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Exhibit Assistant (1 position)

Hourly Wage: $15.00/hour

Project Duration: October 1, 2017 - March 30, 2018 (25 weeks total)

Location: Canada's Sports Hall of Fame
169 Canada Olympic Rd. S.W.
Calgary, Alberta T3B 6B7

Project Background:

Canada's Sports Hall of Fame is seeking the assistance of one intern to help with various aspects of five major exhibitions that are being created in celebration of Canada's 150th Anniversary. This internship will provide an excellent opportunity for hands-on training in exhibit development.

The intern will assist with the tasks below as noted for each exhibit:

Canada 150 artefact exhibit

  • Develop Exhibit Plan
  • Make Artefact mounts for 16 artefacts
  • Produce 16 bi-lingual artefact labels
  • Coordinate the translation of 16 artefacts as required
  • Install artefacts into display case with other curatorial staff
  • Complete 16 condition reports
  • Liaise with three lending institutions to obtain permission to borrow artefacts, coordinate the loan, loan paperwork, insurance, etc.

Hometown Hockey

  • Make artefact mounts for approximately 20 artefacts
  • Produce 20 bilingual artefact labels
  • Create an installation manual for the exhibit

Arctic Winter Games

  • Work with museum partners to establish exhibit plan
  • Liaise with potential artefact donors/contributors
  • Research AWG sports
  • Write artefact labels for at least 30 artefacts
  • Create the exhibition travel plan and installation manual

Play Hard, Fight Hard: Sport and the Canadian Military

  • Develop the installation manual
  • Complete condition reports and take photos of all artefacts (approximately 75)

Olympic/Paralympic Games 2018 exhibit

  • Research and write graphic panels for 12 Olympic/Paralympic athletes as identified by our Canadian Olympic Committee (COC)/Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) partners
  • Coordinate the borrowing of artefacts, shipping, receiving, condition reports, photos, and installation.
  • Write artefact labels for at least 25 artefacts
  • Produce 25 bilingual artefact labels
  • Prepare and submit loan agreements and manage loan values for insurance
  • Assist with the exhibit installation.

Qualifications:

The successful candidate should be a graduate of a museum studies, conservation, collections management, sport history program or sport/recreation management program within the past five years. The candidate should have a diploma or degree and must be between the ages of 18-30. Candidates should also have excellent writing skills, organizational skills and an ability to work in a fast-paced environment and be able to meet deliverables. Candidates must also be well organized, independent workers and have intermediate to advanced computer skills (database management software for museums, Microsoft office).

Previous exhibit or collections management experience is required.

Membership with a professional association would be a definite asset.

Interviews will be conducted by the Director, Exhibits and Programming and Manager, Exhibits and Collections. All candidates will be screened to ensure they meet all YCW eligibility requirements before being interviewed and before hiring the chosen candidate.

Individuals with a disability, Aboriginal youth, visible minorities and new Canadians are eligible to apply.

Submit applications by September 25, 2017 to:

Helena Deng
Manager, Exhibits and Collections
e-mail: hdeng@cshof.ca


Characteristics of City/Region:

Calgary is one of the fastest growing energetic cities in the world. In the past 20 years, Calgary has hosted more international sport competitions than the combined total of the three largest cities in Canada. The Calgary/Bow corridor area has been the primary training and preparation site for many of Canada’s top athletes in winter and summer sports, both at the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Calgary is the only city in Canada where over 50 per cent of citizens regularly visit museums and attend performing art events. Calgary was designated a Cultural Capital of Canada for 2012. Metropolitan Calgary population: 1.4M.

Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame’s officially opened at Canada Olympic Park on July 1st, 2011.

  • City of Calgary website: www.calgary.ca
  • Tourism Calgary website: www.tourismcalgary.com
  • Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame website: www.sportshall.ca

Communications Assistant (1 position)

Hourly Wages: $15.00/hour

Project Duration: October 1, 2017 - March 30, 2018

Location: Canada's Sports Hall of Fame
169 Canada Olympic Rd. S.W.
Calgary, Alberta T3B 6B7

Project Background:

Canada's Sports Hall of Fame is seeking the assistance on one intern to help with various events and launch of a new social media campaign. This internship will provide excellent hands-on training in museum communications and marketing.

The intern will assist with the tasks below.

Girls in Sport:

  • Disseminate the video content to all social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
  • Disseminate the video content to all media partners and supporters (over 100+ organizations)
  • Disseminate the video content to all of the individuals interviewed and encourage them to post the content. Approximately 30 individuals/organization.
  • Establish the schedule for the release of the video content to all social media platforms.
  • Compile all of the analytics related to the responses received from the posts including how many posts, impressions, followings and re-posts as they occur from various partners, supporters, etc.
  • Re-post content as required.

Induction Dinner 2017 Event:

  • Disseminate information about the Class of 2017, Canada's 150th, and Tom Longboat Award to all media outlets and invite them to the national media conference on November 9, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario.
  • Contact/manage all media requests
  • Develop and manage a digital communication strategy
  • Draft and edit effective website and social media content.
  • Create marketing materials for media.
  • Plan a large-scale fundraising event and media conference.

Media Conferences - November 2017 and March/April 2018

  • Help plan the Media Conference related to Play Hard, Fight Hard: Sport and the Canadian Military exhibit (proposed for early November 2017) and Class of 2018 announcement (April 2018) including preparing the content of the media kits - Background on Canada's Sports Hall of Fame, Background material, featured/key elements/stories, Media Release, invitations to media, and follow-up post media conference.
  • Invite the media to attend the media conference and do phone follow-ups just prior to ensure and track attendance.
  • Assist with the event to greet media and get them set-up and provide media kits, set up interviews for post media conference.
  • Follow-up after the event and track coverage results.
  • Assist with the creation of any marketing materials using InDesign.

Qualifications:

The successful candidate should be a graduate of a marketing and communication program. The candidate should have a diploma or degree and must be between the ages of 18-30. Candidates must have good interpersonal skills and computer knowledge using MS Office. Knowledge of InDesign/Illustrator/Photoshop is required.

Previous marketing and communications experience is required.

Four candidates will be shortlisted from those that apply and will be interviewed. The successful candidate must meet all YCW eligibility requirements.

Individuals with a disability, women, Aboriginal youth, visible minorities and new Canadians are eligible to apply.

Submit applications to:

Marnie Krell
Director, Communications and Marketing
Canada's Sports Hall of Fame
e-mail: mkrell@cshof.ca

Deadline for applications: September 25, 2017

Characteristics of City/Region:

Calgary is one of the fastest growing energetic cities in the world. In the past 20 years, Calgary has hosted more international sport competitions than the combined total of the three largest cities in Canada. The Calgary/Bow corridor area has been the primary training and preparation site for many of Canada’s top athletes in winter and summer sports, both at the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Calgary is the only city in Canada where over 50 per cent of citizens regularly visit museums and attend performing art events. Calgary has been designated a Cultural Capital of Canada for 2012. Metropolitan Calgary population: 1.4M

Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame’s opened Canada Olympic Park on July 1st, 2011.


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