Summer Jobs at Scugog Arts

Jobs in the ARTS at Scugog Council for the Arts

Canada Summer Jobs Program – 2019

Phone: 905-982-2121

Employer type: Not for profit

Sector: Charitable

Job Title 1 – Culture Days Event Coordinator

Employment Timeframe and Wage

Dates:  June 24, 2019 to Aug 31, 2019

Hours/wk: 35

# of weeks: 10

Wage: $15.50/hr

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 two –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.  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 national 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 two days of 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.

Job Title 2 – Membership Programs Coordinator

Employment Timeframe and Wage

Dates:  June 24, 2019 to Aug 31, 2019

Hours/wk: 35

# of weeks: 10

Wage: $15.50/hr

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.

Job Title 3 – Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Employment Timeframe and Wage

Dates:  June 24, 2019 to Aug 31, 2019

Hours/wk: 35

# of weeks: 10

Wage: $15.50/hr

Tasks & Responsibilities:

The Marketing Coordinator will have two main goals: to market our Gallery exhibitions and events, and update our process plan for marketing an event or exhibition adding details on execution. 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 schedule for the coming 18 months, and to develop with their help a marketing plan common to each exhibit. The Coordinator will develop how we put out a call-for entry for solo and group exhibitions on all of our digital platforms. They will create a marketing plan and budget for marketing exhibitions. They will research and update our media list. 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. Business system documentation must be kept up to date.

Employer Contact: Marion Meyers, Scugog Council for the Arts, 905-982-2121, info@scugogarts.ca

Year of Incorporation: 2005

Skills

Client Services Skills

Coordinator will learn about how to present program opportunities to artist and arts group members, and how to gather opinions and input of members in committee meetings and surveys. They will learn our method of greeting visitors and members, discerning their interests and discussing our programs and their benefits to the visitor or member. They will learn about matching members with our programs.

Teamwork Skills

Coordinator will work with existing teams and help create new teams. They will learn our methods for developing programs and how to work with a team to get things done.

Communication Skills

Coordinator will have ample opportunity to experience the gathering and sharing of information, verbally and in writing, in person and digitally, with our Board, volunteers and members, with lots of coaching along the way. They will learn our database management system and participate in both using and updating it.

Digital Skills

Coordinator will be taught directly how to add content to our website, blog, social media platforms and e-newsletter. Our web system has functions for membership, programs, forms, payments, image banks and registrations, so they will become adept at using many digital platforms.

Leadership Skills

Coordinator will participate on Committees and have an opportunity to learn leadership skills from a variety of people. The coordinator will also have the opportunity to manage volunteers and delegate tasks for specific actions and events as appropriate and with oversight of the Supervisor.

Other Skills

Coordinator will learn marketing and promotion skills from an expert on our Board who has 30+ years in senior marketing communications management positions. They will develop project management and event planning skills working with our charter format. The coordinator will also develop a greater working knowledge of arts practice and curation through their engagement with our events and members.

Level of Education:

Post Secondary

Field of Studies:

Ideal candidates include those in: Arts programs including gallery administration, curating, arts management. Marketing programs including event management, communications, website development and digital management. Business programs including entrepreneurship, accounting, project management, communications. Technology and Math programs including accounting, data-base development and management, digital development and management.

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