Residency CoordinatorJob Type: Contract
Job Start Date: 27/08/2022
Hiring Organization Name: Young Lungs Dance Exchange
Hiring Organization Description:
Young Lungs Dance Exchange is a not-for-profit artist-run support organization committed to the development, creation, and presentation of contemporary dance and performance on Treaty 1 Territory, Winnipeg, MB.
Young Lungs Dance Exchange is a not-for-profit artist-run support organization committed to the development, creation and presentation of contemporary dance and performance on Treaty 1 Territory, Winnipeg, MB.
YLDE’s Residency Programs are designed to support the creative processes of artists engaging in dance and movement based projects, by providing resources such as artists fees, mentorship, resources, and public presentation opportunities.
We’re looking for a Residency Coordinator to manage The Screen Dance Mentorship Residency Program running from September-December 2022 and the Research Residency slated to run January-March 2023. The ideal candidate will share with us a love for dance and the belief that dance should hold a vital and valued place in society. As well, they will have an excitement for the creative process, project planning, and engaging with/caring for people.Requirement:
Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, and visual).
Strong independent work ethic, and excellent organizational skills.
Strong project management skills, ability to handle projects end-to-end.
Must be highly adaptable and able to work collaboratively.
Must have a love for communicating with people, and deep respect for art.
Must be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends to attend events.
Must have an understanding of the online platform ‘Zoom’.
Must have access to wifi, work space, and a working computer.
Must have experience in event planning and coordination.
Experience working in dance, performance, and/or the arts is an asset.
Experience working in the non-profit sector is an asset.
Must have expertise in the areas of correspondence, time-management, budget keeping, and scheduling.
Starting Contract: $6,000
YLDE is committed to the principle of equitable access to employment, and welcomes applications from diverse backgrounds. We encourage you to self-identify in your cover letter.
If you are interested and qualified for this exciting opportunity, please submit a cover letter and resume by end of day, Sunday, August 14th, 2022 to Jillian Groening, Interim Co-Director, Young Lungs Dance Exchange.
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line: YLDE Residency Coordinator
Application contact Information:
Jillian Groening, Interim Co-Director, Young Lungs Dance Exchange, email@example.com