CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Communications Coordinator

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS from Deaf, Mad or Disability-Identified People:

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Communications Coordinator

Tangled Art + Disability is looking to add a Communications Coordinator to the team!

The Communications Coordinator role is anticipated to be a $22/hr part time position at 2 days a week (12 hours total), in a 12-month contract with the opportunity to extend. These parameters may be adapted to the chosen candidate and state of pandemic on hire.

Tangled Art + Disability is boldly redefining how the world experiences art and those who create it. We are a not for profit art + disability organization dedicated to connecting professional and emerging artists, the arts community and a diverse public through creative passion and artistic excellence. Our mandate is to support disability-identified artists, to cultivate disability arts in Canada, and to enhance access to the arts for artists and audiences of all abilities.

Tangled invites applications from Deaf, Mad or disability-identified people for the position of Communications Coordinator. The Communications Coordinator will play an important role within a highly collaborative work environment.  As such, the position may adapt and evolve with time, skills and interests. The applicant will work closely with all members of the team, including outreach and volunteer coordinators, Executive Director and Director of Programming. We are looking for applicants who thrive with collaboration, while also able to take initiative on specific tasks.

Areas of potential responsibility include (but are not limited to):

  • Production and distribution of internal and external communications including newsletters, exhibition promotions, social media accounts;
  • Creating and sharing social media content on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram,
  • Maintaining and updating the Tangled Website;
  • Collaborating with the Tangled Team on the planning and promotions of events;
  • Managing media relations: creating and distributing press kits, coordinating press interviews with artists;
  • Collaborating with contract staff on design deliverables;

The ideal candidate has a combination of the following:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience within Deaf, Mad and disability arts and culture;
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Experience with design and communications software a plus
  • Desire to work within a team environment, and the sector;
  • Ability to work independently, and take initiative on projects with minimal supervision;
  • Organizational and time management skills;
  • Knowledge of and experience with AODA legislation and disability justice
  • Experience in community arts or grassroots organizing;

How to apply:

Please submit the following to [email protected] by August 24  

  • A written personal statement, no more than 500 words. This statement should speak to you as a person as well as your interest in the arts sector, specifically Disability arts and community arts.
  • A written statement of interest, no more than 500 words. This statement should speak to projects and initiatives you are most proud of in previous positions, as well as what projects and initiatives you will want to take on at Tangled Art + Disability.
  • A resume or CV


Tangled Art + Disability is in a transformational period amidst COVID-19. We are dedicated to finding the best person to add to our team and welcome new ways of approaching the role that are not mentioned in this call.


Tangled Art + Disability is committed to programming from within Deaf, Mad and disability communities and will only consider applicants for this position who identify with one of these communities. Within these communities, we encourage applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Colour communities, as well as LGBTQQIP2SA-identified persons.