Employment Opportunity: AAC Manager of Projects

Date: Nov 20, 2023

Deadline: Jan 3, 2024 - 11:45 pm

Position: Manager of Projects
Location: Lethbridge, Alberta
Type of Position: Full time, permanent
Compensation: $51,000-56,000 FTE, depending on experience.
Closing Date: January 3, 2024

See the full position description and how to submit your application here: artslethbridge.org/job-opportunities

AAC Manager of Projects Position

The Allied Arts Council of Lethbridge (AAC) is a not-for-profit, charitable organization operating within Treaty 7 territory with a mission to advance and enhance the arts in Lethbridge.

The AAC is a multi-faceted organization whose activities include: advocacy on behalf of artists and arts organizations, increasing public understanding of and support for the arts, promoting arts events and initiatives, and creating events and opportunities for artists and the community to connect. The AAC is also responsible for the management of Casa, the City of Lethbridge’s purpose-built community art centre.

About the Role:

Responsible for the planning and implementation of a variety of projects and events that support the mission and strategic direction of the AAC, including the Mayor’s Luncheon for Business and the Arts, Christmas at Casa, Arts Days, the Upside Downtown Concert Series and other emergent projects. This role is also tasked with nurturing and growing event sponsorship and applying to various levels of government and agencies for annual project grants. Some evening and weekend work will be required.

Elements of the Role:

The successful candidate will be experienced in special events planning and implementation, sponsorship development, and grant writing. They will play a crucial role in building relationships and will be dedicated to knowing and understanding the diverse arts community within Lethbridge and southern Alberta.

The successful candidate will be able to work independently as well as part of a team and will be highly skilled in interpersonal communication, strategic thinking, and prioritizing deadlines.