Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art

Opportunities 

 

INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS INTERN (Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage) — DEADLINE EXTENDED!
$15/hr
35 hrs/week from July 3, 2018 – January 5, 2019

Centre A’s Young Canada Works 2018 International Exhibitions Internship is a special internship for a qualified, Korean speaking Canadian to, in collaboration with our partners at the RAT school of ART in Seoul, assist with the execution of an exhibition in Seoul, South Korea. The job consists of working with our curator and our Seoul based partners on exhibition planning, artist coordination, promotions, and the coordination of a tour to the Busan and Gwangju Biennales. After the exhibition is executed, the intern will assistant in the production of a post-exhibition publication. The exhibition includes artists from both Canada and Korea.

Qualifications

  • Detail-oriented, highly organized, self-motivated, able to work independently and with others.
  • Strong interpersonal and written and oral communication skills.
  • Capacity to take ownership of tasks.
  • Strong time management and multi-tasking skills.
  • The ability to stay focused in high-pressure, fast-paced situations.
  • A demonstrable interest in gallery operations and the production and execution of contemporary art exhibitions, and a strong drive to deepen international exchange, with a particular interest in the Korea-Canada relationship.
  • Basic knowledge of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) is a must. -Experience, beyond personal use, with social media platforms is an asset.
  • Basic skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), and Adobe Suite (Photoshop, InDesign).
  • Publication design and production experience is a strong asset.
  • Skills in photography are an asset.
  • Knowledge of non-English languages, particularly Korean is a strong asset.

To qualify for this position, applicants must have graduated from a post-secondary institution within the past two years and have a certificate or Bachelor’s Degree related to Fine Arts, Art History, Curatorial Studies or related Arts or Humanities degree. As per the YCW eligibility requirements, to apply you must be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident between the ages of 16-30 who are entitled to legally work in Canada.

To apply, please send a letter of interest, CV containing work experience, one writing sample, a design portfolio (optional), and two letters of reference from professors or previous/current employers to Shizen at info@centrea.org by June 30th, 2018. Applications without reference letters will be considered incomplete. Please send documents in PDF format.

 

DEVELOPMENT INTERN (Young Canada Works Building Careers in Heritage)
26 weeks, from August 2018 – February 2019
30 hrs/week
$15/hr

We are looking for an individual to join our team as Development Intern. This internship position is intended for a recent graduate with a certificate or Bachelor’s Degree related to applied communications, event planning and management, or marketing.

The Development Intern will join the Centre A team for 26 weeks, and assist with the planning and administration of donor development and fundraising work at Centre A. The intern will undertake tasks focused on fundraising for the gallery’s special projects, upcoming space renovations, and membership drive.

Responsibilities include assistance in:

  • Writing, launching, and managing online communications for fundraising campaigns and events
  • Planning and coordinating fundraising events
  • The design and production of sponsorship packages
  • Fundraising-related research
  • Volunteer coordination

This position will be 30 hrs/week for 26 weeks from August 1, 2018 – February 15, 2019. This is a paid position ($15/hr) funded with assistance from Young Canada Works.

Qualifications

  • Detail-oriented, highly organized, self-motivated, able to work independently and with others.
  • Strong interpersonal and written and oral communication skills.
  • Capacity to take ownership of tasks.
  • Strong time management and multi-tasking skills.
  • The ability to stay focused in high-pressure, fast-paced situations.
  • A demonstrable interest in gallery operations and the production and execution of contemporary art exhibitions, and a strong drive to fundraise.
  • Basic knowledge of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) is a must.
  • Experience, beyond personal use, with social media platforms is an asset.
  • Basic skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), and Adobe Suite (Photoshop, InDesign). Design experience is not necessary, but an asset.
  • Skills in photography are an asset.
  • Knowledge of languages other than English, particularly Asian languages is a strong asset.

To qualify for this position, students must have graduated from a post-secondary institution within the past two years and have a certificate or Bachelor’s Degree related to applied communications, event planning and management, or marketing. As per the YCW eligibility requirements, to apply you must be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident between the ages of 16-30 who are entitled to legally work in Canada.

To apply, please send a letter of interest, CV containing work experience, one writing sample, a design portfolio (optional), and two letters of reference from professors or previous/current employers to Natalie at applicants@centrea.org by July 19, 2018. Applications without reference letters will be considered incomplete. Please send documents in a single PDF.

 

Centre A is committed to providing equal employment opportunities. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender identity, ability, and sexual orientation, and actively ensure that our workplace is inclusive and safe.