Regular Full-Time Position
The Galley Rental & Event Associate promotes and sells the Gallery as a venue for events, and working with the Manager, establishes budget goals for facility rental program and growth and recommends achievable targets. Acts as the Gallery’s facility rentals representative and provides information to potential clients regarding building rental facilities specifications, capabilities, availabilities, rental rates, etc. In consultation with the Manager negotiates rental contracts with both clients and gallery staff; identifies areas of possible accommodation and modifications to the Gallery’s daily operations for rentals and negotiates same to ensure as little disruption to operations as possible. Performs all administrative duties related to rentals including reviewing contracts with clients to ensure mutual obligations and Gallery usage guidelines are understood. Coordinates with internal staff for in-house services and scheduling as required with Event Liaisons, Gallery Operations Staff/Services, Security, Preparation, coat check, Janitorial, etc. Assists as required, with larger Gallery fundraising and programming events. Performs a variety of related support tasks in relation to the foregoing activities.
Business Diploma plus a minimum of 2 years’ experience in the field of event or facility management or Hotel Sales and Management. Direct experience in coordinating, negotiating and overseeing facility rentals working with clients in the conference, event planning, film or entertainment fields is preferred. Candidates should be accustomed to working in busy environments and have strong customer service and work prioritization skills. Experience with a dedicated venue management system such as Delphi or Reserve is a strong asset
SALARY: Pay Grade 17 Step 1 $23.81 per hour to Step 5 $27.71
HOURS: Flexible work Schedule, 35 hours per week. Weekend and evenings as required. The Vancouver Art Gallery full-time staff are currently working reduced hours of 28 per week. Should hours increase this position would receive additional hours.
Open until filled. Please send in your cover letter and resume to the Director of Human Resources, Vancouver Art Gallery, 750 Hornby Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6Z 2H7, Fax: 604-682-1086, email
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those short-listed will be contacted.
The Vancouver Art Gallery commits to providing equitable access to everyone. We actively support accessibility, anti-racism, LGBTQ2S+ inclusion and encourage diversity in our staff, visitors, volunteers, and programming. We cultivate a safer space where all voices are heard, valued, and represented. The Gallery stands against hatred, discrimination, racism, homophobia, and transp0hobia.
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