Strategic Arts Management
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Strategic Arts Management (SAM) seeks an Administrative Intern for a full-time (30 hours per week), six-week contract starting Monday, June 22, 2015 and ending Friday, July 31, 2015.
The Administrative Intern will support Strategic Arts Management and The Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Award Foundation, a program administered by Strategic Arts Management.
Responsibilities will include co-coordinating and co-executing communications plans, including researching, writing, and uploading content for layout and distribution in e-newsletters and social media activities; maintaining databases; filing; updating the SAM grant calendar; assisting with the planning and implementation of SAM Workshops and other events as they arise.
The ideal candidate will be a post-secondary student in a marketing, public relations, or arts administration program, with a demonstrated interest in the arts, good computer and organizational skills, excellent attention to detail, and the ability to work independently as well as under supervision. Knowledge of French is an asset.
Established in 2006, Strategic Arts Management has been serving an increasing number of clients with top quality mentoring, management, and administrative resources at affordable, subsidized rates. SAM’s broad range of resources assists artists and arts organizations in creating and disseminating their work.
The Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Award is a $25,000 award for a work in any creative media that bears a strong connection to the province.
This position is funded through Canada Summer Jobs and is designed to provide training and experience in arts administration with a goal of developing resources for the performing arts sector. The successful candidate will gain career-related work experience in administration, database management, event planning, marketing and communications.
To be eligible for the position, applicants must:
- be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
- have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year;
- be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act; and
- be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations.
The Administrative Intern will be paid $10.60 per hour.
Strategic Arts Management recognizes that diversity fosters a rich and creative environment, and encourages all qualified applicants to send a resume and cover letter by Wednesday, June 17, 2015, to Strategic Arts Management:
In Person: 1496 Lower Water St., Suite 424 C Halifax NS
By Mail: PO Box 812 CRO Halifax NS B3J 2V2
By Email (in a single PDF): firstname.lastname@example.org
Interviews will be conducted on Friday, June 22, 2015. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.