Job Posting – Coordinator, Operations

August 31, 2018

Primary Job Location: 221 E Georgia St., Vancouver, British Columbia.

221A is seeking applications for employment in the role of Coordinator, Operations. This new core position at 221A fulfills internal communications, deadline setting and workflow functions for the Society’s programs and services, while providing meeting support for the Board of Directors and Board Committees.


  • Education: Post-secondary education (or equivalent) in visual art, art history, design, communications or a related field.
  • Experience: 2+ years experience working in the nonprofit sector. Working in art, culture and community stewardship considered an asset.
  • Specific Capacities: Excellent time management skills; capacity to learn, share and mentor others on new communications systems and methods; proven ability to work collaboratively, motivate and resolve conflicts with colleagues; exceptional proficiency with telecommunications including telephone, mobile phones, Google business services (email, calendar, docs/sheets, etc.), Skype or other video-conference software, Slack and Trello or other cloud-based workflow, teamwork and project management software; and proficiency with Apple and Microsoft Operating Systems, Microsoft Office, WordPress CMS and Adobe CS. Knowledge of processes for non-profit management, international travel, conceptual understanding of land trusts and blockchain technology considered an asset. Attainment of a driver’s license is preferable.
  • Language: English proficiency. Second language fluency considered an asset.

Working Conditions
Work weeks are typically 5 days, 6 hours per day with irregular hours surrounding deadlines and events. Candidates must be comfortable with flexibility in their work schedule and self-reporting hours. The Coordinator, Operations is entitled to one hour of time for lunch and breaks; frequently works collaboratively with staff; is exposed to noise and regular flow of people from the office environment and public participants; and is assigned tasks and deliverables, as determined by changing priorities.

Employment Equity
221A is an equal opportunity employer and employs personnel without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, language, citizenship, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, physical and/or mental ability or financial ability. While remaining alert and sensitive to the issue of fair and equitable treatment for all, 221A has a special concern with the participation and advancement of members of four designated groups that have traditionally been disadvantaged in employment: women, racialized peoples, indigenous peoples and persons living with disabilities.

Send your cover letter and CV by email to by September 15, 2018​.
Unfortunately, only those applicants under consideration will be contacted.