The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria (AGGV) is seeking a Collections Intern to work with AGGV Collections staff on a major collections project to review and update all collections rights and image permissions, including artists copyright, artist contact information and artist and/or copyright holder data.
The Collections Intern will play an important role in the assessment of collections material, the updating of our computer and manual records, reaching out to and communicating with artists and rights holders and communication via email, mail and phone. The intern will also manage the coordination of documentation which tracks our rights and permissions and captures this vital information in our paper and computer records.
Qualified candidates will have academic and practical experience in collection care, research and documentation and career ambitions within the arts which include museum or art gallery work. All applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada, be registered with the Young Canada Works program and qualify for Young Canada Works Internship funding under the terms and conditions of their grant program.
This position is funding-dependent and is 21 weeks in duration from November 2, 2020 to March 31, 2021.
We encourage people of Indigenous ancestry, women, people of colour, LGBTQQIP2SA individuals and members of other diverse communities to apply for careers at the AGGV.
Resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to 1040 Moss Street, Victoria, BC V8V 4P1
Deadline: 5PM Friday October 2, 2020
We thank all those who apply; only those selected for interview will be contacted.