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-Waterloo-
Preparator
Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery

The Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery seeks an experienced Preparator for installations and events. This is a part-time on-call position. The Preparator coordinates the labour and materials for the installation and takedown of exhibitions and works with staff to ensure the safe keeping of all exhibition related materials and the collection. On all matters, the position works closely with and reports to the Curator. This position plans for exhibition installation, consults on technical aspects of installation and the unpacking and repacking of art and artefacts.

Reporting to the Curator, the successful applicant will coordinate all preparation activities and be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the preparation shop including the maintenance and upkeep of the equipment, shop, and preparation storage areas, and be responsible for stocking and ordering of preparation materials.

The position also offers assistance to other departments as required.

WORK PERFORMED

  1. Follows exhibition specifications developed by Curator and exhibiting artists.
  2. Prepares, installs and removes artwork, artefacts and installation materials for exhibitions.
  3. Prepares the exhibition spaces by repairing exhibition walls (patching and painting).
  4. Maintains equipment and maintains the orderly condition of the preparation storage area.
  5. Loads/ unloads, picks up/delivers, packs/unpacks art/artefacts/institution materials for storage, exhibition and/or shipment.
  6. Constructs crates and other shipping containers if needed. Builds display props (such as risers and pedestals etc.) when required.
  7. In consultation with Curator, schedules casual preparation staff when required.
  8. Transports art and artefacts when required.
  9. Performs other related duties as required.
  10. Be willing to work irregular hours as required.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

The incumbent must have excellent art handling skills and a thorough knowledge of art and artefact handling, exhibition installation, carpentry, general electrical skills. This position is frequently required to lift heavy objects such as artwork, pedestals, crates, ladders, scaffolding and construction materials. The successful candidate must also have a knowledge of basic electronics, audio-visual and computer-driven exhibition applications, exhibition lighting and its application and will possess a valid driver’s license and be licensed to operate a forklift and skyjack (training can be provided). S/he must have previous museum preparation experience, including a sound knowledge of the principles and practices of museum management, conservation and lighting standards and an ability to meet deadlines. Post-secondary school education or training in a related field is an asset. The incumbent must have the ability to work independently and collaboratively and should have excellent leadership, interpersonal, organizational and time management skills and have the ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally with artists, visiting curators and co-workers. 

The successful applicant will be required to know and comply with Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery policies and procedures and the safety rules and laws prescribed in the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations of Ontario as outlined in Section 28 (1) and (2) of the Act.  

HOW TO APPLY

Send letter of interest, hour rate expectations, CV and references to:
Denis Longchamps, Executive Director
Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery
25 Caroline Street North
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 2Y5
Or by email to director@theclayandglass.ca

Applications will be accepted until position is filled. 

 

 

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-Cambridge-
Gallery Assistant
Cambridge Galleries | Idea Exchange

Application Deadline: October 30, 2018
Date Posted: October 11, 2018

Gallery Assistant (Full-Time, 13-Month Contract)
Idea Exchange, Queen’s Square

Are you an enthusiastic person who is top-notch at organization and attention to detail? Do you naturally excel at coordinating many details bringing a project or program to successful completion? Idea Exchange is seeking a talented Gallery Assistant for our Queen’s Square location. Does this sound like you? Read on!

As a Gallery Assistant, you will provide administrative support for fundraising events, grant applications, gallery education programs, special events and other administrative tasks within the gallery. This will include, but will not be limited to, tasks such as recording meeting minutes, processing and tracking donations, preparing copy, correspondence and contracts, preparing reports and statistics, scheduling programs and monitoring registration, coordinating email campaigns and assisting with set up and take down of events.

Your creative ability will assist in updating gallery exhibition and program information on the website and managing and maintaining the digital image archive. In this role, you will also provide occasional back-up support to reception and attending the Design at Riverside Gallery.

To be qualified for the role, you should have experience in administrative support and fundraising within the non-profit cultural sector as well as a high level of attention to detail and deadlines. You should have a minimum 1-2 year college certificate ideally in business administration, fundraising or visual arts. Your technical skills should include a high proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Creative Suite. Knowledge of PastPerfect an asset.

This is a full-time, 13 month contract position beginning on November 19, 2018. You will work approximately 70 hours in a bi-weekly period. The position my require work from multiple branch locations within Cambridge. The starting schedule is Monday – Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Some evening and weekend work may be required for special events or programs. The schedule is subject to change.  

If you think you are up to the task, please apply by October 30, 2018 to:
Corrine Denbok, HR Specialist
Idea Exchange
1 North Square, Cambridge, Ontario, N1S 2K6
Email: hr@ideaexchange.org    
Website: http://ideaexchange.org/about/career-opportunities

Rethink how you view the library! Idea Exchange has transformed into a space where people of all ages can come together to share their passion for art, reading, knowledge sharing, technology, creativity and culture. Our five locations in the community provide endless resources, learning and fun to our members making Idea Exchange a pillar of arts and culture in Cambridge. Want to learn more? Visit us at http://ideaexchange.org.

 

 

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-Toronto-
Director of Programming
Tangled Art + Disability

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS from Deaf, Mad or Disability-Identified People

Tangled Art + Disability

30 hours/week
$50,000 Salary
One-year contract with potential for renewal
Some evening and weekend work is required

Tangled Art + Disability is boldly redefining how the world experiences art and those who create it. We are a not for profit art + disability organization dedicated to connecting professional and emerging artists, the arts community and a diverse public through creative passion and artistic excellence. Our mandate is to support disability-identified artists, to cultivate disability arts in Canada, and to enhance access to the arts for artists and audiences of all abilities.

Tangled invites applications from Deaf, Mad or Disability-Identified people for the position of Director of Programming. Working collaboratively with Tangled’s Executive Director and Gallery Manager, the Director of Programming has the opportunity to significantly influence the future of Deaf, Mad and Disability Arts in Canada and beyond. Tangled is experiencing an exciting period of growth, having recently launched Tangled Art Gallery (TAG), a public exhibition space at Toronto arts hub located at 401 Richmond. With the addition of Tangled Art Gallery, we are showcasing the highest quality of work by Deaf, Mad and Disability-Identified artists year- round and developing new and innovative practices for accessible arts presentation.

