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PASO is a Coalition of Provincial Arts Service Organizations that strives to strengthen the environment for the individuals and institutions that create and disseminate the arts in Ontario and for public access to the arts.

Conference Coordination:
Duties will include liaisoning between member organizations, attendees, and conference presenters; work alongside PASO Steering Committee to develop conference themes and schedules; interface with coalition members, steering committee and conference funders; organizing conference logistics as delineated by project work plans and objectives; conduct surveying activities to discern conference interests/needs to inform logistical plans; preparing project proposals, budgets and grant applications; ensuring the project progresses on schedule and onpaso-logo budget. This position is the opportunity to further develop organization skills, including attention to detail and multitasking skills.

Policy Research:
Duties will include supporting PASO’s public policy initiatives at the provincial level by recruiting, mobilizing and communicating with members of the provincial arts advocacy community through writing letters and appeals; Developing and maintaining PASO’s online presence; representing the arts community by attending and making deputations at government meetings and consultations; conducting research that will better inform the Coalition's strategies; reviewing PASO’s current governance structure and developing it further around the coalition’s current capabilities, resources, and priorities; establishing a record of PASO’s current activities and past accomplishments; developing advocacy initiatives that will engage different communities throughout Ontario.

Applicants should have passionate interest and experience in event coordination and management, public policy and the arts. Requirements include strong organizational skills, facility with basic digital platforms, and excellent communication skills. French bilingualism is an asset.

Project Coordinator will work 14 hours per week, at $25 per hour, for approximately 12 weeks, from September to November.

Send a resume and a cover letter outlining your interest in the position, relevant experience and how this position fits into your big picture.
Address letters to Bruce Pitkin.
Please put “Project Coordinator” in your subject line.
Files should be sent in one pdf.
Due August 15, 2016

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