October 10, 2012
Are you passionate about Alberta's arts community and looking to make a contribution? If yes, this may be the position for you!
Reporting to the Director, Arts Development the Arts Development Consultant is responsible for grant management and policy and development services to the Alberta Foundations for the Arts (AFA) literary arts, film and video grants. The successful candidate will support the growth of Alberta's arts community by providing expert advice to internal and external stakeholders and contacts as it relates to Ministry and AFA policies, services and strategies. S/he will also be responsible for liaising with provincial and national contacts in order to ensure that Ministry and AFA strategies reflect current issues/trends in the arts industry. This position is also responsible for implementing workshops and events in order foster and augment sector growth.
The successful candidate will serve as the AFA's frontline representative when it comes to liaising with literary and media arts communities in Alberta. This involves promoting AFA services across the province and ensuring that all Albertans have access to these services. The position is also responsible for preparing briefings and recommendation for the Ministry and AFA Board and contributing to effective grant delivery by providing advice and guidance to applicants and by providing resources and recommendations to the AFA Grants Committee. Finally, the successful candidate is responsible for ensuring the effective delivery of AFA programs.
The application closing date is October 23, 2012. Go to www.jobs.alberta.ca/jobs-dynamic.html for the full position posting!