The nature of the position is flexible and evolving, adapting to the needs and opportunities of this vibrant and growing organization. There are periods within our year-round programming that will require full-time commitment and occasional evening and weekend commitments. Overtime is compensated with time-off in lieu, during slower periods of the annual schedule.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement the long-term artistic vision for Tangled programming including curating or overseeing the curation of Tangled Art Gallery exhibits and inclusive educational and public programming
  • Supervise support staff and mentor emerging arts administrators;
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  • Provide mentorship and guidance to Deaf, Mad and Disability-Identified artists and curators.
  • Research, develop and implement accessible curatorial practices;
  • Oversee juries and selection committees related to artists-in-residence, curators-in-residence and recommender grants;
  • Community development through building and maintaining relationships with other disability arts organizations worldwide;
  • Manage relationships, research and connect with diverse artists with a wide range of access needs and review submissions;
  • Develop and maintain relationships with funders, sponsors and donors; liaising with arts councils and arts council officers, and report on Tangled activities;
  • Publicly represent Tangled in media interviews, public forums, professional speaking opportunities, panels, etc.
  • With the Executive Director, ensure long-term sustainability of the organization through fundraising (including grant writing), implementing a social enterprise strategy and developing and maintaining the annual budget;
  • Report to the Board of Directors.

Qualifications:

  • Strong knowledge of and experience within disability arts and culture;
  • 3-5 years’ experience in not-for-profit organization, or equivalent training and experience;
  • Minimum 2 years of curatorial or artistic practice;
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise and mentor staff and emerging artists
  • Familiarity with accessible programing and curatorial practices;
  • Commitment to regional artistic initiatives and willingness to engage the public;
  • Superior communication, project management, and organizational skills;
  • Demonstrated commitment to working collaboratively and collegial spirit;
  • Superior interpersonal skills, comfort with media and public speaking;
  • Experience working with volunteer boards and committees;
  • Experience working in a gallery an asset

Tangled Art + Disability is strongly committed to equity and values diversity. We encourage applications from First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of racialized communities and LGBTQ-identified persons. Applications from Deaf, Mad and disability-identified persons will be prioritized. Interested candidates are invited to send a PDF of current resume and a brief letter of interest in one document to careers@tangledarts.org

DEADLINE for applications: Friday November 16, 2018 at 5:00 pm EST. Please no phone calls. Candidates selected for interview will be contacted by November 23, 2017. Interviews will be held in Toronto or by Skype.

 

 

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-Toronto-
Senior Manager, Philanthropy & Planned Giving
Art Gallery of Ontario

Regular Full-Time (35 hours per week)
Salary Range: $92,164 - 115,224 per annum

ART + ACCESS + LEARNING

The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is among the most distinguished museums in North America and is committed to making great art accessible to all. The AGO’s promise is to inspire current and future generations to see themselves in the art that we present and to create meaningful art experiences that provoke dialogue, offer new perspectives and stimulate creativity. The AGO brings transformative art experiences to life and believes in the power of art to start a dialogue, create community and change lives.

The AGO’s Collection features over 90,000 works that date from 100 AD to the present, spanning painting, drawing, sculpture, installation and performance. The AGO showcases the best of our Collection and presents exceptional temporary art exhibitions, often in partnership with leading museums worldwide. Visitors enjoy a dynamic suite of programs, including artist lectures, school tours, Family Sundays, First Thursdays, special events and performances, camps and studio courses. Accessibility and inclusivity are at the heart of what we do – from Art in the Moment, offering specialized tours to those living with dementia, to Free After 3 Youth Programs and Free Wednesday Nights.

The AGO enjoys a healthy financial position, achieved in part through a robust membership program, a thriving Development division and dynamic exhibitions and public programs that attract over a million visitors a year (2017/18). The AGO is developing a bold 10-year vision to ensure its position as a leader in global conversations. The AGO is preparing to launch a major fundraising campaign to elevate the AGO’s position at home and abroad.

The AGO is establishing a proactive Planned Giving Program to maximize the potential within our significant loyal donor base.  The successful candidate will have the unique opportunity to build the program, develop marketing strategy and materials, and integrate the new program with our upcoming campaign.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding gift planning and major gift ($25,000+) donors.
  • Building and managing a portfolio of approximately 80-90 gift planning prospects and/or donors to cultivate and solicit to meet established annual major gift financial targets and secure planned gift expectancies.
  • Acts as in-house expert for Planned Giving and is responsible for developing strategies and tailored programs to engage the interest and involvement of individuals with capacity for major, planned or legacy gifts, or blended gifts, including gifts of art. 
  • Ensures proper stewardship takes place following a gift to maintain the donor’s involvement and support.
  • Contributes to the overall strategic direction and successful execution of the Development Division’s annual and multi-year plans.
  • Collaborates with colleagues on the implementation of the long-term fundraising strategy, aligned with overall multi-year annual and campaign plans. Implement projects and initiatives reflected in the campaign plan and the AGO strategic plan. 

Our ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of fundraising principles, practices and CRA guidelines.
  • Demonstrated track record of success securing major and planned gifts and implementing successful fundraising strategies to meet financial and expectancy targets.
  • Demonstrated track record of setting up and implementing a fundraising program and ability to build a culture of philanthropy within an organization.
  • A minimum of five years of experience in fundraising, with at least one year of experience in a supervisory fundraising role.
  • Well-developed computer literacy including familiarity with industry data analytics overlaid on a donor database.
  • Successful track record in meeting or exceeding revenue targets and managing budgets.
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, effective at follow-through and priority setting.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and relationship building skills and superior communication skills.
  • Canadian Association of Gift Planners (CAGP) Certificate (Original course preferred).
  • University degree or equivalent education and experience.
  • Knowledge of art an asset.

We invite individuals who reflect the diversity of our visitors to apply by visiting our website at https://ago.ca/jobs-and-volunteering. We thank all applicants but must advise that only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act & the AGO’s Recruitment & Selection Policy for Staff, a request for accommodation will be considered throughout the hiring process. The Art Gallery of Ontario is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Application Deadline: Posted until filled

 

 

 

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-Scarborough-
Art Technician
TOTAL Fine Arts

TOTAL Fine Arts, a division of TOTAL Transportation Solutions Inc., is built on experienced staff with a clear understanding of what is expected, the precautions needed, and the absolute care required when handling priceless art and artifacts. Our staff and technicians have a genuine passion for the arts. TOTAL Fine Arts has an immediate opening for an Art Technician to join a team of dedicated professionals serving our clients, including museums, art galleries, private collectors and individual artists.

Job Description:

TOTAL Technicians are required to assist with and carry out tasks including but not limited to transportation, installation and deinstallation, condition reporting, packing/wrapping of sensitive and high value artworks and artifacts, as well as providing support in the fabrication of custom crates and travel systems as needed. The candidate may also be requested to fill in for other areas in the company, aiding in the movement of high value products. Position may include other related duties as required.
The position is based in Scarborough, ON and primarily involves work in the GTA and Southern Ontario region.
The successful candidate will have the following qualities and qualifications:

  • Comfort and demonstrated experience with handling artwork and artifacts
  • High level of care and attention to detail
  • Must be legally allowed to work in Canada
  • Good physical health (position will require regular heavy lifting)
  • Professionalism, discretion and attention to detail
  • Must be bondable

Additional assets to this position include:

  • Valid G level Driver’s license, preference/priority will be given to candidates with AZ/DZ
  • An interest or educational background in the arts
  • Construction, carpentry or woodworking experience considered an asset

This is a full time position, typically Monday-Friday, with occasional weekends as required. Wage is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Interviews will be held as applications are received. Please submit applications to alauffer@totalfinearts.com.

