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Job Description: Assistant Director (Full Time)

Assistant Director / Curator to work directly with Executive Director and Communications Manager (Full Time position) 

Seeking Assistant Director / Curator

Start: June 2021.

Candidates should be based in Montreal and must be legally employable in Canada.

Bilingual French + English preferred (Never Apart website is both English and French).

Answers to/will work closely with Never Apart’s Executive Director and Communications Manager.

Please email your current resume/CV attached as a pdf to [email protected], with “Assistant Director / Curator” stated in the subject line.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Assistant Director / Curator

Centre Never Apart is seeking a highly motivated, flexible, hard-working and experienced Assistant Director/Curator to join our Montreal team. Working under the Executive Director, this individual will be responsible for a variety of tasks including but not limited to:

– Managing of Montreal staff on a day-to-day basis.

– Managing weekly schedules, appointments and programming needs

– Managing our Open House on Saturdays as well as monthly in-house and offsite events.

– Managing seasonal guest Music Directors starting in Fall 2021

– Handling all public and media relations

– Assisting in the curation of seasonal exhibitions focusing on LGBTQ+ and BIPOC themes.

– Assisting with artist and collaborator correspondence and project dissemination.

– Initiating community partnerships and collaborations with compatible Montreal-based organizations

– Assist in the creation of innovative programming and content for on-line magazine

– Handling all public and media relations

– Assisting Executive Director with coordination of possible future centres

Ideal Candidate should possess the following qualities:

– Exceptional leadership and organizational skills with experience managing and motivating a team

– Exceptional writing and communication skills

– Ability to solve problems in an ever-changing and fast-paced environment

– Experience in non-profit sector and/or event coordination in an arts-related field.  Gallery experience preferred.

– Experience with various software and tools like social media, Slack, DropBox, Word, Excel, Google Suite etc.

– Speaking and writing proficiency in both French and English

Experience and exceptional comprehension of issues relating to LGBTQ+ and BIPOC communities.