Creative Director, SPARK

  • Job ID ADMN-PT-22/23-071
  • Location: Kingston
  • Deadline: August 12, 2022 
  • Start Date: Immediately 
  • End Date: August 31, 2023
  • Department: Innovation and Business Engagement
  • Number of Positions: 1
  • Duration: Term


Responsible for the overall creative direction of SPARK projects. Oversees the project planning and experiential learning process for students employed by SPARK. Works closely with the Marketing Communications technician to ensure that SPARK operates as a high-quality student experiential learning Centre.


Education and Experience:

A minimum of a three-year diploma/degree in Advertising and Marketing Communications, Graphic Design, Marketing, or a related discipline.

A minimum of three-years of experience creating and executing marketing communications projects, strategy development for marketing communications and supervision. Working with post-secondary students is considered an asset.

Other Required Qualifications:

  • Conflict management with clients and personnel.
  • Project Management and team management (Basecamp, Google Drive, One Drive)
  • Marketing Communications Expertise:
    • Branding and messaging creation
    • Marketing planning and execution
    • Campaign creation and management
  • Advanced knowledge of video, audio, graphic design, and web software/technologies
    • Video (Adobe Premiere, After Effects)
    • Audio (Adobe Audition – Dealing with microphones)
    • Graphic Design (Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
    • Web (HTML/CSS, WordPress, FTP/Database, Adobe Reflow)
  • Abilities to learn new tools quickly
  • Operating Equipment:
    • Apple Operating System
    • Video and Photography Camera
    • Various Microphones
    • Lighting Equipment
    • Studio Equipment
  • Ability to supervise a work group

Physical/Work Environment Essential Requirements:

The successful incumbent must have the ability to report to the work location. Travel within the City on a monthly basis, and occasionally travel outside of the city required.

Salary & Terms

  • Admin Group: Pay Band 9: $68,911 - $86,140 per annum, commensurate on education and experience. In addition to the salary, the position is eligible for pay for performance.
  • Hours per week: 37.5
  • End Date: August 31, 2023
  • Posted Date: July 29, 2022
  • Closing Date: August 12, 2022 (4:00 p.m.)


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