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Call for Instructors: EdVentures


Call for Instructors: EdVentures

Proposals due July 18th 2021

The New Brunswick College of Craft & Design is seeking passionate instructors to take part in our Fall edVentures Course Series. From mid-October – November we offer 7-week night courses as well as 1 or 2-day weekend workshops. We are looking for beginner and intermediate level courses in subjects like ceramics, textiles, drawing, jewellery, photography, graphic design, mixed media, and more!

Instructors will receive $34/h, to learn more and to apply see pdf attached. https://bit.ly/edVenturesFall21

Job opportunity – Osprey Arts Centre hiring Executive Director

The Osprey Arts Centre, located on the stunning Shelburne waterfront, is looking for a full-time Executive Director to build on the Arts Centre’s solid foundation and take the Osprey to the next level.

Established in 2002, the Osprey Arts Centre (www.ospreyartscentre.ca) has continued to bring diverse and powerful performances and experiences to Shelburne County and beyond. Catering to a community that includes seasonal residents and a diverse, multicultural base, we are looking for someone who demonstrates enthusiasm for the Arts, enjoys building on the benefits of community engagement, has relevant experience and skills and is able to deliver far reaching and innovative programming.

As Executive Director you will be responsible for the day to day management of the Osprey Arts Centre including budgeting, writing and submitting grant applications, front of house responsibilities, promotions, including managing the website, social media and communications, and programming appealing theatre experiences.

Reporting to the Board of Directors and in collaboration with board and volunteer committees you will help the centre grow and enable access to a range of experiences and performances not always available in a rural community.

The ideal candidate will have:

Excellent interpersonal skills, good planning skills, grant writing experience, a good working understanding of Word, Excel and graphic design packages (‘In Design’ would be an advantage). Experience in and functional knowledge of stage management and stagecraft.

We are looking for a skilled individual who is flexible and creative, who has a passion for the arts and who is adaptable and excited about the prospect of what growing the Osprey together can offer.

Salary $35,000 p.a.; working pattern will include some weekends and evenings.

 

Please send your resume with 2 references together with a covering letter outlining the skills and experience that you would bring to the role and the community, including your greatest assets to:

secretary@ospreyartscentre.ca – or,

The Secretary, C/O:

The Osprey Arts Centre

PO Box 193

107 Water Street

Shelburne, Nova Scotia

B0T 1W0

Closing date July 30th2021

Interviews August 15th 2021

Student Work Placement Program | CHRC

Hire students! Get a subsidy of up to $7,500 for their salary till March 31st, 2022.

With funding from Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), Cultural Human Resources Council (CHRC) is launching the Student Work Placement (SWP) Program for the cultural sector. This program aims to connect students to cultural sector employers with wage subsidies for placements that offer students relevant work experience. Students will have the opportunity to apply learned skills through a paid position related to their field of study, and develop skills that will allow them to integrate seamlessly into the workforce. Employers will be able to engage with post-secondary institutions and students to align skills development to the labour market demand.

For more information, consult our information package , sign up for our information session or fill out our employer request intake form.

This project is funded by the Government of Canada’s Student Work Placement.

Director of operations and administration

Symphony New Brunswick (SNB), New Brunswick’s only full-scale provincial symphony orchestra, is a registered charity with a strong record of fiscal responsibility. It is financed by ticket sales, grants from government agencies, contributions from Symphony New Brunswick Foundation Inc. and from corporations, other foundations and many individuals. The organization, in its 37th year of operation, is governed by a Board of Directors, currently comprising twelve members from across the province. SNB’s vision is, by building on a long musical tradition, to be seen as the national-class professional symphony orchestra for all New Brunswickers. Its mission is, through high-quality educational offerings and performances, innovation and creativity,

SNB consists of a core of salaried professional musicians and a number of per-service professional musicians. In addition to its orchestral series in Saint John, Moncton and Fredericton, SNB also sponsors concerts by the Saint John String Quartet and by other professional musicians who perform with the symphony. Community outreach and school concerts are a vital part of the symphony’s program throughout the Province.

Symphony New Brunswick (SNB), the only major provincial symphony orchestra in New Brunswick, is a registered charity with a solid reputation for financial responsibility. The organization is funded by ticket sales, grants from government agencies, and contributions to the Symphony New Brunswick Foundation Inc. from corporations, other foundations and many individuals. The organization, which is in its 37th year of operation, is governed by a Board of Directors, which currently includes twelve members from across the province. The vision of the SNB is, drawing on an important musical heritage, to be considered as the National-caliber professional symphony orchestra for all New Brunswickers. Its mission is to promote, through high quality educational offerings and performances, innovation and creativity, awareness and appreciation of symphonic music in a New Brunswick with a growing population. diverse.

The SNB is made up of a group of salaried professional musicians and a certain number of professional musicians paid by performance. In addition to its orchestral series in Saint John, Moncton and Fredericton, the SNB also sponsors concerts by the Saint John String Quartet and other professional musicians who perform with the Symphony. Community outreach and school concerts are a critical component of the Symphony program across the province.

Responsibilities

As Director-Operations and Administration, you will find a rewarding opportunity to apply your business and arts management skills and leadership ability with SNB. As an ambassador of the Symphony the successful candidate will maintain positive relationships with all stakeholders. We are seeking an innovative, positive self-starter who possesses the skills to manage the operations of a small but complex business with minimum supervision. The Director reports to the President and works closely with SNB’s Music Director and the Director, Donor Relations.

