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Centre for Craft Nova Scotia Call for Instructors 🧑🏽‍🏫

The Centre for Craft Nova Scotia invites artists and crafters interested in sharing their skills and knowledge to instruct courses and workshops in our wood, ceramics, textiles, jewellery, and multipurpose studios. We’re inviting proposals for all crafting levels: from introductory courses to advanced techniques for experienced makers.

 

Centre for Craft NS

 

WINTER 2023 TERM runs from January 16th to March 25th, 2023. Teaching Proposals are due October 15th 2022.

**PLEASE NOTE: If you have taught with us before, you will need to resubmit your course proposal. **

Your proposal package should include the following information:

  1. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND NAME of the proposed course or workshop as you would like it to appear on the course brochure (MAX 150 words).
    – Please include preferred dates, times, and duration of the course.
    – Maximum number of students in the class.
    – An extensive list of required equipment, tools and ideal set up.
    – A breakdown of materials for each student including costs, processing fees, and HST.
  2. COURSE OUTLINE including brief descriptions of what is to be covered in each week’s class. Please schedule at least 20 minutes of each class for clean up.
  3. CURRENT C.V. as it relates to your art practice.
  4. BIO to appear on the Centre for Craft’s web page (MAX 150 words). Also include a link to your website if you have one.
  5. DIGITAL IMAGES for advertising your classes. Please make sure they are of good quality, in focus, represent you and the possible projects you will be teaching.
    -1-3 pictures of your most recent works and yourself to appear on the BIO page & web listing
    -1-3 pictures representative of the work made in your proposed class for course brochure & web listing & advertising.

Proposals can be sent electronically to studio.coordinator@craftnovascotia.ca (subject heading: “Winter 20223Teaching Proposal”) by October 17th, 2022.

If you have any questions or would like to visit the studios, please feel free to contact Pam Juarez at studio.coordinator@craftnovascotia.ca

Submissions received after the deadline will be held on to and considered for future terms.

Full details are here.

Digital Assistant: J.E.A. Crake ArtsWork Internship at the Owens Art Gallery 📺

Call for applications

Digital engagement is an essential part of museum activities in the 21st century. Acquiring experience and competency in this area is therefore indispensable for those interested in pursuing a career in art galleries and museums. To support experiential learning in this area, the Owens Art Gallery is currently seeking a part-time Digital Assistant for the 2022-2023 fall and winter semesters. The Intern will work closely with the Curator of Digital Engagement and other full-time staff in the delivery of the Owens’ online outreach initiatives. They will contribute to web content, including the video archive, social media, data management, and other special projects.

Digital Arts Assistant

Job Duties:

  • Assisting with documentation and/or live streaming of artist talks and special events.
  • Producing and editing closed captions for the Owens’ online video archive, OwensTV, and other digital projects to improve accessibility.
  • Selecting and editing short extracts from existing footage for creative reuse online.
  • Supporting ongoing data management practices at the Owens.

This position requires creativity and attention to detail. Ideally, the applicant will be a full-time student in Fine Arts, Art History, Museum and Curatorial Studies, Visual and Material Culture Studies, or Canadian Studies with an awareness of the visual arts in Canada and contemporary practice more broadly. Students must have minimum cumulative GPA of 3.

Basic computer skills are required; a working knowledge of Photoshop and Apple Final Cut Pro is an asset. Training and guidance in these applications will be central to this internship.

The J.E.A. Crake ArtsWork Internship is generously funded by the J.E.A. Crake Foundation. It is intended to provide Mount Allison students with opportunities for experiential learning and to enable them to explore career options in the Arts.

The successful applicant must be available to begin late September and continue to 30 April 2023. This is a paid position ($18/ hour), 5-7 hours per week.

To apply please submit a cover letter and resume to owens@mta.ca by September 26.

Honeybee Folk School Call for Instructors 🐝

Join our team and be part of the Honeybee Folk School sharing traditional knowledge, inspiring fine craft, and designing a regenerative future.

Image of a classroom. Text reads: Honeybee Folk School Call for Instructors

Applications for our winter gathering programming are due September 18 and then will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please complete the form at the bottom of this page to apply to be considered.

We are looking for workshops in the following areas:
– Basketry
– Beekeeping
– Ceramics
– In the Kitchen
– Jewellery/Metal Arts
– Northern Ecology
– Permaculture/Gardening
– Painting/Drawing
– Photography
– Digital and Graphic Design
– Sewing
– Sustainable Living
– Textiles
– Traditional Skills
– Wabanaki Arts
– Wild Crafting
– Woodworking
– And more!

