We’re Hiring: Distribution Assistant (Trainee)

We’re Hiring: Distribution Assistant (Trainee)

JOB POSTING: Distribution Assistant (Trainee) VTAPE, Toronto

Deadline: March 25th, 2023

Vtape, Canada’s largest distributor of independent media art is seeking a Distribution Assistant. Working directly with Vtape’s Distribution Director in a training scenario, the Distribution Assistant will be responsible for:

* Providing assistance to the Distribution Director;
* Maintaining effective and timely communication with Vtape’s distribution clients,

including festivals, exhibition venues, museums, galleries, and educational institutions; * Coordinating shipping, receiving, invoicing details and maintenance of supplies;
* Working collaboratively to administer distribution strategies for the works in our

collection, maintaining artists’ files and contractual documents;
* Attending selected festivals, special presentations, receptions, workshops, events

and/or panel discussions.

You are:
* An Aboriginal person (First Nations, Inuit or Innu) living in the GTA, and currently

* Interested in the arts and the not-for-profit arts sector;
* Self-motivated, highly organized, able to work towards regular deadlines;
* A person with strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills;
* Web-literate and familiar with Mac computers;
* Comfortable working in a cooperative environment, within a small staff structure with a

commitment to cultural equity and non-discrimination.

The following would be assets in this position:
* Familiarity with or experience in a not-for-profit arts organization;
* Familiarity with independent video and media arts;
* Knowledge of languages in addition to English;
* Familiarity with FileMaker Pro and other common Mac applications.

This is a full-time training position beginning April 3, 2023 and ending March 29th, 2024. This is an ASETS Placement supported by Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Training. Applicants for this position must be Aboriginal persons living in the GTA, and be currently unemployed. This position is subject to government funding.

Link to Miziwe Biik Job posting here

Send to: Vtape Hiring Committee,
401 Richmond Street West, Suite 452
Toronto, ON M5V 3A8 CANADA
T 416.351.1317

Email: wandav@vtape.org and admin@vtape.org
Apply with “Distribution Assistant Application” in the Subject Line.
No phone calls or email inquiries please.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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