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We’re Hiring!

Are you an administrator passionate about community arts and music?Then have we got the job for you! 

Apply to be our Administrative Coordinator and work from anywhere – it’s a remote contract position. You’ll need to enjoy working in a team, have strong administrative skills, love the art/music scene,  and have reliable internet. Please provide a cover letter describing why you might be a good fit, and up to date resume/CV and 3 references (or be prepared to share them upon request)

Here’s the official posting:

Junction Arts and Music Society

Administrative Coordinator

Part-Time

Location: Anywhere with good internet access

Closing Date: 4:30 pm August 5th, 2019

Junction Arts and Music Society (JAM) is a volunteer run society that aims to promote arts and music

in the community of Haines Junction and has been doing so for over 20 years. Monthly community

programming generally runs from September to May and includes art, theatre and music

performances as well as workshops that promote community and youth involvement.

Job Summary:

Reporting to the JAM board, this person is responsible for coordinating public arts and music

programming and for administering obligations of the Society. General tasks include:

Planning, coordinating, promoting, and evaluating arts and music programming including workshops, events

and performances within the approved budget

Preparing reports on programming activities

Exploring, maintaining and developing programming partnerships

Preparing and submitting funding proposals and fulfilling all obligations of funding agreements

Managing social media presence, mainly Facebook

Managing daily operations, maintenance and promotion of JAM

Communicating with a broad range of organizations and individuals involved with arts

programming

Compensation:

Average of 40hr/mo. Compensation is $25/hr. Contract duration is 2 years.

Qualification and experience:

Strong written and oral communication skills

Excellent organizational and time management skills

Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Innovative and passionate about the arts

Familiar with Microsoft Office Suite, primarily Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Ability to develop a budget for funding applications

Prior volunteer society administrative experience would be a great asset though is not

completely necessary as long as the person is willing and able to recognize and acquire new

skills.

The applicant is requested to include a cover letter and a resume that demonstrates your

qualifications and experience relevant to this contract opportunity, as well as three references.

For a more detailed description of the contract duties, please refer to our website at junctionjam.ca

For more information and to apply please email:

hainesjunctionjam@gmail.com

Click here to download the detailed: job description


 

 

Terra Lightfoot +Band 

When: July 15th, 2019. Doors open 7:30. Show at 8pm
Where: St. Elias Convention Centre, Haines Junction YT.
Cost: $20 at the door ($10 seniors/youth) Kids free.
*There will be a cash bar available so minors need to be accompanied by an adult. 

This is a don’t miss show!

“If you haven’t seen Terra Lightfoot perform live, then do yourself a favour and get a ticket next time she’s in town. Lightfoot is the total package: she can write a hooky tune, rip through a blistering guitar solo and sing the hell out of any song she likes” – CBC Music  terralightfoot.com

 


Since 1999, Junction Arts & Music (JAM) has nurtured the arts in Haines Junction by offering an annual average of twenty high-quality concerts, theatre productions, film screenings, readings, and children’s events. JAM features Yukon performers as well as national and international artists. Our society’s active board members and executive director steer our non-profit organization to facilitate these productions and workshops within our community with the help of many local volunteers.

 

To contact us:

email: hainesjunctionjam@gmail.com                    FB: @hainesjunctionJAM