Landless Band Project Manager Job Call
Deadline October 20th
Eastern Edge is seeking candidates to manage and implement The Landless Band project, a ground-breaking and exciting new project for EE. The project will involve a discussion series between September 2017 and April 2018 featuring Indigenous artists, a workshopped production of The Landless Band, a play by poet and playwright Shannon Webb Campbell presented at the LSPU Hall in April, a print publication and gallery programming. Applications are invited from individuals who have had requisite experience in the field of arts administration, curation and theatre production. Candidates should also be interested in and aware of Indigenous history, and contemporary art.
The Project Manager will report to the Eastern Edge Board of Directors and the Landless Band steering committee and work independently and in collaboration with the Director and Assistant Director to implement all parts of The Landless Band project. The ideal candidate is enthusiastic, has excellent communication skills and enjoys working with community organizations and people. They have experience organizing groups and are responsible, punctual and efficient.
770 Hours Total
$18.00/hr for 210 hrs Part Time, (19hrs per week) November 13, 2017- February 16, 2018
$18.00/hr for 560 hrs Full Time, (35hrs per week) February 14- June 01, 2018
$13,860.00 total paid biweekly over the course of the contract.
If interested please send Eastern Edge Gallery (firstname.lastname@example.org):
-Letter of interest
Deadline October 20th
Questions? Don’t hesitate to ask.
Full details below.
Philippa Jones (email@example.com)
About The Landless Band
The Landless Band project creates space for Indigenous voices to reinforce Indigenous history in Newfoundland and Labrador through personal stories. The Landless Band aims to launch Indigenous-led discourse on self-identity, self-rediscovery and celebration of Indigenous culture in Newfoundland and Labrador, and will bring together Indigenous voices from the theatre, film, literature and visual art communities.
The responsibilities of the Project Manager will include:
- Coordination of all promotional material, media, website and social media
- Preparation of design materials in liaison with a graphic designer
- Managing the total project budget and other administrative tasks
- Volunteer recruitment and coordination
- Coordination of speakers and logistics for the Salon Series, to take place in St. John’s and Corner Brook
- Being on-site at the various venues
- Audio/visual documentation and processing of material
- Creating the play’s technical rehearsal schedule, creating master production schedule and timelines, creating load-in and strike schedules
- Stage Management
- Being on-site at the various venues for the play
- Coordinate the design and publication of The Landless Band book
- Processing of audio/visual material from the Salon Series and play in preparation for publication
Qualifications and Required Skill
- Professional experience in the field of theatre production of at least 1 year
- Specific experience stage managing
- Experience managing logistical elements of theatre events
- Broad knowledge of theatrical production equipment and software
- Experience working in a gallery, museum, or non-profit cultural organization
- Experience in event organization and planning
- Proven ability to be resourceful and detail-oriented
- Proven ability to manage budgets
- Strong communication and writing skills
- Self driven with the ability to take initiative and solve problems
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Ability to deliver tasks within tight deadlines
- Administrative skills and experience
- Excellent skills in MS Office and graphics programs
Deadline October 20th
Open Call for proposals- deadline October 30th 2017
Partnering with Eastern Edge Gallery
EE is open to partnership and collaboration with other organisations. Please email us a proposal of partnership that outlines your project description, your responsibilities and specifications, and your expectations for EE’s participation. Please note that projects that do not pay professional artist fees as a minimum will not be considered. As a non-profit, Artist-run centre we have limited resources; as such we are highly selective in the projects to which we commit our time, so as to ensure quality of programming.
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