- Posted by Calgary Spoken ... on December 12th, 2013
CALGARY SPOKEN WORD FESTIVAL
FOR ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
The Administrative Assistant will assist in the creation
of The 2014 Calgary Spoken Word Festival
January-April (with part-time extension possibilities)
* Customer Service & Sales * Database Management * Social Media * Administration * Artist Wrangling * Event Coordination *
He/she works closely with Artistic Director Sheri-D Wilson and the entire team.
The Administrative Assistant will:
* Have a light-filled personality & positive attitude
* Be super-organized with clear thinking and communication skills
* Provide first point of contact
* Coordinate Box Office
* Wrangle the artists - Artist Liaison
* Manage the Marketing Database along with Social Media updates
* Work closely with colleagues and volunteers
Call: Sheri-D Wilson 403.686.4292
or email your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Posted by NMC Chad on December 11th, 2013
The Director of Programs reports to the Director of Organizational Development and is responsible for the overall program vision for NMC, and for leading an innovative team in the conception, development, planning, delivery, management and evaluation of programs for NMC. Programming at NMC is comprised of four streams: performance/public outreach, education, exhibitions, and incubation.
The ideal candidate will have an exceptional ability to envision the public experience of the story of music in Canada via Canada’s National Music Centre, and the management expertise to successfully implement it for multiple audiences across multiple channels, including the physical spaces of the new facility as well as partner sites and online. Exceptional abilities in program development, project planning, revenue generation, and program evaluation are critical for success in this role. This is a full time salaried position.
Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Establish a comprehensive vision for all programs at NMC such that, taken together, the programs address multiple genres, multiple platforms (the new facility, partner locations across Canada, and online), and diverse audiences in alignment with NMC’s vision, mission, and values.
• Create an overall business plan to support program delivery which is line NMC’s vision, mission, and values, and which drives revenue wherever possible, while ensuring resources are used appropriately and strategically, and lead the program team in implementing and evaluating it.
• Drive audience growth through critical ongoing analysis of program offering and audience demand.
• Work in close concert with all other NMC staff, but particularly marketing/communications and collections to facilitate access to NMC’s world-class collection for audiences both here in Calgary, and around the world.
• Foster relationships with artists, music industry representatives, academia, music educators, music organizations, associations, museums and other arts organizations locally, nationally and internationally.
• Work with strategic partners to implement current agreements and seek opportunities to expand them.
• Support the implementation of a program transition plan in preparation for the move to the new facility, including managing staffing and budget plans from 2014 through opening in 2016.
• A passion for creating exceptional, engaging, creative programming for diverse audiences.
• A minimum of ten years experience in developing, managing, delivering, and evaluating public programming on a municipal, regional, national and/or international basis in either festivals; event/concert production; artist-management/development; record label experience; music education; and/or museums.
• A minimum of five years experience leading and managing a team of employees, including recruiting, mentoring and training.
• A proven track record of seeing projects through from conception to execution and evaluation in a cultural context.
• A proven track record of collaboration in developing productive, ongoing partnerships with like-minded organizations and businesses and individuals.
• Familiarity with trends in public programming (educational and general) in museums and cultural institutions, including live interpretation and discovery spaces for younger audiences.
• Sound business planning and revenue generation experience in a cultural context.
• Knowledge of music production or broadcast, staging and recording, the music industry and/or music history is an asset.
• Adaptability, flexibility, creativity, and the capacity to function effectively in a fast and active team environment.
• Ability to work under pressure and coordinate numerous activities and groups of people who need to cooperate to achieve maximum efficiency and results.
• Excellent organizational, leadership, conflict management and training skills.
• Superior communication, writing and presentation skills.
• Bilingualism (English/French) is an asset.
• Proficiency in both MAC-based and PC-based computer platforms.
• An undergraduate degree or equivalent experience in an appropriate discipline.
• Director of Organizational Development
• President and CEO
• NMC’s program team
Qualified applicants should send resume and cover letter to Naomi Grattan, Director of Organizational Development, at email@example.com on or before March 1, 2014. Visit nmc.ca for more information about the National Music Centre. No phone calls please.
GIVING CANADA A PLACE THAT AMPLIFIES THE LOVE, THE SHARING AND THE UNDERSTANDING OF MUSIC.
- Posted by Joanne Gau on December 10th, 2013
Trickster Theatre’s Kids Go Global program has a flexible and interesting part-time position for someone who has a variety of web programming (html & CSS needed), design, photo/video editing and writing skills.
