Programming Coordinator Job Posting

DMG is a grassroots, community-driven not-for-profit game arts organization founded in 2012. We create space for communities that are often marginalized in tech and games spaces to make, play and critique games within a cultural context. This role will be working across a number of our current projects including: & our upcoming 6-week new game maker intensive.

We are seeking a part-time permanent Programming Coordinator to work beside our Executive Director to ensure the smooth running of programming across the org.

Job Details
24 hours per week
$40,000/year with potential for yearly raises based on DMG funding
3 week minimum vacation
Anywhere in Canada, with a preference for the GTA
Deadline: Feb 10, 2022
Start date: March 2022, with flexibility based on selected candidates' needs.
Hours at DMG are flexible though the office tends to be most active Wednesday - Saturday 11:00-7:00 EST. Since we run events regularly you should be open to working evenings and weekends semi-regularly (but you will be involved in making this schedule so have a big say in what evenings and weekends you are working). Sunday and Monday are reserved for DMG’s weekends to ensure staff have 2 days off in a row.

About you
Is familiar with games and/or media arts organizations or creative communities in Canada
Has strong written communication skills – you’ll be sending a lot of emails!
Is comfortable creating visual content for Twitter and Instagram (with our support)
Has some prior experience with project administration or coordination
Understands the barriers people with intersecting marginalized identities face in accessing tools, resources, networks and support in games

About the contract
There are two priorities for this role, first ensuring existing programs run smoothly and secondly working with the ED to create a roadmap for future DMG programming.

Running Existing Programs
Outreach to program instructors, participants & volunteers
Tracking project budgets and timelines
Soliciting timely feedback from program participants
Creating program reports for funding bodies

Creating Future Programs
Ensuring feedback from participants is included in our future program planning
Working with our members-run organizing committee to support new programming ideas brought forward by the group.
Working with the ED and DMG grant writers to ensure our grants accurately portray the programs we are looking to get funded.

Please fill out the application

Include in the application your resume as well as a cover letter. The cover letter should include why you are interested in the role, a summary of the experience you will bring to DMG as well as what you are hoping to learn in the role. There is also an optional url & text explainer. This can be used for your website or any link that represents you and your work. Feel free to use the text if you want to add some context to the hiring team.

We encourage the application of a broad variety of marginalized identities and recognize a broad range of experiences both formal and informal. If you have any questions about the process or would benefit from any assistance in applying please reach out to .

All applicants will be told if they have been selected for an interview by February 12, 2022.

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