Wapikoni is looking for a dynamic and well-organized person, able to build bridges with our group of artists and communities beyond our creative workshops. Your core mandate will be to consolidate, create and maintain these relationships, and contribute to the development of Wapikoni’s collective impact strategy.
If you have excellent management and organizational skills, are fluent in French (spoken and written), have the ability to connect, engage and build relationships of trust with people, especially youth, this job is for you!
You are independent, have leadership skills, understand Indigenous realities, like to engage in and, especially, maintain good relations? You enjoy working in a fast-paced intercultural environment where opportunities abound and demand adaptability? Then, our environment is for you!
You will work in collaboration with the team in charge of our creative and training workshops, our distribution and audience development team as well as our sectors of professional and continuing education development and awareness workshops. You will act as a bridge between our community stopovers and the different opportunities available to the artists in our collective.
In addition to offering creative workshops, Wapikoni contributes to showcasing Indigenous perspectives through the distribution of films, raising public awareness in order to foster dialogue between Peoples, offering professional and continuing education opportunities and contributing to safeguarding Indigenous cultural heritage. You will be responsible for linking these different opportunities, with our creators and communities.
CORE MANDATE: CONTRIBUTE TO THE DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF OUR COLLECTIVE IMPACT STRATEGY
Create and maintain ties with the artists who have participated in the creative and training workshops
- Identify opportunities for the artists beyond the stopover workshops (training, conferences, events…)
- Oversee calls for applications, select and coach artists to be ready to participate in different activities • Keep the artists’ contact info up to date
- Collaborate in documenting the impacts
- Provide social media content for the members of our collective
- Oversee activity logistics, with the help of the office assistant.
Coordinate the collaborative regional mobilization forums for Indigenous youth
- Plan the project’s workflow
- Recrute youth leaders in specific regions and organize delegations
- Coordinate regional youth mobilization (regional youth forums)
- Organize and host leadership and co-design workshops
- Collect necessary data to document the impact and produce a regional consultation report.
Encourage interaction and collaboration within the collective
- Create and maintain ties with the communities that hosted creative workshops (see our interactive map to know where Wapikoni went)
- Keep our community partners’ contact info up to date
- Develop and consolidate the collective impact (artists, First Nation and Inuit communities, community organization, contractual workers and permanent team)
- Document the activities, process and results of the collective impact strategy.
KEY ASSETS & REQUIREMENTS
- Diploma or experience in a relevant field
- Indigenous experience
- Recognition of the contribution of art and film practices on the collective impact
- Good work-planning skills
- Rigour and attention to detail
- Capacity to work in an intercultural team, to multitask, to work under pressure, to tolerate uncertainty; is dynamic and able to work autonomously
- Great interpersonal skills
- Proficiency in French and English
- Proficiency in the Office suite, Internet and Social Media.
The position could be adapted to the candidacy responses and organizational priorities. Wapikoni’s policy states that precedence will be given to Indigenous candidates.
Wapikoni is an Indigenous organization that uses creation to support the Nations’ narrative sovereignty. Each year, its trailers travel the country to meet Indigenous communities and offer tools to create short films and music tracks. A part of its team is based out of the Montreal office while the field team travels with the creative and training workshops.
To this day, Wapikoni produced over 1,200 short films and 800 music tracks that contribute to raising the profile of Indigenous cultures here and abroad.
If you want to be part of this amazing adventure, apply now! Send your application to email@example.com before December 2, 2019 at 9 A.M. Interviews will be conducted during the week of December 9. Duties will start during the week of January 6, 2020.
Working conditions are as follows:
- The salary is established according to Wapikoni’s salary grid to $21/hour ($40 950/year)
- Full time: five days per week (37.5 hours)
- 3 weeks of holiday per year
- Collective insurance plan after a six-month probation period.