© Videographe, 2021
Job opportunity at Vidéographe – Director General
Established in 1971 in Montréal, Vidéographe is an artist-run centre dedicated to the research and dissemination of moving image practices. This includes experimentation in video art, animation, digital arts, installation, documentary, essay and dance video. We are dedicated to promoting the recognition and understanding of both current and archival works. Vidéographe has a unique catalogue of more than 2,300 videos.
We are looking for a Director General for this vibrant artist-run centre.
Vidéographe recognizes the richness of the diversity of culture, sexual orientation, identity and language in Quebec. We encourage members of minority, marginalized or traditionally under-represented groups to apply.
- Under the supervision of the Board of Directors (B.D.), to guide and manage Vidéographe in all of its operations, to look after the short and long-term strategic planning and to ensure regular follow-ups with the B.D.
- To obtain all funding necessary to Vidéographe’s operations from federal, provincial, municipal and private sources and to produce timely reports
- To manage Vidéographe’s finances and administration with occasional external support
- To develop, implement and manage Vidéographe’s activities with regards to creation, dissemination and distribution in collaboration with the centre’s B.D., committees, members and employees
- To manage Vidéographe’s communications and publications
- To supervise the activities, workloads and schedules of all Vidéographe employees
- To oversee the recruitment of personnel
- To represent Vidéographe and promote the centre to all funders and the media arts milieu
- To foster and develop partnerships on a local, national and international level
- To organize and document all meetings necessary for the proper functioning of Vidéographe, including Board meetings and the Annual
- General Assembly
- To preserve and build upon Vidéographe’s membership
- To oversee the capitalization project.
- Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the following: administration of cultural organizations (NPOs), people management, project management, public relations management, communications, fundraising and grant applications
- Knowledgeable about visual and media arts as well the cultural milieu in Quebec
- Knowledgeable about the creation, distribution and dissemination of independent media works
- Understands social media and internet promotion
- Has experience of working with a Board of Directors
- Ability to communicate and work in a team
- Aptitude for forging dynamic relationships with members
- Excellent written French
- Very good spoken and written English
Conditions of employment
- Hours: Full time (flexible schedule)
- Salary: $40,000 – $50,000, depending on experience
- Start date : 1 August – date flexible
Please send your curriculum vitae, supporting letter and three references to email@example.com before 31 May 2021.
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.