Scugog Arts Summer 2020 Job Listings

Scugog Arts will have five summer job positions for young people aged 20-30. All positions will be 35 hours a week, $15.50 an hour and the term will be between 8 and 10 weeks, with anticipated start date of June 22, 2020. Applications are now being accepted up until April 30. All positions report to the President of the Board of Directors. Please send resume by email to  info@scugogarts.ca

Culture Days Event Coordinator

Tasks & Responsibilities:

The Culture Days Event Coordinator will have three main goals: get commitment to participation from a wide variety of Culture Days presenter participants, create and execute a marketing plan, and organize the jobs and people for the one –day event.  Planning and organizing a cultural event that is vital to our township and region is an opportunity to work with young people and seniors, and is an inspiring environment for youth looking to build skills to work in tourism and culture or to develop transferable skills in marketing, business, technology, non-profit and small business sectors. The Coordinator tasks include organizing a team of volunteers to brainstorm and plan the program. The program plan will include the concept, an overview of all elements of the program, marketing requirements, action plan with items, timing and responsibilities, and budget, all in the form of a project charter. The Coordinator will organize and contract all participating presenters, building on the prior year’s participants.  Work with Township staff on road closures, park use and permits. Create a site plan and organize staging, tents and signs. Create and execute a marketing plan for the event, including but not limited to press releases, website content development, our digital newsletter, media listings, social media postings, and paid media. The Ontario Culture Days organization has its own website and content for both sites must be kept up to date as planning is done. Planning for the event must be done well in advance with volunteers organized and well informed about responsibilities. Business system documentation must be kept up to date.

Membership Programs Coordinator

Tasks & Responsibilities:

The Membership Programs Coordinator will have three main goals: initiate programs for members, develop member content for our digital platforms and finally to increase our membership.  Planning and organizing arts and culture programming that is vital to our township and region is an opportunity to work with young people and seniors, and is an inspiring environment for youth looking to build skills to work in tourism and culture or to develop transferable skills in marketing, business, technology, non-profit and small business sectors. The tasks will include organizing a team of volunteers to brainstorm and plan programs for the fall, winter and spring that will help members in all facets of the arts to build their skills in areas of business management and marketing. The program plan will include the concept, an overview of all elements of the program, marketing requirements, action plan with items, timing and responsibilities, and budget, all in the form of a project charter. The initial stage of the plan can be executed with themes, teachers and facilitators organized, dates booked and events created on our digital platforms. The Coordinator will develop content for our website, blog, newsletter and social media, including stories and visual elements, about and for every one of our members and member organizations. This content will be uploaded and posted, and in some case sent as media releases. The Membership Programs Coordinator will also use this revitalized program plan and the value of the digital content to leverage and encourage more local artists and arts presenters to become members, actively search out potential new or lapsed members and encourage them to join. This role also requires that business system documents be kept up to date.

Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Tasks & Responsibilities:

The Marketing Coordinator will have three main goals: to market our Gallery exhibitions, new Co-op Art & Craft Shop, and events and workshops. Planning and organizing cultural programming and promotion that is vital to our township and region is an opportunity to work with young people and seniors, and is an inspiring environment for youth looking to build skills to work in tourism and culture or to develop transferable skills in marketing, business, technology, non-profit and small business sectors.  The tasks will include meeting with our Gallery Committee to understand the program and our processes, develop the marketing schedule for the coming 18 months, and to develop with their help a marketing plan common to each exhibit. The Coordinator will send out any needed call-for entry for solo and group exhibitions on all of our digital platforms. They will update our media list as required. The Coordinator will develop content about each exhibit and event for our website, blog, newsletter and social media, including stories and visual elements. This content will be uploaded and posted, and in some cases sent as media releases. The Coordinator will manage the design of materials and print production for the fall exhibitions, fall programs and workshops. Business system documentation must be kept up to date.

Studio Tour and May Festival Event Coordinator

Tasks & Responsibilities:

The Studio Tour and May Event Coordinator will have three main goals: for both programs complete a report on the 2019 tour and event, get commitments to participate in the 2022 tour and event, update the websites and complete the 2021 marketing plan. Planning and organizing a cultural event that is vital to our township and region is an opportunity to work with people of all ages, and is an inspiring environment for youth looking to build skills to work in tourism and culture or to develop transferable skills in marketing, business, technology, non-profit and small business sectors. The Coordinator tasks include gathering digital visitor data from the 2020 programs, gathering anecdotal responses from artists and presenters and writing result reports; organizing two teams of volunteers to brainstorm and plan the 2021 programs. The program plans will include the concept, an overview of all elements of the program, marketing requirements, action plan with items, timing and responsibilities, and budget, all in the form of a project charter. The Coordinator will organize and contract all participating presenters, building on the prior year’s participants.  Create and execute a marketing plan for the event, including but not limited to press releases, website content development, our digital newsletter, media listings, social media postings, and paid media. Planning for the ten days of events must be done well in advance with volunteers organized and well informed about responsibilities. Business system documentation must be kept up to date.

Arts Centre Coordinator

Tasks & Responsibilities:

The Arts Centre Coordinator will have four main goals: Set-up our new Co-op Committee for our expanded space, develop retail and merchandising standards, assist our curator with gallery exhibition planning, and liaise with facility users. Planning and organizing a Co-op Committee that is vital to our organization and developing the use of our new retail space is an opportunity to work with people of all ages, and is an inspiring environment for youth looking to build skills to work in the arts, retail, tourism and culture or to develop transferable skills in marketing, business, technology, non-profit and small business sectors. The Coordinator tasks include creating the mandate for the Co-op Committee, inviting and organizing Co-op members, creating a media plan and updating our website with Co-op member content; setting up our new retail space, developing procedures and writing retail manuals; set up the gallery exhibition plan for late 2020 through 2021 and update our website accordingly; and liaise with facilities users such as our local theatre company and fibre guild on use of space, planning the overview of all programs in our space. Planning for these programs must be done well in advance with volunteers organized and well informed about responsibilities. Business system documentation must be kept up to date.

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