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Job Number:  46911
Shop & Community Services Hub Coordinator

Job Posted: Wednesday, 8 August 2018
Closing Date: Saturday, 18 August 2018
(67 days ago)
Comox Valley Art Gallery
Region: Vancouver Island & Coastal areas Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Courtenay Salary: 16-20/hr

Details: 20 – 40 hours/week (this position may be structured as part-time or full time depending on incumbent skill sets).
Wage: $16 – $20/hr (depending on skills and experience).
1 year contract with possibility for extension into permanent position

Reporting to the Executive Director, the newly-created Shop & Community Services Hub Coordinator serves as a front-line staff member whose relationship-building acumen, adaptive stance, high-level organization and project management skills (including strong financial management and communication skills) propel the organization towards its strategic community-building goals.

This position manages the front reception hub, including the front desk and shop. This involves:

  • Developing and maintaining a strong visitor engagement protocol;
  • Serving as the face of the gallery/shop – welcoming visitors, providing information about Gallery events and services, selling product;
  • Managing reception/retail staff and volunteers;
  • Managing product selection processes and artist relationships;
  • Monitoring and reporting on the financial health of the shop;
  • Developing new opportunities for the shop and visitor services functions through collaborative consultation and pursuit of the strategic plan goals;
  • Developing and coordinating special events related to local ‘maker culture’ –such as the Winter / Summer Art Market, ‘maker’ events, etc.;
  • Developing and maintaining an online presence for the shop.
  • Assisting with image processing, layout and design for both the gallery and shop

The Shop & Community Services Hub Coordinator also provides the following community services:

  • Volunteer relationships, scheduling and management;
  • Donor and volunteer appreciation;
  • Event hospitality;
  • Community fundraising.

This position is furthermore responsible to ensure the day-to-day cleanliness and functionality of the gallery/shop. This includes:

  • Ensuring that the facility is properly prepared, opened and closed each day (ie: as related to the physical space occupied by staff and gallery programs, artwork and audio visual equipment).

Required Skills:

We are looking for a dynamic individual with a strong commitment to creative community (and in particular maker culture), an interest in the gallery and its direction and a can-do attitude. A degree in arts, arts management, and/or business administration is desired, as is a strong history of working in a front-line visitor services and management/coordination position. Fluency in MS Office and Outlook as well as base-level knowledge in Adobe Creative Suite is required).

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
To apply, or to get more information, please send an e-mail to . Applications should include a covering letter and a resume.
Contact Details:
Sharon Karston
Comox Valley Art Gallery

www:   www.comoxvalleyartgallery.com

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