Special Events Planner

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Special Events Planner

Alberta Printmakers (A/P) is seeking an enthusiastic individual who is community-minded, has a keen interest in printmaking and public gallery practices, and possesses a passion for sharing the joy of hands-on art experiences through public event programming. A/P has received funding to support this employment position through the Canada Summer Jobs program.

Job Title: Special Events PlannerTerm of Employment: July 18 – September 2, 2023Full time: 30–40 hours per week to a maximum of 270 hours during the term of employmentWorkdays: Tuesday – Saturday; some evenings requiredRemuneration: $17/hour

Application Deadline: Interested applicants must submit their application no later than Monday, July 3, 2023.

About Alberta Printmakers (A/P)

A/P cultivates an inclusive and collaborative environment to learn about printmaking, to create printed works and to pursue exciting artistic opportunities. We demonstrate this through our publicly accessible Main Gallery programming, through our studio facilities and educational programming, and by regularly coordinating projects and events that foster artistic excellence and community engagement in printmaking and the arts.

Our gallery and studio are located at 4025 4th St. SE in Mohkinstsis/Calgary on the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta.

A/P has an open membership, is governed by a board of directors and is operated by a team of three regular staff members, who reach out to volunteers in accomplishing A/P’s goals. The nature of our work is inclusive, collaborative and professional.

To learn more about A/P, visit albertaprintmakers.com.

A/P is an Equal Opportunity Employer

A/P is an organization that embraces and respects diversity, where every employee, volunteer, or contractor is entitled to a working environment which promotes dignity and respect to all. No form of discriminatory behaviour, intimidation, bullying or harassment is tolerated, and all employees are encouraged to develop their full potential and talents.

A/P encourages and welcomes applications from members of equity-deserving groups including members of Indigenous, Black and racialized communities; persons identifying as LGBTQIA2S+; and persons with disabilities.

Accessibility in the A/P Facility

A/P strives to accommodate the needs of our community members whenever possible. Our building is located near the 39th Avenue LRT Station and has free parking stalls located in front with an access ramp at the north end of the building. Our space is mostly mobility friendly, however our washout sink area for printmaking processes, and our single stall gender neutral washroom, are not wheelchair accessible.

How to Apply

Email a cover letter and detailed resume outlining your experience to director@albertaprintmakers.com including SPECIAL EVENTS PLANNER in the subject line.

Applicants who may require accommodation during the application or hiring process are encouraged to contact A/P in advance so that we can work to support you within our capacity.

Applications must be submitted no later than Monday, July 3, 2023.

Late applications will not be reviewed.

All applications will be reviewed in confidence, and assessed based on alignment of experience, interest and overall fit with the job description and qualifications outlined above. Additional considerations include alignment with Canada Summer Jobs objectives and priorities, including a focus on improving access to the labour market for youth who face unique barriers to employment.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Review for the full job description on the attached PDF.

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