EAS19: Production Assistant

Under the direction of the EAS Committee, the Production Assistant supports the planning and delivery of community events during the Easter Art Show (EAS), April 19 – 28, 2019.

During EAS Mahon Hall host 2 exhibits – the Main Gallery features the group show Homage, curated by Patrick McCallum; and the Annex Gallery features a youth exhibit. The anchor exhibit Homage provides inspiration for many public events over the 10 days: free workshops, Noon Hour Art Talks, evening events, the opening reception, and visits by schools.

Remuneration for this position is based on a $1000 honorarium.

Deadline for Applications: Thursday January 24, 5pm.

Submit a cover interest with a list of qualifications or resume to info@ssartscouncil.com.


Duties include:

Prior to EAS:

  • Confirm speakers and dates for Noon Hour Art Talks: collect promotional details
  • Distribution of promotional materials: posters and programs across SSI
  • Attend EAS planning meetings as needed; Be knowledgeable on EAS events and exhibits
  • Manage online volunteer registration and ensure Gallery shifts are filled
  • Assist with other aspects of event and exhibit planning as needed

During EAS:

  • Assist with venue set Up / tear down for daytime & evening events, before / after exhibition
  • Ensure smooth gallery transitions between events: moving exhibition displays, assist with event bar, set up of chairs, tables, hospitality, etc
  • Welcome visitors at the door during events, collecting donations, etc; Liaising with the public
  • Oversee volunteer scheduling and shift changes
  • Liaise with Artists, speakers and workshop leaders to ensure their production needs are met
  • Other duties as may be required

Candidate Assets:

  • Physical ability required for moving exhibit infrastructure, chairs, etc.
  • Familiarity organizing cultural events
  • Availability on weekends and some evenings between April 19 – 28;
  • Regular access to a personal computer and email
  • Valid driver’s License and access to a vehicle an asset
  • BC Serving It Right Certificate an asset
2019-01-09T13:41:13+00:00Categories: Calls for Artists|0 Comments