Northeastern Representative

Date Posted: Dec 05, 2017

Salary: TBD
Province: Ontario
Region: Northeastern Ontario
Organization's Field/Discipline: The Arts
Term: Part-time
Career Level: Intermediate

Organization Description

Ontario Arts Council
The Ontario Arts Council is a publicly funded agency of Ontario’s Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport. OAC’s primary purpose is to award grants to professional artists and arts organizations.
 

Job Description

The Ontario Arts Council is a publicly funded agency of Ontario’s Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport.  OAC’s primary purpose is to award grants to professional artists and arts organizations.
 
Northeastern Representative
Competition number: 15-17
Deadline for submissions: December 15, 2017 at 5pm
Position type: Regular Part-time
Hours: 30 hrs/week, up to 44 hrs/week when travelling
Affiliation: Unionized
Location: Sudbury area, work from home
Remuneration: $46 211 - $69 316
 
Ontario Arts Council (OAC) requires an accomplished and connected community animator to be our representative in the Northeast region. Your presence will create a deepened connection and public awareness of the OAC and the granting programs and services we offer.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Meet with artists and arts organizations, and other community based organizations, regularly to provide local face-to-face interaction, information sessions, and easy access to program guidance.
  • Identify and develop collaborative opportunities and strategies to build and or increase capacities of communities, arts organizations and artists to access our programs and to strengthen the arts in the region. 
  • Regular written and verbal reporting.
  • Generate and maintain a database/list of regional contacts used for Outreach and other purposes.
  • Support granting officers when they travel throughout the region by arranging for and recommending locations and/or artists and organizations to meet with.
  • Travel up to two times per month to different communities in the region as well as occasional travel to OAC’s Toronto office is required.


Requirements:

  • Multidisciplinary knowledge of the arts, individual artists and arts organizations in Northeastern Ontario.
  • Deep understanding of the economic, cultural, and social challenges and opportunities in the region
  • Experienced in community development and coaching
  • Verbal and written communication skills in English and French at the advanced level.
  • Your collaborative nature and cross cultural awareness allows you to build interpersonal relationships with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Knowledge of and experience working with the Francophone and Aboriginal communities in the area.
  • Self- starter and strategic thinker with solid organizational and administrative skills, sound judgment and ability to multi-task and work independently.
  • Effective verbal and written communicator, with excellent interpersonal, facilitation and presentation skills.
  • Experienced and knowledgeable in grant writing and public funding systems.
  • Intermediate to advanced computer literacy in Excel, Word, Outlook and database programs.
  • Valid driver’s license required in order to travel to remote locations.


How to Apply:

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume by 5 p.m. (please note that applications that do not include a cover letter will not be considered):
http://www.arts.on.ca/about-us/careers-at-oac
 

Contact Info:

Website: www.arts.on.ca

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