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May 27, 2016 - 4pm

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

The NS Centre for Craft and Design (NSCCD) is a provincially-owned facility consisting of the Mary E. Black Gallery (MEBG), studios and office space housing programs and services designed to benefit the provincial crafts community. Owned by the province, the Centre is managed by the Nova Scotia Designer Crafts Council (NSDCC).                                                                                                                               

Position: Administration Coordinator     (28 hours per week : Tuesday through Friday).

Functions: Reports to, and works collaboratively with the Director of the NSCCD.

Specific tasks performed include but are not limited to:

  1. Providing friendly, informative and efficient front desk reception to gallery visitors, local tourists and centre students of all ages
  2. Efficiently managing daily office operations of the Centre/gallery including opening/closing, mail, email, ordering supplies, maintaining database records, website content and visitor statistics
  3. Processing payments for programs offered by the Centre along with bi-weekly bills and petty cash
  4. Preparing press releases, exhibition invitations, in-house catalogues, advertising and PR materials that promote the exhibitions, workshops and programs of the NSCCD/MEBG.
  5. Assisting the Director/Curator with programming activities as required along with recruiting, training and supervising casual/volunteer staff
  6. Development and maintenance of social media presence online
  7. Assisting in the installation and takedown of exhibitions, handling of works of art, packing and shipping
  8. Partnering with colleagues within the NSDCC on special events and projects as required

Requirements:  The successful candidate will possess a university degree or equivalent. They will be well organized, adaptable, good-humoured and able to deal with interruptions and multiple demands on their attention. Proven strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills are essential as are proficiency with database, graphic design and website programs. Demonstrated ability to work both as a team member and independently and with a keen attention to detail is essential. Administrative experience in cultural and/or non-profit organizations is a definite asset.

Terms:  Salary $22,500 – $25,800 for 4 days/week

Contact:  Susan Charles, Director     Email: director@craft-design.ns.ca

Application Deadline:  Friday, May 27, 2016  4 pm

May 19, 2016 - 6pm