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Cultural mediators and artists assistance

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Call for applications

Artch and the CJE MCV are looking for Cultural Mediators for Artch’s outdoor exhibition from September 5 to 10, 2023 in downtown Montreal. The selected candidates will be responsible for raising public awareness of contemporary art and facilitating exchanges with the artists on display.

Deadline: July 31, 2023, 5:00 p.m.

Artch Cultural Mediator / Artist Assistance

Job offer: Cultural mediator and assistance to artists for artch

Dates: Welcome meeting on August 21 and September 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 2023

Schedule: 11:00 am to 8:00 pm

Salary: $20 / h 

Criteria: 18 to 35 years old

Asset: Candidates from UQAM’s Faculty of Arts who are about to graduate or have graduated within the last five years.

Deadline: July 31, 2023, 5:00 p.m.

Applicant organization: Carrefour jeunesse-emploi Montréal Centre-Ville


Artch’s mission is to support emerging artists in their first stages of professionalization. Like an incubator, each year Artch identifies, trains, finances, mentors and exhibits a cohort of artists at the start of their careers. An exhibition in September in downtown Tio’tia:ke / Montreal, which over the past 5 years has become a new rendez-vous for art lovers, visual arts professionals and the general public. The public space thus becomes a veritable platform for the dissemination of emerging visual artists. Artch is a platform for exchange whose objectives are to propel emerging artists by offering them training and putting them in touch with the Montreal visual arts community. The project also aims to attract new collectors and introduce the general public to contemporary art. All with a view to perpetuating the artistic ecosystem in Montreal.


ARTCH is looking for Cultural Mediators/Artist Assistants for the September 7-10, 2023 event in downtown Montreal. Your mandate will be to raise public awareness of contemporary art and facilitate exchanges with exhibiting artists. On September 5, a 2 to 3-hour training session will be offered to help you prepare for the event. Mediators will also be required to help artists install and uninstall their works on a daily basis. 

Job description 

  • Help set up from 11 a.m. to noon each day from September 7 to 10, 2023 (works must be removed from storage and installed in the artists’ module each day).
  • Greet the public continuously in the square/space.
  • Introduce visitors to contemporary art and facilitate exchanges with the artists present. 
  • Lead scheduled workshops and guided tours with registered and spontaneous groups 
  • Inform the public about the artists’ approaches and biographies, and about artch’s missions
  • Supervise the works and exhibition modules with the artists 
  • Help with the storage of works from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm from September 7 to 10 with the artists 

Qualifications required

  • French and English
  • Studies and/or experience in art history, media art or any other field related to the visual arts
  • Experience in customer service or related field
  • Autonomous, responsible, good interpersonal skills, excellent customer service.

Please send your CV to colivier@cjemontreal.org before 5 p.m. on July 31, 2023.

Please send your CV to colivier@cjemontreal.org before 5 p.m. on July 31, 2023.

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