TERMS: 35 hours per week, permanent full-time position (with a 6 month probationary period)
SALARY: $32,000 – $34,000 per annum plus benefits
DEADLINE: 5pm, 24 September 2015; late &mailed applications will not be considered
APPLY TO: [email protected], Subject: Application- FAC
We are seeking an organised, efficient, and cheerful individual who understands and champions Artist Run Centres and contemporary art. This role is both self directed, requiring the ability to prioritize tasks effectively and also involves working in a small, enthusiastic, fierce, and friendly team. As well as fulfilling the essential duties necessary for the organisation’s excellent health, the applicant will enthusiastically tackle the unexpected tasks that sometimes arise in an Artist Run Centre.
Reporting to the Director and to aceartinc.’s Board of Directors, the Finance and Administration Co-Ordinator is responsible for all day-to-day administrative and financial operations of gallery. In this capacity, the Finance and Administration Co-Ordinator will work closely and in tandem with the Director to ensure that aceartinc. fulfils its mandate.
Areas of responsibility include: financial management, including but not limited to budget planning, fundraising, invoicing, deposits, preparation of files for the bookkeeper, preparation of reports to the Board and funders, and payroll; general office administration; corresponding with and disseminating information to artists, members, and the public including assisting with the maintenance of social media platforms; manage the membership database; liaising with other arts organizations, funding agencies and the community; recruiting and supervising volunteers, interns or additional staff; maintaining gallery premises and equipment; assisting with installation and strike of exhibitions as required; and other duties as required by the Director and the Board.
This position is an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual with strong communication and organisation skills and a strong interest in artist-run centres, arts administration, and contemporary art.
PERSON SPECIFICATION: SKILLS & COMPETENCIES
- Experience, education, or training in financial management and/or office administration, preferably a background in arts administration
- Experience with artist-run centres and/or non-profit organizations including volunteer experience
- Previous successful grant writing and/or fundraising experience
- Familiarity with basic accounting and bookkeeping principles
- Excellent communication, presentation, writing, editing and time management skills
- The ability to work independently in a collaborative environment and work some irregular hours
- A background in contemporary art including education, production, writing, and/or dissemination.
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Applicants must submit a cover letter detailing their relevant experience as it relates to the job description and why they want the job(two pages maximum), along with a resumé (2 pages maximum), to the above e-mail address. Paper applications will not be accepted.
aceartinc. is an equal opportunity employer. The gallery adn office are not wheelchair accessible. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, though only those selected for interview will be contacted.
Deadline 24 September 2015
Interview 6 October 2015
Desired start date 27 October 2015
aceartinc. is dedicated to the development, exhibition and dissemination of contemporary art by cultural producers. aceartinc. maintains a commitment to emerging artists and recognizes its role in placing contemporary artists in a larger cultural context. We strive to make art a living force in the community.
aceartinc. maintains a physical space for the public where exploration of the ideas and materials of contemporary art are facilitated through exhibition, events, critical writing, and dialogue.
Among its many objectives, aceartinc. provides concrete opportunities for the professional development of artists, writers, curators, gallery workers, volunteers and members. aceartinc. is committed to prioritizing the peer adjudication process for gallery programming.
aceartinc. is a not-for-profit Artist-Run Centre located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.