton)

Part time from October 1 to November 30, 2022 with festival wrap up (online)

Approximately 50 hours.

Job Description:

Play the Fool Festival is seeking an enthusiastic and creative collaborator to work with our team for the 2022 Play the Fool Theatre Festival season. The Publicity & Social Media Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing the creation, planning, and implementation of the social media campaigns for the festival. This position works directly with the Festival Producer, Festival Director, and other Play the Fool creatives, to ensure all campaigns are completed within budget.

Duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Online marketing on social media websites (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
  • Creating marketing materials (social media campaigns)
  • Work with the Festival Producer and Festival Director to formulate social media marketing plan, and the festival designer for visuals 
  • Working on-site during the in-person festival
  • Writing and sending email newsletters 
  • Other digital and physical advertising


  • Marketing & Media Diploma
  • Recommended minimum 6 months+ social media management experience


  • Must be available and on-site (in Edmonton) for the festival dates: Sep 22-25, 2022
  • Set-up for remote work (note that a workspace & laptop will not be supplied)
  • Full Vaccination against COVID-19 is required for this position, as per the Hit That Jive Productions COVID Policy & Guidelines:

TO APPLY: Email your CV to Julie Kiraly, Deadline May 10th.