The candidate must be proficient in: Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Adobe Illustrator, Premiere Pro as well as Word and Excel. Other Adobe Creative Suite program skills are an asset, as is knowledge of Expression Engine and Camtasia Studio.
Please see our websites at www.kidsgoglobal.net and www.trickstertheatre.com
This position is part of an exciting team that is creating an amazing new program linking s Theatre, schools, and NGOs together to support students in exploring and connecting to global and local issues. The Kids Go Global project is scaling up to be a Province wide program.
Media Manager Job Duties Include:
• Building and editing pages on our websites - with written content, graphics, photos and videos. These pages could be Project Pages, Event Pages, Profile Pages, Issue Page content etc for new or existing members.
• Editing and Posting video content on the site.
• Creating video and other tutorials for the websites.
• Shooting video of the company productions and editing clips for the site.
• Creating print materials for classroom use as well as marketing and corporate proposals
We are a mixed PC and MAC environment
Approx: 20-25 hours per week. January to June 2014. Time is flexible.
Wage per hour. $20.
Please reply to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please submit samples (or links) of your work.
No phone call please.
- Posted by TheAGC on December 6th, 2013
POSITION TITLE: Gallery Technician
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISORS: Chief Curator and Manager, Office Administration and Volunteer Resources
KEY CONTACT: General Manager
This role calls for an individual with excellent hands-on and technical skills, with experience working in a gallery environment. Primary responsibilities will include the installation of exhibitions, ongoing gallery maintenance, and a variety of technical tasks as directed. The Gallery Technician will work closely with and report to the Chief Curator and Manager of Office Administration.
Part-time position (15-20 hours per week, negotiable) with opportunity for overtime – flexibility with evenings and weekends required. Alberta Vehicle License required.
Reporting to the General Manager, the Gallery Technician works closely with curatorial staff, and will be responsible for the following:
• Preparing and installing gallery exhibitions and fundraising events
• Packing/unpacking crates, loading/unloading artwork, picking up/delivering artwork and materials for storage, exhibition and/or shipping
• Consults on technical aspects of installation and media needs (projectors, A/V equipment)
• Patching and painting gallery walls as necessary
• Organizing and monitoring inventory and supplies in Prep Room and storage areas
• Assisting Chief Curator in preparing condition reports and with photography for all exhibited works
• Assisting with all display and gallery lighting for exhibitions and special events
• Monitoring and replacing all burnt out light bulbs throughout facility
• Assisting with the set-up and take-down of furniture and equipment for functions
• Coordinate with other departments regarding technical and facility operations
• In consultation with the Chief Curator, scheduling contract staff when necessary to assist with exhibition installations
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
• Works independently with minimal supervision to meet deadlines
• Strong attention to detail and pride in workmanship
• Ability to work effectively and take direction from curatorial staff
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Comfortable using various hand and power tools
• Knowledge of A/V presentation equipment and installation (including projectors and media equipment)
• Prior experience handling artwork in a gallery environment
• Bachelor of Fine Arts, Art History, or equivalent Bachelor level arts-related education is considered an asset. At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above.
• Having a vehicle is considered an asset
PAY $20 / hour
Please send cover letter and resume to Kayleigh Hall, Chief Curator at email@example.com by Jan. 6, 2014
- Posted by Honens on December 5th, 2013
HONENS INVITES APPLICATIONS AND REFERRALS FOR THE POSITION OF ASSOCIATE, CUSTOMER SERVICE & ADMINISTRATION.
The Associate, Customer Service & Administration supports the entire Honens team in matters of customer service and sales, database management, administration and travel coordination.
Honens is experiencing rapid growth in its activities and its profile. The Associate, Customer Service & Administration will provide excellent and informed customer service, maintain precise records and maintain a work environment that is reflective of Honens' standards of excellence.
He/she works closely with the entire Honens management and volunteer team and reports to the Directors, Marketing & Communications, Finance & Administration and Career & Competition Planning.
The Associate, Customer Service & Administration will:
• Provide excellent customer service as the general public's first point of contact
• Coordinate Box Office and merchandise sales and distribution
• Manage the Tessitura Database
• Maintain inventory, office supplies and equipment
• Coordinate staff and artist travel
• Enrich partnerships through excellent service and timely communication
• Work closely with colleagues and volunteers to build audiences and organizational profile
HONENS DISCOVERS, NURTURES AND PRESENTS COMPLETE ARTISTS—21ST CENTURY PIANISTS FOR 21ST CENTURY AUDIENCES.