 

 

 

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-Kleinburg-
Marketing Coordinator
McMichael Canadian Art Collection

Application deadline: October 25, 2018
Date Posted: October 3, 2018

The McMichael Canadian Art Collection ranks among Canada’s top public galleries in size and significance and welcomes on average more than 110,000 visitors annually. The McMichael’s permanent collection consists of over 6,500 artworks by Tom Thomson, the Group of Seven, their contemporaries, and First Nations, Métis, Inuit and contemporary artists who have contributed to the development of Canadian art. The impressive gallery spaces, across two levels, are surrounded by a network of outdoor trails, outdoor sculpture garden and 100 acres of conservation land with breathtaking views of the Humber Valley.
The Marketing Coordinator will support the marketing department with marketing and promotion activities for exhibitions, programming and tourism including: managing and analyzing Google Adwords campaigns; analysis of Environics Analytics audience data and report generation; researching new advertising and promotional opportunities and assisting with media buying; assisting in all collateral development and managing distribution and print for collateral; contacting organizations/institutions to establish promotional relationships (e.g. reciprocal opportunities); developing and implementing contests and promotions and tracking results; tracking invoices and other administrative and marketing-related tasks as required.

Skills Required

  • Bachelor of Art Degree or College diploma specializing in marketing, or equivalent experience.
  • 3 years’ experience working in a marketing department or advertising agency
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, HTML, media buying
  • Experience using market research tools
  • Ability to interpret on line data analytics and reports
  • Experience in an arts and culture or tourism organization is an asset
  • French or a second language is an asset

Interested candidates should forward their resume with a covering letter to Human Resources by October 25, 2018 to hr@mcmichael.com.

We thank all candidates for their application; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  The McMichael Canadian Art Collection will accommodate individuals with disabilities during the recruitment and assessment process.

 

 

 


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-Brampton-
Senior Curator, History
Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA)

System ID: 2018-8511
# of Positions: 1
Position Type and Status: Contract Full-time
Job Industry: Museums and Galleries
Career Level: Experiences
Post End Date: October 20, 2018 - 11:59 PM
Minimum Salary: $88,093.00 / Yr (CAD)
Maximum Salary: $110,115.00/Yr (CAD)

ABOUT US:

The Region of Peel serves a vibrant and culturally diverse community of more than 1.4 million residents and 163,000 businesses in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga. Committed to service excellence, transparency in decision-making and responsible tax management, the Region delivers a wide range of municipal services that are customer-focused and cost-effective.

The Region of Peel has recently completed a Strategic Planning process that engaged our residents and stakeholders to answer one question: "What can you imagine for the future Peel?" All the feedback received formed the path forward and the strategic direction for the Region over the next 20 years.

To learn more about the Region of Peel please visit our website or watch the Faces of Peel video to see how our employees impact the residents of Peel.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Senior Curator, History
Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives
Contract Full-time - 13 months
Pay Band: $88,093 - $110,115

The Region of Peel, Canada's second-largest municipality, has undergone a major transformation during the past few decades as a dynamic, urban community with a vibrant economic base. Our goal is to build a community for life that ensures our 'future Peel' is a healthy, safe and ocnnected community, based on the cornerstones of collaboration, innovation and environmental sustainabilty.

Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) is the Region's dynamic culture hub, housed in an inter-connected 4 buildign campus in downtown Brampton, serving a diverse population of 1.44 million across Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon. PAMA is an integrated institution specialising in contemporary and regional arts, heritage and culture, with a mandate of creative exploration and a goal to help build cohesive community.

Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) is looking for a Senior Curator, History to join the leadership team and share their passion for history and creative vision with the residents of Peel.

Are you a visionary curator who can help shape the future of our dynamic institution through the delivery of innovative exhibitions, programs, and growth and stewardship of an evolving collection? Are you an accomplished leader, gifted communicator, outstanding researcher, and an advocate for inclusivity and collaboration?

This may be the opportunity for you.

The Role:

The Senior Curator, History is responsible for the initiation, development and presentation of a dynamic curatorial vision, including exhibitions organized within PAMA and exhibitions orginiating from other institutions; and the growth and care of PAMA's history collection. The Senior Curator, History is a collaborative partner in the planning and coordination of programs and services and works in an inclusionary and multi-disciplinary environment.

You will be accountable for:

Leading the Museum team within PAMA, providing a high level of expertise and oversight in accordance with relevant industry standards. The Senior Curator, History is responsible for fostering innovation in approach and design to create exceptional visitor and user experiences.

Delivering museum services, including exhibitions, publications, management of the collection, community relations, incoming and outgoing loans, donor relations, community liaison, conservation, grant management, reports and evaluations.

Ensuring museum program strategies align with goals and objectives of the Region of Peel and that plans and resources support program needs while also ensuring PAMA's long-term financial sustainability.

Managing strategic relationships, including with partners, stakeholders, donors and funders, and strengthen institutional and community links.

Managing fiscal resources to ensure operational effectiveness.

Providing leadership to build a high performing engaged and committed team of professionals.

Develop strategy documents, exhibition plans, project proposals, Council and Advisory Board reports, program business plans, policies and procedures, exhibition didactics and publications, contractual agreements, reports, presentations, grant submissions, general correspondence and social media and other content.

Qualifications:

Master's Degree in Museum Studies with at least 8 years of curatorial experience in a related position in a museum or other collections based institution, or an equivalent combination of education and experience including at least 3 years of leadership experience.

Demonstrated expertise in at least one major area of the PAMA museum collection.

Demonstrated results in building community engagement.

Demonstrated results related to best practices, industry standards, and current trends in curation and exhibition, collections management, educational programming and visitor experiences.

Demonstrated expertise with co-creation.

Ability to interpret and evaluate information to improve existing programs or to develop new approaches or processes.

Strong problem solving and judgmental skills.

Strong financial management and planning skills.

Excellent time management and organizational skills.

Excellent communications skills.

Flexibility around hours, weekend and some statutory holidays may be required.

Location: 9 Wellington Street E., Brampton
Hours of Work: 35 hours a week; Monday to Friday. Flexibility required to work evenings, weekends, statutory holidays

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply directly online.

Additional Information

At the Region of Peel, we respect diversity and treat one another in ways that are fair, courteous and compassionate, recognizing everyone's contributions. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. The Region of Peel is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Please be advised, the Region of Peel uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant's responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.

