Digital Strategy and Communications Manager

POSITION TITLE: Digital Strategy and Communications Manager

Position Type: Permanent Full-Time

Start Date: March 2021

Salary Range: $50,000-$60,000



Canadian Stage is one of the country’s leading not-for-profit contemporary performing arts organizations.  An anchor organization in Toronto’s vibrant cultural scene, Canadian Stage is a home for new, challenging dynamic art forms, as well as an incubator and exporter of leading edge contemporary and multidisciplinary performance.

Sharing innovative work from Canada and across the world, the company stages an annual season at across three Toronto venues, including its beautiful heritage building on Berkeley and Front Street, in the vibrant St. Lawrence Market neighbourhood.     

In its long and storied history, Canadian Stage has employed thousands of artists and produced hundreds of new productions, including the premieres of over 300 new Canadian works.  Many of the plays developed by Canadian Stage have been awarded and nominated for Canada's most prestigious literary and performing arts honours, including Governor General's, Chalmers, and Dora Mavor Moore Awards.  


The Position

Canadian Stage seeks a strategic thinker and passionate digital arts marketer for a new position in the organization: Digital Strategy and Communications Manager. This position has two key areas of responsibility:

  1. Innovative and best-in-class strategic thinking and execution related to the company’s digital communications across all platforms.
  2. Bringing creativity and clarity to all organizational communications in ways that are meaningful, engaging, and impactful.

This position presents an exciting opportunity for a creative and enthusiastic storyteller who can effectively share information across multiple platforms, particularly digital.  The individual is responsible for the planning, creation, dissemination, and analysis of engaging digital content across Canadian Stage’s social platforms, website, email, and blog. Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Communications, this role will collaborate with the marketing team and will be supported by outsourced functions when needed (i.e., graphic design, copyediting).

We are looking for an exemplary creative who knows that extraordinary content and communication ideas can only be realized with a compelling story, clear objectives, and well-organized project management.  

This position is regular full-time. Occasional evening and weekend hours may be required.  The salary is commensurate with experience. Canadian Stage offers a competitive benefits package.


Job Duties

Strategic Communications

Content Planning and Output

What You'll Bring


Important Technical Skills


Statement of Intention

Canadian Stage is committed to building an anti-racist organization and an equitable and inclusive cultural institution. We are working to reflect the stories, ideas, concerns and priorities of the communities we have been entrusted to serve authentically and meaningfully.

To address the under-representation of racialized and Indigenous employees at Canadian Stage, and to affirm the importance of diverse lived experiences and insights for this position and Canadian Stage as a whole, we encourage and welcome applicants who identify as Indigenous, Black and People of Colour in the application process.


Application Details

Applications should include:


If possible, please merge your cover letter and resume into one PDF. Please send your application to: [email protected] and use the email subject header “Digital Strategy and Communications Manager”.

The review of applications will begin on March 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

All qualified persons are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those short-listed will be contacted.