The Independent Media Arts Alliance (IMAA) is seeking a dynamic Program Manager to join its team.
About our organization:
The Independent Media Arts Alliance is a member-driven non-profit national organization working to advance and strengthen the media arts community in Canada. We provide professional development resources for the independent media arts sector, foster communication across the network we serve, and engage in advocacy initiatives to defend and advance the needs and concerns of the independent media arts community. Our organization 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.
Beginning in fall 2020, IMAA will add 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 new 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 guidance from a Governance Committee, the Program Manager: Internships and Mentorships will ensure the successful delivery of a youth employment program involving an estimated 35 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 play a role in coordinating or delivering customized learning modules for interns.
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 August 28, 2020. 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