Arts and Culture Coordinator

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Arts and Culture Coordinator

Why work for the Town of Canmore?

For starters, you can take great pride in our collaborative organization, its positive work culture and our amazing group of talented people who genuinely care about our community and accomplish outstanding work every day for its citizens. As a member of the arts & events team, you will work with a variety of teams across the organization to provide seamless and exceptional experiences to all residents and stakeholders. You will also have the opportunity to enhance citizens’ quality of life and create a healthy, sustainable, inclusive community.

Position Overview

The full-time temporary arts and culture coordinator is responsible for the planning and delivery of high-quality municipal arts and culture programs, events and educational opportunities that serve to enhance citizens’ quality of life and create a healthy, sustainable, inclusive community. The coordinator oversees arts and cultural programming including the Three Sisters Gallery, educational programs and community art projects. Arts and culture programming is culturally and artistically diverse and will involve Indigenous peoples as collaborators, presenters, educators and participants. The coordinator oversees the ongoing maintenance and support of the public art inventory and program and provides program support to the arts and events team.

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Our ideal candidate is someone who is organized, friendly and confident who is looking for a unique role where they can highlight and further develop their keen attention to detail. Further, you will have the opportunity to develop your strong communication and relationship-building skills in this diverse position as you liaise with many talented people inside and outside the organization to ensure efficient and effective cultural programming. Strong organizational skills are required with the ability to meet deadlines and changing priorities. We are seeking an applicant that is passionate about the arts and has a university degree or college diploma in fine arts or arts administration.

The successful applicant will have three to six years of related work experience. Further knowledge of community events, cultural activities, initiatives and resources in the Bow Valley will help you to be successful in this role!


  • Temporary contract for a duration of 9 months
  • Standard 35 hours per week and earned day off (EDO) program (1 day off in a 3-week cycle)

Starting rate: $32.10 – $33.98 per hour


  • Personal development and learning opportunities
  • Positive work culture
  •  Work-life balance

Closing Date for Applications: This posting will remain open until Monday, October 10, 2022.

How to Apply

To apply, please combine your cover letter and resume into a single document (PDF or Word) and apply directly on our website at

To help us learn more about you, in your cover letter please clearly explain the following:

  • Why you want to be a full-time temporary arts and culture coordinator with the Town of Canmore team. Why Canmore?
  • What does collaborative client service look like to you?
  • What technical skills or experience do you possess that would help you to successfully navigate our complex political landscape?

The Town of Canmore is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to age, colour, race, gender, ancestry, ethnic origin, disability or sexual orientation. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence,

Prior to beginning work, the successful candidate will be required to submit all required certifications and documentation, including driver’s abstract and records checks. The Town of Canmore wishes to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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