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Alberta

CityPositionOrganization
Fort McMurray, AB
Programs Manager
Arts Council Wood Buffalo
Deadline:
December 6, 2019
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Description

 

Looking for a career inspired by creativity, driven by making a difference in people and community, while being encouraged to develop yourself in the process?

Do you like to be surrounded by a diverse group of thought provoking individuals who will challenge the status quo and make life in Wood Buffalo better for everyone?

Are you someone who likes to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment where you’ll contribute to strategy, development of engaging and educational programs and services that impact the Wood Buffalo community?

ACWB is looking for an individual with a creative spark, a get-it-done attitude, who imagines the possibilities and invents it into reality.

 

Description:

Arts Council Wood Buffalo (ACWB) is a charitable organization that supports the growth and success of the arts. Nestled in the Boreal Forest, Fort McMurray is the urban service centre for Wood Buffalo, with a rich local history, nine rural communities, and residents from all over the world. ACWB offers programming for regional artists and arts organizations in order to build their capacity to compete and thrive locally and nationally. Partnership projects with other organizations also provide innovative arts programming for the wider community. Arts Council is seeking an individual to lead all aspects of this programming including: planning, development, delivery, and evaluation.

 

Full job description here.

 

or visit: https://artscouncilwb.ca/careers/

 

Compensation:

$60,000 - $70,000 per annum based on experience and credentials. Access is also provided to a benefits package and professional development funds after a probationary period.

 

To apply:

Please submit a cover letter and résumé by email to Liana Wheeldon, Executive Director at liana@artscouncilwb.ca. Application deadline is Friday December 6, 2019. Please note that it is our practice to only contact those candidates who are chosen to proceed in the interview process.

British Columbia

CityPositionOrganization
Coquitlam, BC
Registration Clerk
Place des Arts
Deadline:
November 24, 2019
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Description

 

 

REGISTRATION CLERK 

PERMANENT PART-TIME (up to 19 hours per week)

 

Place des Arts seeks a highly motivated and capable team player to assist with registering and serving Place des Arts patrons on a permanent part-time basis.

 

Place des Arts

Place des Arts is an established not-for-profit arts centre in Coquitlam. With a mission to inspire the artist in everyone, Place des Arts offers quality arts education programs in the visual and performing arts for all ages and abilities. The centre’s Artisan Shop and galleries support local emerging artists, and its annual program of events and performances make Place des Arts a cultural hub, drawing diverse members of the community together to experience the arts.

 

JOB SUMMARY

Reporting to the Registration Coordinator/Financial Assistant (RCFA), the Registration Clerk is responsible for providing first-rate customer service and performing all tasks associated with registering and serving customers according to Place des Arts policy. Flexibility to work daytime, evening and weekend shifts is required. Hours per week will decrease during the summer, as Place des Arts’ operating hours reduce in July and August. 

SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • respond to in-person and telephone customer inquiries
  • understand the ActiveNet registration software and enroll customers into Place des Arts programs
  • communicate program information and policy to customers
  • sell tickets for events and performances, and items from the Artisan Shop and galleries
  • prepare cash, Interac and Visa/MasterCard deposits
  • open and lock the building according to procedure
  • liaise with cleaning and maintenance contractors 
  • maintain client account information (entering and updating contact information)
  • assist with event hosting duties, as required
  • understand emergency procedures and assist with emergency evacuation when required
  • administer first-aid when required
  • assist teachers with keys, relaying messages, rearranging students and booking studios
  • prepare refreshments for in-house meetings and events as required
  • other duties as assigned by the Registration Coordinator/Financial Assistant and/or Executive Director

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Excellent command of both written and spoken English 
  • Ability to provide exceptional customer service
  • Strong Microsoft Office Suite skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Team player 
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification is an asset
  • Experience using Active Network registration software is an asset
  • Working knowledge of another language such as Korean, Mandarin, Cantonese or Farsi is an asset

Requirements

  • Police Information Check with a vulnerable sector check
  • Ability to work in a shared workspace
  • Ability to lift up to 30lbs and assist with room set-ups for events
  • Willing to work additional shifts to cover off illness, vacation and special events

 

How to apply

A cover letter, résumé and references are required and must be submitted by November 24, 2019 by email to: opportunities@placedesarts.ca, attention Joan McCauley, Executive Director. Place des Arts would like to thank all prospective applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

 

Place des Arts welcomes applications from all qualified individuals. Applications will be reviewed and considered as they are received. Short-listed candidates will be interviewed on Dec 4 and 5. The successful candidate will start in January 2020.

 

REMUNERATION

This is a permanent, part-time position (up to 19 hours/week) with a starting wage of $17.44/hour

plus 4% vacation pay. 

Kelowna, BC
Executive Director
Rotary Centre for the Arts
Deadline:
November 30, 2019
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Description

 

 

Applications are invited for the position of

Executive Director

Rotary Centre for the Arts

Kelowna, B. C.

The Rotary Centre for the Arts is a multi-use visual and performing arts facility located in the heart of Kelowna’s Cultural District. Home to eight resident artist studios, the 325 seat Mary Irwin Theatre, Potters Addict, Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art, New Vintage Theatre, ArtsCo, Theatre Kelowna Society, Ballet Kelowna and the RCA Bistro, the RCA provides a vital community service as the heart of Kelowna’s arts and cultural experience. 

The executive director will provide leadership to the Centre while building recognition and support for the RCA in the local community. Reporting to the Board of the Kelowna Visual and Performing Arts Centre Society, the executive director is responsible for achieving the goals and objectives of the Society. Managing an annual budget in excess of one million dollars, leading a passionate, professional staff, and liaising with the tenants and wider community, the executive director has fundamental responsibility for the success of this key community organization.