OPTIONS:

APPLY FOR THIS JOB ONLINE

REFER THIS JOB TO A FRIEND

 

 

 

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-Kleinburg-
Director, Communications, Marketing & Sales
McMichael Canadian Art Collection

Application Deadline: October 28, 2018

The McMichael Canadian Art Collection ranks among Canada’s top public galleries in size and significance. The McMichael’s permanent collection consists of over 6,500 works of art by Tom Thomson, the Group of Seven, their contemporaries, and First Nations, Métis, Inuit and contemporary artists who have contributed to the development of Canadian art. The gallery welcomes on average more than 110,000 regional, national and international visitors annually.  The three floors of gallery, exhibition, studio, and program space, as well as library and archives and conservation laboratory, are surrounded by 100 acres of conservation land, including outdoor sculpture installations.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director, Communications, Marketing & Sales is responsible for strengthening the reach of the McMichael Canadian Art Collection. The position oversees market and visitor research and program evaluation to ensure that related marketing, communications and media relations strategies and tactics for exhibitions, education and family/community programs translate into increased audiences and participation. The incumbent will direct an effective and client-focused events and rental sales program to ensure maximum use and rate of return of facilities’ rentals on a year-round basis, and the promotion and sales oversight of the Gallery Shop and e-shop.

The Director, Communication, Marketing & Sales is an effective team player with excellent creative, managerial, financial, interpersonal, and organizational skills, as well as demonstrated oral and written communication skills. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional creativity, high energy to motivate self and coach others, and a vision for integrating marketing and communications with relevant programs and product.

The successful incumbent will have a graduate degree or equivalent in management, communications, marketing, or related field. A minimum of 7 years successful management experience in marketing, communications and sales with web, online marketing and social media is required. A broad knowledge of art museum programs, including educational, family and online experiences, with a passion for Canadian art as well as an understanding of public sector, not-for-profit organizations, and government relations is desired. Fluency in French is an asset.

Application Process:
Forward your resume along with a covering letter to Human Resources by October 28, 2018 to hr@mcmichael.com

McMichael Canadian Art Collection, 10365 Islington Avenue, Kleinburg, Ontario, L0J 1C0, Fax (905)893-2588 www.mcmichael.com

We thank all applicants for their resume. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The McMichael supports individuals with disabilities throughout the interview and employment process.

 

 

 

 

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-Scarborough-
Fine Arts Coordinator
TOTAL Fine Arts

Start Date: Immediately

TOTAL Fine Arts is seeking to fill the position of Fine Arts Coordinator.

Our team is growing again to meet customer demand! Seeking applicants for immediate openings. Responsible for providing exceptional customer service to high profile clients within the fine arts field, including museums, galleries & private sector. Understanding of unique requirements for each client and ensuring quality service is provided every time is key. Demonstrated knowledge of international shipping industry and customs processes is an absolute must. You will be required to coordinate between the operations department and clients to ensure services are provided during preferred shipping dates and shuttle schedules. It is the responsibility of this position to maintain shuttle schedules and book within appointed shuttle schedules. You must be proactive with clients and operations to ensure smooth operation and immediately communicate any changes that may arise.

Key Job Duties:

  • Work with and provide support to senior fine arts staff.
  • Handle all emails and calls with authority and professionalism.
  • Work in a fast paced environment, keeping an acute attention to detail.
  • Respond to all quotes and inquiries for service in a timely manner.
  • Schedule & coordinate shipment bookings with clients and agents.
  • Accurately enter & process order data and maintain master company lists.
  • Coordinate bookings with dispatchers to ensure smooth delivery to customer.
  • Provide nothing less than an exceptional customer service experience.
  • Timely follow-up with operations and customers on all shipments in transit.
  • Manage any changes and communicate to all appropriate parties.
  • Maintain customer relations by earning their trust and respect.
  • Work with minimal supervision and take charge as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Three or more years’ experience working in or with fine arts, museums, galleries, etc.
  • Have prior experience with exhibition planning and associated logistics.
  • Knowledge of international shipping requirements and customs processes a must.
  • Proficient working with Microsoft Office Suite products.
  • Possess a passion to provide first rate customer service.
  • Comfortable working effectively in a fast pace, dead-line driven and high volume work environment.
  • Able to take charge, make decisions and positively manage change as and when needed.
  • Understanding best practices for the handling and transporting needs, with a focus on the arts
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Strong administrative and organizational capabilities
  • Attention to detail is an ABSOLUTE MUST.

                 
Please submit your resume, cover letter and any pertinent information to: alauffer@totalfinearts.ca

Cover letter must include demonstrated knowledge of transportation industry.

 

 

 

 

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-Oshawa-
Preparator + Facilities Lead
Robert McLaughlin Gallery

Application Deadline: October 24, 2018

The Robert McLaughlin Gallery is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Gallery Preparator + Facilities Lead to join a hardworking and passionately dedicated team. At the RMG we believe artists are essential navigators of our complex times and we work to mobilize our communities around inclusivity, equity and cultural exchange.

We are looking for a thoughtful and collaborative individual to provide technical expertise for all exhibitions and special events at the RMG. Reporting to the Curator, the Preparator + Facilities Lead will perform and oversee the installation, maintenance and transportation of exhibitions and the permanent collection as well as assist in maintaining the RMG’s facilities, equipment and furnishings.

You are:

Well versed in museum standards, installation and fabrication of exhibits; as well as lighting techniques, and workplace health and safety. You bring a breadth of experience that includes working with and handling two and three-dimensional artworks in a variety of materials, sizes and weights, including complex rigging and installation with an attention to detail and safety.

You value working independently and enjoy collaborating through the various phases of exhibitions design and installation. A dedication to supporting artists achieve their artistic goals is at the heart of your professional practice. You have an innate ability to creatively solve construction and design challenges.

You are able to plan, prioritize, schedule and implement overlapping projects to ensure timely completion and have broad knowledge of technical equipment and best practices.

You have:

  • Three years Preparator experience working in a gallery, museum or equivalent
  • Demonstrated knowledge of museum standards, installation and fabrication of exhibits, artistic material and processes, as well as lighting standards and techniques
  • Basic carpentry and woodworking skills, including experience matting and framing artworks
  • Working knowledge of visual arts, professional museum and collections management standards as well as a willingness and interest to remain current with emerging trends
  • Material knowledge of physical plant operations and workplace health and safety
  • Strong interpersonal, planning skills and adaptable communication
  • The ability to lift and move heavy objects and work at heights
  • A valid Class G driver’s license and regular access to a reliable vehicle

The RMG is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage and welcome applications from members of our diverse population including Indigenous, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and any gender identity or gender expression, members of visible minorities and women.

Interested?

