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Communications and Development Coordinator

Common Weal Community Arts, Regina
Deadline: June 12, 2018 - July 13, 2018

Contact

Name: Risa Payant

E-mail: rpayant@commonweal.ca

Website: https://commonweal.ca/

Deadline

July 13, 2018

Common Weal Community Arts is seeking a Communications and Development Coordinator. This is a one-year, 80% time (30 hours/week) contract commencing late-August 2018. There is potential for the incumbent to move to permanent, full time (37.5 hours/week) pending available funding. The position is new to the organization, so the ideal candidate will be excited to develop the role from the ground up.

The Communications and Development Coordinator assists with the strategic oversight, development, implementation, and evaluation of all external communications and fundraising efforts for Common Weal Community Arts. They are a champion for the organization, with a passion for building relationships with diverse stakeholders and the public. They are comfortable liaising with media, thrive within fast-paced working conditions, and stay atop current affairs to address and thoughtfully communicate issues across a variety of platforms. They play a pivotal role in developing revenue strategies and actively soliciting
funds that will enhance the stability and growth of the organization.

The ideal candidate will have:
● outstanding written and verbal communication skills and comfort with social media platforms;
● experience in fund development and familiarity with best practice in ethical philanthropy;
● a commitment to working collaboratively and building relationships with internal and external constituents through multiple channels;
● an understanding of social justice issues locally, nationally, and internationally;
● a Bachelors degree OR equivalent experience.

A full job description including remuneration and benefits is available at: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1lUxqaXGmgTp9LmKSt963FLrZq8iYicNt. Please note that applicants will be assessed in relation to the duties, skills, and knowledge outlined in the job description.

About Us: Since 1992 Common Weal Community Arts has connected professional artists with communities to promote social change and cultural identity through creative expression. We strive to inspire ideas and empower people to tell their stories in their own voices. Place, shared identity, or interest may define the participating communities, the majority of which are marginalized, underserved, or historically misrepresented. Our projects are diverse in artistic discipline and approach including elements of traditional practice, site-specific work, residency and workshop activity, high profile events, and critical discourse on socially-engaged and community-based arts.

PDF submissions of a cover letter and resume will be accepted until July 13, 2018 at 4:30pm via email to:

Risa Payant, Executive Director
rpayant@commonweal.ca

We thank you for your interest, but only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.