The Director is responsible for providing financial and operational leadership. He / she is responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of SNB’s strategic plan to achieve the organization’s short and long-term goals. In addition, responsibilities include but are not limited to: budget development, accounting oversight including cash flow management, payroll and accounts payable, production organization and management, human resource management and negotiation and administration of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

As a Director of Operations and Administration, you will take this promising opportunity to apply your business and arts management skills and leadership capacity with SNB. In the role of champion of the Symphony, the successful candidate will maintain positive relationships with all stakeholders. We are looking for an innovative and positive person who has the skills to manage the complex operations of a small business with the minimum of supervision. The Director reports to the President and works closely with the SNB Music Director and the Director of Donor Relations.

The director is responsible for providing financial and operational leadership. He or she is responsible for contributing to the development and implementation of SNB’s strategic plan to achieve the short and long term goals of the organization. In addition, responsibilities include, but are not limited to: budgeting, accounting oversight, including cash flow management, payroll and accounts payable, organization and management of production, human resource management and collective agreement negotiation and administration.

Qualifications

University level education in business or arts administration is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with 2-5 years-experience in arts or event management or 5 years in general small business administration. Proficiency in both official languages ​​is a definite asset. Vital characteristics include strong people skills, a decisive nature and a willingness to be an agent of change. 

A university education in business or arts management is preferred. Preference will be given to applicants with 2-5 years of experience in the arts or event management, or 5 years in general small business management. Fluency in both official languages ​​is an important asset. Essential characteristics include strong people skills, decisiveness and a willingness to be a change agent.

Work With Us

Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Although based in Saint John, the incumbent will participate in the Symphony’s activities in all SNB’s principal performing venues, Saint John, Moncton and Fredericton. 

Applications must be submitted to Symphony New Brunswick, Brunswick Square, 39 King St., Level III, Saint John, NB, E2L 4W3 (attention: the President) or to rparker@nbnet.nb.ca no later than June 15, 2021. For more information, please visit our website at www.symphonynb.ca.

Remuneration: The salary will be proportional to experience and skills.

Although based in Saint-Jean, the incumbent will participate in the activities of the Symphony Orchestra in all the main performance venues of the SNB, namely in Saint-Jean, Moncton and Fredericton.

Please submit your request to Symphonie Nouveau-Brunswick, Brunswick Square, 39 King Street, 3rd Floor, Saint-Jean, NB, E2L 4W3 (attention of the President) or at rparker@nbnet.nb.ca, at the latest June 15, 2021. For more information, please visit our website at: www.symphonynb.ca.

Apply Now

Artistic Director at Sunbury Shores Arts and Nature Centre

Sunbury Shores Arts and Nature Centre is located in beautiful Saint Andrews By the Sea New Brunswick and has been the link between the arts and nature since 1964. SSANC is open year-round offering unique workshops and educational programming in partnership with our local community and regional schools. We celebrate new and seasoned artists and instructors from across Canada and around the world.

We are seeking an Artistic Director to manage the regional promotion of the Centre, design and deliver programming, jury and curate exhibits, generate grants and operational revenue and network with artist instructors and exhibitors, students, patrons and organizations using our facilities.

The successful candidate will be an agile strategic thinker, able to maximize and leverage opportunities. With a results-driven entrepreneurial spirit and strong interpersonal skills, the Artistic Director will seek revenue growth and encourage the development of a strong culture of artistic pursuits throughout our NB community.

Applicants should indicate their qualifications, commitment and passion for the following criteria:

• Ability to work collaboratively and deliver a professional, approachable demeanor to all clients, staff, and artists while maintaining a safe inclusive work environment;

• Capacity to be a key public ambassador of our community-based Centre, and to lead partnership-building and client liaison opportunities;

• Positive and enthusiastic in your efforts to engage others and build trust;

• Strong listening skills, setting an example for maintaining our reputation for friendly and responsive service delivery;

• Resilient and supportive, with an ability to work collaboratively in a demanding, dynamic and diverse public environment;

• Experience in the budgeting, development and delivery of our Strategic Plan to ensure the best use of assets, financial sustainability and timely reporting on outcomes and concerns;

• Two plus years of experience managing and directing the artistic development of a similar not-for-profit;

• Experience in arts and nature program planning, curation of gallery exhibitions, solicitation and contract negotiation with instructors and related support requirements;

• Experience in multimedia brand development and the production of promotional materials;

• Experience in developing and maintaining a broad range of programming that optimizes participation by youth, adults, seniors and vulnerable sectors of our community;

• Experience in developing and overseeing an artists-in-residence program;

• Knowledge of private and public sector grant and funding opportunities for the arts, education and nature combined with successful grant applications and subsequent reporting;

• Proven strong problem-solving, team-building, communication and organizational skills;

• Fluency in spoken and written English. Spoken and written French is considered a valuable asset.

SSANC welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including, but not limited to women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities (racialized), Indigenous Peoples and persons of any gender identity and sexual orientation. SSANC is committed to a positive, supportive, and inclusive environment.

SSANC offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted by SSANC regarding this job opportunity, please advise if you require accommodation.

