Presentation House Gallery
Full-time position available
Office Manager/Administrative Assistant
With a mandate to exhibit and disseminate photography and media art, emphasizing contemporary practices within a context of historical and international art-making, Presentation House Gallery organizes national and international exhibitions, produces award-winning publications, and offers engaging public events and art education programs.
Presentation House Gallery is seeking a full-time Office Manager/Administrative Assistant. The candidate must be articulate, highly organized and detail-oriented, a good communicator with excellent writing skills, a self-starter who thrives on being the “go to” person about office needs and being proactive with office and facilities operations.
The candidate will work with the Director, Development Office, and Curatorial staff. He/She must be comfortable handling a variety of tasks using a variety of software applications. Duties will include assisting with exhibition, publication, and events coordination; reception; website management; updating donor/mailing lists; ordering office supplies; scanning/image work preparation; document preparation; sending out email invitations; assisting with the implementation of the Gallery’s social media plan; coordinating meetings and appointments; managing calendars and schedules; assisting with and overseeing computer software needs; and other tasks as required.
The candidate should be adept with technology and software programs. Skill with the following programs would be an asset: Photoshop, Lightroom, InDesign, Illustrator (Adobe Suite), Word, Excel, PowerPoint (Microsoft Office), Raiser’s Edge (Blackbaud). Online programs include: WordPress (website management), Campaign Monitor (email output), Dropbox Team (storage), Google Admin (managing team emails, creating new addresses), and social media skills using Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, and Hootsuite. Experience with design is a definite asset. Knowledge about and interest in the visual arts is essential.
Salary / Hours: $18 per hour, 35 hours per week
Please submit your application (resume and cover letter) by Friday, August 26, 2016, to Diane Evans, Gallery Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or 333 Chesterfield Avenue, North Vancouver, BC, V7M 3G9.