Job Posting 66392

Interim Publisher
Canadian Art Foundation
Toronto Metro area, 215 Spadina Ave.
closes in 6 days (Mon, 30 Nov)
full time - term / contract  •  $6500/month




POSITION: Interim Publisher


OPPORTUNITY TYPE: 5-6 month contract, ending April 30, 2021.


SALARY: $6500/month


REPORTS TO: Co-Chairs of the Board of Directors


This opportunity requires an individual with enhanced change leadership skills. As Canadian Art examines its organizational structure to better serve its clients and optimize the organization, the successful candidate will be able to work across silos, promoting collaboration beyond their team and approach with an innovative mindset. The interim publisher is instrumental in assisting Canadian Art to reach its goals and objectives between now and April 2021.





Reporting to the Co-Chairs of the Board of Directors, the Interim Publisher brings both a positive attitude and a focus on teamwork while having experience in publishing. Additionally, they are proficient in financial statements, including Profit & Loss, Balance Sheets and Cash Flow Statements. The ideal candidate is familiar with visual arts and culture in Canada.



  • Manage the day-to-day business operations including production, circulation, marketing, advertising and development.
  • Oversee the organization’s finances with support of an external accountant.
  • Manage relationships with partners and sponsors with support of the Board.
  • Oversee grant applications and relationships with granting agencies and donors.
  • Collaborate with Editor in Chief as needed.
  • Support & promote the co-design process, leading to a more equitable and inclusive organizational structure.



  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited university in a related field.
  • Diploma or certificate from an accredited publishing program.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in Publishing.
  • Experience managing a team through times of change.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Proven experience and success of government grant processes considered an asset.*
  • Previous success in fundraising is considered an asset.*
  • Knowledge of management principles as they relate to non-profit organizations is considered an asset.*
  • Equity/anti-oppression analysis is considered an asset.*

Canadian Art is the preeminent platform for journalism and criticism about art and culture in Canada. Our award-winning print, digital, educational and programming initiatives deliver smart, accessible ideas, stories and opinions. A national charity, Canadian Art develops and supports art writers and engages with the work of artists, established and new. It develops inclusive platforms to understand, debate and be inspired by art.


In addition to publishing in print and online, the Canadian Art Foundation also presents innovative events and educational programs, including School Hop and The Canadian Art Encounters speaker series. These programs support our mandate to engage audiences nationwide and address urgent and evolving issues through the lens of contemporary art and culture.


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Canadian Art works to promote an intersectional understanding of identity and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals. We encourage applications from individuals within Canadian Art’s employment equity categories, including those who identify as women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, persons of colour, individuals of non-conforming gender and sexual orientations and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code. Canadian Art is committed to equity and diversity, and to a positive, supportive working environment. Canadian Art’s office is fully accessible. Please let us know should you require accommodation during any part of this recruitment process.

Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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