Art Gallery of Ontario
Temporary Full-Time (2 Year Contract)
35 hours per week; evenings and weekends as required
At the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), it is our Mission to bring people together with art to see, experience and understand the world in new ways. As one of the most distinguished art museums in North America, we celebrate creativity and diversity, advocate for artists and shape the conversation about art in our local and international communities. We connect to the world through collaborative and innovative partnerships which provide opportunities to share fresh ideas and discover new voices.
Our Vision: We will become the imaginative centre of our city and province. We will be welcoming to our visitors, inspiring for our audiences and innovative in the ways we gather people together to create community through art. We will become a preferred cultural partner for artistic visionaries from all over the world.
The AGO is committed to recruiting a diverse and collaborative workforce, who exemplify our mission, vision and values and will thrive in a dynamic environment.
Reporting to the Events Manager, Food & Beverage, the Event Sales Coordinator will promote, sell, develop and coordinate special events as assigned. They will also advise and coordinate special events for AGO internal clients.
Our ideal candidate will have:
Diploma/Degree in Hospitality, Tourism or Culinary Arts (is preferred)
Minimum 2 years direct related event industry experience in a sales and event coordination position
Well-developed ability to sell to clients and close the sale
Well-developed knowledge of the food, beverage and event industry, services practices and procedures
Well-developed communications and interpersonal skills
Well-developed organizational skills.
Demonstrated experience working with Microsoft Office, Outlook, EventPro (or other related Food & Beverage software programs)
We invite individuals who reflect the diversity of our visitors to apply by visiting our website at www.ago.ca/jobs-and-volunteering.
The salary for this position is $32.28 – $40.34 per hour ($58,749 – 73,418 per annum).
In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act & the AGO’s Recruitment & Selection Policy for Staff, a request for accommodation will be considered throughout the hiring process.
The Art Gallery of Ontario is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We thank all applicants but must advise that only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
To apply for this job please visit ago.ca.