Careers

The Vernon Public Art Gallery has the following job positions available:

 

 

Job Title: Gallery Ambassador

 

Location: Vernon, BC

 

Number of positions: 2

 

Start Date: May 31st, 2021

 

End Date: August 29th, 2021

 

Salary (per position): $16.00/Hourly

 

Job description: This is a temporary position for students who are looking to gain valuable experience in a variety of areas including project management, event planning, sponsorship solicitation, communications, networking, and financial management. This experience also exposes students to the operations and programming required to run a growing non-profit cultural organization.

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:  

  • Working under the supervision of the Executive Director, carry out event planning, execution and review.

  • Taking the lead role in the planning and implementation of summer activities including the Gallery’s wrap-up event, Riot on the Roof.

  • Update relevant social media sites and build on the audience that has already been developed through a combination of online engagement and the creation of Gallery activities

  • Tracking budget, statistics and event outcomes.

  • Expand the Gallery’s younger audience (teens/young adults) at established events, activities and exhibitions hosted by the Gallery.

  • Assist with the organization of VPAG’s annual Midsummer’s Eve of the Arts in July

  • Provide staff support in general operations

 

Education:

Some post-secondary coursework in any of the following are considered an asset: business, marketing, tourism, graphic design, sociology, fine arts, and communications.

To ensure Young Canada Works eligibility, all applicants must have been full-time students during the last academic year and be returning to full-time study in the fall of 2021. Confirmation of this requirement will be obtained during the interview process.

 

Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills

  • Excellent writing and editing skills

  • Ability to work independently or as a team member

  • Planning, organization and time management skills

  • Research skills

  • Cash handling

 

Experience:

  • Interacting with the general public

  • Knowledge of Arts and Culture and event management

  • Familiarity with the North Okanagan and Vernon is an asset

  • Proficient in the use of computers and Microsoft Office Suite,

  • Familiarity with Square Point-of-Sale system

  • Cloud-based organizational tools

 

Mandate: The Vernon Public Art Gallery’s mandate if five-fold: to exhibit, collect and preserve local, regional, national and international art of the highest possible standards; to promote visual arts in the broader community; to provide information, education, challenge and inspiration in the visual arts; to encourage appreciation of, and participation in, the visual arts; to provide a meeting place, facility and institution for the benefit of the citizens of Greater Vernon.

 

Mission: The Vernon Public Art Gallery exists to connect our community to the creative presence and possibilities within the visual arts through its exhibitions and activities.          

 

This job position is subject to grant approval. Please send your resume to dauna@vernonpublicartgallery.com

Job Title: Project Administration Officer

 

Location: Vernon, BC

 

Number of positions: 1

 

Start Date: May 10th, 2021

 

End Date: TBD

 

Salary (per position): $15.00/Hourly

 

Job description: This is a temporary position for students who are looking to gain valuable experience in a variety of areas including project management, event planning, sponsorship solicitation, communications, networking, and financial management. This experience also exposes students to the operations and programming required to run a growing non-profit cultural organization.

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:  

  • Assisting with the planning and implementation of the Gallery’s signature summer event/fundraiser, Midsummer’s Eve of the Arts.

  • Data entry

  • Provide support to general gallery operations including greeting visitors, cash handling, opening/closing procedures

 

Education:

Some post-secondary coursework in any of the following are considered an asset: business, marketing, tourism, graphic design, sociology, fine arts, and communications.

Must meet the requirements of Canada Summer Jobs, visit their website for more information here.

 

Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills

  • Excellent writing and editing skills

  • Ability to work independently or as a team member

  • Planning, organization and time management skills

  • Research skills

  • Cash handling

 

Experience:

  • Interacting with the general public

  • Knowledge of Arts and Culture and event management

  • Familiarity with the North Okanagan and Vernon is an asset

  • Proficient in the use of computers and Microsoft Office Suite,

  • Familiarity with Square Point-of-Sale system

  • Cloud-based organizational tools

 

Mandate: The Vernon Public Art Gallery’s mandate if five-fold: to exhibit, collect and preserve local, regional, national and international art of the highest possible standards; to promote visual arts in the broader community; to provide information, education, challenge and inspiration in the visual arts; to encourage appreciation of, and participation in, the visual arts; to provide a meeting place, facility and institution for the benefit of the citizens of Greater Vernon.

 

Mission: The Vernon Public Art Gallery exists to connect our community to the creative presence and possibilities within the visual arts through its exhibitions and activities.          

 

This job position is subject to grant approval. Please send your resume to dauna@vernonpublicartgallery.com

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3228- 31st Ave, Vernon BC, V1T 2H3 info@vernonpublicartgallery.com |  Tel: 250-545-3173

Monday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sunday: Closed 

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