Job Posting: Festival de la Bête Noire seeks Social Media & Marketing Director

Festival de la Bête Noire: A Montreal based Horror Theatre Festival is looking for a Social Media & Marketing Director.

The work is on a contract basis from December 15th – February 21st with the possibility to become a permanent member of the team. This position is an equal profit share between the core members of the Festival’s organization team based on the 2020-2021 ticket sales plus a small honorarium.

The candidate will work directly with the Executive and Artistic director to execute the following tasks:

  • Create and execute marketing and social media campaigns and strategies for the festival.
  • Grow and develop the festival’s social media community and reach. 
  • Promote the festival as a whole, its events, posts, and photos on our social media (fb and Instagram) on a regular scheduled basis.
  • Research sponsors and write potential sponsorship and grant proposals. (TBD)
  • Create ads, sell ads, network with companies for ad space/exchanges. 
  • Provide unofficial training and guidance to festival contributors – proper implementation of  social media best practices and strategies.
  • Must be available to post a few times a week to as many pages and groups as possible.

The candidate must:

  • Have in-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms specifically (Facebook, Youtube, Instagram.) and how they can be deployed and optimized.
  • Possess an excellent command of both French and English grammar and spelling.
  • Confident when communicating and ( or ) negotiating with potential sponsors via email, phone etc.
  • Be adaptable to work autonomously or within a team environment.
  • Must have strong knowledge of the vast horror genre, live theatre and performance art.

Interested applicants or those seeking further details please contact: Mylène Chicoine at

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