Employment Opportunity: Outreach Coordinator Canada Summer Jobs
Deadline to apply: Sunday, May 19, 2019 Employment dates: June 18 until August 10, 2019 Salary: 19$/hour Details: 35 hours/week, Tuesday – Saturday Interviews will take place Saturday, June 1, 2019
Untitled Art Society is seeking a full-time summer student for the role of Outreach Coordinator. The Outreach Coordinator will work closely with the Director and the Programming and Facilities Coordinator to conceive of an outreach event to take place at Untitled Art Society in concert with our current and upcoming programming. The position will also entail supporting summer programming, such as our Lilac Festival project, Living Text, Stampede residency, artist-in-residence project, and studio workshops. The Coordinator will aid with marketing and information circulation, including social media, and will assist with administrative and artistic tasks required to run the gallery and studio spaces. Requirements
Candidates should have an interest in and some experience with artist-run culture and contemporary art. Two or more years of post-secondary arts education an asset. This position requires communication with artists, staff, members of the organization, and community members; candidates should be able to communicate effectively over email, phone, and IRL. The ideal candidate will be organized, interested and engaged in contemporary art, and keen to learn about the ways in which artist-run centres work.
Under the terms and conditions of Canada Summer Jobs, applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria: be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment; be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act 3; and, be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant legislation and regulations.
Please send a one-page cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org (subject line: ATTN: Hiring Committee) on or before Sunday, May 19, 2019. Please describe your interest in artist run culture and outline your interest in this position specifically. Please also include details about your interest in Untitled Art Society. Candidates are encouraged to include ideas for outreach and the membership event in their cover letter.
About Untitled Art Society
Untitled Art Society (UAS) is a gallery and studio-based artist-run centre in Calgary, Alberta. Founded in 1994, UAS has provided diverse, vital arts infrastructure for 25 years, supporting emergent practices through exhibitions and publications, providing affordable studio spaces, and programming workshops and other discursive or educational events. Founded by a collective of ACAD graduates, UAS’s history is woven through with the desire to carve out and hold space for contemporary art in Calgary through an ardent support of emerging Canadian artists.
Maryse Larivière, Under the Cave of Winds, 2017.
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