Become an integral part of the Audain Art Museum (AAM), a 56,000 square foot institution in Whistler, British Columbia. Located in the Coast Mountains of British Columbia just two hours north of Vancouver, the Museum, designed by the award-winning architectural firm Patkau Architects, is a must-see cultural experience in Canada’s favorite year-round destination.
The Museum’s Permanent Collection showcases the art of British Columbia from the late 18th century to present. Anchoring the collection is James Hart’s The Dance Screen (The Scream Too), the most significant contemporary carved cedar dance screen in the world. Other highlights include an important collection of 19th and 20th century First Nations masks and works by some of Canada’s most celebrated artists including Emily Carr, E.J. Hughes and the internationally renowned photo-conceptualists Jeff Wall, Stan Douglas and Rodney Graham. In addition to the Permanent Collection displays the Museum hosts Special Exhibitions of art from Canada and around the world.
Position: Development Officer
Reporting to: Director & Chief Curator
Hours: 37.5 per week
Term: Permanent, full-time
Location: Lower Mainland, British Columbia (regular travel to Whistler BC as required)
Remuneration: Base salary plus incentives
Reporting to the Director & Chief Curator this full-time role is responsible for securing revenue within the following context: Special Exhibition sponsorships, Engagement Activity sponsorships, growth of the Audain Art Museum Foundation (AAMF) endowment, major donations, planned giving and supporting AAM fundraising events. The incumbent works closely with the Director & Chief Curator, AAM Trustees and the Executive Officer of the AAMF. The position is based in the Lower Mainland with regular travel to Whistler, BC as required.