In 1991, philanthropist Esther Honens established the Honens International Piano Competition Foundation in her hometown of Calgary, Canada, with a gift of $5 million. Her dream was to discover and launch the careers of the world’s most promising pianists—a dream that has become an international success story. Honens Laureates are acclaimed the world-over and the triennial ‘Search for the Complete Artist’ awards the largest prize of its kind—$100,000 CAN and an artist development program valued at a half million dollars. Honens presents Canada's International Festival of Piano each year in Calgary and annual learning and community outreach programs nationwide. The Eighth Honens Prize for Piano will be awarded in 2015.
• A university degree, college diploma or equivalent experience;
• Experience working in the arts, particularly in the area of box office and database management;
• Ability to inspire trust and confidence in ticket-buyers, donors, volunteers and stakeholders;
• Ability to manage several projects simultaneously and take initiative;
• Extraordinary attention to detail;
• Exceptional interpersonal and communication (oral/written) skills;
• Strong computer skills; Internet and technology savvy
• Knowledge and interest in the performing arts, classical music in particular.
Starting Date: January 2014
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits package.
Deadline for applications: Friday, 13 December 2013. Interested candidates are invited to submit a resume with a list of references and salary requirements in confidence to:
Director, Finance & Administration
888 Tenth Street SW
Calgary AB T2P 2X1 Canada
More information: http://honens.com
- Posted by kristopher.bonnett on December 3rd, 2013
The Alberta College of Art + Design (ACAD) is committed to an academic studio-based education for students in fine art, design, craft, and digital media. The result is a rigorous studio program, which produces critical thinkers, creative problem solvers, and artists with well-defined practices. ACAD is a leading centre for education and research; a catalyst for creative inquiry and cultural development. We engage the world and create possibilities.
Calgary, the cultural capital of Canada for 2012, is situated at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. ACAD, an integral part of Canada, Alberta and Calgary’s cultural community, offers four year bachelor’s programs and is developing our first graduate program. The College is developing an exciting long term vision that reaffirms its educational mission within an arts and cultural context where design and creativity are keys to the cultural prosperity agenda.
Sessional Faculty, all areas
The Alberta College of Art + Design (ACAD) invites applications to our Sessional Instructors' Pool. Applications are solicited annually and/or as needed to build a Pool of qualified instructors from which the annual complement of sessional instructors may be drawn. While acceptance to the Sessional Pool is not an offer of employment, once selected to the Pool successful applicants may be called upon to augment and supplement the instruction, programming, pedagogical and research needs of the College beyond that which is provided by permanent faculty appointments. We welcome applications for the 2014-2015 academic year. Offerings may be for the summer, fall, winter and/or spring semesters. Our academic year begins with the summer semester in July 2014, encompasses the fall and winter semesters, and concludes with the spring semester in June 2015.
We are currently seeking applications for all Schools and program areas:
School of Communications Design (Competition 1314-NO-FT-20)
School of Critical and Creative Studies (Competition 1314-NO-FT-21)
School of Craft + Emerging Media and School of Visual Arts (Competition 1314-NO-FT-22)
School of Communication Design
Successful candidates must have expertise in one or more of the following areas: integrated design programs; creative direction; branding; content development; typography; traditional and/or digital illustration; character design; and on-line/mobile media including time-based media. Candidates must excel at communicating concepts, techniques, and the design process to students at a professional degree level.
School of Critical + Creative Studies (Liberal Studies)
Successful candidates will have a PhD or equivalent degree, or be ABD in a PhD or equivalent program. Three years teaching at the undergraduate level and evidence of an academic research practice are also required.
Successful candidates will have an MFA/MDes, post-secondary teaching experience, and an active studio practice/substantial professional practice. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.
Please visit our careers page at http://acadcareers.silkroad.com to learn more about these opportunities, for additional detail regarding requirements, for submission instructions, and to apply. Submissions must be received no later than January 2, 2014.
Further information about the College and this position is available on our website at www.acad.ca. ACAD is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of the College. We encourage expressions of interest from all qualified applicants for consideration for this or other suitable vacancies although applications from Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
The collection of personal information is for the purpose of determining eligibility and suitability for employment as authorized by the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act, section 33(c). If you have any questions about the collection of your information, please contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org.
