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Project Coordinator for a Start-up Artist Residency in St. Andrews

Kingsbrae International Residence for the Arts (KIRA) is an emerging artist residency located in

St. Andrews (NB) which will be welcoming its first residents in the spring of 2017.

KIRA offers a four-month contract starting July 1 st and ending on October 31 st with a possible

extension.

Working under the supervision of KIRA Steering Committee, the Project Coordinator will:

– Customize KIRA’s key strategic documents according to the requirements of potential

funding sources

– Write grant proposals to various levels of government for an infrastructure project to be

undertaken in 2017

– Write grant proposals to various levels of government to obtain operating funding for

2017 (e.g. salary for the residency’s director)

– Develop proposals to obtain support from private organizations

– Manage the Call for Applications process

– Create a web presence for KIRA

– Establish a communication strategy for the web site and the Call for Applications to

reach relevant cultural networks such as artist residencies organizations, art

organizations, art publications, etc.

– Perform other duties relevant to the project

Qualifications

Experience in working in an art/cultural organization

Experience in writing grant proposals

Experience in web communication

Excellent writing skills

Ability to work autonomously and to manage several files at the same time

Recognized for having excellent people skills

Recognized for having excellent coordinating skills

Knowledge of art networks in Canada

Degree in arts/cultural management is an asset

Working off-site is possible. Travel expenses will be reimbursed.

Interested candidates must send a resume and a covering letter to Tim Henderson, Managing

Director, Kingsbrae Garden: tim@kingsbraegarden.com no later than June 15, 2016.

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