Fine Art - Fine Craft
Thanks for your support in 2020.
We look forward to seeing you in our new,
fully accessible location across the river in the
spring of 2021.
We are excited to be renovating our new Gallery space next to the Tourism Information Centre on the north side of the beautiful Montague Waterfront.
Gallery Administrative Assistant
for Artisans on Main, Montague, PEI
Application Deadline: December 8, 2020
Work Term: January 4 - February 27, 2021, 320 hours (8 weeks)
Wage: $12.85 per hour
Career Level: Entry level/early career
Location: Montague, PEI, with flexibility for on-line hours
Montague’s Artisans on Main, is eastern PEI’s largest Gallery. We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated young person (up to age 30) with an interest in the arts to be our Administrative Assistant.
This is a unique and valuable opportunity for an aspiring/emerging arts worker to gain career experience in a professional, member-run, community supported gallery setting.
The Gallery Admin Assistant will assist with the development of strategic, business and marketing plans, improvements to the website, social media strategies, and provide general office administrative and research support for gallery operations.
Key duties include :
Refresh website design, navigation and content updates
Expand social media reach
Provide administrative support to the Gallery Board, including filing, preparing documents
Work with members of Artisan’s Cooperative to update their technical/social media skills
Applicants should have the following :
Excellent verbal and written communication
Strong organizational skills, time management, and creative problem-solving
Be self-motivated; comfortable working independently and collaboratively
Proficient in office applications (Microsoft and/or Google Drive)
Basic experience in website administration and content development, social media (Instagram and Facebook)
Willingness to learn essential tasks as needed
Interest in the promotion of traditional crafts and fine arts
Transportation to Montague Artisans on Main location for scheduled in-office work days
This position is offered through an extension of the Canada Summer Jobs Program. Applicants are eligible to apply if they:
Are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada
(non-Canadians holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible)
Are legally entitled to work in Canada
Are between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment
Are willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment
Will not have another full-time job (over 30 hours a week) while employed with the program
Are unemployed or underemployed; are not receiving Employment Insurance (EI)
benefits while employed with the program; (hours do count toward EI claims)
Montague Artisans on Main strives to offer a safe community and work environment for our artists, volunteers, members and employees. As a staff member, you can expect respectful and friendly treatment by all of our artists, volunteers, members and staff. At Montague Artisans, we take great care in providing an open and inclusive environment for everyone. We value the diversity of the people we hire and serve.
How to apply:
Please submit your resumé, a brief cover letter outlining what you would bring to this role and how you could help this organization, plus three references via e-mail to:
For further information or questions contact:
Carla Morgan firstname.lastname@example.org
Want to be a part of Artisans on Main in 2021?
There will be a jury session early in the new year.
See Membership page for more details.
Welcome to Montague's Artisans on Main. We are relocating to a new gallery space on Station Street next to the beautiful Montague River Marina. We are the largest gallery in Eastern PEI. We are a cooperative gallery of juried artists and artisans from PEI.
Our high quality, handcrafted items include Felting, Fused Glass, Handmade Paper, Hooked Rugs, Jewellery, Knitting, Paintings, Painted Barn Quilt Boards, Photographs, Pottery, Preserves, Prints, Quilts, Silk Paintings, Soap, Weaving, Woodworking, and more.
Our Juried Artists and Artisans
We volunteer our time to staff the Gallery and operate all aspects of the business. We enjoy meeting our visitors and sharing our creations with you.
In addition, our Gallery often provides the opportunity for you to see the artists and artisans at work as they demonstrate their techniques.
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