Quickdraw Animatio­­­n is an artist-run centre with a mandate to facilitate the production, education and appreciation of independent animation. Quickdraw serves a thriving community of independent animation artists. Visit www.quickdrawanimation.ca for more info.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Programming & Communications Coordinator is an innovative and energetic professional leading the programming and communications initiatives of Quickdraw. This is a twenty-hour per week position. Key focus-areas include:


  • Programming & coordination of visiting artists, screenings and special events
  • Management of programming and artistic based initiatives
  • Coordination of Quickdraw on-site and off-site course & workshop activities


  • Communication with members including email, mail, course and workshop bookings
  • Dissemination of programming and event posters, media psa’s, etc.
  • Marketing plan to increase class enrollment
  • Development and design of communications material, including newsletter, course & workshop brochure and promotional material


  • Administration of Programming curriculum and budgets
  • Provide support for day-to-day activities including public and membership needs (provide tours, telephone inquiries)
  • Coordination of volunteers as needed
  • Supporting preparation of grants in conjunction with the Executive Director 


  • Background in marketing, event-planning or arts administration
  • Excellent verbal & written communications skills
  • Knowledge of artist-run culture and media arts is an asset
  • Knowledge of Canada’s Independent Animation Community an asset
  • Demonstrated design ability (preferably in the form of a design portfolio)
  • Demonstrated web-administration ability
  • Excellent team-player
  • Willingness to work evenings and weekends as necessary
  • Minimum two years related experience


Compensation: $1700 monthly salary.  


Please send resume and cover letter by February 28th or earlier to: director@quickdrawanimation.ca Quickdraw Animation Society, Suite #201 351-11th Ave SW. Calgary AB, T2R 0C7. (403) 261-5767

Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.


Quickdraw is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all interested parties. We thank you for your interest.

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