Go here to apply.

suddenlyLISTEN Seeks Communications Assistant 📣

suddenlyLISTEN Music is looking for a Communications Assistant. Working collaboratively with the suddenlyLISTEN team, the Communications Assistant will engage sL’s audience and create and maintain a strong online presence. Read on for a job description and how to apply.

suddenlyLISTEN Music is looking for a Communications Assistant. Working closely with the suddenlyLISTEN team, the Communications Assistant will have the vision and experience to help engage sL’s audience and media, and create and maintain a strong online presence. The Communications Assistant will assist in the creation and dissemination of online content to existing audience, strategic partners, and extending our reach to the wider public.

suddenlyLISTEN logo

The Communications Assistant will:

  • promote/market the organization’s activities (concerts, workshops, programs, the podcast, etc.)

  • coordinate, create, and disseminate regular news to members through email newsletters in collaboration with the sL team.

  • create press releases and manage media relations, in collaboration with the sL team.

  • manage social media presence.

  • manage communications support around sL events and publications.

Required Qualifications: Excellent communications skills.

  • Excellent writing skills that will successfully achieve communication objectives.

  • On-the-job experience in the use of social media and web platforms, some web design and maintenance, production and editing of audiovisual content for communications and promotional purposes.

Additional Skills and Assets:

  • Works well independently and in an integrated team setting

  • Warm and engaging personality, and outstanding interpersonal skills

  • Familiarity with Wix (or equivalent) for website updates

  • Understands web analytics, SEO

Terms: This position will average 8 hours per month, 42 weeks/year at $30/hour, with some flexibility required. This is an annual (renewable) contract, subject to an initial six-month probation period and annual performance evaluation.

Start Date: September, 2022

Application Deadline: August 25, 2022

To apply: Please email a cover letter and resume to connect@suddenlylisten.com. References upon request.

Full details here.

Crew Call for Short Venture Film 🎬

Filmmaker: Rebecca Tremblay
Project: Good Mom (Short Film Venture Program Recipient – Sponsors: New Brunswick Film Co-op, Department of Tourism Heritage and Culture, and Telefilm Canada)
Location: Fredericton, NB
Dates: September 2022, TBD
Filmmaker: Rebecca Tremblay

Image of a film set. Text reads, Seeking film crew.

Seeking the following film crew positions to be filled on a volunteer basis for the short comedy film Good Mom being shot in September 2022:

Production Coordinator
Production Assistant
Assistant Director (1st AD)
Script Supervisor
Assistant Camera
Grip
Gaffer

Email Rebecca for more infomation: rebeccaelmire@gmail.com

Struts Gallery Seeks Programming Coordinator 👩🏿‍💻

Employment Opportunity
Programming Coordinator

Deadline for Applications:  Monday, August 8th, Midnight

Located in Sackville, New Brunswick, the unceded ancestral lands of the Mi’kmaq Nation and the Wolastoquyik (Maliseet) peoples, Struts Gallery is a dynamic artist-run centre presenting a year-round program of exhibitions, artist residencies, workshops, youth programs and cultural events.

Struts Gallery logo

Position Summary

  • Starting annual salary of $30,000 – Full-time (4-day work week + some evenings and weekends)
  • 4 weeks paid vacation with additional unpaid leave possible as approved by the Director/Board of Directors on a case-by-case basis
  • Health benefits through a group insurance plan
  • Three-year term, renewable dependent on funding
  • Preferred Start Date: September 6th (negotiable)
  • Short-term accommodations to assist relocation may be available

Job Outline

Reporting to the Director, the Programming Coordinator works collaboratively with the Director, Production Manager, and board of directors to support the day-to-day programming at the gallery. Responsibilities include website updates and web-shop management, social media strategy and content creation, and a variety of day-to-day and administrative tasks related to our ongoing programming and facility.