While we thank all candidates for their interest, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
- Posted by epcor on November 29th, 2013
Do you love the arts and have a brain built for business? Do you love generating and analyzing market research and utilizing your findings to enhance both marketing campaigns and the customer experience?
EPCOR CENTRE for the Performing Arts is a not-for-profit charitable organization that welcomes over 400,000 Calgarians annually into our facility. The mission of the Centre is to ignite imagination, provide the public with cultural experiences that exceed expectations, assist artists in realizing their visions and to enable the artistic expression of all citizens.
We are seeking an enthusiastic, innovative and inclusive team player to fill the position of Marketing Coordinator for six months. Reporting to the Marketing Manager, the Marketing Coordinator is vital in helping execute on-the-ground marketing campaigns around the Centre and during its performances, serving as the fuel for all of the marketing strategies for various concerts and festivals including the World Music Series, the Jazz Series, National Geographic Live Speaker Series and the Calgary International Children’s Festival.
Key Areas of Responsibility:
•Liaison with marketing partners to ensure the marketing strategy timelines are on track for World Music, National Geographic Live, Calgary International Children’s Festival, Jazz Series and all other events.
•Build the Community Outreach Initiative by researching key community members, groups and organizations. Create a relationship with each interested group and customize promotions that meet their needs to boost ticket sales for the 13/14 and 14/15 season.
•Assistance with ongoing single ticket marketing, including print material, direct mail, e-marketing and promotions
•Update windows, posters and restock brochures throughout the Centre.
•Deliver marketing material, including Stephen magazine, to key community distribution points (coffee shops, Calgary Tower, Telus Convention Centre).
•Participate in communication and marketing strategy meetings
•Alongside the Marketing Manager develop an advertising plan for Stephen magazine
•Support the Marketing Manager in leading market research in audience development to provide insight that will inform future organizational sales strategies to achieve growth in earned revenue.
•Attend shows and concerts and oversee any marketing activities or including the marketing table, contests, Apple iPads and other promotions.
•Other duties as assigned
Skills and Educational Qualifications:
•2-3 years of marketing experience.
•A post-secondary education, preferably in marketing
•A love and knack for MS Office (i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
•Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects
•Exceptional verbal and written editing skills
•Excellent independent and team collaboration skills.
This temporary, six-month, position has a 40-hour work week and attendance at evening and weekend events is required. A competitive compensation package, including extended health benefits is offered.
To apply, please forward your resume in confidence to:
EPCOR CENTRE for the Performing Arts
205 - 8th Ave SE Calgary, Alberta T2G 0K9
- Posted by DSWTheatre on November 28th, 2013
Dancers’ Studio West is seeking a Business Manager
The Business Manager will:
Primarily be responsible for day-to-day office and administration functions, including maintaining financial records to audit, grant-writing (financial components), grant reporting and gaming support and administrative contract management and communication. The Business Manager will coordinate the physical move from our present location.
The Business Manager will work in close conjunction with the Artistic Director to ensure the smooth operation of all aspects of The Society’s work, with an emphasis on providing administrative support where needed to co-ordinate the management of The Society’s business. DSW has no scheduled performances during this contract period.
Successful candidates will have an understanding of not-for-profit arts administration and will primarily work from home.
Contract: December 2013 to June 2014 (with option for renewal)
Suggested workload 2 days per week
Remuneration: $1,100.00 per month
Application Deadline: Friday, December 13, 2013 at 5:00 PM
Position Start Date: Immediate
Please apply by sending your resume and cover letter to email@example.com
See the job posting on our website at http://www.dswlive.ca/job-posting-business-manager/
- Posted by EMMEDIA on November 26th, 2013
Calgary’s EMMEDIA Gallery and Production Society is seeking a Production Director.
EMMEDIA is a non-profit arts centre that responds to the needs of the media arts/cultural sector and public, in Alberta and across Canada by providing affordable access to high-quality media arts production tools, education and services. It also maintains public media arts exhibition programs, archives and other resources. EMMEDIA has established ongoing support from all levels of government, as well as its own self-generated revenues. Building on a proud 30 plus year history, EMMEDIA now looks confidently towards a dynamic future, and seeks someone to lead its Production department. For more information regarding EMMEDIA go to www.emmedia.ca
EMMEDIA Gallery & Production Society’s Production Director is responsible for all aspects of media arts production and post-production at EMMEDIA, including equipment management and upkeep, attending to the needs of producing members, supporting programming’s technical needs, administering ongoing production access programs, facilitating special projects, workshops, and grant writing.
