EXTENDED deadline: October 11, 2022
Anticipated start date: October 24, 2022
35 hours per week, $25 – $27 per hour depending on experience
The Independent Media Arts Alliance (IMAA) is a member-driven non-profit national organisation working to advance and strengthen the media arts community in Canada. Representing over 100 independent film, video, audio, and new media production, distribution, and exhibition organisations in all parts of the country, the IMAA serves over 16,000 independent media artists and cultural workers.
Our organisation is strong and dynamic, anchored in its diverse membership from all regions of the country, and supported by a small but dedicated staff. We are innovative, forward-thinking and inclusive in our commitment to serve independent media arts communities in all their diversity from coast to coast to coast.
For more information about IMAA, its members and activities, visit www.imaa.ca
Beginning in fall 2020, IMAA added a new project to its activities: the delivery of youth employment internships focused on digital skills and training, supported by the Government of Canada through its Digital Skills for Youth Program. To ensure the success of this activity, we are currently recruiting for the newly created position of Program Manager: Youth Training and Internships.
About the position:
Reporting to the National Director with the support of IMAA staff, the Program Manager: Internships and Mentorships will ensure the successful delivery of a youth employment program involving an estimated 30 participants across the country. This individual will ensure the successful delivery of youth internship employment grants as part of the federal Digital Skills for Youth (DS4Y) program. They will be responsible for liaising with IMAA’s network, managing the program, recruiting and onboarding employers, administering contracts and providing timely and accurate reporting to funders. They will also be responsible for overseeing a new branch of the DS4Y program funding digital-skill based artistic residencies.
Specifically, the Program Manager will:
Please submit a detailed cover letter and CV including references to email@example.com with “Program Manager – Youth Training and Internships” in the subject line. The deadline for applications is October 11 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.
IMAA is strongly committed to correcting historical employment inequities in the sector it serves and is working proactively to centre diversity within the organization. We welcome all applications from women, racialized persons/persons of colour, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Accommodations will be made available to applicants with disabilities in the recruitment process. If you require accommodation, please provide details in your application.
For more information about IMAA, its mandate, members and activities, visit www.imaa.ca