Key Responsibilities

  • Programming: Support and coordinate public programming in collaboration with staff, committees, community partners and participating artists. Tasks could include: logistics, volunteer recruitment, artwork installation and research.
  • Website updates, Social Media Management/Content Creation, Communications: Effectively promote Struts activities and engage audiences through community outreach and publicity.
  • Administration: Contribute to grant writing/reporting, day-to-day operations and attend board meetings.
  • Membership & Fundraising work with staff to maintain and engage membership and support our fundraising initiatives.
  • Public Outreach: Represent Struts Gallery at public events and meetings as appropriate

Qualifications

  • An evident commitment to and enthusiasm for contemporary art practices, artists, and inclusive community-engaged programming.
  • Strong computer skills: proficiency with Microsoft Office and social media platforms, and proficiency with/high aptitude to learn other programs and applications (e.g. databases, graphics, web utilities)
  • Ability to assume leadership and take initiative, as well as collaborate and support others.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and writing skills
  • Willingness to be flexible with work schedule including some evenings and weekends
  • Fluency in written and spoken English; French would be an asset

Context

Struts Gallery is located on the unceded ancestral lands of the Mi’kmaq Nation and the Wolastoquyik (Maliseet) peoples. This territory is covered by the “Treaties of Peace and Friendship” which Wolastoqiyik/Wәlastәkwiyik (Maliseet) and Mi’kmaq Peoples first signed with the British Crown in 1725. The treaties did not deal with surrender of lands and resources but in fact recognized Mi’kmaq and Wolastoqiyik/Wәlastәkwiyik (Maliseet) title and established the rules for what was to be an ongoing relationship between nations. We acknowledge, honour, and pay respect to the traditional owners and custodians of this land.

To Apply

Please submit your application via email to info@strutsgallery.ca as a single PDF including cover letter, resume, and contact information for two references.

Struts Gallery is committed to diversity and inclusiveness. We encourage applications from candidates who are members of racialized communities, women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage within diverse communities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

We appreciate and will acknowledge receipt of all applications, though we will only follow up with those who are short-listed.

Full details are here.​

Imperial Theatre Assistant Box Office Manager 🎫

Compensation: $27,000 – $34,000, single health benefits after 3 months [6 month probationary period]

Deadline: Friday, June 22, 2022

Organization: Imperial Theatre is a not-for-profit live performance theatre in the heart of uptown Saint John.  Our working environment is unique and creative and will give you a glimpse behind the curtain. The Arts & Culture scene in Saint John is vibrant and diverse for such a small population and Imperial Theatre is at the heart of it.

Imperial Theatre Logo

Job Description / Responsibilities: Reporting to the Box Office Manager, the Assistant Box Office Manager is a helpful, detail-oriented individual responsible for day-to-day box office operations, including but not limited to:

  • Creating and maintaining entries in ticketing database
  • Working with ticketing clients to contract events/print tickets
  • Training, scheduling, and supervision of box office staff
  • Selling tickets & subscriptions, processing donations, at the box office and by phone
  • Assist with incoming and outgoing customer calls
  • Reconciling cash and credit sales at the beginning and end of day
  • Discretion and professional behaviour handling confidential information
  • Assist with night-of-show walk up sales and will call distribution

Applicants may be required to work evenings and weekends, depending on operational needs.

Ideal Candidate: Imperial Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and believes in making our theatre and the performing arts available for everyone who lives within our community. The successful candidate must believe in and share that philosophy and work to ensure that every person who connects with our organization is welcomed in and given the highest quality of service.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in a leadership position, ideally as a manager/supervisor
  • Intermediate computer skills (experience with ticketing systems or databases is a plus, but not necessary)
  • Experience in customer service, preferably in the ticketing, entertainment, non-profit arts or hospitality industries
  • Ability to listen to concerns and resolve problems creatively
  • Self-motivated, capable of independent reasoning and troubleshooting
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in an organized, efficient manner – attention to detail is a must
  • Ability to maintain a high level of poise and professionalism in all circumstances

Application Process:

  • Send Cover Letter and Resume to: Lindsay Jacquard, Box Office Manager
  • Email: lindsay@imperialtheatre.ca
  • Please no phone calls or drop-in meetings
  • Only applicants who are being considered will be contacted

Imperial Theatre is committed to employment equity and requests that any required accommodations be noted in your application.

Full job posting is here.

Archives Manager: Charlotte County Archives 📜

The Charlotte County Archives located in the historic jail in St. Andrews, NB collects, preserves, and conserves, through archival best practices significant documents related to the evolving history of Charlotte County.

Charlotte County Archives Logo

We have recently completed a 5 year strategic plan and are looking for an enthusiastic, self directed Archives Manager to be responsible for planning, organizing, directing, controlling and evaluating the activities of the archives, in accordance with the Strategic Plan and policies established by the Board of Directors.

The successful candidate should have:

  • Working knowledge of current archival practices
  • Experience in applying for funding through grants
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Hands-on experience in social media platforms and website maintenance
  • An ability to engage others in appreciating the importance of documenting our history
  • Experience in human resource management

Also of value would be;

  • Hands on delivery of interpretive programming
  • Experience in the heritage tourism industry
  • Knowledge of bookkeeping procedures

This is a contracted full-time position based on 35 hours per week. Weekends and holidays may be required due to seasonal demand. Salary range is $40,000 -$45,000 commensurate with experience.

