Gallery Manager
Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre - Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON

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The Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre is seeking to engage a full-time gallery manager who will be responsible to the Board of Directors for the day-to-day operation of the facility. This is a newly created position and is responsible for targeting a wide range of audiences. The position plays a key role in increasing awareness, understanding, and appreciation for visual art and culture within the Niagara region and beyond. This includes funding applications, managing earned income streams, membership, education and artistic programs.
Also responsible for the office management and operations in collaboration with the Board Chair and the Committee Chairs, as well as actively contributing to the future development of the organization both artistically and strategically.
The successful candidate must demonstrate knowledge and experience of art sector grants and funding including research and completing successful fundraising bids. He/she should have experience of commissioning artists and organizing exhibitions, from planning, production and delivery. Strong communication and organizational skills are essential to this role. The incumbent will provide demonstrated team leadership and relationship skills, working with members of the Board, managing volunteers and developing partnerships.

Academic Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in Fine Arts or equivalent as determined by the Board.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in arts administration or business management.

Additional Info:
For a full detailed job description and person specification, please click on “Careers” on the Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre’s website:

How to Apply:
Please email or mail your résumé and cover letter, by Monday March 3, 2014, to:
Sandra Stokes
Secretary of the Board
247 Ricardo Street PO Box 676
Niagara on the Lake
ON L0S 1J0

We thank all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note the successful candidate will be required to submit a satisfactory Police Information check.

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The Arts Centre was established in 1993 to provide residents and visitors to the Niagara region with opportunities to enhance their...