We are committed to enhancing our environmentally and socially responsible practices for the benefit of all members of the SSANC community. Our long-term perspective recognizes our responsibility to be innovators and to continually work as a
community to reduce our ecological impact.

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit your resume and cover letter indicating your interest and relevant experience to Catherine Hamilton, President, Board of Directors of Sunbury Shores Art and Nature Centre at Board@sunburyshores.org.

Application deadline: Midnight ADT, May 30th 2021

Please note: While we invite applications from all interested and qualified candidates, we are unable to follow-up with every applicant. Thank you. Stay safe. Please share.

Sunbury Shores Art and Nature Centre, 139 Water Street, St Andrews By-the-Sea, New Brunswick, Canada, E5B 1A7

Please visit www.sunburyshores.org to learn more about us and our mission.

May, 2021
Sunbury Shores Arts & Nature Centre, 139 Water Street, Saint Andrews, NB E5B 1A7

 

Sunbury Shores Artistic Director Posting 2021 (1)

Employment Opportunity Struts Gallery Sackville NB

DIRECTOR

Deadline for Applications: Wednesday, May 19th, 2021, 11:59 PM AST

Applications can be submitted by email to hrstrutsgallery@gmail.com

Reporting to the Board of Directors and working collaboratively with other staff, the Director will play a key role in shaping and contributing to the current and future creative vision of Struts Gallery and all its programs and be responsible for the administrative stewardship of the organization.

For more information: https://www.strutsgallery.ca/employment-opportunities

Goose Lane Editions Publicity Manager

Publicity Manager

Are you passionate about amplifying today’s unique voices, ideas and stories? Our team at Goose Lane Editions has an immediate opening for an experienced publicity professional with voracious reading habits.

This is a position for an ambitious communications and publicity professional with an established network of media connections and a get-it-done attitude. While given the creative freedom to work independently, the publicity manager will work hand-in-hand with authors, the publishing team at Goose Lane Editions, and industry partners to create and execute innovative publicity strategies for each new season of book releases.

As the primary contact for all aspects of the publicity campaign for each published book, the publicity manager is responsible for media package development, media research, and pitches; identifying and securing speaking engagements for authors; and executing tailored media outreach to secure coverage in the form of interviews, articles, book reviews, feature stories, and more.

Candidates must be media-savvy, have the ability to read and absorb ideas quickly, have excellent writing and interpersonal communication skills, and have their fingers on the pulse of media trends and social media networking.

Interested? Visit gooselane.com/pages/jobs-at-goose-lane for a more detailed job description, desired qualifications and information on the application process.

Deadline for applications: 24 May 2021

ARTSLINK NB IS HIRING FOR THE SUMMER!

Position 1: Communications Intern

Tentative start date: June 28, 2021

Location: Office based in Saint John, remote work optional

Terms: 35 hrs a week; 8 weeks, 11.75/hr

ArtsLink NB seeks an energetic and enthusiastic candidate with a desire to work in the arts and culture sector as our Communications Intern. Applicants should have strong communication skills and be able to work independently on projects. This position is funded through Canada Summer Jobs.

Communications Intern will be responsible for: 

  • Social media activity, including daily updates to the website, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, as well as developing newsletters 
  • Producing and editing content as needed for print and other communications and marketing materials, including radio programming, and event promotion materials. 
  • Assisting with the production of organizational documents, such as reports and proposals, and board and other stakeholder communications as required. 
  • General administrative tasks as required.

ArtsLink NB is an equal opportunity employer.

If interested, please send your resume and cover letter to julie@artslinknb.com, by May 31, 2021. We thank all of those interested in the position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Position 2: Special Events co-ordinator

Tentative start date: June 28, 2021

Location: Office based in Saint John, remote work optional

Terms: 35 hrs a week; 8 weeks, 11.75/hr

ArtsLink NB seeks an energetic and enthusiastic candidate with a desire to work in the arts and culture sector as our Special Events co-ordinator. Applicants should have strong communication skills and be able to work independently on projects. This position is funded through Canada Summer Jobs.

Special Events co-ordinator will be responsible for: 

  • Planning and implementing membership activities 
  • Developing materials for membership recruitment 
  • Handling member communications; handling members’ correspondence, including queries and requests; 
  • Maintaining a current member database and directory 
  • Assisting with the production of organizational documents, such as reports and proposals, and board and other stakeholder communications as required.

ArtsLink NB is an equal opportunity employer.

If interested, please send your resume and cover letter to julie@artslinknb.com, by May 31, 2021. We thank all of those interested in the position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


 To be eligible, youth must:

  • 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 for the duration of the employment**; and,
  • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations

https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/services/funding/canada-summer-jobs/screening-eligibility.html

 

APA is hiring a Conference Production Manager!

We’re hiring a Conference Production Manager!

APA is hiring a Conference Production Manager for Contact East 2021! This is a contract position beginning May 27, 2021 and finishing September 30, 2021 after the completion of Contact East 2021.

