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Virtual work: 
Yes
Position description: 

Art Vancouver is Western Canada's international art fair. This premier event takes place from April 25th to 28th, 2019 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Last year's event connected 8000+ guests with artwork from over 90 local, national and international artists. 

We are looking for highly skilled individuals who have experience and confidence to contact and organize interviews with the press and media. During our event in April, we need an individual to coordinate the interviews with our artists and organization. 

*** All Art Vancouver volunteers will be rewarded with passes to our event and/or satellite events in Vancouver. Committed volunteers will have an opportunity to receive a reference letter from Vancouver Visual Art Foundation ***

 

For more information about Art! Vancouver, please visit www.artvancouver.net

Deliverables/Duties: 
  • Liaising with the Art Vancouver team to identify potential press and media for our 2019 event
  • Contacting potential sponsors, artists and performers and keeping appropriate records of all communication
  • Communicating with sponsors, artists and performers to ensure they have the necessary information
  • Ensure the database is kept accurate and up-to-date by recording informational changes such as mailing preferences, address details and financial information
  • Establish partnerships with arts businesses 
  • Work with an Events Coordinator and other fundraising team members to ensure sponsorships are processed correctly and supporters are thanked
  • Create sponsorship reports, contacting and building relationships with sponsors to continue cooperation in the future
  • Take responsibility for the fundraising materials update 
Qualifications: 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability reach out to, and recruit potential sponsors, artists, and performers for our 2019 event
  • Ability to provide sponsors, artists, and performers with the necessary information regarding our event
  • Ability to show initiative and work independently (working from home is possible), but also able to work as part of a wider team and report back to team members
  • Enthusiasm and a keen interest in visual arts and events management 
  • Experienced user of email and Microsoft Office
  • Experience/Qualifications in this field are preferable but not essential 
Role is suitable for: 
Adult
Senior
Additional Information: 

The following Art Vancouver volunteers are able to work from home and volunteer hours are flexible/negotiable. ​

How to apply: 
Email Taisha with your resume taisha@artvancouver.net
Contact person: 
Taisha Teal
Contact phone: 
604-817-6464
Contact e-mail: 
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Arts & Culture
Volunteerism
Mission:
Art Vancouver has a simple but important mission: to grow, inspire and empower the local and international arts community. By attracting established and emerging artists and galleries to our art fair we contribute to Vancouver's cultural development and the wider economy. A society is judged by it's arts and culture and Art Vancouver is already helping to make significant advances in the way our city is viewed by the art world. The arts enrich our community by enhancing education, helping to create connections and communities, stimulating discussion and facilitating creative thinking. Through our event we hope to bring these benefits to an ever-increasing audience in the heart of Vancouver.
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Position type:
Skilled Role:
Yes
Number of volunteers required:
3
Position start/end date:
26 Feb 2018
Time Committment:
10 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Daytime, Evening, Weekdays, Weekend, Virtual
Work location:
Art Vancouver
570 Granville street
Suite 900
Vancouver, BC
Last Updated: March 30, 2020
Posting will Automatically Expire: February 16, 2023