Guelph Arts Council (GAC) is a not-for-profit, charitable organization that supports and champions arts and culture in Guelph. We are currently seeking a dynamic individual to work with staff, volunteers, and members as Manager of Programs & Operations. Within a small staff team, the successful candidate will work closely with the Executive Director to achieve organizational goals.

The successful candidate will be passionate about art and community, contribute to GAC’s mission with their creative vision and administrative acumen, and support and promote Guelph’s creative community by managing GAC programs, communications, and operations. Specific duties will include:

Communications: championing GAC members and programs, and supporting awareness of the value of the arts, through e-newsletters, social media, and; maintaining; supporting the development of communications plans

Programs: supporting the creation, development, implementation, and evaluation of GAC programs and events, including volunteer recruitment and management

Membership: processing memberships, managing renewals, delivering member benefits

Operations: maintaining financial records, administering invoicing and payments, banking, and financial reporting; maintaining electronic and hard files

Strong interpersonal, communication, organizational and computer skills are required, including proficiency with Microsoft Office suite. Experience with social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, is also required. Knowledge of accounting software, preferably Quickbooks, is a strong asset. The ideal candidate will have a background in the arts, and be knowledgeable about the issues, opportunities and challenges in the sector.

This position is 35 hours per week. Some evening and weekend work is required. The salary range for the position is $31,000 – $34,000, dependent on experience. This position could accommodate a job share opportunity. Anticipated start date is March 1, 2019. Guelph Arts Council is located in downtown Guelph, Ontario.

Please submit your resumé with cover letter by email only no later than 12:00pm on Friday, February 8, 2019. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Send applications to:

Patti Broughton, Executive Director
Guelph Arts Council
[email protected]

Guelph Arts Council invites applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to employment equity and welcome applications from women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

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