Qualifications: a degree in Business Administration, Arts Administration, or Fine Arts, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience and skills preferred: 

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Arts administration, including both visual and performing arts
  • Understanding and knowledge of the arts and cultural scene, both locally, provincially and nationally
  • A record of successful leadership, including marketing, budgeting, fundraising, facility operation, and management of staff and stakeholders
  • A track record demonstrating personal qualities which include strategic thinking, collaboration, problem solving, effective communications, and proactive management.
  • Restaurant experience would also be an asset

Rate of pay: 

Competitive compensation is offered, including an excellent benefit plan with dental and extended health, dependent on experience.

 

Start date:

This position will be filled as soon as practical following the closing date. This is a full-time position. 

 

Applications:

Please apply electronically to .

Applications must be received by November 30, 2019. Please include a fully detailed, chronological resume.

Not all applicants will be contacted due to the anticipated high interest in this position. 

Ontario

CityPositionOrganization
Toronto, ON
Art Agency Manager
The STEPS Initiative
Deadline:
November 29, 2019
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Description

NOW HIRING: ART AGENCY MANAGER

 

As a charitable public art organization, The STEPS Initiative creates some of Canada’s largest and most community-engaged public art initiatives. We transform urban areas into vibrant public spaces, helping artists, community organizations, BIAs, and developers push creative and technical boundaries —- breathing new artistic energy into our community.

 

Through our social enterprise, we offer high-quality public art management services including construction hoarding exhibits, percent-for-public-art projects, murals, sculptural installations, and public space activations. Under the direction of STEPS’ Program Director and working closely with our program team, the successful candidate will lead our art agency’s activities, including business development, public art curation, service development and market expansion in support of the organization’s social and sustainability mandates.

 

ROLE DESCRIPTION:

  • Managing agency artist engagement and curation activities:
    • developing artistic approaches in response to client, site or stakeholder needs
    • identifying artist research needs for agency opportunities
    • managing PATCH artist roster and other agency calls-for-artists
    • assessing the ongoing needs of agency artist community
    • developing programming in service of artist needs in collaboration with STEPS’ Program Team.
    • fostering a community of practice among agency artists, including looking for ways to amplify the work of artists beyond agency projects
    • identifying ways to diversify agency artists across a spectrum of identities, media and aesthetics
  • Implementing agency business development activities:
    • identifying, developing and stewarding relationships with current and prospective clients, artists, fabricators/suppliers, and agency stakeholders
    • identifying agency relevant requests-for-proposals and expressions-of-interest
    • preparing proposals for agency opportunities, including cost estimates
    • contributing to fundraising proposals for agency operations
    • maintaining a catalogue of template agency proposal materials
    • pitching agency services to a variety of prospective clients
  • Delivering public art agency services, including but not limited to:
    • liaising with artistic, material, fabrication and/or site vendors
    • negotiating and administering artist / supplier contracts and fees
    • presenting rationale for agency projects to clients or approval bodies
    • ensuring project deliverables are carried out on-time and on-budget
    • developing outreach, public relations and promotional content
    • ensuring compliance with both legislated and organizational policies, including liaising with municipal representatives as needed
    • arranging for photo / video documentation of agency projects
    • facilitating debriefs with clients, artists and other stakeholders
    • reporting project outcomes, including collecting testimonials
    • identifying opportunities for agency service improvements
  • Growing agency brand, reach and reputation:
    • overseeing agency outreach and communications strategies
    • seeking opportunities to extend agency reach to new markets and audiences
    • anticipating and responding to the public relations needs of agency
    • representing the agency and/or STEPS at external meetings and events
  • Monitoring, evaluating and reporting on agency financial and social impact targets:
    • working closely with Executive Leadership and specialists to develop agency strategic plans and targets
    • developing new agency services and enhancing existing services
    • identifying new agency market opportunities
    • identifying opportunities to serve charitable mandate within agency services
  • Managing the diverse agency project teams required for successful project execution:
    • supervising STEPS’ support staff, contracted artists, suppliers       
    • selecting and supervising agency placement students and seasonal staff

 

This is a one-year full-time contract position, with the possibility of renewal.

For role requirements and application process, please visit: http://stepsinitiative.com/about/opps/

 

Deadline: FRIDAY NOVEMBER 29th 2019, 5pm 

, ON
Manger, Tourism & Events
City of Hamilton
Deadline:
December 8, 2019
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Description

 

Do the acronyms DMO, MAT, VFF and RevPar slide off your tongue? Does hosting major events like Grey Cup, JUNOs and the RBC Canadian Open excite you?   Ready to fall in love with Hamilton’s grit, dogged resiliency, rugged beauty and cultural vibrancy? 

Tourism Hamilton and the City of Hamilton is seeking a Manager of Tourism and Events to join the Tourism & Culture management team and leverage the City’s upswing. Are you the one we are looking for? 

If you have honed your abilities as a collaborator, relationship builder, and out of the box strategic thinker (and doer) check out our posting, Job ID 15711,  at www.hamilton.ca/careers and apply by December 8, 2019. Join us in Hamilton and bring your proven track record in tourism development for business and leisure markets and your experience in attracting and hosting major events.  

Hamilton is a dynamic city with unique geographical and cultural attributes. Tourism is important to the economic health of the city and is a platform for city building. Tourism has been identified as one of the key sectors in Hamilton’s Economic Development Strategy.  Tourism Hamilton is the brand name for the City of Hamilton’s Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) function.

 

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Apply by: December 3, 2019