AOE Arts Council – Arts Marketing Intern
June 22, 2017

Location:  Shenkman Arts Centre, Ottawa (Orléans)
Period:  September 5 to January 26, 2017
Salary: 21 weeks @ 30 hours per week at $15.50/hr

AOE Arts Council is a dynamic, bilingual arts service organization with over 400 members in all disciplines across the Ottawa region.  The Arts Council aims to connect, champion and collaborate to bring resources together that build a thriving Ottawa arts community. We work with the community to develop partnerships, audiences, information, and visibility for the arts and support local Ottawa artists and arts organizations through programs, resources and services.

The Arts Council offers an internship opportunity in Arts Marketing with support from Young Canada Works.  The Arts Marketing Intern will assist the Arts Council’s management in the development and delivery of information, initiatives and programming that address the needs of the Arts Council’s membership and promote the local arts community in the Ottawa region.  To enhance the learning experience, the Intern will work closely with other staff on the day-to-day management of the Arts Council to support the activities and resources required to run an arts service organization.   Specific objectives for the intern include:

  • Arts Marketing Support of major projects and campaigns in the fall 2017
  • Service Delivery to Ottawa Arts Community
  • Branding an Arts Service Organization

Ottawa is the capital of Canada and we are located in Orléans, a bilingual part of the city.  Ottawa is the country’s largest major city from a geographic standpoint featuring diverse mix of urban, suburban and rural communities.  


  • University or College Diploma preferably in the areas of arts administration, marketing or a specific discipline (Visual Art, Multimedia, Theatre Music)
  • Communication skills in both official languages (oral and written)
  • Solid computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office Suite.
  • Basic knowledge and use of social media platforms
  • Writing and editing for promotional applications such as online, articles, blog posts, social media posts, flyers and posters
  • Basic experience with arts events management and online tools
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong people skills and the ability to adapt and work with others
  • Ability to work independently as well as working collaboratively in a busy team environment
  • Ability to prioritize and execute multiple tasks to timely and effective completion
  • Capable of working independently and a commitment to a team environment
  • Be eligible for the Young Canada Works Internship program (recent university or college graduates, legally entitled to work in Canada between the ages of 16 and 30 – see website for more details)

To apply please send your resume and covering letter by e-mail to info[at]  by fax to (613) 580-2768 or by mail to:

AOE Arts Council
245 Centrum Blvd., Suite 260
Ottawa, ON K1E 0A1
Attention: Director of Communications

Closing date: July 21, 2017

AOE Arts Council is a welcoming equal opportunity employer and the office is an accessible workplace. We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.