Compensation: $5000 and all travel, meals and accommodations expenses for on site event

Responsibilities:

  • Attend the selection committee meetings in Halifax May 27 and 28.
  • Be onsite for the event September 22-26 in Moncton NB
  • Be available for four monthly production meetings beginning in early June (June, July, August, September)
  • Complete event prep work required
  • Create sound check schedule (based on showcase programming created by APA staff) and communicate to showcasing artists in early July.
  • Coordinate and advance all artist needs to performance venue technical staff at least three weeks prior to event
  • Communicate sound check and showcase schedule to venue technical staff
  • Coordinate artist transportation with the transportation coordinator
  • On site stage management for all on stage activities
  • Coordinate live stream activities for both performance venue and professional development sessions venue (different locations)
  • Along with staff on site, coordinate all PD sessions (including technical needs for speakers)
  • Other duties and responsibilities to be mutually agreed upon

It is the Atlantic Presenters Association’s goal to be an organization that engages and welcomes all people. We believe that this requires a socially and culturally diverse workforce and therefore actively seek to recruit candidates who are women, Indigenous, Black, Persons of Colour (IBPoC), persons from the 2SLGBTQIA+ community and persons with disabilities. We encourage you to self identify in the recruitment process.

Please direct any questions as well as resumes with cover letter by April 23, 2021 to lisa@atlanticpresenters.ca.

Job offer – Administrative assistant to the Nonesuch art residency program

Job offer – Administrative assistant to the Nonesuch art residency program at Main & Station in Parrsboro Nova Scotia. Applications can be sent to paper878@aol.com
  • Answer electronic questions and relay telephone calls and messages.
  • Schedule and confirm appointments and meetings of employer.
  • Set up and maintain manual and computerized information filing systems.
  • Keep the art gallery, such as the bookstore and the cafeteria, clean and suitable for the public.
  • Maintain the system of typing and conservation of the books in the bookstore.
  • Contact artists, poets, academics both Canadian and foreign, to organize exhibitions, workshops, events and residencies with an emphasis on Latin America
  • Translate into English artist´s information in Spanish ,French or Portuguese when required as well as helping to do research for a publication on the effect of Marshall McLuhan and his ideas in Latin American for a coming publication and film project.
  • Arrange travellers schedules and book their reservations into the residency program.
  • Attend to the public in the cafeteria and the art gallery.
  • Do regular janitorial and maintenance on three buildings that are the property of Main & Station Ltd.
  • Organize conferences, expositions, artistic residencies, etc.
  • 7 hour workday  Wednesday through Sunday
  • Applicants must be ready to move to Parrsboro in Nova Scotia
Contact us by email at Paper878@aol.com or by snail mail Main & Station box 507 Parrsboro, Nova Scotia B0M1S0  You can visit our web site at www.hmsnonesuch.com

Job offer – Administrative assistant Nonesuch art residency program

Job offer – Administrative assistant to the Nonesuch art residency program at Main & Station in Parrsboro Nova Scotia. Applications can be sent to paper878@aol.com
  • Answer electronic questions and relay telephone calls and messages.
  • Schedule and confirm appointments and meetings of employer.
  • Set up and maintain manual and computerized information filing systems.
  • Keep the art gallery, such as the bookstore and the cafeteria, clean and suitable for the public.
  • Maintain the system of typing and conservation of the books in the bookstore.
  • Contact artists, poets, academics both Canadian and foreign, to organize exhibitions, workshops, events and residencies with an emphasis on Latin America
  • Translate into English artist´s information in Spanish,Fr ench or Portuguese when required as well as helping to do research for a publication on the effect of Marshall McLuhan and his ideas in Latin American for a coming publication and film project.
  • Arrange travellers schedules and book their reservations into the residency program.
  • Attend to the public in the cafeteria and the art gallery.
  • Do regular janitorial and maintenance on three buildings that are the property of Main & Station Ltd.
  • Organize conferences, expositions, artistic residencies, etc.
  • 7 hour workday  Wednesday through Sunday
  • Applicants must be ready to move to Parrsboro in Nova Scotia
 
 
Contact us by email at Paper878@aol.com or by snail mail Main & Station box 507 Parrsboro, Nova Scotia B0M1S0  You can visit our web site at www.hmsnonesuch.com

Third Space is hiring!

THIRD SHIFT Festival Associate

 

 

$15/hr, Full-time, Contract

Timeline: March-September, 2021 (flexible)

Application Closing Date: February 1, 2021

Third Space Gallery is seeking to fill the position of THIRD SHIFT Festival Associate. The successful candidate will work closely with staff and volunteers of Third Space Gallery to present THIRD SHIFT Contemporary Arts Festival in Saint John, New Brunswick in August 2021. The successful candidate will work with the Executive Director at USTATION on Prince William St, and will work remotely during COVID-19 Recovery Plan Red and Orange phases. More information about THIRD SHIFT at www.thirdshiftsj.com

Tasks include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Festival Logistics and Planning
  • Liaising with Community Stakeholders and Partners
  • Corresponding with Artists and Participants
  • Event Promotion
  • Volunteer Coordination

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Their capability as an independent worker
  • Experience with event planning and promotion
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of the Saint John community and contemporary art an asset
  • Outgoing personality

All applications must be sent to Katie Buckley, Third Space Gallery’s Executive Director, no later than 23:59 ADT on Monday, February 1st 2021 at tiersespace@gmail.com. Applicants must include a resume and cover letter with a subject heading of “THIRD SHIFT Festival Associate: Insert Your Name.”

