Company: Envision Management & Production is an artist management and production company that works with boundary-breaking, musical and multi-disciplinary artists, projects and organizations. www.envisionmanagement.com.
Purpose: Envision Management & Production is seeking a responsible, motivated and enterprising person to assist in writing proposals for Envision’s clients and Envision Management and assist in submitting timely and accurate reports to both funding bodies and clients.
Position type: One-year contract with possibility for renewal, 3 days/week, salaried position
Location: Montreal (Rosemont/Petite-Patrie)
Reports to: Artist and Special Projects Manager
Roles and Responsibilities:
Responsible for assisting in conducting the full range of activities required : preparing, submitting, and managing grant proposals to funding bodies, foundations and possible corporate sources
Perform research on funding bodies, foundations and corporations to evaluate prospects for future grants
Comply with all grant reporting as required by funding bodies
Assist in developing and providing regular written quarterly reports/online reports (newsletters etc.) to all clients
Understanding of institutional history and programs of all funding bodies
Maintain current records in database and in paper files, including grant tracking and reporting
Track and document statistics relevant to funding development, sort so as to provide Envision and client base with appropriate written materials
Work with Artist and Special Projects Manager to provide development input for all written institutional materials (including annual report, operations funding opportunities)
Assist with any new fundraising projects
Expected to be passionate about music - ideally a variety of different styles and genres - and actively engaged in the local music scene
Solid organizational skills including attention to detail, multi-tasking, time management and problem solving
Proven track record, experience with grant writing and project management, artist management
Knowledge of basic funding body landscape for musicians in Canada and Quebec
Knowledge of and experience with the Canadian and Quebec music industries
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written in English and French
Ability to work autonomously but also thrive in a collaborative work environment (generally have a positive outlook and like people)
Excellent computer skills with all Microsoft Office programs, Mac, Basecamp, Slack, G-Drive, Dropbox
How to apply:
Please send a CV and cover letter to email@example.com with the subject “Special Projects Assistant Position” by September 3rd, 2018. Only successful applicants will be contacted.
At Envision, the emphasis is placed on the artist and the art. Our mission is to make artists' visions become realities.