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Now Hiring: Director, Launchpad Programs

We're hiring an entrepreneurial leader to shape the development of the ground-breaking Artscape Daniels Launchpad cultural sector project in Toronto! #LaunchpadTO

Candidats qui préfèrent recevoir cette poste en version française sont invités à contacter careers@artscape.ca.

Artscape is currently recruiting for a Director, Launchpad Programs to play a critical role in shaping the development of the ground-breaking Artscape Daniels Launchpad cultural sector project in Toronto. Opening in 2018 and located at Queens Quay and Lower Jarvis, Artscape Daniels Launchpad will be a 30,000 square foot, one-stop art and design entrepreneurship hub that provides affordable access to technology and tools of the trade, reframes entrepreneurship for creative people through innovative programming and offers a gateway to services, funding, business opportunities and more.

The Director, Launchpad Programs is responsible for all Launchpad programming, including current offerings as well as the expansion of programming leading up to and after the facility opening in the Fall of 2018. This role leads and mentors the partnership and engagement team that is responsible for managing partnerships, which presently includes: industry partnerships; college, university and learning institutions; innovation and incubation hubs; community groups; and trade and service organizations in the cultural sector. As the Director, Launchpad Programs, the incumbent will be heavily engaged in the development of formal partnerships and ensuring the reach of Launchpad programs into urban and rural communities.


SELECT RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Strategically leads the design, development and implementation of Artscape Daniels Launchpad’s programs and special events
  • Collaborates with partners to leverage qualitative and quantitative feedback/data, to evaluate Artscape Daniels Launchpad’s programming impact, and make recommendations for program changes and/or sustainability for long-term success
  • Allocates and manages overall programmatic budget
  • Achieves revenue targets and efficiencies in programming development and design
  • Attends and presents at conferences, and develops networks with provincial social enterprise groups and other external stakeholders, to remain an authority on trends in the cultural sector


SELECT QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

  • A minimum of 7 - 10 years’ leadership experience in the creative sector (with evidence of increasing responsibility) combined with a strong entrepreneurship background
  • Experience in leading the design, development and delivery of learning tools and systems for program participants across a wide variety of backgrounds, including youth, post-secondary graduates, newcomers, indigenous communities and adults
  • Significant experience working with stakeholder groups across a broad range of communities to understand their creative needs while maintaining positive relationships
  • Substantial experience in developing, testing and refining innovative models of program delivery

View the entire posting and apply at http://www.artscapedanielslaunchpad.ca/seeking-director-launchpad-programs/.


ABOUT ARTSCAPE

Artscape is a not-for-profit urban development organization that makes space for creativity and transforms communities. Our work involves clustering creative people together in real estate projects that serve the needs of the arts and cultural community and advance multiple public policy objectives, private development interests, community and neighbourhood aspirations and philanthropic missions. artscape.ca

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