The AGAVF List for Friday, November 13, 2020

The AGAVF List

The Association of Francophone Visual Arts Groups ( AGAVF ) presents the events of its members, namely fifteen artist-run centers and galleries across Canada, and compiles calls for submissions in visual arts, media arts, performance, public art, residencies aimed at artists and curators.

 

Programming of AGAVF members

Visual Voice Artist Center (Ottawa)

J. Aird-Bélanger, A. Asselin, R. Aubin, M. Barti, J. Bertrand, B. Bogart, C. Boucher, Csaba, R. Chevalier, C. Cooper, L. Daigle, C. Dallaire, M. Des Aulniers, A. Dworzak-Subocz, L. Finet, P. Franzini, C. Gendron, D. Gérin, V. Goddard, O. Golub, F. Ikonomidou, R. Kempen, I. Kobayashi, D. Krasi, D Lamontagne, M. Le Bohec, D. Leclerc, M. Manu, M. Marquez, E. Montenegro, J. Muscat, A. Paquin, M. Périat, O. Petca, Y. Porlier, H. Pouillon, R. Robesco, N. Ross, S. Rossen, S. Swinimer, V. Tytor, G. Vallée, JM Van Hees, P. Walty – Artificial intelligence
in November 2020
67 Beechwood Avenue Vanier, Ontario
www.voixvisuelle.ca

 

Imago Printmaking Workshop (Moncton)

Carole Deveau and Patrick Mcfarlane – Hekas Hekas…
from 12 to 20 November 2020
140 Botsford Street , Ground Floor Aberdeen Cultural Center
Moncton, New Brunswick
www.atelierimago.com

 

House of French – speaking visual artists (Saint-Boniface)

Janine-Annette Littmann – The duration / The Line as Time
from October 8 to November 21, 2020
101-219, boulevard Provencher
Saint-Boniface, Manitoba
www.maisondesartistes.mb.ca

 

Louise-et-Reuben-Cohen Art Gallery (Moncton)

Daniel H. Dugas and Valerie LeBlanc – Habitat
Curator: Jonathan Lamy
Presented as part of the Media Arts Section
of the International Festival of Francophone Cinema in Acadia
from November 2020 to January 2021
University of Moncton
Moncton, New Brunswick
www.umoncton.ca/umcm-ga

 

Galerie Sans Nom (Moncton)

White box residences:

Séamus Gallagher
from 3 to 18 November 2020

Mathieu Boucher Côté
from 19 to 26 November 2020
140 Botsford Street, Room 16
Moncton, New Brunswick

www.galeriesansnom.org

 

Blue constellation-Galerie Bernard-Jean (Caraquet)

Danielle Saulnier and Serge V. Richard – Osmosis and Intimate Magic
from November 4, 2020 to January 10, 2021
220, boul. Saint-Pierre West
Caraquet, New Brunswick
www.constellationbleue.com

 

Franco-Manitoban Cultural Center (Winnipeg)

 

Jen Funk, Xavier Mutshipayi, Stéphane Oystryk, Reza Rezaï and Eric Plamondon – The other
from October 8 to November 28, 2020
340, boulevard Provencher
Winnipeg, Manitoba
www.ccfm.mb.ca

 

Le Labo (Toronto)

To be a woman artist in 2020. “The game of 2 questions”
with Lise Beaudry , Maria Legault , Martine Côté and Quitterie Hervouet

Chronicles of Quarantine with Jean-Christophe Foolchand
www.lelabo.ca

 

 

 

 

 

Galerie du Nouvel-Ontario (Sudbury)

Clayton H Windatt – FINDINGTRACKZERO
talk on Monday November 16 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Claude Wittmann – Wheels / politics / panic
Exhibition since February 2020
54 Elgin Street
Sudbury, Ontario
www.gn-o.org

 

 

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Calls for submissions

 

1.Calls in French from Canada

 

La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse – Montreal – December 6
Culture Trois-Rivières – February 1
The Video Tape – Quebec – December 6
Dazibao – Montreal – December 1

 

2.Calls in English from Canada

 

COVER ME – Records, Cassettes & Artists – Vancouver – from November 21
Monitor 14 – SAVAC – Toronto – November 20
BIPOC Artist Instagram Project – ongoing
AKA Artist-run Center – Saskatoon – ongoing
Southern Alberta Art Gallery – Lethbridge – ongoing

 

3.international calls

 

European Media Art Festival – December 31
Video Art Academy 2021 – Clermond-Ferrand – December 21

 

4.residences

 

Studio Residency Program – Brookly – December 18
Videographer – 50th anniversary – November 15
Kasahara Gabriola Trust Artist Residency – Gabriola Island – November 16
Acts of Care – Public art residency – Calgary – November 28
Engramme – Quebec – November 16

 

 

5.public art

LGBTQ2 + National Monument – National Capital Region – January 5
Regal Road Bridge Enhancement – Burlington – November 13
O-Train Public Art Program – November 30
Global Affairs Canada’s Commemorative Artwork – National Capital Region – December 16

6.for commissioners

 

M HKA / Van Abbemuseum Research Fellowship – December 6
(no) borders issue – easteast.world – November 20
Assistant professor in creative technologies – York University – January 15
General management – Rimouski Regional Museum – November 22
Curatorial residence – Le Lobe – December 11
Images Festival 2021 – Guest Program – no fixed deadline
East of your empires – Quebec – ongoing
Esse – File (Re) see the painting – January 10, 2021
Revue de Paris – call for contributors – ongoing
Esse art + opinion – September 1

 

 

details on agavf.ca

Financial Administrator

Based in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Goose Lane Editions is an award-winning publisher respected for publishing high-quality books with national and international appeal. Our title list includes innovative fiction and poetry as well thought-provoking nonfiction in areas such as art, history, biography, politics, current affairs, nature, social sciences, the environment, popular culture, and travel/adventure. We are always looking for big, bold ideas, smart thinking, and lively writing that transcend these subjects and create new genres.

