Job Opportunities 

We are now hiring for the summer season!
Dates of Employment: May – August 2021 for 16 weeks
Hours of Work: Monday–Friday and alternating Saturdays 35 hours/week
Remuneration:  15.60/hour
We encourage LGBTQ+, persons with disabilities, visible minorities and individuals who self-identify as Indigenous to apply. Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, detailed resume and two references by April 28th to Nicole Chernish at info@smithersart.org

Art Gallery Coordinator

Drop-in Art Activities:

  • devise weekly activity & create a demonstration model

  • marketing and promotion to the public

  • maintain inventory of art and craft supplies and materials

  • maintain accurate records and monitor project budget

If in-person activities are not possible the employee will design & create kits for pick-up and will create and post online video tutorials for the activities.

Summer Art Camps:

  • maintain inventory and purchasing new supplies within budget

  • maintain accurate records and monitoring project budget

  • marketing and promotion of art camps to the public

  • manage registrations and payments

  • classroom set-up and take-down for each art camp

  • provide classroom support for art instructors

  • feedback surveys for parents

 

General duties:

  • Community outreach/marketing;

  • staff the gallery and liaise with the public

  • record visitor numbers and other data

  • general cleaning and maintenance

  • artisan shop sales and merchandising

  • other duties as required

Special Events Coordinator

Exhibitions: 

  • hang exhibitions with exhibition preparator,

  • photograph the exhibition and post to the Gallery website

  • coordinate interviews with artists and videographer to create promotional videos for social media use  

Summer Events and Festival Programming

  • devise family activities & create demonstration models for events, festivals & holidays in the community  (Smithers Pride, National Indigenous People’s Day, Midsummer Music, Fall Fair & Multicultural Festival)

  • marketing and promotion to the public

  • maintain inventory of art and craft supplies & materials

  • maintain accurate records and monitoring project budget

  • set-up and take-down for each activity

  • record statistics and liaise with committees or staff organizing each larger event

If in-person activities are not possible the employee will design kits for pick-up and will create and post online video tutorials for the activities.

General duties:

  • Community outreach/marketing

  • staff the gallery and liaise with the public

  • record visitor numbers and other data

  • general cleaning and maintenance

  • artisan shop sales and merchandising

  • assisting with summer art camps

  • other duties as required

The preferred candidate will:

  • be creative, innovative and flexible

  • be studying in the field of fine arts, education or another related field

  • have experience working with school-aged children

  • have a love of art

  • work well in a team

  • show initiative, and leadership

  • be fluent in English, with exceptional written and oral communication skills

  • have strong computer and research skills

***Funder Qualifications***
All Applicants MUST be Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or have refugee protection, and must be between the ages of 15-30. 

 

To read the program guidelines for the funding programs please visit:

Canada Summer Jobs: https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/services/funding/canada-summer-jobs.html