2011 Summer Student Co-op Position

Name of Organization: 
Comox Valley Art Gallery
How to apply: 

To Apply:

1. Please send a brief cover letter (max 250 words) and resume to Anh Le by email to curator@comoxvalleyartgallery.com by the deadline.  No late applications will be considered.

Deadline to apply: Saturday April 16, 2011 at 5pm

Interviews will take place April 20 – 22, 2011

Opportunity Description + Organization Information: 

Funded by BC Arts Council

This position is subject to funding

Start Date: Monday May 2, 2011

Duration of work term: 16 weeks (to August 21, 2011)

Gallery Assistant – Special Project

16 weeks, 35 hours/week



Reporting to the Director/Curator, the Gallery Assistant will provide support in all areas of Gallery operations.  For the duration of the summer term, the GA will research, develop, create, market, implement and administer the daily outdoor community arts activities at the CV Centre for the Arts.  In addition, the GA will develop, market and coordinate a fundraising event.  The project described will require and develop skills in planning, collaboration with other people and organizations, a "can do" attitude.  More than any other quality, employers look for this attitude in a prospective employee. 



Candidates will be studying in the areas of Fine Arts, Art History, Cultural Management, or Business Administration with a strong interest and/or involvement in the visual or fine arts and marketing

Excellent customer service skills are an asset

Excellent planning and organizational skills an asset

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Office admin, retail, marketing and filing experience will be an asset

Saturday, April 16, 2011 - 5:00pm