Five Employment Opportunities, The Power Plant

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The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery at Harbourfront Centre is Canada’s leading public gallery devoted exclusively to the art of our time and is recognized as an important centre for contemporary art in North America. Since 1987, The Power Plant has been on a mission to create an open culture and community for people to be face-to-face with thought-provoking contemporary art and ideas. We have a culturally diverse workforce and audience whose lives and communities we seek to enrich through encouraging exploration of self and society. More than a gallery, The Power Plant is a community hub that caters to adults, youth, and children through broad and unique programming. It is a window into a diverse range of ideas and perspectives that inspire unlimited personal discovery. To learn more about us, please visit us at www.thepowerplant.org.


Donor Programs Officer

As part of the Development team, the Donor Programs Officer is responsible for contributing and supporting all administrative tasks including ongoing data entry, reporting, auditing and system maintenance for the Development Department with a focus on donor programs and membership. The Donor Programs Officer will also be responsible for project-based tasks, data extraction, building and maintaining relationships with donors. Under the leadership of the Manager, Development, the Donor Programs Officer will diversify and grow funding base.

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply by contacting jobs@harbourfrontcentre.com by no later than February 4, 2022. Please quote Donor Programs Officer in the subject line of your application.


Grants & Foundation Officer

The primary function of the Grants & Foundations Officer is to identify, define and develop funding sources from public, private foundations, corporate entities and foreign organizations to support existing and planned program activities at The Power Plant. This role is also responsible for developing, writing, submitting and managing grants and project proposals to foundations and corporate entities, overseeing the implementation and reporting on all successful funding applications.

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply by contacting jobs@harbourfrontcentre.com by no later than January 28, 2022. Please quote Grants & Foundations Officer in the subject line of your application.


Power Kids & Outreach Coordinator

The Power Kids & Outreach Coordinator develops and implements all aspects of the Power Kids programs and Family Guides, and conducts outreach to increase group visits to The Power Plant. This role is responsible for developing three Family Guides annually, one for each exhibition season (Summer, Fall, Winter), and works with the Education & Public Programs and Communications & Marketing departments to devise strategies to increase group visits of K-12 students, postsecondary students, and community/organizational groups of all ages, abilities and backgrounds, with the goal of generating revenue. This position is instrumental in developing and coordinating on-site and off-site programs for the Expanding Access initiative, a Seed grant from the Grant Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF). This grant serves Camp Oochigeas, CAMH and March of Dimes. The Power Kids & Outreach Coordinator documents and evaluates each program, including the collection and compilation of photo-documentation, questionnaires, and testimonials from participants, and contributes to promotion, grant writing, reporting and grants and donor relations initiatives related to the programs, managing budgets, and working with graphic designers and other professionals (art educators, printers, etc.).

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply by contacting jobs@harbourfrontcentre.com by no later than January 28, 2022. Please quote Power Kids & Outreach Coordinator in the subject line of your application.


Stewardship & Events Coordinator

As part of the Development team, the Stewardship & Events Coordinator will be responsible for the planning and execution of all event related activities at The Power Plant. This includes annual fundraising events such as Power Ball, Face to Face and other signature events to be held throughout the year, as well as exhibition openings and previews, rentals, donor and sponsor cultivation, and aspects of member and recognition events. This position will also be responsible for sponsorship stewardship and fulfillment, including hospitality events associated with sponsors of special events and exhibitions, as well as working with Development team on .prospect research for potential grants, corporate sponsors, individual donors and new members.

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply by contacting jobs@harbourfrontcentre.com by no later than January 31, 2022. Please quote Stewardship & Events Coordinator in the subject line of your application.


Lead Gallery Attendant

The Lead Gallery Attendant is responsible for a number of important functions including, but not limited to, welcoming and orienting visitors in the space and exhibitions; answering visitor questions; guiding tours; enhancing the visitor experience by encouraging conversation and engagement with art and ideas; monitoring the galleries for security; communicating visitor feedback/needs to their supervisor; data collection; working special events; and, other administrative tasks. The Lead Gallery Attendant will open and close the galleries systematically on a day-to-day basis, coordinating the workflow of other Gallery Attendants (GAs) on duty, and is the first point of contact for the Gallery Attendant team for problem solving (customer service, resolving CRM issues, etc.). The Lead Gallery Attendant manages the Gallery Attendant team, participates in hiring interviews together with the Head of Public Programs & Outreach and Visitor Services Coordinator. The Lead Gallery Attendant will also take part in the annual evaluation process of the Gallery Attendants.

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply by contacting jobs@harbourfrontcentre.com by no later than January 28, 2022. Please quote Lead Gallery Attendant in the subject line of your application.

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