We're expanding the Creative Coast team again!

Thanks to a grant from the Cultural Human Resources Council - Student Workplace Placement Program, we are hiring a tech-savvy post-secondary student to join our team.


Position Description

We are seeking a part-time digital specialist to help us build a connected ecosystem of Vancouver Island artists and arts organizations. This role would report to our Regional Coordinator and work remotely.

The specialist would help with:

  • Database population involving searching for new resources, arts organizations and arts infrastructure to add to our growing collection of info hubs

  • Populating island-wide events calendars and managing event listings

  • Supporting the creation of our integrated data network and mapping projects

  • Helping with digital content creation such as creating posts for Instagram and Facebook

  • Helping with some blog writing and other research projects as needed

  • Other duties from time to time as relevant to the role

Skills Developed

This is an entry-level, junior role for a current or recently graduated post-secondary student. Training will be provided, however some basic familiarity with computers is required.

This position will use and develop skills such as:

  • Data entry and database population

  • Website maintenance and ongoing updates (we use Wix)

  • Research and information synthesis

  • Reading, writing and communication

  • Project management basics

Eligibility (as per grant guidelines)

Students must be:

  • a full-time or part-time post-secondary student enrolled in a recognized Canadian PSE institution (university, college, CEGEP, polytechnic)

  • a Canadian citizen OR permanent resident OR a person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act

  • legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with B.C. legislation and regulations.

There is no age limit to participate in this employment opportunity.

Position Details

Work from home / fully remote, with flexible hours and scheduling, some team meetings required.

$20.00 per hour up to 20-hrs per week for a 7-month contract from July 2022 to end of January 2023, position is an independent contractor. Must have access to your own computer and work station.

Please apply to this position if you feel you meet some, but not necessarily all, of the qualifications. Our organization is committed to anti-oppression work and safer space building. We do this by ensuring diverse voices are represented at our Steering Committee level and throughout our organization. We prioritize amplifying Indigenous, Black and racialized artists (BIPOC), as well as artists and creatives from the Queer and disabled communities. We welcome applicants from equity-seeking groups.

To apply: Please email a resume and cover letter to Laura-Beth Keane at info@creativecoast.ca

About Creative Coast BC

Creative Coast is a collaboration lab: exploring opportunities for equity-advancing, arts-enhancing partnerships across Vancouver Island. We are a collaboration of artists and arts organizations actively forging connections and synergies with sectors such as economic development and tourism.

We oversee the suite of Creative Coast digital assets such as our website, information hub, Ask Me Anything webinar series, Art Coach remote & rural artist support pilot and the Meet Me in the Middle Podcast.


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