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We’re Hiring: Gallery Coordinator

Gallery Coordinator

Wage: $20.00/h, 35h/week
April 22 – August 12: Negotiable start date, 16 weeks of employment.

Please note that this position is for a student who is currently enrolled with an educational institution or program and is pending funding.

This role is focused on gallery and residency support.  Students with interests in visual art, craft, living heritage, and community engagement are encouraged to apply!

Under the supervision of the Board of Directors, and the Programming Director, the Gallery Coordinator will;

  • Support programming such as workshops, exhibition receptions and artist talks,
  • Create engaging content on social media including instagram and facebook
  • Set up events using Eventbrite and other ticket-tracking software
  • Weekly website maintenance including updating our event calendar, artist in residence information, programming info, and other general web tasks
  • write monthly newsletters to our membership
  • coordinate and implement fundraising initiatives
  • assist visiting artists with questions and issues
  • Plan and execute community outreach initiatives
  • Researching and compile funding streams
  • assist the Programming Director with grant writing if needed
  • Work with Gallery attendant to process and track data on visitor numbers, workshop attendance, memberships, and project impact using Microsoft Excel
  • Document events with photos
  •  Plan and conduct effective outreach strategies within our community

The Gallery Coordinator will also be responsible for various other gallery maintenance tasks such as preparing artist residency apartments and studios in between visitors, set up and clean up during workshops and other programming, and locking up the building at the end of open hours or an event. Other tasks may be assigned as required upon consultation with the employee. This position is intended for an individual who has some experience working with arts organizations and is enthusiastic about developing networks and working with artists from across the province and country. 

To apply please send a resume and a cover letter to no later than March 16th