Interested in getting involved in your community? We are looking for a Marketing Director to join the LondonFuse Board!

Who You Are

You’re interested in sharing the cool, interesting, or weird things about London. You have experience with or are willing to learn about digital marketing, including social media, Google Ads, search engine optimization, email marketing, and sponsored content. You’re organized and can maintain a content schedule. You enjoy being creative and coming up with new ways to reach people. You’re able to create or edit graphics for social media and websites. You are active in your community and appreciate good storytelling. You want to help to define London’s culture and lead a group of active community members. You have experience with not-for-profit organizations or are willing to learn. 

Who We Are

LondonFuse New Media Collective (LondonFuse) is a registered not-for-profit organization that serves as a treasure map for London, with a focus on documenting and spreading the word about London’s unique culture and arts scene.

We are made up of a Board of Directors and a group of fierce volunteers. LondonFuse has seen many contributing members come and go… and many times come back again. All of our projects and events are truly a community endeavour, which makes what we do so exciting and rewarding. 

What LondonFuse Does

LondonFuse produces written and visual content that has three main mediums intended to promote community engagement:

  1. LondonFuse.ca is our online publication.
  2. Our Contributor Program fuels our online publication and provides an outlet and experience for community members.
  3. LondonFuse Directory highlights the must-see places to eat, shop, or visit in London.

The Board

We’re currently seeking an enthusiastic Marketing Director to join our Board for a two-year term, beginning in January 2021. 

The LondonFuse Board of Directors is a hands-on, working board, overseeing the fiscal responsibility and strategic vision of the organization. The commitment of a LondonFuse Board member is typically 8-10 hours per month, including two hours in preparation for meetings, with one mandatory two hour Board Meeting each month (except for August and December) and voluntary committee meetings. At this time, due to COVID-19 restrictions, our meetings are held virtually. When it is safe to gather, they are held at Innovation Works in downtown London. 

All are welcome to indicate their interest or nominate others they feel might be appropriate. If you or your nominee has any experience in fundraising, that would be an added bonus.

Duties Include: 

  • Development, implementation, an evaluation of a LondonFuse marketing strategy, identifying current and new tools to promote the organization and publication
  • Consistent publishing on londonfuse.ca and LondonFuse social media channels (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) with a focus on engagement
  • Collaborate closely with other members of the board, including, with the Editorial Director on content strategy, with the Fundraising Director on event marketing, and with the Sales Director on sponsored content  
  • Manage LondonFuse’s Google Ads Grant and improve campaign results
  • Create graphics for LondonFuse website, directory, and social media as needed
  • Attend all Board and Committee meetings prepared
  • Participate as a decision-making Board Director
  • Collaborate with partners and bring new connections to the organization
  • Participate in contributor programming and content creation
  • Promote LondonFuse and represent the organization positively
  • Be active in fundraising as needed
  • Grow your professional and interpersonal skills

Benefits

  • Gain experience and skills in organization, fundraising, budgeting, public relations, marketing, leadership, management, collaboration, decision-making, policy, grant-writing, and more
  • Access opportunities to further develop professional and interpersonal skills
  • Meet a team of volunteers who are passionate about their city and pretty fun, if we do say so ourselves 
  • Learn more about the Forest City and contribute to its vibrant arts and culture scene
  • Build your local network of young professionals and creatives 
  • And more!

Expressions Of Interest

We’d love for you to express your interest in any way that feels most natural to you. Expressions of interest are due by December 1, 2020. Your expression of interest could include: 

  • Your current (if any) involvement with LondonFuse or other community organizations
  • Your interests and passion in the work being done (or that can be done) in London’s arts and culture community
  • Your relevant skills and expertise 
  • Any prior experience that is relevant to the role
  • Any unique perspectives, viewpoints, or experiences that you may have
  • Anything else that will help us get to know you better

Feel free to submit your expression of interest in any format you like via email to admin@londonfuse.ca. Accommodations will be made for those candidates requiring additional accessible methods. 

Once we’ve received your expressions of interest, they will be reviewed by our current board members. We commit to being transparent through the process. If you’d like to learn more about the Board and our work, feel free to reach out.

LondonFuse strives to foster a welcoming environment for all members of the London community, without regard to race, gender, age, colour, national origin, ethnic background, socioeconomic status, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

Feature Photo by Sammy Roach

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