We're Hiring!

Position: Gallery and Programming Assistant 

Hours: 30 hours per week (TuesdaySaturday) 
Duration: May 9
August 26, 2016 
Location: Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre at the Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning 
Wage: $12 per hour 
Deadline to Apply: April 16, 2016 

Located at the the Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning, Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre (MFARC) is offering an excellent opportunity for an emerging artist, filmmaker, arts administrator or cultural worker to expand their skills and gain valuable experience. Under the direction of the Artistic and General Directors the Gallery and Programming Assistant will be responsible for developing, promoting and implementing four projects, as well as assisting with the daily operations of Modern Fuel’s galleries and New Media Workspace. 

This position is funded by the Young Canada Works program. All candidates must be between the ages of 18-30 and returning to full time studies in the fall. For more information on eligibility go to: https://www.youngcanadaworks.ca 

Tasks and responsibilities will include: 
—Daily gallery operations, including greeting and tracking visitors 
Provide information about Modern Fuel and current exhibitions to the visiting publics 
Assist with daily administration functions of the gallery, including mail pickup, archive maintenance, and other office duties 
Maintain and update Modern Fuel's website and social media presence 
Facilitate video and photo documentation of Modern Fuel's activities 
Maintain and oversee the rentals of project tools, space and equipment (including hardware and software) 
Assist staff with the planning and implementation of special events and public programs 
Coordinate promotional activities to correspond with events and special programming 
Assist in coordinating Square Pegs film screening 

Post-secondary educational background in Fine Arts, Art History, Arts Administration, Film, Museum Studies or other similar program 
A strong knowledge of and passion for contemporary arts practices in Canada 
Excellent written and oral communication skills 
Attention to detail and excellent organizational skills 
Skills and experience delivering exceptional customer service in a public setting 
Experience with Mac computer systems and basic office programs including database software, email, spreadsheets and word processing programs 
Knowledge and experience using social networking tools such as Twitter and Facebook 
Adaptability, time management, initiative, positive attitude, and attention to detail are desired characteristics 
Bilingualism in both official languages is definitely an asset, but not required for the position 
Certifications in Smart Serve, First Aid/CPR are highly desired 

Interested candidates are invited to submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for two reference by email to: 
Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre 

We thank all applicants for taking the time to submit an application; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.