Please send your cover letter and resume in confidence (electronic applications only) to egould@rmg.on.ca.by October 24th, 2018. Please note that candidates will only be contacted if selected for interview.

 

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
TD Exhibitions & Programs Assistant
Mercer Union

Mercer Union is a non-profit, artist-centred space in Toronto. We have a unique track record of presenting innovative exhibitions by diverse Canadian and international artists in formative and established stages of their careers. We are dedicated to supporting the production of new and experimental work, assisting artists in realizing pivotal projects. Mercer Union has the will and flexibility to take on ambitious projects. We foster an intimate and suportive space for artists to develop and take risks with their work. In turn, their exhibitions play a role in shaping the cultural landscape of Toronto, Canada and beyond.

Currently an opportunity exists to join our team at Mercer Union for a TD Exhibitions & Programs Assistant. This position supports Mercer Union's goal to encourage structured positions and professional development for emerging curators. The program comprises one full-time, 12-month post that is pade and open to all. It is designed to enable young professionals to gain the experience necessary to secure permanent employment within the arts sector. The program provides mentoring from Mercer Union's Director of Exhibitions & Programs, supporting emerging curators to develop their practice within a non-profit, artist-run institution.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

  • Mercer Union's TD Exhibitions & Programs Assistant will work closely with the Director of Exhibitions & Programs to learn diverse facets of the work of a curator at an artist-run centre. Research, hands-on tasks and professional development will be at the core of this program.
  • TD Exhibitions & Programs Assistant will have the opportunity to participate in all phases of program development including: research; checklist development; lender and artist relations; writing text for didactics, press release and website; installation needs; and event coordination.
  • The TD Exhibitions & Programs Assistant will assist with engagement related programming including development and implementation of fORUM, Aggregate and SESSION.
  • The TD Exhibitions & Programs Assistant will provide administrative support across programming, learning to manage production schedules and timelines.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Post-Secondary Degree in Curatorial Studies, Art History, Fine Arts, Museum Studies, Art Education, Arts Administration or a related field with a particular interest in pursuing exhibition programming around contemporary art.
  • Demonstrated interest in museum or gallery work, arts administration and arts education.
  • Excellent communication skills, oral and written; experience with speaking in public settings considered an asset;
  • Excellent research skills, with ability to self-direct;
  • Strong organizational skills, with ability to manage time effectively and meet deadlines;
  • Strong computer skills are essential; experience with Mac computer systems and office programs including spreadsheets, word processing, email and database software;
  • Understanding of gallery education and public programs, program assessment, and visitor engagement theories and strategies;
  • Passion for contemporary art and artistic practices.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Must be comfortable working in an open concept office environment
  • Able to undertake flexible working hours, including evenings and weekends, when necessary

SALARY

$35,000 - $40,000 per annum

APPLICATION PROCESS

To apply, candidates should submit a letter of interest, CV and the names of three references with contact information in one PDF document. Qualified candidates please email applications to: jobs@mercerunion.org by Friday 19 October 2018.

No phone calls or visits please. For further information on Mercer Union, please refer to our website: www.mercerunion.org

Mercer Union is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from qualified candidates from visible and invisible minority group members, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons across the spectrum of sexual orientation and gender identities and others with teh skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

This position is generously supported by TD Bank Group.

 

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Associate, Philanthropy and Government
Art Gallery of Ontario

Associate, Philanthropy and Government
Regular Full-Time (35 hours per week)

ART + ACCESS + LEARNING

The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is among the most distinguished museums in North America and is committed to making great art accessible to all. The AGO’s promise is to inspire current and future generations to see themselves in the art that we present and to create meaningful art experiences that provoke dialogue, offer new perspectives and stimulate creativity. The AGO brings transformative art experiences to life and believes in the power of art to start a dialogue, create community and change lives.

The AGO’s Collection features over 90,000 works that date from 100 AD to the present, and includes all disciplines – painting, drawing, sculpture, installation and performance. Led by the vision of our curators, the AGO showcases the best of our Collection and presents exceptional temporary art exhibitions, often in partnership with leading museums worldwide. Visitors enjoy a dynamic suite of programs, including artist lectures, school visits and tours, Family Sundays, First Thursdays, special events and performances, camps and studio courses. Accessibility and inclusivity are at the heart of what we do – from Art in the Moment, offering specialized tours to those living with dementia, to Free After 3 Youth Programs and Free Wednesday Nights.

The AGO enjoys a healthy financial position, achieved in part through a robust membership program, a thriving Development division and dynamic exhibitions and public programs that attract over a million visitors a year (2017/18). The AGO is developing a bold 10-year vision to ensure its position as a leader in global conversations. The AGO is preparing to launch a major fundraising campaign to elevate the AGO’s position at home and abroad.

The Associate, Philanthropy & Government plays a vital role in our success. Key responsibilities include:

  • Develops and implements strategies to identify, solicit, secure and steward Foundation supporters (develop customized proposals; coordinates and leads donor meetings; produces tailored impact reports)
  • Coordinates and executes recognition and benefits as contractually committed and ensures the timely delivery of these benefits.  Implements strategies for renewals and upgrades from Foundation Membership.
  • Develops strategic proposals for government funding project grants and special project initiatives. Conducts ongoing research of prospective sources of project grants funding to maximize opportunities and locate new funding sources.
  • Acts as the primary day-to-day contact for government project grant programs. Responsible for providing accurate and timely tracking reports on the status of proposals and coordinates reporting and compliance with terms and conditions of grants received. 
  • Participates in the Development Division prospect management system and the pan-Gallery prospect clearance process with colleagues from other divisions who also seek special project government grants, tracking all moves in Raiser’s Edge.
  • Participates in the development of the Foundation budget revenue and expense projections and monitors and tracks all related revenues and expenses. Maintains up-to-date records and reports to track performance against target.
  • Provides support across the Major Gift portfolio as required.

Our ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • 3-5 years directly related experience in Foundation and Government funding and grants
  • Post-secondary education in related field
  • Directly related experience in developing successful proposals
  • Strong understanding of Government granting programs
  • Well-developed organizational and time management skills
  • Well-developed customer management and project management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to produce efficient, well-written materials that are persuasive, with quick turnaround and excellent attention to detail
  • High level of diplomacy
  • Demonstrated experience and strong skills working with proposal design software and donor databases such as Raisers Edge

We invite individuals who reflect the diversity of our visitors to apply by visiting our website at https://ago.ca/jobs-and-volunteering.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act & the AGO’s Recruitment & Selection Policy for Staff, a request for accommodation will be considered throughout the hiring process. The Art Gallery of Ontario is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We thank all applicants but must advise that only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Application Deadline: Posted until filled

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Associate Director, Donor Relations
Art Gallery of Ontario

Associate Director, Donor Relations
Regular Full-Time (35 Hours per Week)

ART + ACCESS + LEARNING

The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is among the most distinguished museums in North America and is committed to making great art accessible to all. The AGO’s promise is to inspire current and future generations to see themselves in the art that we present and to create meaningful art experiences that provoke dialogue, offer new perspectives and stimulate creativity. The AGO brings transformative art experiences to life and believes in the power of art to start a dialogue, create community and change lives.

