Job offer - TOHU - Exhibitions and Heritage Officer  

Job offer - TOHU - Exhibitions and Heritage Officer
July 12, 2022

Located in the heart of the Cité des arts du cirque, La TOHU is a place of dissemination, creation, experimentation and convergence between culture, environment and community involvement. Since its creation in 2004, it has become a reference in the field of sustainable development through culture.

To participate in the development of an artistic discipline with strong international influence, while respecting the environment and in agreement with the surrounding communities.

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We offer

- Permanent position, 30h/week.
- Flexibility to work occasional evenings.
- Floating vacations, sick leave and paid leave during the holiday season.
- Group insurance
- An inspiring work environment: in the heart of artistic, cultural and educational activity (performance and exhibition hall) and anchored in a
and exhibition hall) and anchored in a stimulating space: garden, terrace and close to Frédéric-Back Park.
- 2 free tickets to our contemporary circus shows at La TOHU.


Your role

- Organize a series of indoor and outdoor exhibitions whose subjects are related to La TOHU's mission (Circus, Earth, Human) and its cultural service to the St-Michel district;
- Administer and promote the museum collection of the Jacob William Fund, one of the world's largest collections of historical circus objects
- Coordinate and deliver special circus exhibition projects at La TOHU, including the
- Administering TOHU's collections, including the various visual art objects, in the broadest sense
- Represent TOHU in museum and educational contexts
- Extracting contextual and educational content from exhibitions for use by TOHU's programming and communications teams.

For more details on the position, please consult our career site: https://tohu.ca/fr/carrieres

Your profile

- Master's degree (MA/MFA) and/or equivalent in library science, museology, or similar.
- Experience in exhibition coordination and project management
- Experience in collections management (an asset)
- Experience in pedagogy or art mediation for children (an asset)
- Circus knowledge (an asset)
- Bilingualism in French and English

Your strengths

- Organizational skills
- Communication skills - in public, with all ages, with all types of people
- Autonomy, resourcefulness, flexibility.
- Passions for visual arts, circus, cultural mediation, working with youth, and/or digital
youth, and/or for digital assets.

If you are looking for an experience in an organization that allows you to contribute to the development of a project with social, environmental and artistic values, TOHU is for you!
Apply now! By sending us your application (CV and cover letter) by email to [email protected]

Please note:
- In view of TOHU's missions, priority will be given to applications from the neighbourhood (Saint-Michel, Villeray and Parc-Extension)
- That only those candidates whose applications have been accepted will be contacted.
- The use of the masculine gender has been adopted to facilitate reading and has no discriminatory intent