For a complete Job description please visit our website.

Please forward your resume by email to Franklin Cardy Board Chair at fcardy@nb.sympatico.ca and copy to admin@ccarchives.ca

Or by Mail to

Charlotte County Archives

123 Frederick St.

St Andrews, NB E5B 1Z1

Attn. Franklin Cardy

 

If you require further information please direct your enquiries to Robin Burton at admin@ccarchives.ca

 

This competition is open until July 29, 2022

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Fredericton Playhouse Seeks Patron Services Manager 🔦

Fredericton Playhouse Inc., a charitable non-profit organization that manages and develops a 709-seat performance venue, has an exciting opportunity for a permanent full-time patron services manager to join our team.

Fredericton Playhouse: Experience it Live

Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Patron Services Manager plays a key role in the delivery of services to patrons and to clients through the management, development and deployment of the physical and human resources related to the audiences’ safety, comfort, and overall quality of experience.  Specifically, the Patron Services Manager is responsible for the patron services business unit which includes:

  • Supervising front-of-house operations for events
  • Recruiting, training, scheduling, and managing a team of up to 100 volunteers
  • Managing catering and concessions operations (product selection, inventory, staffing, and sales reporting)
  • Recruiting, training, scheduling, and managing a team of front-of-house casual employees
  • Providing front-of-house and hospitality services to artists and clients

Working in a collaborative, fast-paced, detail-oriented, and deadline-driven environment, the ideal candidate can demonstrate exceptional organizational, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills and has an aptitude for leading a service-oriented team.  They can demonstrate strong competencies in customer service, event delivery, and volunteer management.  They will enjoy the challenge of developing audiences and support for the Fredericton Playhouse and will have an appreciation of the public value of the performing arts.  Bilingualism is considered an asset.

This role requires frequent work on evening and weekends.

Salary and benefits will be based on the successful candidate’s experience and training.  In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, the starting annual salary range for this position is $51,937 to $67,519.

Apply by email correspondence to:

Director of Operations
sally@theplayhouse.ca

Deadline for applications is Friday, July 15, 2022. 

Sunbury Shores Seeks Artistic Director 🔎

Sunbury Shores Arts and Nature Centre is a not-for-profit charitable organization governed by a  Board of Directors, located in historic Saint Andrews-by-the-Sea, NB. For nearly 60 years, thousands of artists of all ages and skill levels have created and exhibited art in our unique and inspiring space. Many of our instructors, exhibiting artists, and students are internationally  recognized as award-winning creators and thought leaders who have had significant impacts on  both the cultural sector and the economy. As an enduring and vibrant cultural leader, Sunbury  Shores’ mission is “Fostering art and nature relationships in an inclusive environment.”

 

Sunbury Shores seeks new artistic director. Part-time position with flexible work schedule. sunburyshores.org/job-opportunities

We are currently seeking an Artistic Director (AD) who will provide strategic leadership for the curation and delivery of the Centre’s programs, exhibitions, and overall artistic direction. The  AD directly reports to the Executive Director (ED) and on occasion to the Board. The AD will bring new ideas and inspiration to the Centre by seeking out emerging artists, media and programming that will intrigue and inspire students of all ages, backgrounds, and skill levels.  This is a part-time position with a flexible work schedule, as required by the Centre.

The full job posting is here.

Symphony Nova Scotia Gift Planning Officer 🎶

Symphony Nova Scotia is Nova Scotia’s orchestra. With a home base in Halifax and performances across the province, we are a vibrant, vital part of Nova Scotia’s rich cultural community. We’ve gained a reputation as one of Canada’s most exciting orchestras, and we’re proud to be a national leader in performance, programming, and community engagement.

Symphony Nova Scotia

Halifax’s downtown core is one of the fastest-growing in the country, offering all the amenities of big city life, but with beautiful lakes and nature trails only a 15-minute drive away. This is why so many people are choosing to make Halifax their home, joining the thriving arts and culture scene.

Position Summary

Reporting to the CEO and Associate Directors of Development, the Gift Planning Officer’s primary responsibilities are to organize, coordinate, and execute a comprehensive gift planning program that builds relationships and increases support of the mission of Symphony Nova Scotia. The successful candidate will manage a portfolio of donors and prospects, develop relationships with allied professionals, communicate with legal representatives in the settlement of estate gifts, and complete documents in a timely and accurate manner. The Gift Planning Officer must possess superior interpersonal and organizational skills, and thrive in a team environment.

