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Position: 2653 - Marketing and Communications Committee Member
Organization: Small Arms Society
Position Address: 1352 Lakeshore Road East, Mississauga, ON, Canada
Location: Mississauga, Virtual
Accessibility: Partially Accessible Workspace, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Wheelchair Accessible Parking
Ideal for: Individual, Co-Op Placements
Volunteers will be invited to contribute in one or more of the following areas:
- 'Branding' (augment our presence and recognition in Mississauga as an active, key player in its cultural identity)
- Web design, development, and management
- Graphic design
- Written content (print, web, and digital media)
- Media publications (preparing briefs, newsletters, eblasts, media campaign literature, etc.)
- Social media platforms (content/style/appearance - Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.)


The Small Arms Inspection Building (SAIB), located in the Lakeview community of Mississauga, is a compelling, light-filled WWII heritage building with an essential connection to parkland, conservation lands, the waterfront, trails, and neighbourhood. This historical and cultural landmark was saved from intended demolition through the efforts of the 'Small Arms Society' (SAS), a non-profit, community-driven organization that continues to preserve and offer the building for multiple cultural uses.

SAS seeks capable, keen volunteers who are interested in participating in the development and implementation of marketing and communications tools (derivative of marketing/promotion strategies) designed to promote activities across the Arts, heritage, environment, and technology as part of our 'Creative Hub' [] As part of a community programming partnership, you will have a key role in the promotion and delivery a mix of programs, projects, education and events that foster collaboration, engage the community and enrich peoples lives.

+ Excellent opportunity to use 'social media', marketing and promotion skills/training/experience
+ Plus, employ your particular expertise in any one (or more) of the areas noted in the 'Project Description', above (add to your experience and resume)
+ 'Network' with like-minded volunteers and staff members (add to your 'contacts', increase your 'connectivity')
+ Join a team of a passionate community volunteers who are working in partnership with the City of Mississauga in the development of a unique 'Creative Hub' at the Small Arms Inspection Building (SAIB), where multi-disciplinary activities across the arts, heritage, environment and technology will take place.
+ Personal satisfaction in making a tangible difference by means of developing the local Arts & cultural 'scene' in lower Mississauga, as the result of your unique contribution(s)

Position Qualifications
● Awareness of the SAIB and SAS vision/mission (or commitment to learn about it)
● Talent, skills, and/or experience that relates to any of the areas noted in the 'Position Description', above
● Solid oral/written English
● Comfortable in using computer software apps that are commonly employed in marketing and promotion (eg. the Internet; graphics/web design programs; 'social media' platforms; desktop publishing tools)
● Creative, open minded, together with capacity to adhere to project requirements, deadlines, and program (media campaign) parameters
● Ability to volunteer independently, as well as be collaborative within a team
Min Age: 18    Police Check: No

Time Commitment
Duration:Any Duration
FLEXIBLE work schedule.

Volunteers may expect to devote a MINIMUM NUMBER OF HOURS PER MONTH, divided between working at home and meetings/sessions at the Small Arms Building. Tasks undertaken likely will include PROJECTS (or PROGRAMS) that depend on DEADLINES and stages of completion, plus periodic reporting.

Successful applicants are expected to possess skills/training suitable for the volunteering 'role'.

Area(s) of Interest: Arts & Crafts, Communication/Journalism, Culture & Heritage, Education & Learning, Seasonal/Special Event, Information Technology, Audio & Visual Production, Social Media, Graphic/Web Design, Marketing/Promotion, Music/Theatre, Research/Evaluation
How to Contact
Send an Email Message
Social Media
http://Small Arms Society

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