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Operations Coordinator

The application deadline for this opportunity has passed.

We have extended the application deadline to March 25, 2020 for the operations coordinator internship position. We know there is great uncertainty right now but we are still on track for hiring. Please email Erin Jenkins at

With support from the Rozsa Foundation, the Calgary Queer Arts Society is pleased to announce we are seeking a candidate to fill a six-month paid operations coordinator internship contract, with the possibility of a permanent position being offered at the culmination of the six-month term (April to September 2020).

The qualified candidate must be a graduate of a Canadian post-secondary Institution, graduating in the current calendar year or the two years prior, who is interested in pursuing a career in arts administration.

Our work environment is collaborative, often fast-paced, and always community-minded. As part of a small team, you will play an integral hands-on role, with room for your input, ideas, and energy in everything we work on and accomplish together. The ideal candidate is extremely organized, detail-orientated, reliable, and trustworthy, with strong written and oral communication skills.

As part of our commitment to the holistic development of the internship experience, part of this contract will include time set aside for developing mentorship relationships in the community, and working on a self-directed legacy project. You will gain valuable hands-on experience by working across departments to help us realize the execution of our biggest event of the year—the Fairy Tales Queer Film Festival, as well as our Calgary Pride programming and year-round activities.

Schedule: Full-time, weekdays 10:00am to 5:00pm (35 hours/week)
Rate of Pay: $20 per hour

Work schedule requires expanded hours and flexibility during peak periods, with time in lieu offered for overtime hours.

Please see the attached document for the full job posting, or visit

Submit a cover letter and resume to on or before March 25, 2020.