MCC Job Opportunity: Programme Coordinator

Programme Coordinator
Manitoba Craft Council (MCC)


20 hours per week, some evening and weekend hours
$16-17/hour (depending on experience) + 3 weeks vacation/year

MCC seeks a Programme Coordinator who will be responsible for the implementation, administration, facilitation, and supervision of most aspects of MCC exhibitions, workshops, artist talks and other programming.  They will engage with visitors and volunteers at C2 Centre for Craft and assist with fundraising events and initiatives. The ideal candidate for this position will have proven programming skills and a sophisticated understanding of contemporary craft. Candidates should be able to communicate effectively, think creatively, and act with professionalism. They are knowledgeable and friendly public ambassadors for craft and its makers.

 

This position is an excellent opportunity to contribute to a thriving arts organization during an exciting period of growth.  The successful candidate will have strong skills in the areas of programme development, written and oral communication, leadership, time-management, organization and interpersonal relations.  They must have excellent knowledge of contemporary craft and the visual arts, and a history of engagement with the arts community.  Experience working in an artist-run centre and pre-existing knowledge of MCC is important.

 

MCC is a member driven organization dedicated to promoting, supporting and advocating for fine contemporary craft in Manitoba.  Founded in 1978, MCC currently has about 200 members. MCC provides exhibition, sales, and networking opportunities, workshops, artist talks, mentorship and collaborative projects. Staff is comprised of a half-time Director, a part-time Communications and Administration Coordinator, and a half-time Programme Coordinator. The MCC shares a facility and works in close partnership with the Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library at the C2 Centre for Craft.  C2 is wheelchair accessible.

 

Deadline for Applications: April 23, 2018, at noon   

Start Date: May 9, 2018

Please apply by emailing a single pdf file containing a letter expressing why you are interested in the position, a list of 3 references, and a resume to tsutherland@c2centreforcraft.ca

For further information contact Tammy Sutherland at (204) 615-3951.

Full job description available here: MCC Programme Coordinator Job Description

 

 

Congratulations to our 2018 Experience and Craft Raffle Prize Winners!

 

The MCC Experience and Craft Raffle ballots were drawn by MCC’s most qualified helpers at the opening reception of the annual member show, For the Love of Craft at C2 Centre for Craft.

 

Congratulations to our Experience and Craft Raffle prize winners:

 

Glass sculpture by Ione Thorkelsson + Private clay lesson for 2 with Elise Nadeau:

Kathy McIlory

 

Lidded jar by Dawn Chaput + Bead weaving workshop with Daria Tittenberger:

Bill Pooley, generously gifted to Raia Bryan

 

OOAK doll and knitting lesson with Melanie Wesley:

Anna Thurmayr

 

Fermentation jar and workshop with Chris Pancoe + Jennie O:

Jill Carr

 

Sterling silver necklace by Johanna Brierley + Tarot reading with Shawna Dempsey:

Pam Simmons

 

One night stay at Cloverdale Bed and Breakfast + Wine and beer stakes by Cloverdale Forge:

Andrew Kear

 

To view photos from the opening reception of For the Love of Craft, please visit: www.flickr.com/photos/manitobacraftscouncil

 

 

C2 Centre for Craft is open

(above) Teresa Burrows, our lady of darkness

 

 

The Manitoba Craft Council and the Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library are pleased to announce the opening of the new

C2 CENTRE FOR CRAFT

Wednesday to Saturday
12 – 4 pm
Closed Remembrance Day

 

Featuring best, a joint exhibition of work by Manitoba Craft Council members and pieces from the Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library’s collection.

Located in an historic building in Winnipeg’s Exchange District, the C2 Centre for Craft is a 3,000+ sq ft facility dedicated to presenting the best of contemporary and traditional craft in Manitoba. C2 Centre for Craft features an exhibition gallery, retail shop, library and more.

 

For more information, please contact:

Manitoba Craft Council
Tammy Sutherland  |  programme@manitobacraft.ca

Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library
Andrea Reicher | curator@mcml.ca

Phone: (204) 615 – 3951