The Machinery is an organization dedicated to the performing arts that shares resources, tools and expertise using a diversified, customized and inclusive approach. Through its community, the Machinery strengthens and showcases artistic and cultural aspirations of creators in Montréal.
The Machinery is a service organization that offers medium and long-term support, advisory services, workshops and personalized training, as well as over 250 practical and concrete management tools. It mobilizes a pool of about 150 specialized resources who are invited to support artists through specific collaborations, in addition to the five members of its internal team.
Arts professionals base their practice on active listening, their work agility and their ability to adapt to an ever-changing environment. These qualities position them as essential links to help establish overdue changes in our business sector, namely the arts and culture. To that extent, the Machinery believes that inclusivity and the decolonization of management practices are becoming indispensable. The Machinery wishes to reassess itself by questioning its approach and by humbly participating to the collective reflection.
The Assistant to the management is responsible for ensuring the smooth running of services and activities in support to the actions of the other members of the team. The position requires helping with administrative and bookeeping operations, digital logistic as well as receiving our guests in our physical office space.
Reception, activities and services (50 %)
Administrative support (50 %)
The Assistant to the management is a professional, versatile, proactive and autonomous person, with good resourcefulness, able to maintain good professional relations with intermediaries from various artistic sectors. They also fill the following requirements:
Interested candidates must be eligible to Emploi-Québec’s Wage Subsidy program and send their resume as well as a cover letter by Monday January 10th, 2022. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with Rachel Billet by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by phone at 514-907-4783 #204 for more information. Please consult our inclusion measures. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest as we look forward to opening further discussions!
1- Prior knowledge of all mentioned digital tools is not mandatory since formal training will be given at the beginning of the work contract.
2- The Machinery is committed to adapting the nature of the position to allophone people (whose first language is neither French nor English) to further promote their integration and foster their linguistic progression towards using both of the Machinery’s work languages (French and English).
3- The Machinery encourages applications from BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of color), newcomers and any other people who stem from other forms of diversity (body, gender, etc.). To that end, it will adapt its selection criteria based on principles of equity. Lastly, the Machinery is committed to listening to the demands of candidates who have specific needs regarding accessibility.