Cultural Development Coordinator, Town of Canmore

Why work for the Town of Canmore?
For starters, you can take great pride in our collaborative organization, its positive work culture and our amazing group of talented people who genuinely care about our community and accomplish outstanding work each and every day for its citizens. You will have the opportunity to join a team that is professional, fun, dedicated and passionate about the work, our community, and the endless opportunities for adventure in our magnificent Rocky Mountain environment. As a community leader in arts and culture, you will have the opportunity to promote community cultural development by bringing together in celebration the many diverse individuals who make Canmore a wonderful and unique place to live.

Position Overview:
This is the perfect job for someone who strives to make meaningful and direct impacts in the community through the use of their natural organization, leadership and relationship building skills. You will be an advocate for the role of the arts and artists in building collaborative, supportive and inclusive communities. This position is focused on connecting the cultural sector through granting, outreach, support, education and partnerships. The position is responsible for the provision of support to external community event applicants and film production groups with an eye to building capacity within groups, as well as the oversite of the Arts and Events’ volunteer program. You will also support the full cycle of event permitting and reviewing all community event applications to ensure that all application requirements are met. We are further interested in a candidate that has experience working in multicultural and indigenous relationship building working towards right relations.

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This is the perfect job for someone who is organized, friendly, and confident who is looking for a unique role where they can highlight and further develop their keen attention to detail. Further, you will have the opportunity to develop your strong communication and relationship-building skills in this diverse position as you liaise with many talented people inside and outside the organization to ensure an efficient and effective cultural programming. Strong organizational skills are required with the ability to meet deadlines and changing priorities. We are seeking an applicant that is passionate about the arts and has a university degree or college diploma in arts administration, cultural planning, community development or festival and event management, or a related discipline pertinent to job functions combined with 3 to 5 years relevant sector experience in positions of similar responsibility. A class 5 driver’s license and further knowledge of community events, cultural activities, initiatives, and resources in the Bow Valley will help you to be successful in this role!

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary Range: $32.10 to $35.87 (based on a 35-hour work week). Pay rate will be calculated based on successful candidate’s related work experience and education.
  • Competitive benefits package & personal wellness plan
  • Generous RSP matching plan
  • EDO-Earned Day Off program
  • Personal development & learning opportunities
  • Positive work culture
  • Work-Life Balance

Closing Date for Applications:
This posting will remain open until May 16, 2022

How to Apply:
To apply, please combine your cover letter and resume into a single document (PDF or Word) and click the “Apply Now” button on our website. To help us learn more about you, in your cover letter please clearly detail the following:

  1. Why you want to work as a Cultural Development Coordinator for the Town of Canmore?
  2. What skills, experience, and (most importantly) attitude you will bring to enhance the team and enrich our community?
  3. Your level of familiarity with Canmore, and knowledge of community events?