The McMichael Canadian Art Collection stands alone as the only public fine art gallery in the nation that focuses on Canadian art and the Indigenous art of our country, both historical and contemporary. The McMichael’s permanent collection consists of over 6,500 artworks by Tom Thomson, the Group of Seven, their contemporaries, and First Nations, Métis, Inuit and contemporary artists who have contributed to the development of Canadian art.

The gallery is currently recruiting for a full-time Media Relations and Communications Coordinator.

The Media Relations and Communications Coordinator is responsible for the writing, editing and compilation of content for e-newsletters, e-blasts, website, editorials, press kits, story pitches, etc. The Media Relations and Communications Coordinator will write and distribute press releases, media advisories and backgrounders, plan and execute media days/previews as required, and maintain up-to-date media list and database. In addition to the execution of the tasks, the Media Relations and Communications Coordinator will maintain and modify the public relations plan to ensure communications are strategically aligned with the related product and target audience.

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor of Arts Degree specializing in Media Relations/Journalism and/or Communications. Over three year’s experience in a communications coordination, media or public relations position with superior writing, copyediting and communication skills​ are required. Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and working with Constant Contact are assets. Work experience in the cultural sector or not-for-profit organization, and French bilingualism are assets.

Please apply by forwarding a cover letter and resume to hr at by June 26, 2018.

We thank all candidates for their applications; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The McMichael Canadian Art Collection supports individuals with disabilities throughout the interview process and those chosen for placement.


McMichael Canadian Art Collection 10365 Islington Avenue, Kleinburg, ON., L0J 1C0