The AGO’s Collection features over 90,000 works that date from 100 AD to the present, and includes all disciplines – painting, drawing, sculpture, installation and performance. Led by the vision of our curators, the AGO showcases the best of our Collection and presents exceptional temporary art exhibitions, often in partnership with leading museums worldwide. Visitors enjoy a dynamic suite of programs, including artist lectures, school visits and tours, Family Sundays, First Thursdays, special events and performances, camps and studio courses. Accessibility and inclusivity are at the heart of what we do – from Art in the Moment, offering specialized tours to those living with dementia, to Free After 3 Youth Programs and Free Wednesday Nights.

The AGO enjoys a healthy financial position, achieved in part through a robust membership program, a thriving Development division and dynamic exhibitions and public programs that attract over a million visitors a year (2017/18). The AGO is developing a bold 10-year vision to ensure its position as a leader in global conversations. The AGO is preparing to launch a major fundraising campaign to elevate the AGO’s position at home and abroad. The new role of Associate Director, Donor Relations will play a critical role in our success. Reporting to the Director, Advancement Services, this position provides strategic direction to develop and oversee the operations and delivery of a donor relations program designed to foster a culture of accountability and to maximize lifetime donor support. Key responsibilities include:

  • Ensures donor terms and gift agreements are fulfilled, issues are identified and communications with donors are appropriately managed in collaboration with donor managers.
  • Participates in developing a process for the approval of fundraising priorities (Annual and Campaign), provides support to the Leadership Team for this process. Develops, implements and maintains a system to respond to emerging priorities.
  • Coordinate the giving structure for funding opportunities within a stewardship matrix to deliver commensurate benefits across giving channels (Corporate Partnerships, Major Gifts, Foundations and Government).                                                                       
  • Adhere to Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) requirements for gift receipting.
  • Oversee all aspects of donor recognition including signage, reports, marketing and communications materials.
  • Manages and coordinates the production of customized and donor impact reports.

Our ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Minimum 8 years directly related fundraising and donor relations experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience, ability to lead, motivate and support staff and senior volunteers
  • Comprehensive knowledge of fundraising principles, practices, and techniques
  • Excellence in communication skills, including effective presentation skills and expertise in effective report writing
  • Comprehensive knowledge of CRA guidelines as it pertains to fundraising
  • Well-developed strategic and analytical skills and ability to deploy resources effectively
  • Solid administrative skills with significant expertise in project management and co-ordination, preferably with campaign experiences
  • Well organized, exacting attention to detail, effective at follow-up and priority setting
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a collaborative spirit; experience leading a team considered an asse
  • Awareness of privacy legislation in treatment of confidential donor information
  • Financial acumen, effective budgeting skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software, financial and presentation software and Raiser’s Edge required;
  • Experience in a large, complex non-profit organization an asset
  • Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation an asset

We invite individuals who reflect the diversity of our visitors to apply by visiting our website at https://ago.ca/jobs-and-volunteering.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act & the AGO’s Recruitment & Selection Policy for Staff, a request for accommodation will be considered throughout the hiring process. The Art Gallery of Ontario is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We thank all applicants but must advise that only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Coordinator, Philanthropy
Art Gallery of Ontario

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Coordinator, Philanthropy
Regular Full-Time (35 Hours per Week)

ART + ACCESS + LEARNING

The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is among the most distinguished museums in North America and is committed to making great art accessible to all. The AGO’s promise is to inspire current and future generations to see themselves in the art that we present and to create meaningful art experiences that provoke dialogue, offer new perspectives and stimulate creativity. The AGO brings transformative art experiences to life and believes in the power of art to start a dialogue, create community and change lives.

The AGO’s Collection features over 90,000 works that date from 100 AD to the present, and includes all disciplines – painting, drawing, sculpture, installation and performance. Led by the vision of our curators, the AGO showcases the best of our Collection and presents exceptional temporary art exhibitions, often in partnership with leading museums worldwide. Visitors enjoy a dynamic suite of programs, including artist lectures, school visits and tours, Family Sundays, First Thursdays, special events and performances, camps and studio courses. Accessibility and inclusivity are at the heart of what we do – from Art in the Moment, offering specialized tours to those living with dementia, to Free After 3 Youth Programs and Free Wednesday Nights.

The AGO enjoys a healthy financial position, achieved in part through a robust membership program, a thriving Development division and dynamic exhibitions and public programs that attract over a million visitors a year (2017/18). The AGO is developing a bold 10-year vision to ensure its position as a leader in global conversations. The AGO is preparing to launch a major fundraising campaign to elevate the AGO’s position at home and abroad.

The Coordinator, Philanthropy plays a vital role in our success, supporting revenue generation activity for Major Gifts. Key responsibilities for this role include:

  • Drafts and prepares correspondence including customized major gift proposals, thank you letters and impact reports.
  • Coordinates the delivery of donor benefits including recognition, tax receipts, official letters of receipt and membership cards.
  • Supports Major Gift cultivation and stewardship events.
  • Coordinates mass communications to donors (MailChimp, e-vites for stewardship events, etc.)
  • Participates in prospect management system and uses Raiser’s Edge to update records. 
  • Tracks and monitors major gift expenses and revenues. 

Our ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • 2 years of directly related experience in a Development environment with a focus on individual giving.
  • Well developed verbal and written communication skills with experience drafting correspondence, funding proposals and impact reports.
  • Well developed administrative, analytical and organizational skills.
  • Well developed interpersonal and public relations skills to interface with major donors, senior volunteers and AGO staff.
  • Proficiency in applicable computer programs, donor databases (Raiser’s Edge, MailChimp, Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point).
  • Knowledge of the visual arts an asset.

We invite individuals who reflect the diversity of our visitors to apply by visiting our website at https://ago.ca/jobs-and-volunteering.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act & the AGO’s Recruitment & Selection Policy for Staff, a request for accommodation will be considered throughout the hiring process. The Art Gallery of Ontario is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We thank all applicants but must advise that only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Application Deadline: Posted until filled

 

 

 

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-Oakville, ON-
Assistant Curator (temporary)
Creative Campus (Sheridan College)

Faculty / Department: Creative Campus
Employee Group: Support Staff - Initiative/Opportunity
Campus: Trafalgar (May be assigned acitivities at any Sheridan campus)
Payband: 1
Reference Number: 18/S/110
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Details: Position is being reposted to consider external candidates. This is an Initiatives and Opportunities (I/O) position which may continue until September 20, 2019.
Hourly Range: $33.67 - $39.02
Hours/Week: 35
Hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Reporting to the Director, Creative Campus Planning, the incumbent conceptualizes programming and exhibits for the Galleries and coordinates their implementation. The incumbent provides research and administrative support for the Galleries and registration and collections management activities. He/she is also responsible for overseeing and training work study students and part-time contractors, including technicians.

