SUMMER JOBS IN THE ARTS

Since 1987, Arts Network Ottawa has been building a healthy and sustainable arts sector by creating professional development and mentorship opportunities for artists; providing resources and promotion to advance the careers of artists and cultural workers; and collaborating through partnerships to advocate the creative, social and economic benefits the arts play in a flourishing community.

As a membership-based bilingual arts-service organization, we are an informed and trusted voice for a network of artists, cultural workers and arts organizations across the Ottawa region. By advancing careers, we support our 300 members and also Ottawa’s arts community at large.

Three opportunities are available for bilingual youth (15 to 30 years) for eight weeks to help with planning and implementing upcoming and new initiatives. It is expected that all Summer positions at Arts Network Ottawa will focus on web-based exchanges and online programming. Arts Network Ottawa is flexible with the start date as the timeline for this program has been extended to be completed by February 28, 2021.

General Qualifications:
• Must meet all Canada Summer Jobs criteria
• Able to communicate in both official languages (oral and written)
• Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office Suite and social media platforms
• Capable of working independently
• A commitment to a virtual team environment, if required
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Customer service, relationship building and networking skills
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
• Passionate about Ottawa’s arts community

Goals:
Participants will develop problem-solving and troubleshooting skills; working with a team and understanding a group dynamic; adhering to timelines; proof-reading; public speaking at events; participating in workshop facilitation and attendee intake. Participants will deepen their understanding of and skillset in WordPress; Asana; Publisher, Canva and In Design; social media platforms; and Microsoft Office Suite programs, while advancing their digital skills including using a computer, various software, point-of-sale equipment (Square), email, web, and web-conferencing tools. Ultimately the participant will develop soft skills involving communications, honesty and integrity, relationship-building, awareness and innovation while celebrating diversity.

Summer Job Opportunities 2020:
PROGRAM ASSISTANT INTERN (JOB ID: ANO-2020HR1)

MARKETING ASSISTANT INTERN (JOB ID: ANO-2020HR2)

MEMBERSHIP ASSISTANT INTERN (JOB ID: ANO-2020HR3)