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Outreach and Cultural Mediation Assistant

Website La Maison des artistes visuels francophones

Deadline: April 17, 2024

La Maison des artistes visuels francophones is an artist-run center; a not-for-profit organization committed to fostering a meaningful dialogue around art and creativity by and for the francophone community. We offer programming that includes professional art exhibitions and free public programs that reach various audiences. At La Maison, we warmly invite and welcome people from various walks of life, cultures and ages as well as artists from all visual arts disciplines to engage in a multicultural discussion about minority communities, identity and sense of belonging. You can learn more about our organization and our programming by visiting our website and our social media platforms: www.maisondesartistes.mb.ca

This opportunity is for an Outreach and Cultural Mediation Assistant position, running from May 8th to August 28th, 2024. The main tasks of the employee involve three main categories: cultural mediation and public outreach, communication and media relations, social media and promotion. These tasks will be completed under the supervision of the Executive Director and other members of the team, as well as with Board members. In parallel, the employee will be asked to assist the Director in the organization and coordination of day-to-day activities at La Maison.
The position will be in the city of Winnipeg, Manitoba, specifically in the francophone neighbourhood of St. Boniface.

The ideal candidate is someone who has sufficient knowledge to work in both official languages and someone who has strong communication skills, both orally and in writing. This person has an open mind and can easily communicate with a variety of people, either gallery audience members, project partners or any other person they might have to collaborate with during their contract. Ideally, they would have studied in the fields of art, arts administration, curation, communication, education, media, publicity or other related fields.

We are looking for someone with a variety of qualities such as strong organization skills, capacity to work and problem-solve independently, strong social skills, punctuality and attention to detail. The candidate must be comfortable using online platforms, social media and new media. The candidate must be proficient with word processing softwares, spreadsheets and email softwares. Knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite is considered an asset.

In alignment with our values of openness and diversity, new immigrants to Canada, members of visible minorities, indigenous people and members of the LGBTQIA+ community are especially encouraged to apply.

To submit an application, we invite you to send us a cover letter in French and a CV by email at this address: info@maisondesartistes.mb.ca before April 17th, 2024. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted the following week.

To apply for this job please visit jeunesse-canada-travail.canada.ca.

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