Specific Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborating with Sheridan stakeholders to develop creative activities and special projects;
  • Developing strategic partnerships with external groups to publicly promote profile of the Galleries;
  • Responsible for the conception, organization and ongoing production of exhibits and programming in the Galleries;
  • Assisting with the development of contracts in the interest of Sheridan Galleries;
  • Researching, writing and overseeing production of related publications (e.g. brochures, guides, catalogues);
  • Arranging fine art transportation services to ship exhibitions to/from Sheridan and insurance coverage of same when applicable;
  • Suppoting the strategy to build Sheridan's collection. This includes: acquisitions, documentation, preservation, exhibition, transporting, storage and interpretation;
  • In consultation with Director, Creative Campus Planning, cultivating prospective donors and art dealers; Working with Advancement to monitor and manage the stewardship needs of donors;
  • Processing gifts of art to the collection including: cataloguing and arranging photography of art for appraisal; commissioning external appraisals, and preparing applications to the Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board for Category A certification;
  • Participating in the planning, development, writing, evaluation, and maintenance of a variety of publications, marketing initiatives, media and social networking delivery methods to support outreach, fund-raising and promotional activities and to increase the involvement and engagement of students and other stakeholders;
  • Collaborating with Advancement, Digital and Brand Strategy teams with respect to publicity, including writing media releases, preparing advertisement and invitation copy, and contributing to social media presence;
  • Liaising with Canadian arts community and cultural groups, including other art galleries and cultural organizations, funding bodies, arts services organizations, and media, Professional Art Dealers' Association of Canada; Federal Cultural Property Review Committee (for appraisals and acquisitions or those wishing to use Sheridan as an exhibiting venue);
  • Overseeing part-time students and allocating tasks accordingly, ensuring that work is properly completed;
  • Preparing budgets for individual exhibitions and programs for review by Director, Creative Campus Planning;
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will possess:

  • A Master's degree in Art, Art History, Museum/Curatorial Studies, Cultural Studies or other related fields along with a minimum of 3 years of curatorial experience with art and culture collections and exhibits, preferably in a university or public art gallery or museum or as an independent curator (or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience);
  • Knowledge of contemproary art, design and curatorial issues and contact with these communities;
  • Excellent project management and administration skills as well as research, analytical and problem solving skills;
  • An understanding of public engagement and ability to foster appreciation and understanding of art through exhibits;
  • Experience with multiple social media platforms, MS Office and database/content management systems;
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team;
  • Sstrong writing skills and effective communication (oral and written), including presentation and facilitation;
  • Creativity, strong interpersonal and organizational skills and ability to work well under pressure.

Please apply online at https://careers-sheridancollege.icims.com

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Graphic Designer
Design Exchange

Design Exchange is seeking to fill the part-time position of a Graphic Designer. The Graphic Designer will report to and work closely with the Programming Director, and be responsible for producing for the day-to-day design, brand, and communications collateral required across multiple print, digital, and spatial output. The Graphic Designer will work closely with full-time and part-time members of the DX team, and outside service agencies. There may be an opportunity convert to full-time employee status in 2019.

Status: Part-time Employee
Start Date: Immediate
End Date: None

Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct and execute multifaceted research and design work
  • Lead projects from conception to execution
  • Design on-brand artwork and graphics for short-term digital and print communications products including, but not limited to:
    • Day-to-day social media shareables and graphic emails,
    • Digital and newspaper advertisements,
    • Education Programs and Special Events collateral and exhibitions
    • Internal documents and forms
  • Develop an understanding of, and aid in, the planning/resourcing of projects
  • Build strong client and vendor relationships through direct and sustained contact over the course of projects
  • Manage time and hours with respect to project budgets and responsibilities across multiple projects
  • Establish conceptual frameworks to solve complex initiatives
  • Create sketches, mock-ups, prototypes, finished designs, and presentations
  • Facilitate internal meetings and creative sessions
  • Promote the consistent use of Design Exchange brand across all platforms
  • Other duties as required

Job Requirements

  • A university or college design degree (graphic design, fine art, or a related field)
  • 2-4 years of professional Graphic Design experience
  • The creative design capacity, expressed through respective education and work practice, to iterate and execute across a multitude of design projects
  • A demonstrated personality as a team player, with a collaborative nature
  • The capacity to drive to beautiful and efficient solutions
  • A proven combination of design capabilities and technological expertise
  • A pulse on a broad range of local and global issues and a cultural awareness
  • The ability to structure and articulate an argument, and to craft narratives (written, verbally, and visually)
  • Superior communication skills
  • The ability to work under leadership, as well as to lead smaller projects and initiatives
  • The ability to work under pressure and tight timelines.
  • Proven organization and production capabilities
  • Proficiency in InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, HTML, and CSS
  • Front-end development (HTML5 / CSS3) experience an asset
  • Motion Graphic animation (Adobe AfterEffects, Cinema 4D) experience an asset

How to apply: Please submit cover letter, resume, portfolio (5MB max.), and salary expectations to nina@dx.org. Only applicants that submit the aforementioned documents will be considered. 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

No phone calls, please. 

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Chief, Public Programming and Learning
Art Gallery of Ontario

Title: Chief, Public Programming and Learning
Employee Group: Executive
Number of Positions: 1
Status: Regular full-time
Reports to: Director & CEO
Division: Public Programming & Learning
Classification: E9-3
Salary Range: $150,000 - $200,000 per annum
Hours/Days of Work: 35 Hours per Week

