An Arts Administrator position is available with Musical Ventures Inc.

Located in Fredericton, NB, Musical Ventures Inc., is arts presenting organization that has been active in classical music programming in the city since 1994 through its two main projects: New Brunswick Summer Music Festival and Atlantic Sinfonia. The former is a nationally recognised two-week long festival held in August; whereas the latter is a chamber ensemble, offering concerts in Fredericton and the region.

Musical Ventures

General Description

The Arts Administrator will support the two performing arts ventures focusing on fundraising, marketing, and organizational administration. Tasks will include seeking out and applying for grants and corporate giving opportunities, communications, and office administration.

Specific tasks include:

  • Seeking out and securing available grants
  • Keeping good records in an office setting
  • Work with Board of directors budgets, direction and goals
  • Seek out and liaise with partners effectively
  • Lead marketing initiatives for events
  • Maintain a social media presence
  • Manage part-time staff and volunteers

Other skills

Applicant should have training and/or experience in Arts Administration and have a desire to see the organization flourish. An ability to work both independently and under the close direction of a director and volunteer board is essential. Proficiency in word processing and spreadsheet applications is necessary and other computer skills, such as desktop publishing, would be an asset. Ability to drive and vehicle ownership would be an asset.

The position will be 20-30 hours per week with a wage of $20/hour. The position has a probationary period of 12 weeks, with on-going employment the goal. The position is essentially an on-site position.

Applications will be reviewed starting 05 December 2022.

Applications should be addressed to:

Musical Ventures, Inc

Memorial Hall UNB, Rm. 22

9 Bailey Dr.

Fredericton, NB

E3B 5A3

Attn: Siobhan Hanratty

Or electronically to: info@musicalventures.ca