Job offer: Public reception and event attendant

For people eligible to the Quebec Emploi salary subsidy work experience program.

Starting date: September 21st, 2021 (date may be subject to change)
Duration of employment: 30 weeks
Deadline for applying: September 5th, 2021

Centre des arts actuels Skol is looking for a versatile person to do various tasks related to exhibitions and events (openings, launches, conferences, etc.).

Tasks:

  • welcome the public and answer their questions;
  • present the exhibitions and the Center to a diverse audience;
  • see to the smooth running of the exhibitions;
  • participate in the preparation of openings, launches, rentals, conferences, fundraising and events;
  • manage and route incoming information (mail, email, phone);
  • archive exhibition documentation;
  • find sponsors;
  • take care of the maintenance of spaces;
  • manage assembly tools and materials;
  • manage the inventory of publications.

Depending on their skills, the chosen person could also help with various tasks, such as helping with the mounting of exhibitions, installing audiovisual equipment, transporting works and revising texts.

Skills sought:

  • have a perfect verbal and written communication skills in French;
  • have basic communication skills in English;
  • have a good knowledge of art and artist run centres;
  • have an interest in cultural mediation and its challenges;
  • enjoy working with the public;
  • have the ability to work in a team;
  • be versatile and autonomous;
  • manual skill and basic knowledge of audiovisual are an asset.

Schedule and conditions:
30 hours / week
Must be available on Saturdays, Thursday evenings and at events
Hourly rate: $ 14.50 / hour

Please obtain your eligibility letter from your local employment center (CLE) before applying. To do this, contact your local employment center (CLE) with this job offer in hand.

To apply, send your letter of intent, your curriculum vitae and a copy of the letter from Emploi-Québec confirming your eligibility to the expérience au travail program to the following address: embauche@skol.ca before September 5th, 2021, 11.59 p.m. You will receive an acknowledgment of receipt.

Successful applicants will receive an email response by September 10th, 2021 for an interview.

* In a spirit of diversity and fairness, we encourage candidates to mention if they come from cultural diversity, Aboriginals, LGBTQIA + or people with disabilities.

 Skol is wheelchair accessible.

Image: Freddy Arciniegas, 2020.