This position is now filled. Thank you for your interest.

The first Weekly Art Market will be Saturday August 13th 2016. We look forward to seeing you all there…

WE Arts is a newly registered non profit society that promotes social involvement and celebrates artist diversity in Vancouver’s West End.

ART MARKET COORDINATOR – contract opportunity.

POSITION PURPOSE
Host a vibrant Art Market at Jim Deva Plaza in the West End for local artisans & their customers. Oversee all logistics of the Art Market leading up to and on Saturdays in August and September 2016.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
BA in marketing, communications and event management prefered.

EXPERIENCE/ JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Five years market coordinator or similar experience required.

Arts and culture related field preferred.
Knowledge of art market goals and operations – call for arts,  coordinating entertainment and vendors.

Receive and process applications.
Quality public speaking skills.

Ability to work with diverse stakeholders and populations in the West End.

Ability to work independently and as a team.

Reports to the events lead and board.  Must attend two monthly board meetings.

EQUIPMENT
Must have laptop and smart phone.

Class 5 drivers license and access to a vehicle.

WORK COMMITMENT
Must be able to work all Art Market Dates – Saturday August  6, 13, 20, 27 and Saturday September 9, 16, 23. (110 Hours in total includes prep in July)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Bending, walking and standing often for many hours at a time.

Event setup and tear down (tables, chairs, etc.)

COMPENSATION
Contract opportunity.

Email ressume and covering letter to: events@wearts.ca

Deadline: Friday, July 7th.