Job Posting 83631

Gallery Programming Assistant
Massey Theatre Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
735 Eighth Avenue, New Westminster, BC
closing tomorrow (Sun, 29 May)
canada summer jobs / summer students  •  $22.00 per hour

Job Description:

The Gallery Programming Assistant will be a creative & administrative role that supports the Plaskett Art Gallery of the Massey Theatre and Eighth & Eight. 


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist department in curating and planning new exhibitions, registration system setup and use, statistics and reporting
  • Assist with special events including opening receptions
  • Assist with installation of new work
  • Engagement with artists
  • Conduct gallery tours and engage with gallery visitors
  • Develop and facilitate outreach opportunities, research and planning
  • Monitor gallery attendance and participation in outreach programs


Working Conditions:

  • This position typically operates in an office environment, as well as overseeing work taking place in the art gallery.
  • Hours of work: On average, 37.5 hours per week
  • Evening and weekend work may be required to facilitate programming. An averaging agreement will be put in place.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

  • Minimum two years post-secondary degree in a related field or equivalent experience in the arts, not-for profit of entertainment industry.
  • Comfortable working in collaborative environments
  • Organized, responsible, and reliable
  • Outgoing with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A passion and commitment to the performing arts and their value to society
  • Knowledgeable and able to work confidently in Microsoft Office suite / Office 365
  • Previous art gallery experience is a bonus but not required



  • Hours – 37. 5 hours per week on averaging agreement
  • Duration – 16 weeks Canada Summer Jobs with potential for ongoing future employment
  • Benefits – Extended Health, Dental, LTD, Life Insurance, Matching 3% RRSP contribution

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