Creative Manitoba strengthens, represents and connects Manitoba’s artists and creative communities by providing professional development, entrepreneurial arts training, and mentorships. We are currently seeking a motivated, creative individual to join our team in the role of Independent Artist Programs Manager. This is an excellent opportunity for a practicing entrepreneurial artist seeking a day job that is compatible with their creative practice.
The purpose of the Independent Artist Programs Manager position is to develop, implement, and evaluate Creative Manitoba’s independent artist/creative entrepreneur programs such as the Art of Managing Your Career (AMYC). The ideal candidate will be part of a large network of artists working in a range of disciplines and will have spent time managing their own creative enterprise. This is an important role that provides the opportunity to have valuable impacts on the careers of artists and creative entrepreneurs.
The IAP Manager is responsible for managing a suite of existing programs including the AMYC, various partnerships and the artist coach access program. As well, the IAP Manager will monitor the state of the arts community and be in a position to identify needs and implement new programs as required.
The ideal candidate will be well organized, have great communication skills and be able to work in an open environment in a collaborative manner. We are seeking someone with a post-secondary arts degree or equivalent work experience and who is well connected in our arts community.
This is a full-time (35 hours per week with flexible schedule) contract, renewable on an annual basis.
Salary range based on $33,000 to $35,000 annual salary, commensurate with experience. Creative Manitoba staff are eligible for Extended Health and Dental Benefits–50% of the cost of these benefits will be paid by Creative Manitoba.
Please submit a résumé with 3 references, and a cover letter to the Executive Director, Creative Manitoba via email – firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 pm Friday, September 29, 2017.