Cultural Tourism Coordinator Summer Position

Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design
Job Title: Cultural Tourism Coordinator
Location: Port Hawkesbury
Duration: June 11th, 2018 to August 31st, 2018 (12weeks)
Salary: $10.85 per hour/ 35 hrs. per week
Application Deadline: April 20, 2018
Job Description:
The Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design is offering a thirteen-week position for a Cultural Tourism Coordinator. The successful candidate will work out of The Customs House on Granville Street in Port Hawkesbury’s waterfront and will be responsible in assisting the Craft Incubator Coordinator in the day-to-day operation of the retail space, craft studios and culture related events in the area. Responsibilities include:
• Ensure the required mechanisms are in place for the artists who will be working from the building
• Assist in the design and layout of the gallery shop for retail and exhibitions purposes
• Assist in retail sales of fine craft products to visitors
• Interact with visitors, answer telephones and deal with correspondence
• Liaise with artists regarding consignment agreements, process payments or transactions, maintain records of sales and maintain up-to-date records of incoming and outgoing work
• Assist in implementation of training opportunities for artists working from the building
• Assist in the marketing and promotion of artists work
• Assist in the development and implementation of cultural events in partnership with the Municipality of the Town of Port Hawkesbury
• Other duties as assigned
Applications may be dropped off at the Civic Centre box office.
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