Curatorial Assistant [Courtenay]

 

Curatorial Assistant

    

 

Job Title:

 

Curatorial Assistant

 
 

Organization:

 

Comox Valley Art Gallery

 

Job Type:

Contract

 

Language Required:

 

English

 
 

Location:

 

Courtenay, BC

 
 

Application Deadline:

 

2018-08-16

 

Job Start Date:

2018-09-04

 

Date Posted:

 

2018-08-02

 

Email:

director@comoxvalleyartgallery.com

 

Web Link to Institution:

 

http://www.comoxvalleyartgallery.com/get-involved/

 
 

Salary:

 

30 hrs/wk $15/hr

 
 

Job Description:

 


The Comox Valley Art Gallery is seeking a recent post-secondary graduate for an internship (Curatorial Assistant). The position starts  Sept 4, 2018.
The Intern will report to the Curator and will be responsible for helping install and de-install art exhibitions, arrange logistics for multiple artists, assist with documentation of exhibitions for the purposed of publication, organize community engagement activities, and designing/producing promotional materials. The Intern will work closely with artists on exhibitions.
The ideal candidate will have graduated from a post-secondary program in arts education, cultural management, arts administration, communications, or a related field of study. They must have a strong commitment to art and to the arts community. The candidate must be familiar with basic computer and word processing skills (MS office), and some familiarity with Creative Suite is an asset. Other assets include familiarity with art exhibition, documentation, and the production of promotional material.
The ideal candidate will have an enthusiastic attitude about the contribution of the arts to the community; will have excellent organizational skills, and excellent oral and written community skills.
A criminal record check is required to work with children.

To apply, or to get more information, please send an e-mail to director@comoxvalleyartgallery.com. Applications should include a covering letter and a resume. Samples of previous work are welcome.
Application deadline is August 16, 2018.