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The Artistic Director reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for conceiving, developing and implementing the artistic vision and focus for imagineNATIVE’s Festival, year-round programming, and special artistic initiatives. The Artistic Director is responsible for securing and planning film, video, audio, digital, and other programming in keeping with imagineNATIVE’s mandate, artistic policy, and selection processes. This position requires someone who is enthusiastic, artist-first-minded, and is a team leader who works well through inter-departmental collaboration. Our ideal candidate would have a personal and professional knowledge of Indigenous communities (artistic, cultural, social), with experience working in an arts Festival environment and is passionate about Indigenous-made media arts.


  • 5+ years experience as an arts administrator, events planner and preferably for an arts/Indigenous organization(s)
  • Strong, effective writing and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to work from home with own computer/laptop, phone and reliable internet

Additional Details

  • Salary: $70,000 – $80,000 per annum for full-time (40 hours per week)
  • 2 week paid vacation + 2 week paid time off for holiday closure
  • Supplementary health benefits
  • Submit CV/Resume and cover letter to: with subject “Artistic Director”
  • Application Deadline: Position open until filled

To apply for this job email your details to

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MUSKRAT Magazine

MUSKRAT is an on-line Indigenous arts, culture magazine that honours the connection between humans and our traditional ecological knowledge by exhibiting original works and critical commentary. MUSKRAT embraces both rural and urban settings and uses media arts, the Internet, and wireless technology to investigate and disseminate traditional knowledges in ways that inspire their reclamation.

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