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Ontario Arts Council

Northeastern Representative

Competition Number
15-17

Deadline Date for Submissions
December 15, 2017

Location

Sudbury area, work from home



Contract Type
Regular Part-Time

Affiliation
Unionized

Hours per week
30 hrs/week, up to 44 hrs/week when travelling

Remuneration
$46 211 - $69 316

Summary

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.
 

Key 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.


Key Qualifications

  • 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.


Instructions

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