Monday, 28 April 2014

Edmonton Exhibition and Events Assistant Opportunity

The Exhibition and Event Assistant provides support with coordinating exhibitions, workshops and speaker lectures for the Alberta Society of Artists in the Edmonton area. This casual position would require the successful candidate to have a flexible schedule in which he or she would be available to work shifts weekdays, weekends and/or evenings on occasion. The Exhibition and Event Assistant would work with the ASA Program Coordinator who is located in Calgary and be a liaison to help administer the opening, maintenance and closure of ASA activities in Edmonton.  

Be the onsite ASA contact for the receipt, delivery, and shipping of artwork at the ASA storage location (Harcourt House) in Edmonton;
Ensure artwork is adequately wrapped for shipping
Transports artwork to and from exhibition sites; 
ASA volunteers will be arranged to assist the successful candidate with larger shows
Assist with the installation and take down of ASA exhibitions Act as the liaison with gallery partners in Edmonton on behalf of the ASA Program Coordinator 
Organize receptions for exhibitions Provide assistance with other Edmonton events held by the ASA; this could include an ASA volunteer luncheon, workshop and/or speaker events put on by the ASA and open to the public 
Gallery guide when required; this would include providing security, hosting, and information about the artists, art and/or ASA to visitors, coordinating occasional sales to the public Introduce workshop and speakers to participants, provide ongoing support to speakers and workshop leaders throughout their presentations 

Experience in non-profit is not essential but would be beneficial 
Experience in gallery and art event management 
Skilled in organizing and coordinating events and occasionally volunteers
Knowledge of and interested in Alberta Visual arts 
Able to manage time effectively and efficiently 
Ability to work a flexible schedule 
Ability to work independently with little to no supervision
Excellent correspondence skills and easily accessible through email and telephone  
Has access to and can use own vehicle 
Can manage a petty cash of $500.00

 If you are interested in applying, please submit your resume and cover letter to the Program Coordinator, Jenna Reimer, at 
The Alberta Society of Artists Crossroads Art Centre 
#305-1235 26th Ave 
SE Calgary, AB, 
T2G 1R7


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