The Bateman Foundation is located in beautiful downtown Victoria, B.C.. We are always interested in hearing from hardworking, dedicated individuals who wish to join our team.
PART TIME GALLERY & SALES ASSOCIATE
Do you want to be part of a team that is helping to connect people to nature through the lens of art?
The Bateman Foundation is seeking a Part-Time Gallery & Sales Associate. Joining a dynamic and passionate team, you will be accountable for providing exemplary customer service to help create a lasting experience for visitors as well as assisting with sales, events and projects. Reporting to the Head of Retail and Head of Art & Visitor Experience, you will provide customer service in the gallery and gift shop, completing sales and working towards revenue goals, as well as assisting with a variety of operational tasks and projects as assigned by the management team. This is a permanent part time position and may have fluctuating hours per week, with the potential for additional time covering sick days and holiday leave. The foundation is looking for someone who is a team player and self-starter, has keen attention to detail and accomplishes a high volume of tasks quickly and efficiently. Our ideal candidate is enthusiastic, high energy and has an excellent initiative to get the job done. You should work easily with others, always seeking the best way to get a job done while supporting your colleagues to do their best.
Sell and promote merchandise in the gallery and gift shop
Assist the management team in meeting customer service, retail and operational targets
Ensure exemplary customer service to visitors in the gift shop and gallery, with an emphasis on service quality, customer satisfaction and financial performance
Perform a variety of operational activities as assigned by the management team, with an emphasis on efficient, accurate and high-energy performance
Work well in a team environment, create energy and excitement around shared goals and values, contribute to an environment of trust and respect, act with urgency and integrity, and demonstrate flexibility
Minimum of 2 years of sales experience working with performance based sales
Minimum of high school education or equivalent
Ability to work independently and as part of a small but mighty team
Strong computer skills, particularly in a cloud based environment
Strong written/verbal communication, time management, and organizational skills required
Non-profit experience helpful. A desire to work for a non-profit a huge plus
Strong interpersonal skills, including active listening, empathy, and ability to work effectively on teams
Ability to juggle multiple tasks and meet moving deadlines with strong time management skills
Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the foundation, which may require weekdays, evenings, weekends and holidays
If this sounds like you then we’d like to receive your cover letter and resume! At the Bateman Foundation you will enjoy a highly productive, entrepreneurial office that cares deeply about our cause, our donors and volunteers. Please submit a detailed resume and cover letter outlining your qualifications and experience by midnight on Sunday, January 26th, 2020.
The Bateman Foundation
Suite #300 470 Belleville Street
CONTRACT POSITIONS FOR NATURE SKETCH ARTIST/INSTRUCTORS
The Bateman Foundation, a national public charity, inspires a lasting relationship with nature through the lens of art, and is currently one of the only non-profits in Canada primarily using artwork to promote a connection to nature and the environment.
The Nature Sketch Club is an outdoor nature program for kids & adults that focuses on sketching and observing wildlife habitats in unique ecosystems. Guided by a sketch artist and a naturalist, this program encourages participants to connect to natural environments in their local community using a pencil and a sketchbook. We have a Junior Nature Sketch program for ages 5-12 as well as an Adult Nature Sketch program for ages 18+. For more information please visit: www.naturesketch.org
We are very excited to be launching our Nature Sketch program nationwide and are looking for an enthusiastic, multi-skilled and passionate professional to join our team. The programs will each run once per week out in nature, ending with a final student art exhibition. Programs runs for 8 weeks starting in September and ending with an exhibition at the beginning of November. The spring session will run from April to May. We are looking for experienced nature/sketch artists, who have experience working with children of all ages as well as adults.
Find a naturalist(s) in the area to aid in the program facilitation
Working with a naturalist to scout out locations for weekly ecosystem exploring
Teach both Jr and Adult program on Saturdays (full day if both classes fill) for the full program length
Communicate with parents & students
Scout out indoor locations for “rainy day” as well as final exhibition event
Assist with class promotions
Facilitate the entire program in your city
Familiarity with natural habitats & eco-systems
Artistic experience working in pencil with a focus on nature/wildlife drawing (please submit relevant artwork images)
Up to date criminal record and vulnerable sector check
Experience working with/instructing children
Experience teaching art to children is preferred
Strong verbal & visual communications skills
Valid driver’s license & transportation
Available to teach on Saturdays during Nature Sketch session
Ability to network, promote & market the program within the local area
Up to date first aid & CPR training
WCB coverage, if required
If you are all of the above we want to hear from you! Interested candidates please send a cover letter, resume and portfolio of relevant artwork to firstname.lastname@example.org