EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

PROGRAM ASSISTANT, RENDEZVOUS WITH MADNESS FESTIVAL

DEADLINE: Wednesday, June 9, 2021, 5 PM

*NOTE* This position is funded by the Canada Summer Jobs program of the Government of Canada; applicants must be 30 years of age or under to be eligible for this position and be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment.

Workman Arts seeks an energetic, self-motivated, team-oriented individual to join our workplace in the role of Program Assistant. Under the general direction and supervision of the Program Coordinator with support of the Managing Director, this summer + fall position is responsible to assist our Rendezvous With Madness Festival with film program support in service to our mandate to present local, national and international films and art exploring themes of mental health/addiction/wellness and recovery both supporting artists/creators and raising awareness of these issues by creating space for discussions with audiences.

The main duties of the Program Assistant include:

  • Assisting Program Coordinator with film submissions database and correspondence
  • Assisting Program Coordinator with film research and tracking
  • Assisting Program Coordinator with gathering catalogue/marketing materials
  • Assisting Program Coordinator/Marketing Assistant with proofreading of festival materials
  • Assisting Communications staff with writing/editing/proofing social media/outreach materials
  • Assisting Communications and Programming staff with creation of social media posts and content
  • Assisting Program Coordinator with confirming Community Partners for festival programs and preparing social media share kits
  • Assisting Festival staff with communications to the public, film submittees, interested partners and general outreach

Required:

  • Schooling or training or equivalent experience in Arts Administration, Community Arts, Arts Education, Fine Arts, Film/festival work/volunteerism or equivalent;
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite and WordPress an asset
  • Minimum two years of progressive, professional field experience in an arts, culture, social service-related environment

About Workman Arts                                       

Workman Arts is a multidisciplinary arts organization that promotes a greater understanding of mental health and addiction issues through creation and presentation. We support artists living with mental health and/or addiction issues through peer-to-peer arts education, public presentations and partnerships with the broader arts community. For more information please visit workmanarts.com

INFORMATION                    

Deadline: Wednesday June 9, 2021, 5 PM
Start date: Week of June 21, 2021 (flexible)
Hours: Contract total 462 hours over 22 weeks (until November 19, 2021)
Rate of pay: $16.00/hour
Location: Currently all work is remote; our offices are at Queen & Ossington in Downtown Toronto at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)

HOW TO APPLY                                           

Please send applications to submissions@workmanarts.com by 5 PM on Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Include a cover letter stating where you saw this job posting; why you are interested in this position and your current resume/CV as a single attachment.

*Please note: We thank all applicants for their interest; only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Workman Arts is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants from diverse communities to apply and self-identify in their applications. We welcome and encourage applications from people with different abilities. Accommodations available on request: If you require accessibility support to complete this application please contact Justina Zatzman at justina_zatzman@workmanarts.com.

MARKETING ASSISTANT, RENDEZVOUS WITH MADNESS FESTIVAL

DEADLINE: Wednesday June 9, 2021, 5 PM

*NOTE* This position is funded by the Canada Summer Jobs program of the Government of Canada; applicants must be 30 years of age or under to be eligible for this position and be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment.

Workman Arts seeks an energetic, self-motivated  team-oriented individual to join our workplace in the role of Marketing Assistant. Under the general direction and supervision of the Communications and Development Manager, this summer position is responsible to assist our Rendezvous With Madness Festival with marketing, advertising and social media support in service to our mandate to present local, national and international artwork exploring themes of mental health/addiction/wellness and recovery both supporting artists/creators and raising awareness of these issues by creating space for discussions with audiences.

The main duties of the Marketing Assistant include:

  • assisting with the creation of the Rendezvous with Madness catalogue. This involves organizing written copy for all films, theatre productions and visual art exhibition components from the respective writers and assisting with copy editing/organization of these files for graphic designer;
  • sales outreach, organizing and tracking of catalogue advertising and liaising with advertisers to make sure all content has been submitted;
  • assist with outgoing festival advertising campaigns;
  • assist with creating/updating marketing documents (in Adobe CS);
  • assist with social media campaigns including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram;
  • assist with updating the website with Rendezvous with Madness Festival information (WordPress)
  • data entry in our CRM/ticketing database as needed.

Required:

  • Schooling or training or equivalent experience in Arts Administration, Community Arts, Arts Education, Fine Arts, Festival work/volunteerism or equivalent;
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite and WordPress; database/CRM experience an asset;
  • Flexible and self-motivated;
  • Minimum two years of progressive, professional field experience in an arts, culture or nonprofit communications environment.

INFORMATION                    

Deadline: Wednesday June 9, 2021, 5 PM
Start date: Week of July 5, 2021 (flexible)
Hours: 30 hours per week for 9 weeks
Rate of pay: $16.00/hour
Location: Currently all work is remote; our offices are at Queen & Ossington in Downtown Toronto at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)

HOW TO APPLY                                           

Please send applications to submissions@workmanarts.com by 5 PM ET on Wednesday June 9, 2021.

Include a cover letter stating where you saw this job posting; why you are interested in this position and your current resume/CV as a single attachment.

*Please note: We thank all applicants for their interest; only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Workman Arts is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants from diverse communities to apply and self-identify in their applications. We welcome and encourage applications from people with different abilities. Accommodations available on request: If you require accessibility support to complete this application please contact Justina Zatzman at justina_zatzman@workmanarts.com.

For artists’ opportunities, including calls for submissions and teaching opportunities, please click here. All open artists’ opportunities will be posted there.

A NOTE ON INTERNSHIPS

We have developed relationships with specific experiential learning programs, including at OCADU, Humber College Arts Management Program, and University of Toronto’s Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work. If you are a student in one of these programs, please speak to your program coordinator about your interest in completing your placement at Workman Arts. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept unsolicited internship requests.

If you are interested in volunteering, please click here.