Job Posting: Communications Coordinator – Internship Position

Communications Coordinator – Internship Position
Aboriginal Curatorial Collective/Collectif des commissaires autochtones
Job Type: Full-time (Flexible)
Term: 1-year contract
Salary: $35,000 yearly
Closing Date: July 14, 2017

The Aboriginal Curatorial Collective/ Collectif des commissaires autochtones (ACC/CCA) is seeking a suitable candidate to fill the one-year position of Communications Coordinator, supported through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund of Canada’s internship program (www.nohfc.ca). The intern will develop, implement and maintain the organization’s communications systems and actively engage with Indigenous and non-Indigenous curators, artists, community members and arts organizations to establish and maintain partnerships and ensure the effective dissemination of ACC/CCA’s activities. Candidates must be post-secondary graduates with a degree or diploma in administration, communications, or a relevant arts or cultural field, seeking their first full-time employment position within their field of study.

Key Qualifications include:

  • Current understanding of online communications and social media platforms
  • Strong writing and communications skills
  • Ability to manage their time effectively and work independently
  • Strong organizational and coordination skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • University or college graduate who has graduated within the last three years from an accredited college or university.

The successful candidate will be responsible for utilizing and improving the organization’s current communications strategies and platforms; investigating new available communications software and technology; updating and maintaining the organization’s contact lists; improving organizational outreach processes by disseminating information about ACC/CCA’s activities through the established communications systems; meeting with the organization’s existing and potential members, partners and supporters to maintain and/or establish organizational relationships; attending arts, community, and/or networking activities and events on behalf of the organization to increase its public profile; and coordinating outreach events and activities with direction from ACC/CCA’s Executive Director.

The Aboriginal Curatorial Collective/Collectif des commissaires autochtones (ACC/CCA) is a national arts service organization that supports, promotes and advocates on behalf of Canadian and international Indigenous curators, critics, artists and representatives of arts and cultural organizations. The ACC/CCA develops and disseminates curatorial practices, innovative research and critical discourses on Indigenous arts and culture. By fostering collaboration and exchange the ACC/CCA builds an equitable space for the Indigenous intellectual and artistic community. For more information about ACC/CCA, please visit www.acc-cca.com.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter by 5:00 PM on Friday, July 14, 2017 via email to director@acc-cca.com using the subject line: Communications Coordinator position.

ACC/CCA is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.