Internship 2018-19

POSITION:      Business Development Intern, White Water Gallery

Location:        North Bay ON

Wage:             $29,640 for one year, 38 hours/week

Start Date:      August 7th 2018 (2 week break, from December 24th 2018 – January 4th 2019)

End Date:       August 16th 2019


ELIGIBILITY: Only applicants who meet the following criteria are eligible to apply for this position. You are eligible to apply if:

  • You have graduated within the last three years from an accredited college or university, and granted a postsecondary degree or diploma program;
  • This position would be the first full-time employment in your field of study.

Preference will be given to candidates with a degree in Fine Arts.  Graduates with an educational background in arts administration, communications, and business administration will also be considered.

Job Description:

The purpose of the Business Development Intern is to develop, implement and maintain a Customer Relations Management (CRM) system and streamlined communications and outreach processes.  This will involve:

  • Researching various CRM systems utilized by other non-profit arts organizations, as well as new systems
  • Reviewing existing communications and outreach processes; investigating best practices in communications and outreach in creative industries; and conducting a survey of current and previous members to gain an understanding of outreach needs
  • Preparing reports outlining the pros and cons of the available CRM and outreach options, complete with costing, implementation needs, and recommendations
  • Presenting reports to WWG’s Board of Directors, and reporting back on efficiencies
  • Implementing and maintaining the approved CRM system, and communications and outreach processes

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills are required, including verbal and written communication in English
  • Working knowledge of social media (Instagram and Facebook), Microsoft Office (Excel and Word), Google suites, and WordPress website maintenance
  • Enthusiastic and creative in responding to customers’ needs/preferences
  • Organized, responsible, punctual and reliable
  • A proven ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • Previous experience in project development and management is an asset
  • An anti-oppressive approach to working with people, including a willingness to learn how to create safer spaces for a diverse public.
  • Candidates from Canada’s employment equity groups (e. Indigenous peoples, members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and women), as well as other groups that face systemic barriers to accessing employment (e.g. LGBTQ2SAI, recent immigrants, insecurely housed), are encouraged to apply.


  • RESUME (1 page)
  • COVER LETTER (1 page)
  • 3 REFERENCES (including names, relationship to you, and contact information)

Apply to: Serena Kataoka, Executive Director

By email only:


APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday July 23rd at noon