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Position: Arts/Event Coordinator
Organization: The Wilder
Location: Squamish candidates preferred, however we would consider hiring someone based in the lower mainland, BC who can get themselves to and who is willing to work in Squamish one day per week

Who are the Wilder? 

The Wilder is a social enterprise which creates experiences for people to learn about nature, to connect with each other, and to inspire creativity. We host workshops from mushroom foraging to plant walks, community events, art installations and activations for festivals and events.

We are looking for someone to work with our Director and support upcoming projects. If you are creative, an artist, or have experience coordinating events, or even working in fabrication and production, we’d love to hear from you. We welcome diverse skills and applicants and have different opportunities arising this year for various projects. We need help with all or some of: creative design, fabrication of art installations, coordinating events and activations, hosting community activities, volunteer coordination, site coordination, social media and advertising, business and administration.

Who are you?

We are flexible about who we bring on board because we love diverse interests and skills and we encourage diverse applicants to apply. We are looking for someone to work part time with us over the summer for summer festivals and activations, and then there may be more hours available for our winter exhibition. The hours are flexible, require some weekend work, and the candidate must be based in Squamish. We expect the candidate to work on some or all of the following tasks, and during interviews we welcome candidates to share their interests and ideas:

  • Creative ideating about installations and activations
  • Painting, fabricating, setting up activations
  • Event coordination, logistics, volunteer and staff coordination
  • Hosting community art activations
  • Digital marketing, advertising, social media

We are looking for someone to join our team who possesses some of the following skills and interests:

  • Creative, artistic (desirable but not essential)
  • Has a positive and can-do attitude, and who loves learning and thinking outside the box
  • Must have a flexible work schedule as we will be busier at certain times around events, available weekends and some weekdays and can align working time with our Director’s work days
  • Can operate independently with motivation and drive, reporting to our Director but taking on projects and tasks independently and sticking to deadlines
  • Can manage multiple tasks, making sure our events and activations run seamlessly, who can solve problems and adapt on the fly
  • Experience with videos, photography, digital marketing, or graphic design (desirable but not essential)
  • Event experience, art experience, workshop hosting, facilitation or similar
  • Tech savvy and confident using online technologies, and a bonus if interested in digital art, or installation art/set production or at least willing to learn and help out where needed
  • Graphic design and social media expertise would be an asset but not essential
  • Squamish candidates preferred, however we would consider hiring someone based in the lower mainland, BC who can get themselves to and who is willing to work in Squamish one day per week
  • Must be able to work from home and have your own phone and computer, access to internet, and if based in lower Mainland, must have access to a vehicle to join the Director in Squamish regularly

Apply now!

We expect that the candidate will earn anywhere from $22 - $28 per hour depending on their experience, and ideally around 10 - 30 hours per week depending on the time, but we are flexible for the right person. They will work in a hybrid remote role, working in Squamish sometimes, and from home the rest of the time. We aim to create a positive, open learning environment where our team can shine and grow through our initiatives.

Please check out our initiatives at thewilder.ca and send your resume to: hello@thewilder.ca

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We will be reviewing applications as they are received.


 

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: May 9 2024    ID: 71165