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Job Opportunity: Content Writer / Graphic Designer

Wood Buffalo Media Group

Do you enjoy being creative while helping people tell their stories? If so do we have the job for you! Wood Buffalo Media Group is growing and growing FAST! We need an experienced writer / graphic designer to help with our client’s social media!

What will you do?

  • Take monthly content ideas and turn them into captivating posts! Use your designer ninja skills and wizard writing skills to help build the client’s brand!
  • Research hashtags, keep an eye on all analytics.
  • Provide reports and suggestions on how to create better content!
  • Create and manage ads for clients.
  • Be the “Grammar Police”. Grammar is key and must display amazing communication skills. #fullofenergy #grammarallday
  • Have fun! Many other opportunities to attend local events and learn other areas of business!

We do not require a degree in communications or design. We are looking for experienced, dedicated people who have a passion for design and communications. **If you feel this is you please send your resume along with previous work! ** If you do not submit past work and do not live in Alberta, do not apply. **

Position Details

  • Part-time hours: 10-20 per week
  • Expected start date: 2021-09-08
  • Job Types: Part-time, Casual
  • Salary: From $20.00 per hour


  • Work from home


  • On call

Ability to commute/relocate

  • Fort McMurray, AB: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Content Writing: 3 years (required)
  • Graphic design: 3 years (required)

Willingness to travel

  • 25% (required)

Work remotely

  • Yes


Advanced Dance Instructor: Hip Hop – Part Time

Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo

Open to Junior Dance Instructors 

         Probationary Rate: $23.70 per hour

        Job Rate: $24.76 per hour


This position requires a passionate, organized and talented dance instructor who is looking to join a large dance academy. This position plays a critical role in the organization and must display an exemplary level of customer service.

The Advanced Dance Instructor will be respectful of program participants, responsible for teaching, choreography, and training a dynamic and diverse group of students, while ensuring all students are engaged, motivated, and inspired.

Based on programing, specific genres skills will be required and will advertised to the specific skill set needed in: Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, Hip-Hop, Musical Theatre, Tap, Acrobatic Arts.


  • Teach various dance styles from beginner to advanced level.
  • Develop dance curriculum and lesson plans.
  • Advanced experience in choreography and instruction to all ages.
  • Strong classroom management.
  • Ability to mentor dance instructors and teacher’s assistant’s.
  • Selection of costumes, music and choreography.
  • Support with planning, organization and execution of the academy recitals, performances and events.
  • Maintain a safe and organized studio space.
  • Make recommendations to further develop programming.
  • Collaborate and work harmoniously with others by following the Regional Recreation Corporation of
  • Wood Buffalo and MacDonald Island Dance Academy policies and procedures.
  • Promote services, programs and workshops.
  • Ensure the safety of the students by enforcing facility rules and regulations.
  • Participate in all scheduled training and professional development deemed necessary by the RRC.
  • Establishes and maintains a cooperative/collaborative working relationship with other departments
  • and Rural Facilities within the RRC through positive actions and communication.
  • Provide general administrative support.
  • All other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalency
  • Degree or Diploma in Post -Secondary Dance Program and/or
  • Accredited Dance Teaching Certification (such as CSC-CICB, RAD, SRB, CDTA, ISTD, ADAPT, etc.)
    • Ballet (Cecchetti training preferred).
    • Jazz (ADAPT training preferred).
    • Tap (ADAPT training preferred).
    • Acrobatic Arts (Acrobatic Arts preferred).
    • Lyrical and Contemporary (Ballet training required).
    • Musical Theatre (Jazz training required).
    • Hip Hop (training required).
  • Current Standard First Aid/CPR/AED Certification or equivalent (including CPR C).
  • Experience in dance choreography.
  • Experience in dance competitions is an asset.
  • Experience working with children and classroom management.
  • Experience working with students from recreational to advanced levels.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of dance teaching experience, must demonstrate excellent technical abilities.

QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Possess strong organizational skills
  • Thrive in a team environment, enjoy working as a team member as well as independently.
  • Excellent customer service skills, dedication and professionalism.
  • The candidate must be physically fit with excellent dance demonstration ability.


  • This position may require travel between our various facilities within the Wood Buffalo Region. Access to reliable transportation is necessary.
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License Required 
  • Criminal Record Check with vulnerable sector check


  • This position requires a flexible schedule including statutory holidays, early morning, late night, and weekend work.
  • This position may be exposed to loud noises and will require an individual to be able to concentrate in a busy environment.
  • This position requires frequent sitting, standing and walking.
  • This position involves working under variable temperature conditions, in indoor and outdoor settings.


All employees are responsible and accountable for Regional Recreation Corporation’s health and safety policy. All employees at every level should be familiar with the requirements of the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety legislation as it relates to their work processes.

The employee is expected to adhere to all company policies and to act as a role model in the adherence to policies. These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work involved for this job. It is not an


Pride YMM — Call for Stage Manager

2021 Pride YMM Festival


Pride YMM is a group of community members committed to raising awareness and promoting inclusion of LGBTQ2S+ people in Wood Buffalo. Pride YMM coordinates LGBTQ2S+ affirming events, support programs, advocates for LGBTQ2S+ inclusion, and provides training and resources. Their goal is to unite and empower gender diverse people and people of diverse sexual orientations. Pride YMM aims to foster belonging and create safer spaces and communities for all.


Pride YMM Festival is an annual celebration of the LGBTQ2S+ community in the Wood Buffalo region. The Festival builds awareness and promotes inclusion of LGBTQ2S+ in Wood Buffalo. Celebrations for 2021 will be held on September 5th at Shell Place Stadium in Fort McMurray, and this marks the 5th year of the festival. Festivities will include performances, market vendors, food and drinks, awards, competitions, and more. 


Following the success of previous festivals, Pride YMM is looking for a Stage Manager for their upcoming 2021 Pride YMM Festival to ensure that event performances run smoothly. Performances will take place outdoors at Shell Place Stadium in Fort McMurray on September 5, 2021 from 12 – 4 p.m.


  • Stage Manager must be a Wood Buffalo resident for the duration of the project 
  • Stage Manager must be available to complete duties leading up to and including the event date
  • Stage Manager must be available for the entire day of the event (including setup and tear down)
  • Transportation is an asset
  • Preference will be given to those that self-identify as LGBTQ2S+


  • Coordinate performers and performance logistics leading up to the event 
  • Ensure performance contracts are signed before event date
  • Schedule performers chosen by Pride YMM Selection Committee
  • Coordinate and communicate with Pride YMM delegates to ensure festival requirements are fulfilled
  • Coordinate and communicate with Shell Place staff as required
  • Track potential additional expenses as required for event logistics
  • Field questions and inquiries from performers
  • Oversee show and technical aspects (i.e., light, sound, etc.) during performances
  • Participate in Selections Committee to select performers for 2021 Pride YMM Festival


  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong leadership and delegation skills
  • Critical thinker and problem-solver


  • All submissions must be emailed to Arts Council Wood Buffalo Communications Manager, Will Collins, at [email protected].
  • Use the subject heading “Pride YMM Stage Manager Application — [You or Your Company’s Name].”
  • All submissions must be emailed as one (1) compiled PDF, including the following information:
    • Your name, contact phone number and home/company address.
    • Cover letter
    • Resume


Submissions must be received by 12 p.m. (noon) on July 12, 2021. Late submissions will not be considered for hire.


This is a paid position for $1,500 to compensate the successful candidate.


The Stage Manager will be selected based on the strength of their application, including experience, demonstrated abilities, and creativity.

Priority will be given to applications that are communicated clearly, and to those who self-identify as LGBTQ2S+.

Please note that only the successful applicant will be notified.


For questions or more information about this artist call or application process, please contact Communications Manager, Will Collins, at [email protected] or 587-674-1625 x.104.

For questions or more information about Pride YMM Festival, please contact Pride YMM at [email protected].

Deadline: 12-07-2021

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