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General News · 23rd May 2023
This position is now filled (June 1, 2023).

The Cortes Island Museum & Archives is seeking an inventive, self-directed and organized individual to serve as the Events Coordinator at the Museum and Wild Cortes. Developing public engagement with our exhibitions, creating learning opportunities and memorable community experiences are at the heart of this role. The Events Coordinator is responsible for designing, organizing, and ensuring the delivery of summer public activities and events.

This 240hr contract is running from June to September. Hours are dictated by the events, so flexibility is required; evening and weekend work will occasionally be necessary. Wage is $24/hr. You must have secure housing in place.

To apply for this position please submit your resume to Melanie Boyle at with Events Coordinator in the subject line.

The application process is open now. Interviews will be held as applications are received.

We value diversity and inclusivity and encourage individuals of all abilities and backgrounds to apply. We look forward to welcoming your application to this dynamic, creative, and rewarding position.

Work Expectations:

In collaboration with the Museum's team, the Events Coordinator will:
• Create and coordinate our outreach activities and events which foster a sense of involvement with and excitement about the Museum and Wild Cortes
• Work closely with the Managing Director and Board to develop exhibition-related activities and events
• Reach out to and engage new audiences
• Recruit volunteers from our membership to assist with events
• Be well connected with communities on Cortes and develop activities and events with that diversity in mind
• Effectively promote events to the community

We continue to welcome interest and inquiries for this position and are conducting interviews as applications come in.

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