Job Posting - Gallery Manager

WKP Kennedy Gallery

August 19 - September 9, 2016

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Gallery Manager, WKP Kennedy Gallery

Located in the heart of downtown North Bay, a small but closely-knit community 3.5 hours north of Toronto, the WKP Kennedy Gallery is a public art gallery that operates within the Capitol Centre, a not-for-profit performing arts centre, for a community of 54,000 and beyond. The WKP Kennedy Public Art Gallery presents the finest in historical and contemporary Northern, Canadian and International visual artists. Within two spaces, the WKP Kennedy Public Art Gallery is a gathering place for art and art ideas and offers the people of North Bay and Northeastern Ontario, a forum for artistic dialogue and development.

The WKP Kennedy Gallery seeks a highly motivated team player to be the Gallery Manager. The Gallery Manager is accountable to the General Manager and acts, with the advice and input of the Gallery Advisory Committee and in accordance with the constitution, by-laws, and policies of the W.K.P Kennedy Gallery, to achieve the goals and priorities of both the Gallery and the Capitol Centre. The Gallery Manager oversees all visual arts programming and is responsible for the development of an ongoing exhibition program, working directly with artists, curators and Capitol Centre staff. The Gallery Manager will be responsible for the operation of the Gallery including programming, fundraising, grant writing, community outreach, and volunteer management. The Gallery Manager will also be responsible for the documentation and maintenance of the W.K.P. Kennedy Gallery Permanent Collection.

Salary: $35,000 per annum plus company benefits program


  • Senior management experience with a University degree/diploma in Fine Arts, Arts Administration, Cultural Studies or equivalent;
  • Grant writing experience (preferably to the Ontario Arts Council and Canada Council for the Arts) absolutely essential;
  • Curatorial experience an asset;
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills along with honed research skills;
  • Collections management experience an asset;
  • Fundraising experience an asset;
  • Desire to live and work in a small community where community and partnerships are essential.

Additional Info:

Three professional references are required on resume.

How to Apply:

Please send all resumes/letters of interest to Dee Adrian at or to the Selection Committee, 150 Main Street East, North Bay, Ontario, P1B 1A8.

Closing Date: September 9, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.


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