Full details are here.

Halifax Fringe Festival Seeks Executive Director 🎬

Halifax Fringe Festival is seeking a new Executive Director!

Application Deadline: Friday, July 8th
Position Start Date: Negotiable. Onboarding starting Aug 2022
Contract Type: Year-Round, Full Time, Flexible Hours
Salary: $35,000 annually

We're Hiring! The Halifax Fringe Festival is seeking a new Executive Director!

Current ED, Lee-Anne Poole, will produce her 7th and final Fringe Festival this September 1st to 11th, 2022. “I love the Fringe, and I’m excited to return to being a Fringe Festival artist and audience member,” before becoming the ED, Poole produced four of her original plays at The Fringe. Now she’s leaving the 32-year-old festival to refocus on her own creative pursuits, and The Halifax Fringe is looking for a new leader. April Hubbard (Board Chair), “We can never do enough to properly thank Lee-Anne but we will be cheering her on in her future dreams. I know the new ED will benefit from the groundwork she has laid and take Halifax Fringe to worlds we never imagined possible seven years ago.

What is Halifax Fringe?

Fringe brings together outsiders and gives them a place to explore and experiment in a safe and supportive environment.

The Halifax Fringe Festival is an annual uncensored theatre / performing arts festival. Each year, the festival is 11 days, with over 55 productions, performing over 350 individual performances! We are a non-profit association located in Kjipuktuk (Halifax). September 1st to 11th 2022 will mark our 32nd festival.

What the Executive Director is to the Halifax Fringe:

The Executive Director will oversee all aspects of the organization’s operations, involving the planning, administration, funding, logistics, and execution of the Halifax Fringe Festival. They will be a passionate leader dedicated to the organization’s mission of creating an accessible space for everyone to express themselves through performance. The ED reports directly to the Halifax Fringe Festival’s Board of Directors, and will be tasked with delegating all responsibilities required to produce the festival. They will also be responsible for programming workshops and educational opportunities that maintain the Fringe’s role as an organization that reflects the needs and desires of our arts community, while challenging its members to grow and develop.

We are looking for someone who…

  • Has a desire to champion the priorities, vision, and mandate of Halifax Fringe and the Canadian Association of Fringe Festivals (CAFF).
  • Is excited to build the Fringe Festival as a safe, fair, encouraging, and dynamic workplace.
  • Is able to confidently represent Fringe at industry events and within the theatre community.
  • Has the confidence to challenge the status quo and encourage others to rethink the way they interact with the arts community.
  • Is able to manage hectic and overlapping schedules in the short term and long term.
  • Has lived experience working or living in the underrepresented arts community.
  • Has the ability to build connections and collaborations with a variety of community members.
  • Has a willingness to continuously learn and grow on the job.
  • Has strong communication skills.

Full details are here.

Music Nova Scotia Seeks Interim Executive Director 🎺

Music Nova Scotia is seeking an experienced and qualified professional as its Interim Executive Director. This will be a 1-year contract position covering maternity leave.

Music Nova Scotia Special Announcement

Skills, Requirements, and Experience:

  • Proven leadership skills and at least 3-5 years of experience in a management role.
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of the music industry (local, regional, national, international) and experience working in the music industry.
  • Experience with fundraising and sponsorship procurement.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Experience as an Executive Director of a non-profit association would be an asset.

How To Apply:

If you have interest in this opportunity, please forward a cover letter explaining why you are qualified and how you could contribute to the growth and development of Music Nova Scotia, along with a resume/CV. Applications can be emailed to Board President Meghan Scott at info@musicnovascotia.ca, with the subject line: Application, Interim Executive Director.

Struts Gallery Seeks Programming Coordinator 🖼

Employment Opportunity

Struts Gallery – Programming Coordinator

Deadline for Applications:  Monday, May 23rd

Stuts Gallery logo

Located in Sackville, New Brunswick, the unceded ancestral lands of the Mi’kmaq Nation and the Wolastoquyik (Maliseet) peoples, Struts Gallery is a dynamic artist-run centre presenting a year-round program of exhibitions, artist residencies, workshops, youth programs and cultural events.

Position Summary

  • Starting annual salary of $30,000 – Full-time (4-day work week + some evenings and weekends)
  • 4 weeks paid vacation with additional unpaid leave possible as approved by the Director/Board of Directors on a case-by-case basis
  • Health benefits through a group insurance plan (after 3 month probationary period)
  • One-year term, renewable dependent on funding.
  • Preferred Start Date: June 14th (negotiable)
  • Short-term accommodations may be available depending on start date.

