Education and Digital Strategy Specialist - London Heritage Council

Job Details

Position Type

Full Time

Job Categories

Marketing / Communications / PR

Date Posted


Application Deadline: 

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Position Description

LHC Education & Digital Strategy Specialist
About LHC:

London Heritage Council is an award-winning heritage organization dedicated to connecting and engaging Londoners with their history, heritage, and culture. With diverse programs ranging from events, to education, to funding, LHC team members need to have diverse skillsets and innovative mindsets.

Job Description:

The LHC Education & Digital Strategy Specialist will be responsible for coordinating LHC’s education projects and programs as well as spearheading the organization’s marketing, communications, and overall digital strategy.

Responsibilities include:

● Promoting Museum School London to existing or new funders, museums, school board officials, principals & teachers
● Securing and coordinating an annual line-up of Museum School London weeks based on the number of weeks identified in the business plan and available funding 
● Assisting teachers in planning and evaluating their week-long experience in collaboration with museum staff
● Designing and implementing a new evaluation strategy to demonstrate the impact of the program
● Preparing annual reports for all stakeholders
● Working with LHC staff to conduct research on prospective funders and write grant proposals in order to raise sufficient funds to sustain and grow the program 
● Creating media calls, preparation of media materials such as media advisories, statements, news releases and info bulletins, creation of program content messaging and key messages for specific topics and communications plans
● Liaising with the cultural and heritage community as well as, other non-profit & for profit organizations and stakeholders as required.
● Supporting other team members in the area of communications
● Coordinate marketing efforts for LHC events like Doors Open London, Trails Open London, and Heritage Fair
● Maintain LHC website (
● Acting as a spokesperson LHC, speaking at events, conferences, public meetings
● Providing communications support to the Canada 150 London Coordinator as needed


● Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively to achieve established targets
● Outstanding communication, administrative and interpersonal skills
● Background in museum/community-based educational programming and/or public education 
● Knowledge of current Ontario Grade 1 – 8 Curriculum an asset
● Market and/or communications background an asset
● Experience with Google Adwords and Google Analytics an asset
● Photography skill an asset
● Videography skill an asset
● Graphic design experience an asset
● Drone videography experience an asset
● Experience using Squarespace an assert
● Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud a requirement
● Experience with Microsoft Office a requirement
● Comfortable working in a co-working environment
● Interest in emerging technologies an asset

Must haves:

● Confident and Organized. Strong written and verbal skills.
● Innovative. We are looking for new and engaging ways to do what we do.
● Hybrid. You move seamlessly between social media and traditional marketing methods.
● Detailed. Nothing slides by you.
● A team player. Goes without saying you know how to share learnings and collaborate.
● Hit the ground running. You’re ready to own this job the minute you get here. 

Applicants must have their own vehicle and an Ontario Driver’s License. Travel expenses will be covered.

Salary will be commensurate with experience.

May require some heavy lifting.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter using the following form ( and address all correspondence to:

Andrea McNaughton, Executive Director 
London Heritage Council 

Application deadline closes at 11:59pm on May 11th, 2017 

PLEASE NOTE: We thank everyone who applies, but we will only contact those selected for interview. Please do not contact London Heritage Council regarding the status of your application.

Any personal information submitted will be managed in accordance with the requirements of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used only to determine eligibility for employment.

We are an equal opportunity employer. London Heritage Council will provide accommodation to applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes upon request consistent with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the AODA regulations.

How to Apply

Contact Name: 

Andrea McNaughton

How to Apply: 

  • cover letter
  • resume

Application Deadline: 

Thursday, May 11, 2017
421 Ridout St. N.
London, Ontario, N6A 5H4

Contact Name

Andrea McNaughton


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