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Job Title: Programming Assistant 

Applications due: Sunday, September 29th, 2019

Start Date: Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

Duration: One year contract, pending funding 

Rate of Pay: $16/hour, 35 hours a week 

Full Job Post HERE.


Please forward your name, CV with two references, and a letter of interest with the subject line “Programming Assistant Application” to on or before Sunday, September 29th, 2019.


The chosen candidate  will work alongside the Executive  Director and Assistant Director implementing the wide range of contemporary art programming at Eastern Edge including: exhibitions, events, community partnerships, a summer festival, artist residencies as part of EE Studios and so much more! 

To learn more about to work we do, check us out online:

Facebook:  Eastern Edge

Instagram: @easternedgegallery 

This opportunity is a great way to gain valuable work experience and be a part of a constantly evolving creative team. Excellent for people thinking of becoming professional artists, curators, arts administrators and educators.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Canadian citizens or permanent residents, who are residents of Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Unemployed or underemployed (underemployed being someone who has been employed on average less than 20 hours per week or in a field not related to their training)
  • Recent post-secondary graduates who have not obtained employment in their field of study
  • International graduates of Memorial University of Newfoundland, or College of the North Atlantic with a Post-graduate Work Permit, and individuals with an Open Work Permit who are residents of the province
  • Not receiving a federal or provincial pension, Workplace NL benefits or another benefit prescribed by the Minister.

About Eastern Edge Gallery, located in St. John’s, NL

Eastern Edge, established in 1984, is Newfoundland and Labrador’s first artist-run centre for visual arts. Eastern Edge is committed to exhibiting contemporary Canadian and international art, as well as encouraging dedicated and rigorous activity locally. In providing an alternative venue where artists have greater control over how their work is represented, Eastern Edge facilitates critical dialogue concerning issues in contemporary art and society, actively encouraging emerging and established artists whose work speaks to feminist, multicultural, queer, and other diverse perspectives. Eastern Edge aims to provide a supportive space to develop skills, share information and resources, foster community and create a meaningful context for artistic activity.  You can learn more about the accessibility of Eastern Edge Gallery and review our Code of Conduct here:

Eastern Edge Gallery is committed to diversity and employment equity, and welcomes applications from any and all interested parties. While we thank all applicants for their time, we will only be contacting individuals selected for the interview process.

For the full job call and list of responsibilities, click here! 


Accessibility Fund

In 2019 Eastern Edge Gallery will be extending its accessibility initiatives through a designated fund. This is an annual limited fund of $2,000 to be split into stipends of $200 for up to 10 recipients, which can be applied to by Eastern Edge members in good standing and exhibiting artists by clicking here.

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.

Please note that any person or organisation that works with us must abide by and embrace our Code of Conduct.

We are always looking for good volunteers. Get involved, help Eastern Edge be the space for you! Fill out this short & quick form.