The Financial Administrator is responsible for ensuring that the backroom and front desk functions of the office run smoothly. Excellent oral and written communications skills and an ability to work in a team environment are a must. This position requires discretion, attention to detail, and strong organizational skills.

Responsibilities include:
General administration

  • General office support
  • Financial records management
  • Bank deposits, payments and transfers
  • Office systems training
  • Administration of personnel policies, including health benefits, sick days, and other general
    personnel matters addressed in the company’s policies.
  • Other duties as assigned

Data-entry/bookkeeping

  • Performing daily bookkeeping functions, including account coding, data entry, and postings
    for both A/R and A/P and month-end reconciliations.
  • Managing accounts payable, including liaison with suppliers and creditors, negotiating
    payment terms, responding to queries, and coordinating with the CSR on accounts receivable.
  • Maintaining cash flow projections.
  • Managing title records on Acumen, including general setup, royalties, product class and
    warehouse records, as well as inventory entries and job closings.
  • Issuing semi-annual royalty statements and reconciliations.
  • Preparing monthly financial statements and preparing documentation for the preparation of
    annual financial statements and returns.
  • Monitoring revenue and expenses against budget.
  • Preparing monthly sales reports for distribution clients.
  • Preparing monthly commission reports for sales representatives.
  • Scheduling and issuing payments to suppliers.
  • Preparing payroll, including collection and review of timesheets, preparation of payments,
    implementation and monitoring of deductions, and maintenance of payroll records.
  • Preparation of monthly returns of payroll deductions for Receiver General and quarterly HST
    returns.
  • Preparation and submission of T5s, T4s, and T4As.
  • Preparation of financial reports for federal and provincial, including special COVID-19 related
    submissions.

Reporting to the Publisher, the Financial Administrator has the principal responsibility of ensuring that the company’s financial records are up-to-date and maintained at the highest professional standards. The person in this position will also work closely with and supervise the CSR and the shipper-receiver and may be required to perform the CSR’s duties should the CSR be absent for any reason.

This position requires a supremely well organized, efficient, diligent individual with a good sense of humour, a facility with numbers, an interest in the details of finance and administration, as well as an aptitude for database applications. The person who takes on this role must enjoy the demands of a fast-paced environment, demonstrate a strong sense of initiative, and relish the responsibility of resolving issues quickly, efficiently, and with discretion.

Qualifications

  • Positive, optimistic personality
  • Hands-on experience using Windows-based financial system software (Sage products,
    Acumen, etc.) and advanced Excel skills
  • A proficiency in the use of MS Office applications
  •  At least three years of solid experience in bookkeeping showing progressive experience in A/R,
    A/P, general ledger
  • An understanding of fundamentals of accounting and book-keeping standards within a small
    business environment.
  •  Job cost and inventory management experience
  •  A certificate or degree in accounting
  •  Strong verbal and written communication skills
  •  Excellent organizational skills
  •  Superior problem-solving skills

Remuneration
This is a full-time salaried position with a salary range of $32,000 – $37,000 per annum plus a cost-shared health benefit program.

Interested in joining us?
Send your resumé with a letter telling us why you are interested in this position to accouting@gooselane.com.

Deadline for applications: 2 November 2020

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Interim Executive Director

The Frye Festival is accepting applications for the position of Interim Executive Director for a maternity leave replacement. To apply, please send a cover letter and your resume (including your contact information) by email to dg.ed@frye.ca no later than November 22, 2020.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is chiefly responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of its mission and organizational objectives. The Executive Director’s primary mandate is to plan, organize and execute a midsized literary festival, plus year-round events, and to ensure that the organization makes consistent progress on its long-term goals. Other key responsibilities include providing leadership by overseeing communications, funding, finances program development and administration allowing for the optimal use of organizational finances, staff and resources. The Executive Director manages a small team of three permanent employees (full- or part-time), including the Director of English Programming, the Communications, Marketing, and Audience Development Manager, and the Operations Manager.

 

Administration and finances

 Implements and enforces the General By-laws and Policies and Best Practices adopted by the Board of Directors.

 Maintains official records and documents, and ensures compliance with federal and provincial regulations.

 Participates actively, with the Board of Directors, in the implementation of the 2020-2024 Strategic Plan, guiding the organization’s actions and working towards short-, medium-, and long-term goals.

 Plans Board meetings and provides orientation for new Board members.

 Hires and supervises full- and part-time employees as well as contract staff, and implements a performance management system to ensure the team’s efficiency.

 Identifies and assesses the organization’s risks, whether they relate to its human resources, assets, finances, reputation, or brand, and takes measures to control those risks.

 Oversees office and financial administration (temporarily managed by the Director of English Programming), including but not limited to all matters related to salaries, Revenue Canada requirements, banking, accounting, and the preparation of fiscal year-end documents for the auditor.

