As early as May 2021, or flexible
Interested in building your professional experience in the exciting world of contemporary art? Have a passion for community-building, non-profit management, and collaborating with creative minds? If so, then joining the Centre A team as a Gallery Manager might be the perfect fit for you!
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Gallery Manager is a dynamic, newly-created position engaged with all aspects of Centre A’s day-to-day operations. We are a small team looking for an energetic person who can take the lead in revamping and running our key administrative systems, including financial planning and accounting, membership coordination, scheduling and record-keeping.
The Gallery Manager will also play an integral role in supporting our fundraising, programming, marketing and outreach initiatives. This includes contributing innovative ideas for diversifying our community and building long-term sustainability and success. As a champion for Centre A’s mission and values, the Gallery Manager will help us raise awareness of our exhibitions and programs while greeting members and visitors on a regular basis.
The successful candidate will be highly organized, proactive, and a strong communicator. Prior experience in the arts or non-profit sector, knowledge of an Asian language, or fundraising experience will be a strong asset.
ABOUT CENTRE A:
Centre A (officially, the Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art) is a leading public art gallery situated in Vancouver’s Chinatown, on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh peoples. It is the only public art gallery in Canada dedicated to contemporary Asian and Asian-diasporic perspectives since 1999. A registered charity, Centre A is committed to providing a platform for engaging diverse communities through public access to the arts, mentorship opportunities, and provocative exhibitions and programs.
OVERVIEW OF DUTIES:
Operations and Planning
Community and Public Relations
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, please provide:
Please email the application package as a single PDF document with your name and the position in the title, in the above order, to by April 13, 2021, at 11:59 PM.
Review of applications will begin on April 14, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.
Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered.
We acknowledge the time and effort invested in each application, and thank you in advance for your interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview and asked to provide contact details of three professional references.
Centre A values diversity in the workplace because it allows us to better understand and meet the needs of the communities we serve. It helps us foster greater creativity, breadth of experience, and personal growth among our staff, and it's essential to our success as an organization. We are committed to equity and inclusion, and strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented and marginalized groups, including but not limited to sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, and/or disability.
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