Job Outline

Reporting to the Director, the Programming Coordinator works collaboratively with the Director, Production Manager, and board of directors to support the day-to-day programming at the gallery. Responsibilities include website updates and web-shop management, social media strategy and content creation, communications, intern training, and a variety of day-to-day and administrative tasks related to our ongoing programming and facility.

Key Responsibilities

  • Programming: Support and coordinate public programming in collaboration with staff, committees, community partners and participating artists. Tasks could include: logistics, volunteer recruitment, artwork installation and research.
  • Website updates, Social Media Management/Content Creation, Communications: Effectively promote Struts activities and engage audiences through community outreach and publicity.
  • Administration: Contribute to grant writing/reporting, budgeting, operations and attend board meetings.
  • Membership & Fundraising work with staff to maintain and engage membership and support our fundraising initiatives.
  • Public Outreach: Represent Struts Gallery at public events and meetings as appropriate, both regionally and nationally, in collaboration with other staff.

Qualifications

  • An evident commitment to and enthusiasm for contemporary art practices, artists, and inclusive community-engaged programming.
  • Strong computer skills: proficiency with Microsoft Office and social media platforms, and proficiency with/high aptitude to learn other programs and applications (e.g. databases, graphics, web utilities)
  • Minimum two-years arts admin or related experience.
  • Ability to assume leadership and take initiative, as well as collaborate and support others.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and writing skills
  • Willingness to be flexible with work schedule including some evenings and weekends
  • Fluency in written and spoken English; French would be an asset

Context

Struts Gallery is located on the unceded ancestral lands of the Mi’kmaq Nation and the Wolastoquyik (Maliseet) peoples. This territory is covered by the “Treaties of Peace and Friendship” which Wolastoqiyik/Wәlastәkwiyik (Maliseet) and Mi’kmaq Peoples first signed with the British Crown in 1725. The treaties did not deal with surrender of lands and resources but in fact recognized Mi’kmaq and Wolastoqiyik/Wәlastәkwiyik (Maliseet) title and established the rules for what was to be an ongoing relationship between nations. We acknowledge, honour, and pay respect to the traditional owners and custodians of this land.

To Apply

Please submit your application via email to info (at) strutsgallery (dot) ca as a single PDF including cover letter, resume, and contact information for two references.

Struts Gallery is committed to diversity and inclusiveness. We encourage applications from candidates who are members of racialized communities, women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage within diverse communities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

We appreciate and will acknowledge receipt of all applications, though we will only follow up with those who are short-listed.

 

Job posting is here.

ArtsLink NB is Hiring for the Summer! (Deadline Extended) ☀️

ArtsLink NB is accepting applications to fill several summer positions, through the Canada Summer Jobs Program.

Deadline for applications extended to May 30th!

Arts Link NB: The Arts Are Vital to All New Brunswickers

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

 

Position 1: Communications Intern

Tentative start date: between June 6th and July 4th, 2022

Location: Office based in Saint John, remote work optional

Terms: 35 hrs a week; 8 weeks, 12.75/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. 

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 30, 2022. We thank all of those interested in the position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Position 2: Outreach Intern (2)

Tentative start date: between June 6th and July 4th, 2022

Location: Office based in Saint John, remote work optional

Terms: 35 hrs a week; 8 weeks, 12.75/hr

 

ArtsLink NB seeks an energetic and enthusiastic candidate with a desire to work in the arts and culture sector as our Outreach Intern. The Outreach Intern will assist in the planning and delivery of the inaugural Arts Atlantic Symposium. Applicants should have strong communication skills and be able to work independently on projects. 

 

ArtsLink NB is an equal opportunity employer.

If interested, please send your resume and cover letter to julie@artslinknb.com, by May 30, 2022. We thank all of those interested in the position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Music•Musique NB Hiring Artist and Industry Development Coordinator

Position: Artist and Industry Development
Start Date: June 2022
Remuneration: $ 40,000
Time commitment: 4 day work week / 32 hr week
Location: New Brunswick. No specific location. Potential of working remotely.

Music NB logo

SUMMARY

Music•Musique NB (MNB) is the provincial music industry association for the province of New Brunswick and is currently looking to add a full time staff member to its team. We are looking for an individual who is committed to help foster and develop the New Brunswick music industry through education and training, market development and reaching out to equity-seeking members of our industry.