 Oversees budget updates for approval by the Board of Directors as well as ongoing operations (temporarily managed by the Director of English Programming), and ensures that the budget is balanced at the end of the fiscal year.

 Manages the Frye Festival Endowment Fund.

 Oversees the coordination of committee meetings in order to maintain a regular schedule; chairs meetings or delegates the chairmanship to committee chairs.

 Writes the organization’s annual report and oversees its translation.

 Represents the Frye Festival regionally, nationally, and internationally at literary events to build and strengthen partnerships, share expertise, and recruit authors/guests.

 

Fundraising

 Prepares and submits government funding applications (municipal, provincial, and federal) and associated activity reports.  Oversees the sponsorship program, including identification of sponsors, submission of funding applications and reports, and activation of sponsorships.

 Oversees the annual donations campaign.

 Initiates and manages fundraising and social fundraising activities.

 

Communications

 Writes (or supervises the writing of) press releases and the content of certain promotional tools.

 Oversees the development and implementation of the organization’s communications plan.

 Oversees the production and translation of promotional tools.

 Acts as spokesperson for the organization, as does the President of the Board.

 

Programming and production

 Oversees and actively participates in the organization of a mid-sized literary festival at the end of April, as well as other non-festival events (September to May) that are in line with the organization’s strategic objectives.

 Oversees the development of French-language programming (temporarily managed by the Programming Committee), which includes searching for authors, developing links with publishing houses, sending invitations to authors, designing activities and schedules, and showcasing books.

 Oversees the logistical organization of events, including venue and equipment rentals, accommodations, travel itineraries, event moderating, etc.

 Establishes and maintains productive relationships with community and programming partners to achieve the organization’s objectives.

 Oversees the management of the Youth Program and the Volunteer Program.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

 Excellent English and French writing and content development skills.

 Excellent English and French presentation, oratory and verbal skills.

 Excellent organizational, problem-solving and negotiation skills.

 Demonstrated ability to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically and professionally.

 High level of integrity, confidentiality and accountability.

 Effective leadership, team and personnel development and relationship building skills.

 Ability to interpret and implement criteria, guidelines, policies and procedures.

 Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher).

 Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization and execution skills.

 Strong knowledge of fiscal management and responsibility, funding development, contracts and partnerships.

 Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the Canadian literary landscape considered an asset.

 Valid Class 5 New Brunswick driver’s licence.

 

The position of Interim Executive Director is subject to the following conditions:

START DATE: February 1, 2021, for a period of sixteen (16) months.

WORK SCHEDULE: annual average of 28 hours per week (4 7-hour days), as follows*:

 September to December: 28 hours/week (4 days)

 January to April: 35 hours/week (5 days)

 May to August: 21 hours/week (3 days)

*With the exception of February 2021, which corresponds to the successful candidate’s training period, at 21 hours per week.

HOLIDAYS AND OFFICE CLOSURES: 2 weeks’ paid vacation annually (not to be taken between February 1 and May 30), as well as statutory holidays (8 days) and special office closures:

 Paid Christmas holiday (December 23 to January 2)

 Post-festival office closure (3 days)

ArtsLink NB is hiring!

ArtsLink NB is currently seeking an organized and dynamic individual to provide office administration services for ArtsLink NB staff and their ongoing programs.

About ArtsLink NB:

ArtsLink NB is a member-based arts service organization, founded in 2009 to advance the arts in New Brunswick by unifying artists and arts organizations and promoting their value. We represent artists of all disciplines from across the province.

The successful candidate’s ability to multitask, complete detailed reports, and work in a team setting will ensure that ArtsLink NB is able to continue to meet its funding obligations. We are looking to employ someone who shares our position that the arts are vital to all New Brunswickers.

  • This position requires attention to detail, discretion, and strong organizational skills.
  • This position requires a supremely well organized, efficient, diligent individual with a facility with numbers, an interest in the details of administration and administrative support, and an aptitude for database applications. 
  • The Office Administrator will enjoy the demands of a fast-paced environment, demonstrate a strong sense of initiative, and enjoy the responsibility of resolving issues quickly, efficiently, and with a high degree of diplomacy.  

Note: ArtsLink NB is temporarily operating remotely. This position is based in Saint John.

The selected candidate will be responsible for providing a variety of office support duties including:

  • General administration
      • General office support   
      • Records management (electronic records and general office files)
      • Supplies management
      • Bank deposits, payments and transfers
      • Administration of personnel policies, including health benefits, sick days, and other general personnel policies addressed in the company’s employee manual.
      • Other duties as assigned
  • Data-entry/bookkeeping
      • Performing daily bookkeeping functions, including account coding, data entry, and postings for both A/R and A/P and month-end reconciliations
      • Managing accounts payable, including liaison with suppliers and creditors, negotiating payments terms, responding to queries, and coordinating with the Executive Director
      • Updating and reviewing cash flow
      • Managing the membership database
      • Scheduling and issuing payments to suppliers
      • Collection payroll information and liaising with accountants, maintenance of payroll records

Essential Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary qualifications in related field;
  • Bookkeeping experience an asset;
  • 1-3 years Experience in office administration;

Asset Qualifications: Preference may be given to applicants who demonstrate skills, training and competencies in:

  • Planning and organization;
  • Budget management-bookkeeping and invoicing;
  • Effective interactive and written communication;
  • Document publication;
  • Teamwork and collaboration.

