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National Media Arts Conference

MediaNet is pleased to announce that we will be hosting the 2020 national media arts conference for the Independent Media Arts Alliance.

We are currently looking for a Conference Coordinator Assistant to help organize the conference.

Job Description:

Conference Coordinator Assistant

Location: Victoria

Wage: $17 per hour

Dates: 1 October 2019 to 31 March 2020

Desired qualifications:

Ideally you will hold a degree or diploma in the arts, with experience in arts administration, and have a passionate interest in, and preferably also hands-on experience within the media arts (independent film, video, audio art, or new media/digital art). You have strong organizational skills, including proficiency with all standard digital office tools, and well-developed work practices. You are responsible, accountable, and able to work largely in a self-directed manner. You have excellent communications skills and a demonstrated ability to work well in teams. 

We encourage applications from people who self-identify as BIPOC, LGBTQ2S+, disabled or living with disability, or as a member of an otherwise marginalized community.

This internship is supported by Young Canada Works. Applicants must be under 30 years old as of the start of this position, and meet the qualifications of the YCW program to apply:

Description of tasks:

You will help the Conference Coordinator and IMAA staff in organizing travel and transport logistics, ensuring the production of promotional and interpretive materials, and maintaining liaison with the artists, panelists, and curators.

Specific tasks include:

  • Research and documentation of panelists.

  • Coordinate travel of panelists and participants, IMAA’s staff and Board members.

  • Coordinate internal and external communications.

  • Promotion of the event through website and social media updates, press releases, and media liaison.

  • Assist with artistic programming for the conference.


For more information, please contact Program Director and Conference Coordinator Catlin Lewis

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