OVERVIEW OF RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

ARTIST AND INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT

  • Develop and coordinate MNB’s annual artist and industry professional development program;
    • Coordinate a 3-day professional development bootcamp for emerging and developing artists;
    • Conference (506), a 2-day professional development, showcasing and networking event
    • Monthly online information sessions (Savvy Sessions) on music industry basics;
  • Develop partnerships for educational initiatives specifically for equity-seeking communities;
  • Develop training and education based partnerships with other provincial and national cultural organizations;

EXPORT NB PROGRAM

  • Identify and engage with exporting artists from N.B. and their teams. Identify needs and opportunities;
  • Identify and communicate export opportunities;
  • Develop and maintain an up-to-date list and relationship with regional, national and international industry delegates and buyers;
  • Develop strategic partnerships with national and international showcasing events;
  • Coordinate sponsored export showcases;

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A good understanding of the music industry in general;
  • Excellent communication and writing skills in both English and French;
  • Ability to multitask and work independently and collaboratively;
  • Exceptional organizational skills;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Schedule will sometimes require some evenings and weekends during events;
  • Strong computer, spreadsheet, and data management skills;
  • Proficient with online management tools such as Google Workspace and similar platforms;
  • Can work within an established project budget;
  • Must be able to work remotely;
  • Must be a resident of New Brunswick.
  • Must be a Canadian citizen or have permanent resident status.

APPLY

Interested parties can apply through this link by May 19th, 2022. Please apply with a CV/resume and short cover letter outlining your intentions and relevant work experience. Applications will be received and assessed in strict confidence.

Only candidates of interest will be contacted for an interview. Questions should be directed to jean@musicnb.org. Do not contact via social media.

Music-Musique NB is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of equity and equality in employment.

Music•Musique NB Hiring Communications and Social Media Manager

Position: Communications and Social Media manager, Administrative Assistant
Start Date: June 2022
Remuneration: $ 15,000 (annual contract)
Time commitment: approx. 10 hours a week
Location: New Brunswick. No specific location. Potential of working remotely.

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Music•Musique NB (MNB) is the provincial music industry association for the province of New Brunswick and is currently looking to add a part time staff member to its team. We are looking for an individual who excels at communicating on the current social media platforms and understands how organizations need to communicate with members and stakeholders. Additionally, this position will assist the Music Industry Development Program Agent with some administrative tasks.

OVERVIEW OF RESPONSIBILITIES

SOCIAL MEDIA

  • Multiple social media posts a week (Facebook + Twitter + Instagram – Same content, adapted to the platform), based on a pre-scheduled publication calendar.
  • Community Management (reply to comments, flag issues)

NEWSLETTER

  • Read the various music industry newsletters and add new info to a spreadsheet.
  • Read and edit (if needed) members’ news
  • Publish one newsletter a week, highlighting some industry news and some members’ news. (Example)

GENERAL COMMUNICATION

  • Keep an updated list of music/cultural journalists, bloggers and other relevant media.
  • Create a monthly communication report

MID PROGRAM ANALYST

The Music Industry Development Program (MID) is designed to foster the development and growth of the music industry in New Brunswick through investment in projects submitted by New Brunswick music industry artists and businesses. The MID Program Analyst would provide administrative support for the MID Program Agent. Tasks could include, but are not limited to:

  • Communicate and follow up with applicants regarding completion report deadlines;
  • Communicate and follow up with applicants regarding missing info or documentation;
  • Manage some aspects of the evaluation juries ;

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Good understanding of the music industry in general;
  • Good knowledge of social media platforms;
  • Excellent communication and writing skills in both English and French;
  • Excellent customer service skills;
  • First-rate knowledge of appropriate hashtags and emojis;
  • Experience with Mailchimp is an asset;
  • Experience with Canva (or similar design platform) is an asset;
  • Must be able to work remotely;
  • Must be a resident of New Brunswick.
  • Must be a Canadian citizen or have permanent resident status.

APPLY

Interested parties can apply through this link by May 19th, 2022. Please apply with a CV/resume and short cover letter outlining your intentions and relevant work experience. Applications will be received and assessed in strict confidence. Only candidates of interest will be contacted for an interview. Questions should be directed to Dawn@musicnb.org. Do not contact via social media. Music-Musique NB is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of equity and equality in employment.

Two Employment Opportunities at artsnb 💛

artsnb has two exciting positions available! artsnb seeks to hire an Administrative Assistant (part-time) and a Student Intern (Research Assistant). Both competitions are currently open. Interested candidates are invited to read through the job posting in which they are interested (see below) and apply following the instructions provided.

