Job Postings: Public Programs Manager and Development Officer, Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery
Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery Hiring Two Positions Public Programs Manager (Full-Time) and Development Officer (Part-Time) Public Programs...

Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery Hiring Two Positions
Public Programs Manager (Full-Time) and Development Officer (Part-Time)

Public Programs Manager

The Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery, Waterloo, Ontario, is searching for an energetic and ambitious Public Programs Manager. The ideal candidate needs to be a fully trained ceramic studio technician and willing to take the public programs of the Gallery in new directions.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Demonstrate a high level of organizational and planning skills
  • Be an ambassador of the Gallery
  • Be a clear communicator & relationship builder with students, parents, clients, instructors, and other partners
  • Ability to develop meaningful relationships with community partners
  • Able to direct and teach both children’s and adult’s ceramic classes (hand built and wheel thrown)
  • Knowledge of Ontario curriculum requirements and ability to develop and market school programs
  • Manage pricing and invoices for classroom programs
  • Manage department budget, adjusting as necessary to meet the institution’s budget needs
  • Able to maintain a high level of professionalism, discretion and confidentiality on all matters relating to the Gallery
  • Able to hire and supervise instructors for supplemental workshops and classes
  • Maintain a clean studio, classroom and workplace

General Duties:

  • Plan and implement all classes, artist talks, community events, and school visits (both in Gallery and outreach)
  • Communicate with instructors for supplies and project plans
  • Communicate with customers, parents, community partners, schools, businesses, and artists to ensure successful programming
  • Continue development of Public Programs and expansion of studios
  • Manage budget and pricing for Education Department
  • Assist on curatorial projects as necessary including development of exhibition tours and related programs
  • Assist with marketing of educational programs on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube, and create copy for website program listings

This position also includes duties related to management of the Gallery’s studio and instructing classes for a wide range of ages and community groups. For a full job description, click here.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Ceramics or equivalent education and experience
  • Teaching experience in the arts or cultural heritage sectors an asset
  • Knowledge of stained and fused glass techniques and copper enameling an asset
  • First Aid Certification

To apply, send in one PDF document before December 11, 2020 the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae or resume

To Denis Longchamps, Executive Director, at director@theclayandglass.ca

  • Please note that only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • The successful candidate will be required to provide a recent and valid police background check

The Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment. Please note that only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


Development Officer (Part-Time)

The Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery, Waterloo, Ontario, is searching for an experienced and ambitious fund development professional. The Development Officer plays a critical role in advancing the Gallery’s exhibitions and programs.

The ideal candidate will be a proactive, collaborative, passionate fundraiser who will raise funds through annual campaigns, events, and face-to-face fundraising with individuals, foundations, and corporations.

This position reports directly to the Executive Director. This is a 2 or 3-day a week position.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Research prospective donors and sponsors; prepare proposals
  • Solicit donations through face-to-face solicitation, annual campaigns, events, etc.
  • Organize meetings and tours of the gallery with the Executive Director for prospective donors
  • Organize creative and successful fundraising events and original campaigns to solicit donations
  • Develop and implement a fundraising strategic plan
  • Develop and implement a stewardship plan including prompt and effective donor communication
  • Maintain donor database
  • Evaluate the success of fundraising initiatives; prepare regular reporting on fundraising targets
  • Work closely with senior-level volunteers to assist and promote the Gallery in all aspects of fundraising
  • Ensure that all legal reporting is done (for gift processing and tracking)
  • Research new grant opportunities & assist in grant writing
  • Assist with donation and membership processes
  • Be an ambassador of the Gallery
  • Other activities as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • 2-5 years of fundraising experience including work with multi-channel annual programs
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience
  • Demonstrated success in soliciting and closing major ($1,000 – $100,000) gifts and volunteer management
  • Experience in the arts or cultural heritage sectors an asset
  • CFRE or fundraising certificate an asset

Knowledge/Skills:

  • High level of organizational and planning skills
  • Strategic assessment and planning of programs
  • Ability to build relationships
  • Excellent time management and demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a small-team environment

To apply, send in one PDF document before December 11, 2020 the following:

  • Cover letter and salary expectancy
  • Detailed Curriculum vitae or resume

To Denis Longchamps, Executive Director, at director@theclayandglass.ca.

The Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment. Please note that only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


About the Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery

Located in Waterloo, Ontario, the Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery is Canada’s only public art gallery devoted to the display and collecting of contemporary Canadian ceramics, glass, and copper enameling. The Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery is a long-standing site of excellence and a destination for contemporary art for international tourists and regional citizens. We present critically-acclaimed exhibitions that challenge ideas and perceptions of the definitions of art, craft and design today. Our Gallery Shop is recognized on its own merits as a fine craft gallery, showing the best of Canadian ceramic and glass work.

A relevant and dynamic cultural organization, the Gallery provides supportive education programs to people from across the Region. Using exhibitions as a starting point, individuals develop arts vocabulary, arts appreciation and cultivate confidence in their interpretation of contemporary artworks. People who return to the Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery come to understand that the Gallery is a space with dynamic exhibitions, ever-changing hands-on programs and multiple opportunities for learning.

The Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery is accessible.

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