CARFAC Ontario currently has an opening for a Publication Coordinator. The Publication Coordinator will contribute to the development of CARFAC Ontario publications.
Duration: up to 28 weeks (starting mid June 2014)
Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: $423 per week
Working environment: the Publication Coordinator will work from the CARFAC Ontario offices located at 401 Richmond Street West, Toronto
Eligibility: this job is made possible through the Ontario Job Creation Partnership program with the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.
Applicant must be in receipt of EI or EI eligible (have received regular EI benefits in the last 3 years or maternity benefits in the last 5 years and would have to verify and provide proof of this via Service Canada).
The main responsibility of the Project Coordinator will be to review and update versions of industry publications, such as: Information for Artists, Artists’ Contracts and Perfect Portfolio. S/he will review and edit the current publications as well as research potential topics for additional chapters. The Project Coordinator will be responsible for creating promotional material and for communication with the artistic community. S/he will make sure the publications are available in a printed format as well as online versions when appropriate.
The participant must have post secondary education (BFA, MFA, MA) in the fields of arts management, management, visual and media art, art history or related filed. The participant should have a strong interest in the visual and media arts and understanding of the issues which artist face in their artistic practice.
The participant must have excellent editorial and research skills and be able to work independently and as part of a team. Please articulate your editorial experience in your cover letter and be able to provide writing samples if requested. Other skills required for this position are: excellent communication and interpersonal skills, organizational skills and the ability to multitask. S/he must be able to work on a PC, experience with Photoshop and InDesign is helpful.
Please submit a resume and a cover letter addressed to Mr. Kristian Clarke by emailing: carfacontario [at] carfacontario.ca
Please apply only if you meet the eligibility criteria.
CARFAC Ontario is an equal opportunity employer.
Deadline: extended until Tuesday, June 17, 2014
We thank all applicants for applying but only ones selected for an interview will be contacted.
About CARFAC Ontario
CARFAC Ontario (www.carfacontario.ca) is a professional association for visual and media artists. Founded in 1968, CARFAC (Canadian Artists' Representation/le Front des artistes canadiens) has worked for nearly forty years on the legal and economic issues facing artists. We believe that artists, like professionals in other fields, should be paid for their work and share equitably in profits from their art practice. CARFAC Ontario works to promote the welfare and rights of artists by developing services for individuals and informing policy debate to work towards a culture that supports artists. Our services, programs and publications are created by artists for artists and provide the necessary tools to help them effectively achieve their professional goals.