Administrative Director, Border Crossings Magazine

Employment Opportunity at Border Crossings Magazine
Administrative Director

Border Crossings, published in Winnipeg, Canada, is a national and international arts magazine. Now in its 41st year of publishing, Border Crossings is recognized as a significant contemporary magazine focussing on issues of relevance and concern in art and culture. The magazine engages the topics it addresses, in good part, through interviewsā€”committed to the artistā€™s voice and providing first-person, unmediated perspectives. The magazineā€™s articles, reviews, essays and portfolios are substantial and broad-ranging.

Border Crossings is published by a not-for-profit arts organization. To learn more, visit the magazineā€™s website at: www.bordercrossingsmag.com

Position Title: Administrative Director
Terms: Full-time, 40 hours per week, in person. A compressed or flexible work week may be considered.
Location: Winnipeg

Role Summary:

Border Crossings is currently seeking an organized, passionate and dedicated individual to serve the role of Administrative Director for a nationally and internationally recognized art magazine. This is a senior role that reports directly to the magazineā€™s Editor and is responsible for overseeing all administrative and office management duties, including fundraising and development.

The Administrative Director is a new position to Border Crossings, complementing the magazinesā€™ existing staff team of five, which includes: (1) The Editor; (2) Operations and Circulation; (3) Advertising and Distribution; (4) Accounting; and (5) Special Projects Coordinator.

Responsibilities:

  • Administrative support to the Editor, including managing office, funding, and production calendars
  • Grant writing, tracking, and reporting
  • Leading and executing annual fundraising projects and initiatives
  • Office management functions and staff coordination
  • Providing support to the Board of Directors, including meeting scheduling, preparing agendas and minutes, and corporate filing
  • Directing marketing and promotions initiatives in collaboration with the Editor, including developing and implementing special projects
  • Funder and donor relations
  • Other administrative and office management duties as required

Qualifications and Attributes:

The Administrative Director should be an experienced and committed professional, with a minimum of five years of experience working in an administrative capacity, preferably in the non-profit and/or cultural sector.

The Administrative Director should:

  • Possess a strong understanding of financial operations and funding in the non-profit sector, including experience and skill in grant writing and budgeting
  • General knowledge of the granting bodies, practices of related government agencies, charitable foundations and corporations
  • Have advanced writing and communication skills
  • Be a strategic thinker and problem solverā€”focused, motivated and able to manage priorities
  • Have excellent interpersonal and relational management skills with the ability to work well collaboratively and as a team member
  • Have familiarity with the functions of a Board of Directors
  • Have experience managing staff
  • Be well versed with Mac computers and products
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office suite (ie. Word and Excel)
  • Have a general interest in contemporary art and culture

Apply:

Border Crossings is committed to and highly values diversity and inclusiveness. Qualified candidates of all backgrounds are invited and encouraged to apply.

Applications must include a current resume and a cover letter addressed to Meeka Walsh, Editor, indicating your interest in the role, your qualifications for the position, and your salary expectations.

To apply, please submit your application to: editor@bordercrossingsmag.com no later than May 31, 2023.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.


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