35 hours per week (7 hours per day for 5 days), attractive health benefits, 10 days vacation annually, 10 additional paid days off during Holliday closure (end of Dec), professional development opportunities, and employee equipment/facility access benefits.
Salary is dependent upon experience.
Start date: January 2014 (Exact start date is negotiable)
• Manage and maintain a professional and creative environment, providing technical and other production assistance to members for a variety of Media Art production and presentation.
• Research, purchase and maintain A/V production and studio equipment, post-production suites, and Mac computer systems.
• Perform and/or supervise facilities maintenance.
• Research technical advancements and determine members' present and future technical needs.
• Train and supervise support staff, volunteers and/or interns.
• Coordinate with all other departments regarding all technical and facility operations.
• Research, develop and implement Media Arts workshops.
• Manage all aspects of the administration of the Production department, including: equipment, budgets, grant writing, technical support, training programs, and facilities access.
• Work with EMMEDIA’s Production Committee to meet departmental goals and organizational vision.
• Excellent knowledge of, and experience with media production, post-production and exhibition technology and implementation.
• Excellent knowledge of, and experience with Mac based programs, including: Adobe Creative Suite CS6, Final Cut Studio, Final Cut X, Pro Tools, MS Office, and other media production and post-production software operation and configuration. (Demonstrating the ability to quickly learn unfamiliar software is important)
• Strong knowledge of A/V presentation equipment and installation.
• Strong knowledge of live sound, lighting, projection, and Media Art installation and performance.
• Good understanding of computer networking and maintenance on Mac systems.
• Excellent organizational, verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills. Must be a team player and effective part of the organizational team.
• Experience working within non-profit organizations is an asset. Especially experience in Artist-run production centres, collectives or community based organizations.
• Experience working as a Media Artist or in the film/tv/video production and post-production industry is an asset.
Application Deadline: Friday, December 13, 2013 (5 PM MST)
firstname.lastname@example.org, subject line: Production Director Position
Human Resources Committee (RE: Production Director Position)
EMMEDIA Gallery and Production Society
#203 - 351 - 11th Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta T2R 0C7
Only short listed candidates will be contacted. NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE. EMMEDIA is an equal opportunities employer.
- Posted by suzannekboyd on November 25th, 2013
Calgary Opera is looking for a full-time Volunteer and Special Events Coordinator for a one-year maternity leave position.
The ideal candidate will be a resourceful self-starter with excellent communication and people skills, organized and able to organize, able to juggle multiple projects at the same time, and willing to work both independently and collaboratively. This position requires some flexibility in both scope and responsibilities, especially in the early stages of the contract.
Starting Date: January 7, 2014
• Recruiting, scheduling, training, managing and stewarding over 200 volunteers.
• Managing current volunteer systems and innovating where needed.
• Planning and running volunteer appreciation events and rewards program.
• Understanding and appreciating the Calgary Opera culture and instilling the same in volunteers.
• Working on special projects and tasks with big picture thinking as well as excellent attention to detail.
• Assisting Communications and Special Events Manager with all fundraising and patron events as well as duties pertaining to mainstage productions.
• Ensuring all Calgary Opera events run smoothly.
• Working with suppliers and in-kind sponsors for opera events – approaching, negotiating, confirming and executing arrangements and managing benefit fulfillment.
• Planning and executing the silent auction component of Calgary Opera’s two annual fundraisers – California Wine Fair and Opera Gala.
• Experience with volunteer supervision or management. Experience as a volunteer is also important.
• Strong organizational, leadership and inter-personal skills are a must.
• Strong writing skills.
• An appetite for trying new things and an ability to solve problems.
• Post-secondary education is an asset, but is not required.
• Ability to manage many tasks and work in a fast-paced environment.
• Conflict resolution and people management skills.
• Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment with many types of people.
• Good working knowledge of Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint. Experience with Tessitura an asset.
Remuneration: Please state your salary range expectations.
Application Deadline: Thursday, December 19, 2013 at 5:00 PM
Position Start Date: Tuesday, January 7, 2014.
Please apply by sending your resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
Calgary Opera is an equal opportunity employer. We thank you for applying and will respond to everyone who applies.