HEIST is hiring!

Archive Manager 

Closing date: June 22nd, 2021, at 4pm ADT

Term of Employment: 6 weeks

Compensation: $15.00/hour, at 30 hours per week

Note: As this position is partially funded through Canada Summer Jobs, applicants must be 30 years of age or under at time of hiring.

HEIST is a live art company committed to creating, producing and presenting innovative, genre-bending and queerly playful performances in Halifax and beyond. An important element to the organization is having a clear and strong commitment to diversity within culture, abilities and gender. HEIST is the brainchild and creative platform for Artistic Director Richie Wilcox, Technical Director Aaron Collier and Managing Director Sylvia Bell. They are responsible for the creation of recent popular shows including Frequencies, Princess’ Pride ‘N’ Joy, The Princess Show and more. Also, HEIST produced the 2020 & 2019 Creative Nova Scotia Awards and regularly produces and promotes HEIST Takeover Parties. For more information on the company, go to liveheist.com 

HEIST is a collaborative arts organization looking for an archive manager. The archive manager will work with the company directors to organize, research and edit content and materials for the company archive. This position will involve a large amount of independent work sourcing and sorting various sorts of media. This position will also rely heavily on video editing, as a large portion of the job focuses on organizing the video archive of HEIST and their past productions/events. Familiarity and previous experience with Google Drive and Adobe Premiere Pro would be considered an asset. An artistic eye for editing would also be considered an asset. 

HEIST believes the key to success is open communication and discussion. As a team, HEIST uses Google Docs and Slack for creative and administrative communication and development, and the applicant will be included in this collaborative environment. HEIST has weekly full company meetings and the applicant will take part in these meetings and will have a voice at the table each week to speak and share ideas without fear of ridicule or judgement. We prioritize getting it right over being right, and pride ourselves in building open, engaging, safe and enjoyable teams.  

Please note: This full-time job requires the position, or at least a large portion of it, to be done remotely from the safety of the employee’s living quarters. It is required they have access to stable communication devices (phone and internet).

This position is a full-time position running six weeks starting July 12 at a rate of $15/hr for 30 hrs/week. HEIST seeks to continue to diversify and strengthen its organization and encourages applications from qualified individuals of all cultural backgrounds, genders, sexual orientations, and abilities. Priority will be given to qualified Dartmouth - Cole Harbour applicants. Priority will also be given to qualified candidates who self-identify as a visible minority, a new immigrant, Indigenous, 2SLGBTQ and/or youth. 

Interested individuals should forward a resume and cover letter by email to liveheist@gmail.com with the subject line: Archive Manager

Please forward any questions regarding this opportunity by email to the address above. Deadline for receipt of applications is Tuesday, June 22nd, 2020 by 4:00pm ADT.

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