2 employment opportunities at artsnb: administrative assistant, part-time, and student intern, research assistant

The details can be found here:

Application deadline is May 31, 2022, unless a suitable candidate is found sooner; interested applicants are therefore encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

artsnb Seeks New Executive Director 📣

artsnb is searching for a new Executive Director in New Brunswick.

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artsnb is committed to diversity, equity, inclusivity and accessibility in all aspects of its operations and programs. As such, we strongly encourage applications from women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and racialized or otherwise marginalized individuals, who can demonstrate the expectations of the role based on a combination of their experiences and education.

The New Brunswick Arts Board, also known as artsnb, is a provincial arts funding agency at arm’s length from government, with a legislated mandate to facilitate and promote the creation of art, and to administer funding programs for professional artists and arts organizations in New Brunswick. artsnb is governed by a board of nine members appointed by government, many of whom are artists or arts professionals.

The Opportunity

artsnb seeks a dynamic, engaging and visionary arts administrator to lead and manage the organization as its new Executive Director. The ED oversees operations, manages a staff of five people, an annual budget of $1.8 million dollars, and ensures that the policies of the board of directors are implemented. The ED also maintains warm relations with the artistic community and the media, nurtures collaborative interactions with the organization’s many partners and stakeholders, including the provincial government.

What you’ll do

Responsibilities

The success of the ED will be contingent on the following essential qualities: You demonstrate knowledge of and passion for the arts in New Brunswick, with a deep appreciation of the cultural and artistic diversity. Your public relations and communication abilities are exceptional, able to effectively gain multistakeholder cooperation and collaboration. You have well-known inclusive leadership skills. You are adaptable, caring, creative, and sensitive-a champion of equity, diversity, and inclusion with a track record of creating welcoming and supportive spaces in which colleagues and community stakeholders can thrive.

In addition, the Executive Director leads the strategic and operational planning process; ensures accountability and stewardship of artsnb’s funds and resources; identifies, assesses and informs the board of directors of issues and opportunities impacting artsnb; and represents, along with the Chair, the organization in the artistic ecosystem at the provincial, national and international level.

What you’ll need

Qualifications

  • A passion and a profound understanding of the role arts play in society and the issues facing the New Brunswick arts community
  • A minimum of 7 years of demonstrated experience in managing people, organizations, budgets and projects, preferably in the arts and culture sector
  • Demonstrated experience working with a board of directors and building strategic relationships with partners and stakeholders
  • Experience working with government and a good understanding of how arts funding works in Canada would be strong asset
  • Post-secondary degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent organizational work experience. Note: Candidates who may have acquired their career experience and understanding of the artistic sector through means other than a formal education are also encouraged to apply.
  • Fluency in French and English (spoken and written) is mandatory

Behavioural Competencies

  • Possesses a strong business acumen
  • Effective in decision making with the ability to understand and persevere through the complex nature of management and leadership in a multi-stakeholder organization
  • Strong public relations and communication skills
  • Can effectively cope with change and shift gears comfortably
  • Has strong interpersonal skills; understanding of self and others
  • Demonstrative qualities around creating integrity and trust driven environments

Additional Information

The successful candidate must reside in New Brunswick and be willing to work a hybrid model of remote and office. artsnb office is based in Fredericton, NB.

artsnb intends to onboard the successful candidate for this position as soon as possible.
Applicants who require accommodations for any part of the application process can include this in their cover letter and/or contact Christine@chapmangroup.com

Compensation

The salary range for this role is between $86,057 – $113,596 per year, plus competitive benefits, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

More information about our programs and policies are available on the artsnb website at artsnb.ca.

Application deadline is May 30, 2022.

Full job posting is here.

Sunbury Shores Seeks Children’s Summer Program Administrator

Sunbury Shores is seeking a Children’s Summer Program Administrator through the provincial SEED program. The position will run for ten weeks, June 10 – Aug.26, 2022. To be eligible, a candidate (student) must:

  • Be a resident of New Brunswick or a First Nation community in New Brunswick;
  • Be a full-time student (high school – grade 12 only, university or college) in the current academic year of 2021/2022, and
  • Be attending a post-secondary institution full-time in the fall of 2022 (university or college)
  • Experience working with children is preferred.

We're Hiring. Made possible by the New Brunswick Student Employment Experience Development Program

For more information on the position, please click here!

Interested applicants may send their resume and a cover letter explaining why you would be a suitable candidate, to: operations-director@sunburyshores.org