Director of Communications

Night Gallery

Night Gallery seeks an enthusiastic and self motivated candidate for the full-time position of Director of Communications to begin immediately. This role offers a diverse set of responsibilities, and valuable insight into the inner workings of an ever-growing gallery.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Writing press releases for exhibitions, art fairs and museum acquisitions

  • Strategic planning of Instagram schedule as well as writing captions daily for posts

  • Responding to press inquiries

  • Coordinating press strategy with an outside Public Relations company

  • Compiling and updating artist press kits

  • Scheduling and composing email announcements

  • Art fair applications

  • Assisting senior staff members with artwork descriptions

  • All other writing projects

Requirements

Candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree and previous gallery experience. In addition, it is imperative that the candidate has art-writing experience and art world knowledge. Proficiency with Mac computers and common office software such as Microsoft, Google Apps, Acrobat Pro, and Photoshop is required. Familiarity with Gallery Manager and InDesign is a plus. Candidate must possess a CA driver’s license and have reliable transportation.

An ideal candidate for the position will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and be organized with a capacity to prioritize on a daily basis and the ability to manage multiple ongoing projects in a demanding, fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate is thoughtful, adaptable, highly organized, detail-oriented, open to creative collaboration, able to receive constructive criticism and self-motivated. Candidates must be willing to work in person and occasionally outside of typical business hours for special events.

How to Apply

To apply please submit a current CV, two writing samples, and a cover letter describing your interest in the position and your relevant experience (in business letter format) to jobs@nightgallery.ca with the subject line “Director of Communications application.” Salary commensurate with experience. Qualified candidates will receive a request for interviews. Please do not contact the gallery directly about the status of your application.

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Posted on June 8