Massey Theatre Society
The Gallery Programming Assistant will be a creative & administrative role that supports the Plaskett Art Gallery of the Massey Theatre and Eighth & Eight.
Assist department in curating and planning new exhibitions, registration system setup and use, statistics and reporting
Assist with special events including opening receptions
Assist with installation of new work
Engagement with artists
Conduct gallery tours and engage with gallery visitors
Develop and facilitate outreach opportunities, research and planning
Monitor gallery attendance and participation in outreach programs
This position typically operates in an office environment, as well as overseeing work taking place in the art gallery.
Hours of work: On average, 37.5 hours per week
Evening and weekend work may be required to facilitate programming. An averaging agreement will be put in place.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
Minimum two years post-secondary degree in a related field or equivalent experience in the arts, not-for profit of entertainment industry.
Comfortable working in collaborative environments
Organized, responsible, and reliable
Outgoing with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
A passion and commitment to the performing arts and their value to society
Knowledgeable and able to work confidently in Microsoft Office suite / Office 365
Previous art gallery experience is a bonus but not required
Hours – 37. 5 hours per week on averaging agreement
Duration – 16 weeks Canada Summer Jobs with potential for ongoing future employment
Benefits – Extended Health, Dental, LTD, Life Insurance, Matching 3% RRSP contribution
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