MADE is seeking a Project Manager and a Project Coordinator with previous project management experience, graphic design skills, basic web knowledge, as well as an interest in architecture / design / planning or public art to manage and coordinate an exhibition which we are planning.
You will be expected to commit approximately 5 hours per week to this work, on a flexible schedule, and firm deadlines must be met.
The internship will be for a duration of twelve months (May 2016 to May 2017), and you will be compensated based on an average of 4-6 hours per week for each position. The final value of this contract position is to be determined.
Applicants must have:
Education or experience in a related field: graphic design, visual communication design, architecture, urban design, art, or industrial design.
A working knowledge of design software, e.g. Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator
A computer with the necessary software to complete your work
The ability to receive direction / input, and work independently to meet deadlines
Availability to coordinate and attend meetings at short notice
Excellent writing skills
Excellent graphic design skills for marketing work
Knowledge of all Microsoft Office software
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
Additional assets would include:
Familiarity with social media platforms, and web publishing (specifically Squarespace)
Knowledge of the design process
A desire to increase and improve the design conversation in Edmonton!
Additional job related tasks for both positions may include:
Coordinate and manage the exhbition schedule and provide updates to the board
Perform set up and take-down duties related to the exhibition
Coordinate the delivery and production of exhibition materials
Coordinate an opening reception
Produce documentation at the end of the exhibition for funders
Ensure all exhibition materials are properly documented and catalogued
Communicate with designers as required
Organise transportation for designers and partners as required
Please respond with a CV, portfolio in PDF format less than 10Mb in size, and a short message on why you would like to work for MADE to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 29, 2016.