Employment Opportunity

Posted April 21, 2021

BIKEnnale/WALKennale Route Coordinator

Short-Term Contract Position M-F 9:00 – 5:00
April 26 – May 26, 2021

 

The Job: Route Coordinator for the annual BIKEnnale/WALKennale

Immediate short-term contract for someone who already has a keen interest in exploring the city and discovering new points of cultural, historical, and architectural significance, all anchored by public art installations. Must have an inquisitive mindset and ability to quickly research various destinations and write 1-3 sentence annotations that are fun, interesting, and relevant. Best if you are an urban walker or cyclist.

Your job will be to take the lead on creating various cycling and walking routes, each with several points of interest along the way. You will either do this solo, or work with our community partners to create the routes. You will then input the routes into an online mapping system, write marketing savvy annotations for each stop, add in photos, links, activities and other forms of audience engagement to encourage people to actively participate.

Deadlines are tight, standards are high, but it’s an amazing event and will be a lot of fun for the right person.

 

The Required Skill-Set:

1. Knowledge of Metro Vancouver and key points of interest.

2. Knowledge of bike and walking paths/lanes.

3. Excellent computer literacy.

4. Excellent grammar and ability to write marketing copy.

5. Strong communication skills.

 

What’s the BIKEnnale/WALKennale?

Launching May 22nd, the Vancouver Biennale annual BIKEnnale / WALKennale will feature new and creatively inspired cycling and walking routes every week through to Thanksgiving. It’s the quintessential COVID-safe event that combines our love of outdoor recreation with our love of great art. The BIKEnnale/WALKennale is completely self-paced and accessible for people of all ages and athletic abilities. Register once and participate whenever you like and as often as you like. We will release new routes every week, each annotated to highlight great public art, architecture, and points of cultural and historical interest throughout the city and Metro Vancouver. We guarantee you’ll discover something new.

 

About the Vancouver Biennale

The Vancouver Biennale is a non-profit charitable organization that celebrates art in public space, creating a catalyst for learning, community engagement, and social action where people live, work, play, and transit.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Please send your Resume and Cover Letter to [email protected]

 

 

BIKEnnale/WALKennale Registration Sales

Short-Term Contract Position M-F 9:00 – 5:00
April 26 – May 26, 2021

 

The Job: BIKEnnale/WALKennale Group Registration Promotions

Immediate short-term contract for someone who is charismatic, a self-starter, and understands the mindset of businesses that like to provide healthy and fun perks for their employees. With all of the usual team building gatherings and workplace celebrations cancelled, this event is a safe and very inexpensive way to recognize and reward employees, and encourage their good health. All funds raised help support Vancouver Biennale installations, exhibitions, and programs, so businesses can feel good about supporting the arts and they’re employees at the same time!

Your job will be to take the lead on identifying, contacting, and securing group registration packages with businesses in the Metro Vancouver area. Our goal is to get an additional 5,000 registrations through this group sales effort.

Deadlines are tight, standards are high, but it’s an amazing event and will be a lot of fun for the right person.

 

The Required Skill-Set:

1. Understand how employee benefits and perks work, the mindset of businesses who offer them to employees, and how this event can fill the gap created by the usual office celebrations and team building events cancelled due to Covid.

2. Professional sales and promotion, excellent communication, finding company decision makers, representing the Biennale and our event professionally. Able to pitch the value proposition.

3. Excellent written skills, able to write pitch letters, emails, do all required Q&A follow-up, secure the sale, track invoices and payments.

 

What’s the BIKEnnale/WALKennale?

Launching May 22nd, the Vancouver Biennale annual BIKEnnale / WALKennale will feature new and creatively inspired cycling and walking routes every week through to Thanksgiving. It’s the quintessential COVID-safe event that combines our love of outdoor recreation with our love of great art. The BIKEnnale/WALKennale is completely self-paced and accessible for people of all ages and athletic abilities. Register once and participate whenever you like and as often as you like. We will release new routes every week, each annotated to highlight great public art, architecture, and points of cultural and historical interest throughout the city and Metro Vancouver. We guarantee you’ll discover something new.

 

About the Vancouver Biennale

The Vancouver Biennale is a non-profit charitable organization that celebrates art in public space, creating a catalyst for learning, community engagement, and social action where people live, work, play, and transit.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Please send your Resume and Cover Letter to [email protected]

 


The Vancouver Biennale is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals. Personnel processes are merit-based and applied without discrimination on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, ability, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, or other protected characteristic.