BUMP Mural Coordinator

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BUMP Mural Coordinator

The successful candidates will join our fast paced, team environment to collaborate and deliver an exceptional BUMP Festival. Mural coordinators will provide support to artists, additional stakeholders and staff to develop murals and festival programming as indicated by the murals manager.

The Beltline Urban Murals Project (BUMP) is a community driven initiative transforming the centre of Calgary, into an expansive open-air art gallery since 2017. The 2022 BUMP Festival runs from August 1 to 28, 2022.

Key Responsibilities

  • Facilitate contracts and high level design concepts with artists and building owners.
  • Create and execute schedule of mural painting.
  • Book and assign crews for wall prep, lifts/scaffolding, including maintenance and any other site requirements.
  • Track mural progress, managing all issues as they arise.
  • Host and support artists participating in BUMP festival, acting as an ambassador for BUMP and Calgary.
  • Assist marketing and creative teams on internal and external communications
    Lead and direct volunteers as necessary.
  • Build BUMP’s network of relationships with artists, industry and public through events and outreach.
  • Contribute to BUMP’s overall strategies as an enthusiastic, collaborative and supportive team member.
  • Participate as a team member by taking on administrative and logistical tasks to ensure delivery of seamless service.

Experience Requirements & Competencies

  • Experience working in visual arts, logistics coordination and administration.
  • Exceptionally strong communication, organization and problem solving skills.
  • Competency creating Google documents and spreadsheets.
  • Passionate about bringing visual arts into the community.
  • Handles challenges and complexities with grace and positivity.
  • Ability to take initiative, meet deadlines and effectively manage priorities.
  • Remote work at event and mural sites is required. Personal transportation is an asset.

Outcomes for youth will be increased experience and awareness in working with visual arts and public art creation, building relationships with project stakeholders, and practical experience working as part of a team in creating community and cultural experiences in Calgary.

Developing skills in receiving and interpreting feedback, mentorship, coordinating amongst a team, and communication. Goals for staff will be outlined with team leaders at the beginning of the contract and monitored throughout.

An Empowering Work Environment

BUMP is operated by a small but mighty, close knit team of art enthusiasts and advocates who are always ready to roll up our sleeves to make things happen. We value and expect respectful communication, different perspectives and experiences, collaboration to achieve goals and a team environment where many hands make strong work. We get together when solving problems and share in the celebration of our team’s successes.

Our headquarters are located at the historic McHugh House Community and Arts Hub centrally located at the heart of the city on the corner of 17 Avenue and Centre Street S. Along with plenty of office space, we offer the opportunity for hybrid work from home or around town through a fully cloud-based environment.

Our Offer

All summer roles are funded by Canada Summer Jobs and applicants must be 18 to 30 years of age as of May 1st, 2022 to qualify. We offer a minimum of 30 hours/week at $20/hour with 4% vacation. This is a contract position from May 2 to September 16, 2022, with potential for further extension.

Core work hours are business hours Monday to Friday. During the BUMP Festival and at other events hosted by the BNA, weekend and evening availability will be required.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter via BUMP Staff Applications 2022 before 5:00pm MT on Friday, April 1, 2022.

Applicants can submit for more than one role, but please state your preferred position.

Your cover letter must answer the following questions:

  • Why are you interested in this role with BUMP?
  • Why is public art important in Calgary?

More information can be found at yycbump.ca

The Beltline Neighbourhoods Association is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind.

BUMP Honours the Land of Moh’kins’tsis

BUMP is committed to seeking truth and reconciliation. Our values are centered around community, diversity, equity, inclusion, anti-racism and anti-oppression. We strongly invite and encourage all members of Indigenous and racialized communities, people with disabilities, LGBTQIAS+ and women to apply.

In the spirit of respect, reciprocity and truth, BUMP honours and acknowledges the Treaty 7 territory and oral practices of the Blackfoot Confederacy (including the Siksika, Kainai, Piikani First Nations), as well as the Îyâxe (Stoney) Nakoda (including the Chiniki, Bearspaw, and Wesley First Nations), an Tsuut’ina First Nation.

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