We are Hiring: Programming Assistant

Connexion Artist-Run Centre is seeking to hire a student Artistic Programming Assistant for the summer months. The position is for students interested in contemporary visual art and culture and will run from June 7, 2021 to August 20, 2021. It consists of 18 hours per week at $17 per hour.

The Artistic Programming Assistant will work closely with the Artistic Director and the Board of Directors of Connexion, and will help with administrative functions and social media, online events and current programming. Candidates should have an interest and understanding of contemporary art and artist-run culture.

 A background in Fine Arts, Art History, Media Studies, Education, Communication and Design, or Business would benefit the candidate. The ideal candidate will be able to work alone and with a team, and will be adaptable, creative, and resourceful.

An ideal candidate will understand the importance of art and community and will be capable of innovative thinking. Basic computer skills required include: Internet research, e-mail, Microsoft Office, and social media platforms. Familiarity with Mac computers and any knowledge of graphic design, photography, or videography considered an asset.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume by email info@connexionarc.org with “Artistic Programming Assistant” as the subject line. Applicants must be eligible under Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations program. Please visit the Young Canada Works website and create a profile to confirm you’re eligibility for this position.

For more information, please contact the Artistic Director of Connexion Artist-Run Centre, Rebecca Blankert, at (506) 478-4484 or director@connexionarc.org. Connexion ARC is located in the Charlotte Street Arts Centre, Room 133, at 732 Charlotte Street, Fredericton, NB E3B 1M5.

Connexion Artist-Run Centre is a not-for-profit arts organization for the promotion and development of contemporary art, operating in Fredericton NB since 1984.