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M’Guphynn Media Hiring Intern

M’Guphynn Media has just started production on called “Sparking Creativity”. This is a collaborative short documentary production between M’Guphynn Media and Arts Council Wood Buffalo focusing on their Artist in Residency program.

Keeping with their motto of “Thinking outside the box,” M’Guphynn Media is proud to announce their first-ever part-time internship. They are seeking a motivated individual who is looking to be mentored by a team with a record of professional film production made with indie passion. If this is you, apply today. Details below.

 M’Guphynn Media Part-time Paid Stipend Internship

Application Deadline: October 9th, 2020

Role: Production Assistant, Fort McMurray, Alberta

Company Background 

M’Guphynn Media is comprised of a multi-disciplined team of producers from Northern Alberta who manage projects based on our respective skill sets. 

We have collaborated on genre short films ranging from Comic Book, to Horror, to Comedy and even Documentary since 2012.  

Our latest collaboration is with Arts Council Wood Buffalo on a unique documentary project following the ACWB Artist in Residency Program.   

The Role 

We are looking to mentor a Production Assistant who is available weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) to help us film interviews and additional scenic footage for the ACWB Artist in Residency Program Documentary titled “Sparking Creativity” 

The selected candidate will 

  • Be available Weekends (Saturday and Sunday). Up to 8 days during the filming period of Oct 17 – Dec 12. 2020.
  • Have a valid driver’s license and vehicle to transport themselves to filming locations. 
  • Assist with interviews and filming of footage.  
  • Assist with the movement of camera equipment.  
  • Go on Coffee/Lunch runs as required. 
  • Have knowledge of Google Docs/Microsoft Office for small administrative duties as required. 

If you believe in professional media production made with independent film passion, this is the mentorship role for you. 

Apply with your resume at [email protected] 

Stipend Payment 

The selected candidate for the Production Assistant role will be paid in the form of an $800 Stipend. Production Assistant will be required for a total of eight (8) days during the period of October 17th to December 12th on Saturdays/Sundays. Shifts will be six (6) hours. 

Deadline: October 9, 2020

Deadline: 10/10/2020

Festival Producer: The Nextfest Arts Company

The Festival Producer is responsible for leading the producing and administrative elements of The Nextfest Arts Company. Working closely with the Festival Director to ensure the festival is accessible and inclusive for all artists. The Festival Producer works collaboratively with the Festival Director, Curators, Production Manager, and Marketing Manager to produce the festival.

Application Deadline: August 21, 2020
Start Date: October 1, 2020 in Edmonton, Alberta
Term: Annual contract: full-time during the festival, part-time in off season
Salary: $20,000
Report to: The Nextfest Arts Company Board of Directors

Deadline: 08/21/2020

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Alberta Artist in Residence

Applications are now open for the Alberta Artist in Residence, an ambassador for arts and culture in the province.

The Artist in Residence program will coincide with Month of the Artist this September, to showcase Alberta-based talent while raising awareness of the value and contributions of artists in the province. The program has an emphasis on an arts ambassador role to strengthen promotion and support for artists in Alberta.

The residency will last for one year, and the successful artist will develop a project designed to promote the arts in Alberta and engage in community outreach. 

Deadline: August 24, 2020 at 11:59:59 p.m.

Deadline: 08/24/2020

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ACWB Hiring Rural Arts Support Liaison

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: RURAL ARTS SUPPORT LIAISON

Job Status: Fixed term through December 2020, 40 hours per week, $28 per hour

Deadline to apply: April 5, 2020


Does the idea of connecting with community and using your organization skills, humour, and passion for sharing the arts, cultures, and traditions on a daily basis excite you? Are you looking for a meaningful job in the nonprofit world supporting the rural and Indigenous communities in sharing their knowledge, traditions, and values? Are you an idea person who takes the time to turn those ideas into set plans that you enjoy executing? Apply to join the ACWB team and use your skills to make a difference in a growing arts community today!

About the Role:

ACWB is seeking a motivated, multi-task oriented individual, comfortable working independently and in a team environment, with experience working in rural and Indigenous communities, including knowledge of Indigenous culture, traditions, and values, to fill the fixed-term position of Rural Arts Support Liaison.

Working closely with the Arts Recovery Project Coordinator, this individual will work with rural residents to co-envision and develop new initiatives, programs, and services to meet the unique needs of the rural communities, while enabling community-at-large to engage with the arts, crafts, traditions, and values of both Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples.

Click here to download full position description.

Responsibilities:

Community Engagement –

  • Act as a resource and liaison for the arts, working closely with local artists, artisans, knowledge keepers, traditional teachers, arts and non-arts organizations, as appropriate in matters related to program creation and delivery.
  • Coordinate advisory and consultative requests from ACWB Members and non-members.
  • Identify appropriate partnerships and events to help build ACWB’s community profile and its programs in the rural communities.

Program Planning and Development –

  • Working with rural residents, develop meaningful supports, programs, and services to support artists’, artisans’, knowledge keepers’, and traditional teachers’ needs.
  • Ensure that program activities respect and integrate the knowledge, culture, traditions, and values of the First Nation and Metis peoples by working closely with those community members.

Staff and Partner Management –

  • Working with the Arts Recovery Coordinator, supervise any program staff, contractors, or volunteers that may be hired to assist with program initiatives

This position might be for you if:

  • You have the ability to collaborate on several projects at once, and you have no problem managing multiple assignments simultaneously.
  • You are a team player, keeping effective communication with management, and able to organize your time to meet deadlines with ease.
  • You enjoy collaborating, learning, and sharing with diverse groups.

DESIRED QUALITIES

Strong candidates will possess a combination of the following:

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Experience with program delivery and evaluation, and proficient in the use of computers
  • Excellent interpersonal relationship and communication skills (both written and oral)
  • Knowledge of First Nations and Metis cultures, traditions, and values is an asset
  • Knowledge of the Wood Buffalo arts scene
  • Arts enthusiast with a strong sense of fun!

HOW TO APPLY

To apply, please submit the following by email:

  • A one-page letter of application that addresses the position expectations
  • A resume of no more than four pages

Email to: [email protected]

If email is unavailable, please call 780.381.6898 and speak to Sharon to make other arrangements.

Arts Council Wood Buffalo thanks all applicants for their interest in this employment opportunity. Only those candidates considered for the position will be contacted. The position will remain open until the successful candidate is hired.

Arts Council hires on the basis of merit and we are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified persons. Preference will be given to Indigenous residents of Wood Buffalo’s rural communities.

About Arts Council Wood Buffalo:

Arts Council Wood Buffalo (ACWB) was established to raise the profile of the arts and artists in our region. Our mission is to support the growth and success of the arts in recognition that they are integral to a remarkable quality of life.

ACWB offers a variety of services and events that: build the capacity of our local artists to compete and thrive; create collaborations between artists, arts organizations, non-profits, and business; and, provide opportunities for the community to express itself through the arts.

Click here to download full position description.

Deadline: 04/05/2020

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