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Position Type: Part-time contract
Application Closing: September 21, 2020
Start Date: October 1, 2020
End Date: June 30, 2021, with the possibility of renewal
Location: Montréal, Quebec
Hours: 15 hrs/month
Compensation: $22.50 per hour
The Administrative Assistant will help the Executive Director with administrative and organizational tasks related to membership management. The Administrative Assistant will report to the ED.
- Maintain the online membership management and mailing list system, including checking new applications, membership renewals and dues; updating organizational member data and preparing receipts when necessary.
- Attend regular meetings with the ED
- Assist the ED and Communications Assistant with communication, administration, grant writing and other tasks as needed
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferably in a related field
- Some experience working in an administrative role
- Knowledge of the Canadian music scene a plus
- Bilingual – fluency in English and French, both spoken and written
- Experience with database management
- Excellent written communication
- Excellent people skills
- Ability to work independently, with necessary organizational and time-management skills. CNMN works mainly virtually, so applicants should be comfortable to work from home with occasional in-person meetings (pending COVID-19 regulations).
- Knowledge of social media platforms, including Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Instagram
How to Apply
Deadline: September 21, 2020
- Letter of motivation
- Contact information for two references (Referees will only be contacted after applicants are selected for interview.)
Please send all materials in PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org with Administrative Assistant Application – YOUR NAME in the subject line by September 21, 2020.
The Canadian New Music Network is an equitable-opportunity employer, recognizing diversity in all its forms (race, culture, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, language, physical ability, and age). We welcome applications from traditionally under-represented populations.
Thank you for your interest!
Join us for a series of conversations that support your creativity and community-building during pandemic times. Each will have a different focus, host and invited guests. Participants joining on Zoom will have a chance to join the conversation in small breakout groups and meet other artists and art workers across Canada 🎧 Joignez-vous à nous pour une série de conversations en soutien à votre créativité et votre réseau en cette période de pandémie. Chaque session portera sur un sujet, avec un hôte et des invités différents. Les participants qui nous rejoindront sur Zoom auront l’opportunité de participer à la conversation en petits groupes de discussion et de rencontrer d’autres artistes et travailleurs culturels à travers le Canada !
Next Up: June 4 – Multi Arts // Prochaine date : 4 juin – arts multidisciplinaires
Please use this zoom link to join or follow us here on Facebook / Utilisez SVP ce lien Zoom pour nous rejoindre ou bien suivez nous sur Facebook: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82694838561?pwd=RG10cVg1NXhUazlZLzZGZ3pBYVgzQT09
CNMN launches its new mentorship program ConneXions!
In response to Covid-19 and the current travel and gathering restrictions in place, CNMN is postponing Forum 2020: Listen up to Spring 2021.
We thank all of you who have expressed your support for the event and especially those who applied to our participation travel fund. We hope to offer the same funding opportunities next year and will keep your applications on file.
In the interim, we hope everyone is staying safe. We particularly appreciate all those in our communities who are working to keep us healthy, safe and provided for–both in mind and body.
Are you interested in CNMN Forum 2020: Listen up in Regina, May 21-24?
Would you like to participate, but cannot afford travel costs and related expenses? Click here for information on how to apply for support.
The Open Call for proposals to Forum 2020: Listen up is now accepting submissions. Successful applicants will have their travel and accommodation covered: a great way to experience a CNMN Forum! For information on how to submit, click here.
The Canadian New Music Network invites members to participate in the Open Call for Proposals for Forum 2020, taking place in Regina from May 21 to 24, 2020. Find out more details about the 14th edition of CNMN’s Forum here.
Forum 2020 — Listen up — celebrates the spirit of activism and inclusion through five themes:
Access, Community, Indigenous Resurgence, Land and Technology-Innovation.
We welcome proposals for 15-minute (demo-)presentations (with a subsequent 5-minute round of questions) engaging with one of the five themes. Selected presenters will be invited to join in a group discussion with other session members and participants.
Proposals are also encouraged for 20- or 40-minute workshops engaging Forum participants in one of the five themes.
Participants whose proposals are selected will have their travel and accommodations covered, as well as the Forum fee waived. The jury for the Open Call is comprised of CNMN’s membership from across the country. Anyone working in the creation or presentation of new creative music and sound is encouraged to apply!
Please send the following application materials to Terri Hron: email@example.com by
January 24, 2020 February 3, 2020
In one document (.doc or .docx preferred, but .odt, .rtf and .pdf accepted), the following:
- Legal and preferred name
- Postal address, email address and phone number.
- 100-word bio (for the Forum program)
- Personal website URL and/or Soundcloud/Vimeo
- Short 100-word presentation or 200-word workshop blurb (for the Forum program)
- 500-word (maximum) presentation or workshop proposal
CV (maximum 3 pages)
Please also send:
- A high-resolution photo of yourself (2MB max) (for the Forum program)
CNMN is growing its staff to create a small team. Open positions include an administration assistant position to support Executive Director Terri Hron and a web developer to design the Participatory Music Hub and support CNMN activities. Deadlines for both positions are November 10.
Click here to download administration assistant job description.
Click here to download web developer job description.
CNMN is looking to add images of works created or presented by as many members as possible for our homepage banner, which chooses randomly from our selection. If you have landscape-oriented photo(s), please send them to us with a caption that includes the names of any performers or works performed as well as the photo credit.
Since May 2019, CNMN has been working hard towards the creation of a new tool and point of connection for those creating new music and sound with non-professionals across a broad spectrum of fields and communities–the Participatory Creative Music Hub. CNMN is excited and grateful to be the recipient of a Digital Strategy Fund subsidy to help this project take off.
CNMN is excited to start the 2019-2020 season with a new website that will offer members more resources and ways to connect.