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Join us as we capture the collective community memory of downtown Mississauga!

FIXT POINT is seeking two professional artists, familiar with Mississauga, for full­time
positions with The Tale of a Town, presented in partnership with The City of
Mississauga this summer!

FIXT POINT’s The Tale of a Town project is a national oral history project that celebrates the culture and heritage of Canada’s downtowns through the gathering and mapping of our living memories across Canada. These collected memories are presented back to communities through interactive performance installations, podcasts, and through our online, digital Storymap.

Position: Storygathering Artist
Artist Fee: Based on Experienced
Dates: July 11 ­ July 31, 2016 in Mississauga
Mandatory 3­Day Training: Between Tuesday, May 31st and Friday, June 3 in Toronto

Candidates must be outgoing, creative, reliable, motivated and passionate about storytelling, community engagement and all things local. The position requires a combination of interviewing local community members and artistic audio editing. Experience with sound and video editing are assets, as well as familiarity with ProTools, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Photoshop. Bilingualism (French/English), and an Ontario driver’s license are a bonus.

We will provide you with specific training around The Tale of a Town themes, our interviewing style, and our audio aesthetic.

To apply please send a short cover letter and a resume by email to:

Katie Swift | Artistic Producer, FIXT POINT |

Deadline for submissions: Monday, May 23, 2016

FIXT POINT is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity and inclusiveness in all its’ work. We work proactively to be fair and equitable in practice and to build diversity into our teams, creative communities, programs and services. While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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