Employment Opportunities




Reporting directly to the Vancouver Biennale’s CEO, the Chief Operating Officer (COO) is an important decision-maker, leader, and networker in the Vancouver Biennale organization. Long-term organizational sustainability is at the core of what the COO does, from finding operational efficiencies to achieving sizable fundraising goals. Being keenly aware of the long-term financial health of the organization, the COO possesses demonstrated fundraising experience and actively nurtures relationships with business and government leaders, benefactors, and sponsors to seek the necessary funds to support current and future initiatives of the Biennale. At every opportunity the COO expands and strengthens the Biennale’s local and international reputation by facilitating and developing partnerships, collaborations, and support for artists and projects.


Full COO Job Description


As an important decision-maker and leader in the Vancouver Biennale organization, the COO ensures that all projects and programs align with the Biennale’s vision, mission, and strategic objectives and demonstrates the leadership skills, business acumen, and operational discipline required to deliver those projects and programs on time, on budget, and with a high standard of excellence.


Candidates wishing to submit a cover letter, CV, and three references may email all information by June 16, 2018, to jobs@vancouverbiennale.com with the job title in the subject line.


The Vancouver Biennale thanks all applicants in advance.  Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.