Summary of Role:
The Richard and Elizabeth Currie Chief, Public Programming and Learning articulates and executes the AGO’s vision, strategy for public programming and learning through learning events and programs, onsite, offsite and online. This permanent, full-time position leads the AGO’s interpretive planning, visitor research, community programs/partnerships, school programs, artist-in-residence program and public programming for all ages, with a focus on building public engagement with art and the AGO experience. The Chief, PP&L is a key partner on the AGO’s Diversity & Inclusion Strategy and leads a diverse team of professional full time (30) and part time (70) staff and volunteers (250) with 3 direct reports.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Advocates for the vision and mission of the AGO and the importance of art, access and learning. Participates in the development, execution, and evaluation of the AGO’s strategic plan, and annual operating budgets;
  • Leads the annual and multi-year program strategy and development, planning and evaluation, in keeping with the Gallery’s mission, strategic priorities, and artistic goals to serve and grow the AGO’s target audiences;
  • In partnership with the Chief Curator ensures that the AGO’s programming, and content strategies are integrated into the exhibition planning process;
  • Partnering with Advancement, manages planning and operations of the Weston Family Learning Centre (WFLC);
  • Oversees the AGO’s engagement with all levels of the formal education sector through programming and partnerships;
  • Directs visitor research, including visitor experience and satisfaction with AGO’s programs, galleries and services;
  • Develops strong institutional partnerships for the purposes of audience development, engagement and access ;
  • Uses programming as a platform to ensure the AGO becomes the imaginative centre and cultural hub of Toronto and is known internationally as a leader in programming;
  • Participates in the development and execution of strategies for capital, endowment and annual fundraising campaigns, and is a relationship manager for key donors;
  • Under the guidance of the Director, and CEO, leads the Education & Community Engagement Committee of the Board;
  • Represents the AGO at national / international conferences and meetings, and supports the AGO’s drive for international recognition for innovation in visitor engagement and learning.

Qualifications:

  • A graduate degree in Education, Art History, Museology/Museum Studies or a related field of study;
  • A minimum of ten years’ leadership experience gained within the arts, culture, community engagement, education and/or academic sectors;
  • Comprehensive expertise in museum education and the theory, practice and trends in public education, communication, programming, audience research and public expectations/needs. ;
  • A track record of significant public programming and learning successes onsite, offsite and online;
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience leading large and diverse teams comprised of volunteers, unionized and non-unionized full- and part-time staff;
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience with budget and fiscal management;
  • A thorough knowledge of local / international cultural landscapes and an ambition to have AGO’s programming resonate locally and on the global stage;
  • The language of work is English.

Compensation:

  • Annual base salary range of CDN $150,000 to $200,000 based on qualifications, skills, and experience; may be increased based on annual review;
  • Participation in annual bonus program;
  • Vacation;
  • Medical Benefits, Dental Benefits, Vision Care Benefits;
  • Disability and Life Insurance Benefits;
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan
    • Relocation allowance to be considered
    • Attractions Ontario Reciprocal Admission Program
    • AGO Advantage Program (discounts on transit passes, gym memberships, select gallery programming, merchandise, memberships, etc.)

The Art Gallery of Ontario is located at: 317 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5T 1G4

How to Apply:
We invite referrals who reflect the diversity of our visitors. If you are interested in exploring this exciting Richard and Elizabeth Currie Chief, Public Programming and Learning opportunity with the Art Gallery of Ontario, please provide a cover letter and resume highlighting your relevant leadership experience to Lisa Heidman, LL.B. ICD.D, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Arlington Partners International at lisaheidman@arlingtonpartnersinc.com.

We look very forward to exploring your candidacy

 

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Full Time Art Logistics Specialists
PACART

PACART, Canada’s leading Fine Art logistic specialists, is seeking a full-time International Logistics Coordinator to join its dedicated team of professionals in Toronto.

The successful candidate will possess a pleasant telephone manner, exceptional interpersonal skills, and be customer-service oriented.

Job description:

  • Liaise with clients to coordinate packing and shipping of artworks
  • Assist logistics coordinators with estimating and coordinating ground transportation
  • Prepare and Complete import and export documentation for cross-border shipments
  • Invoice shipments upon completion
  • Reception and clerical duties as required
  • Work week standard - Monday to Friday - 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The successful candidates must:

  • Have the ability to meet deadlines
  • Have the ability to cope with changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Have well-honed organizational skills
  • Have flexibility for additional hours as projects dictate
  • Be very detail oriented
  • Possess sales and customer-service experience
  • Practice discretion with confidential information
  • Be punctual
  • Be a creative thinker
  • Be computer literate, working in a PC environment (MS Excel, MS Word)
  • Valid G Class driver’s license, comfortable driving in downtown core and surrounding GTA
  • Experience with air, ocean, ground freight and Canadian import and export customs formalities would be considered an asset

Assets to the position:

  • An interest in the Arts
  • Freight forwarding and/or logistics experience
  • Experience with cross border customs and/or brokerage
  • French as a second language

Wage & Benefits:

  • $18.00 per hour starting rate with review after 6 months’ probationary period
  • Medical / Dental Benefits after 6 months of service
  • Self-directed pension contributions after 1 year of service

Interested candidates may apply by submitting their cover letter and resume to:
employment@pacart.ca

 

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Full Time AZ / DZ Driver
PACART

Compensation:$70,000 +
Employment type: full-time

PACART, Canada's most respected fine art transport company has a full time position available in our Toronto location for a Ontario licensed class AZ and DZ drivers who is energetic, careful, conscientious and pays attention to detail. The successful candidate will possess good interpersonal skills, be customer service oriented and have an interest in the arts.

Requirements:

  • Must be able to work flexible hours
  • Valid AZ / DZ class Ontario driver’s license
  • Supply a current CVOR or drivers abstract
  • Possess a valid AZ / DZ class license, valid passport or PR card and be able to travel in the USA when required.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug testing screening and participate in a Drug and
  • Alcohol program in accordance with USDOT regulation

Assets:

  • Provide RCMP or provincial police background check
  • An interest in the Arts
  • Relational knowledge of Metro Toronto
  • City driving experience
  • Bilingual ( Not a requirement )
  • Computer literacy

Scope of work:

  • Local delivery
  • Long distance driving - single and dual
  • Over night or out of town driving up to a week at a time
  • Some onsite and warehouse packing

Salary: 70,000 +

Job Type: Full-time

Required license or certification:

AZ / DZ

 

 

 

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-Burnaby, BC-
Woodworking Specialist / Fine Art Technician
PACART

FULL TIME POSITION

Background:

PACART (www.pacart.ca) is Canada’s most respected Fine Art and Exhibition Logistics provider.

We have recently expanded our Toronto operation and now require a talented individual to enhance our Local Service team

Nature and scope of position:

The successful candidate for this position will join our team of professional Fine Art Technicians providing:

  • Packing, Crate Construction and Installation services;
  • Local and Regional transportation services in company vehicles;

Qualifications: The successful candidate should possess:

  • a keen interest in the arts;
  • woodworking skills and experience;
  • relevant experience with packing, handling and installation of a variety of artwork;
  • a valid Class 5 class Licence (Class 3 or Class 1 licenses are definitely an asset);
  • the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing;
  • a professional appearance;
  • excellent interpersonal and client service skills;
  • detail-oriented organizational skills;
  • the ability to work independently
  • flexibility to travel within Canada and the USA

Job Type: Full-time

Email Resumes to : Devon.giroux@pacart.ca with the heading PACART BC OFFICE

 

 

 

 

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