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Job Posting: Outreach Coordinator


The Centre for Art Tapes (CFAT) is seeking applications from creative, community-minded and energetic individuals for the position of Outreach Coordinator. The Outreach Coordinator will play a leading role in membership and community cultivation. This position is funded through the Job Creation Partnership (JCP) Program – applicants must meet Employment Nova Scotia’s eligibility requirements for EI.

Interested applicants must submit a detailed Letter of Interest, outlining their relevant past experiences and highlighting any skills that are applicable to this position along with a CV or resume to Sally Raab-Wolchyn, Operations Director at Questions regarding this position can also be directed to Sally.

Applications are due on Friday, November 24th @ midnight

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with CFAT’s core staff and Board to plan a community-building and fundraising event
  • Work with the Operations Director to create a framework and template for an annual member and community-oriented event
  • Work with the governance committee to brainstorm membership and equity policies alongside a membership drive
  • Attend community events and outreach opportunities as a representative of CFAT
  • Seek out new ways to reach new communities, audiences and members
  • Support the Programming Director with marketing and communications
  • Grow CFAT’s volunteer database and coordinate volunteers as-needed

Job Description:

The Outreach Coordinator is a short-term contract working closely with CFAT’s core staff and Board of Directors. Reporting directly to the Operations Director, the Outreach Coordinator will take the leading role in developing strategies for increasing membership, accessing new communities and creating avenues to celebrate CFAT’s existing community of media artists.

The Outreach Coordinator will be tasked with planning a major community-building and fundraising event that is sensitive and accessible to CFAT’s diverse community and coincides with membership recruitment, such as a membership drive. Beyond the planning and executing of this single event, the Outreach Coordinator will be tasked with brainstorming and implementing strategies to access new communities, create a welcoming environment at CFAT, and attend community-oriented outreach events as-needed.

This position has opportunities to learn about and impact CFAT’s equity policies and practices, while developing knowledge and work experience in supporter cultivation, marketing and volunteer management.

Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate will possess a strong knowledge of community cultivation, either through the arts or social and community awareness activities. Applicants should have some experience with event planning and a proficiency in marketing, as well as the ability to self-supervise, manage time and work within a collaborative environment. Basic computer skills, such as word processing, social media and excel will be required. Knowledge of media arts and artist-run culture will be considered an asset, as will past experience with volunteer coordination and fundraising.

CFAT acknowledges its historical complicacy with the inequity of opportunities across the sector. Applicants who identify as women, femme, gender diverse, Black, Indigenous, Persons of Colour, LGBTQ2SIA+, and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. CFAT is a wheelchair accessible facility, and will work with applicants to accommodate disabilities and reduced mobility. Those with questions about access and equity to this opportunity or the organization in general are encouraged to contact Sally Raab-Wolchyn, Operations Director at or 902-422-6822

This full-time contract position will run from December 2017 to May 2018

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