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Marketing Volunteer - Odyssey Theatre


Organization: Odyssey Theatre

Commitment: Long term (6 months to a year)

Availability: Flexible

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 5

Location: Ottawa - Central

Deadline: Mar 31, 2021


Are you interested in theatre and the arts? Are you looking for an enjoyable and rewarding way to apply and develop your skills in a new setting, while helping to grow Ottawa’s premier open-air theatre company? For 35 years we have attracted thousands of people to our open-air performances in Strathcona Park and to our performances online.

Consider volunteering with our Marketing Team and you will plan, create and launch exciting marketing campaigns to expand awareness of Odyssey Theatre’ s annual open-air productions, community programs and new online activities. A great way to put your ideas and creativity to use in a new and exciting way!

Marketing - Do you want to combine your flair for marketing, branding and digital marketing with your love for the arts? Join Odyssey's Marketing Team and help us develop marketing plans and strategies for our annual summer season and our new expanding online activities.

Podcast Marketer – Do you love podcasts? We do too! If you have expertise in creating and promoting podcasts, put your skills and knowledge to good use helping Odyssey Theatre market its first ever podcast series coming out in the Fall of 2021. You can help Odyssey reach new audiences across Canada and internationally.

Webinar Marketer - Do you have a passion for theatre? And a love for innovative online activities? Join our Marketing Team and help us develop and implement a marketing plan for Odyssey’s first ever web series, CommediaTalks. Coming out in January 2022, it will explore the richness of Odyssey's special form of masked-based, physical theatre. We need you to help spread the word to theatre practitioners and lovers across Canada and internationally.

Media relations - If you have a background in media or journalism and want to apply your expertise in a new and creative field, volunteer with our Marketing Team. You can develop strategies to expand year round media coverage of Odyssey Theatre particularly our new online programs. You will help us develop and pitch story ideas, contact media outlets, write articles organize interviews and more to help us grow awareness of our work, across the country.

Social Media Expert - If you love social media, we would like to work with to continue to improve and expand our digital footprint. If you have expertise across different platforms, you could help us review and evaluate our social media presence, conduct analytics to help us better understand our audiences, look for exciting and creative ways to engage the public and reach new audiences online, not just in Ottawa but across Canada and internationally.

For more information on Odyssey Theatre and all our volunteer positions visit our web site at

Tell us about yourself, submit your CV to:


John Forster


Volunteer Opportunity Address
2 Daly Ave


Good for people interested in: Entertainment; Social Media; Arts, Crafts and Photography; Communications and Marketing

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Being a volunteer at Odyssey Theatre is an enriching way to learn more about how professional theatre productions are created and to contribute to the creation of unique Canadian theatre. You will have the change to meet new people, observe workshops with artists and even get free tickets to our annual theatre productions in Strathcona Park.

How will the organization benefit?
Volunteers are special to us. If you are looking for a new way to apply your skills while supporting the performing arts in Ottawa, we would love to have you join us as we continue to develop one of the most unique and innovative theatre companies in Canada. We are looking for someone who can make a one year commitment to be part of our volunteer team. You can expect to spend between 5-10 hours a month as part of our Marketing Group.

Organization category: Culture and recreation

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 2-3 weeks

This position would be great for - New Canadians; Young Adults (19-24); Seniors (65+)