Blue Metropolis Job Offer

Blue Metropolis Foundation is seeking a Programming Coordinator (English) for the period October 2010-May 2011 (renewable).

The Programming Coordinator (English) is responsible for proposing, producing and coordinating Blue Metropolis literary events in collaboration with the Artistic Director and other programming staff. The work involves research and reading; proposing events for the Blue Metropolis Montreal International Literary Festival and the Blue Metropolis International Literary Series; writing programme descriptions for grant applications and other fundraising opportunities; proposing participants and partners; working with programming consultants and other volunteers; stewarding and developing partnerships; communications with participating writers; coordination with Blue Metropolis communications staff; supervising the work of programming assistants; responsibility for event logistics; and post-event follow-up.

This is a contract position with part-time (3 days per week) responsibility October-December 2010 and full-time responsibility January-May 2011. Possibility of full-time position thereafter.

Qualifications: Excellent spoken and written English; fluent spoken and written French; an MA in literature or equivalent; initiative; 3 years of office experience; experience working with writers is an asset.

Please submit letter and c.v. in English to: info@bluemetropolis.org

Deadline for applications: October 15, 2010.

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