Training and Production Co-ordinator
Application Deadline: July 3, 2019
This is a permanent, part-time position, 14 hours per week, including evenings and weekends
Starting wage: $18 per hour
Start date: July 22, 2019 (negotiable)
Announcing a unique opportunity to work at Ed Video Media Arts Centre. We are a membership-based production centre with a mission to foster the creation, exhibition and appreciation of media art. Our membership creates a diverse range of work which includes video art, video installations, documentaries, short and full-length films, audio art, podcasts, music videos, YouTube videos, and more. We support their work and their artistic development with access to production programs, exhibition programs, affordable production equipment, workshops, networking opportunities, and guidance.
Working in conjunction with Ed Video’s current staff, your duties and responsibilities will include:
- Co-ordinating all Ed Video workshops;
- determining membership demand for workshops and offering new workshop opportunities
- teaching core workshops at the beginner level
- finding appropriate instructors to teach new workshop opportunities and artist talks/presentations and administering them
- supervising workshops led by outside instructors
- preparing workshop materials (including booking tech and facility needs)
- advertising workshops to membership and greater community through social media, the newsletter, and traditional forms of promotion (posters, flyers, etc)
- Coordinating production projects and production events, outreach to funder priority groups for production projects, and assistance with grant writing to fund larger projects.
- Equipment orientation for members in collaboration with technical manager.
- Guiding members in their projects when requested. May include providing feedback on concept, planning, execution, post-production and distribution. This may also involve limited production or post-production assistance.
- Various administrative and shared office duties, including contributions to grant-writing, promotion of events, and payment processing.
This position includes evening and weekend work, some hours regularly in the office and some planning time. The successful applicant must complete and submit proof of the Vulnerable Sector Verification process. This verification can be completed through regional police services. Ed Video will reimburse the new employee for costs associated with the process.
The successful candidate is a video art enthusiast; has a strong interest in the media arts; is well informed about contemporary art practices; will be expected to stay up-to-date with changes in video production and presentation technology, with a focus on equipment and software available at Ed Video. A post-secondary arts education is considered an asset. Computer literacy is a must (Mac experience necessary), experience with video editing software (Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Resolve) and the Adobe Suite is a strong asset. Excellent communication skills and an ability to work in a team are important. Fluency in English (oral and written) is a requirement; proficiency in French or another language is an asset.
Ed Video is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment process and work environment.
As an organization committed to equity, priority in hiring will be given to qualified persons who self-identify as members of equity-seeking communities, including racialized and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.
Please send your C.V. and/or Resume along with a cover letter by email, with the job title in the subject heading to firstname.lastname@example.org. Address the cover letter to Ed Video Hiring Committee, 404 York Road Guelph, ON, N1E 3H4.