 

Salary: $30,000-32,000 per annum.

Deadline to apply: Aug. 10, 2020, 5pm ADT.

Please send your resume (including three references) and a cover letter to: Julie@artslinknb.com

While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Join the ArtsLink Team!

Position: CATAPULT Arts Accelerator Coordinator

Location: Saint John

Hours per week: 35-40 (includes weekend commitments)

Term: Annual (renewable) contract, subject to an initial three-month probation period and twelve-month evaluations.

Remuneration: $40,000-45,000/ yr; commensurate with experience

Applications Due: Aug. 2, 2019, 5pm AST

JOB DESCRIPTION

ArtsLink NB seeks an experienced, energetic full-time coordinator to deliver its flagship program: CATAPULT Arts Accelerator.

This intensive, high-calibre entrepreneurial training program is designed to give artists in New Brunswick the skills and networks they need to expand their markets and increase their commercial success. The Coordinator will oversee and implement CATAPULT programming, offer ongoing assistance and coaching to CATAPULT alumni, as well as manage all program administration, report to funders, and development of funding applications for future iterations of the project. 

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ArtsLink is hiring!

Event Coordinator

ArtsLink NB is looking for a creative and driven professional to assume the role of Event Coordinator. The successful candidate will be responsible for planning and delivering a multi-day symposium in the fall of 2020 with support from the Executive Director and a committee of volunteers. This symposium will focus on contemporary themes surrounding art and place.

Event planning experience is essential. Knowledge of New Brunswick Arts sector specifically, and the Atlantic Canada arts sector generally, will be considered assets. The Event Coordinator will have frequent interactions with partner organizations, sponsors, media, and the creative sector as a whole, and should be comfortable with fundraising and development,  public speaking, and media liaison. Bilingualism is an asset.

Term: 26-week contract with the option for extension.

Salary: $15/hr @ 30hrs/week

Candidates must be eligible through the Youth Employment Fund. The Youth Employment Fund (YEF) provides an entry point to long term employment for unemployed, case-managed individuals between 18-29 years of age who require a work experience opportunity as identified through their employment action plan. By placing an individual with an employer, the youth will gain work experience and develop skills through basic workplace training, mentoring and coaching (from the employer).

https://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/services/services_renderer.201375.Youth_Employment_Fund.html

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum: Bachelor’s degree or relevant diploma
  • Experience in a event planning and project management
  • Development and fundraising experience
  • Data analysis, project management, organization and reporting capabilities
  • Strong writing, research, and communication skills
  • Experience with non-profit culture and Government working groups

Related Tasks:

  • Project coordination
  • Development and fundraising
  • Sponsorship planning
  • Collect, analyze and present data in relation to members and events
  • Brainstorming, problem solving, and idea generation with ArtsLink NB team
  • Coordinate the timely translation of materials as required/directed
  • Development and fundraising experience
  • Provide coordination, support, and assistance for existing ArtsLinkNB events, as needed

About ArtsLink NB: ArtsLink NB unifies New Brunswick’s arts and culture sector and fosters the sector’s contributions to a dynamic and prosperous province. ArtsLink NB is a member-based organization representing New Brunswick’s Anglophone arts and culture sector. Its base of over 300 active members includes professional artists and arts organizations. The mission of ArtsLink NB is to advance the arts in New Brunswick by linking and unifying artists and arts organizations and promoting their value to the community.

Application Deadline: May 1, 2019

Start Date: May 31, 2019

Type of Work: Full time ( 30 hours per week)

Location: Saint John with the option to work remotely.

Education Level: University (undergraduate) minimum

Languages: English (French an asset)

Travel Required: Yes

How to Apply: By E-Mail, and please include cv and references: info@artslinknb.com

ArtsLink NB is an equal opportunity employer.

AX: Sussex is hiring a Fund Development & Business Officer

The Arts and Culture Centre of Sussex (AX) is seeking a dynamic and driven Fund Development & Business Officer to proactively manage donor relations and communications, fundraising and sponsorships, special events and specific project budgets and administration. While the primary focus will be the communication, relationship building and solicitation necessary for attracting and maintaining philanthropic support for the Centre, the successful candidate will play a vital role in fulfilling AX’s strategic objectives and mandate to support, promote and foster arts and culture in the region.

About AX

Officially opened in June 2017, the Arts and Culture Centre of Sussex has quickly become a vibrant regional hub for arts and culture to the more than 500,000 people living within a 100 km radius. Designated as one of the three critical pillars to boost regional economic development by the Town of Sussex, AX is housed in a beautifully restored heritage building in the centre of Sussex, NB.

 

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CALL: Curator at AX (Arts and Culture Centre of Sussex)

Call for Curator at AX, the Arts and Culture Centre of Sussex

AX, the Arts and Culture Centre of Sussex, invites proposals for a curator for “Wood Butchery: Sawdust and Blood,” an exhibition celebrating artists and craftspersons whose medium is wood, to be shown at AX in May and June of 2019. Applicants interested in curating this exhibition, please send a cover letter with contact information and a resume/CV to info@axartscentre.ca.
Call 433-8351 for more information or email info@axartscentre.ca
Deadline for submissions: October 1