IAF Seeking an Igloo Tag Facilitator

The Inuit Art Foundation is seeking applicants for an Igloo Tag Facilitator.

Application Deadline: Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 5PM

The Inuit Art Foundation is seeking a full-time, permanent employee to assist with reimagining the Igloo Tag Trademark. The Igloo Tag Trademark has been used since 1958 to promote art made by Inuit in Canada, which the Inuit Art Foundation accepted the rights to in 2017.

The Igloo Tag Facilitator’s primary responsibilities will include:

  • Working with the IAF’s trademark lawyers to manage license agreements;
  • Working closely with the IAF’s Igloo Tag Program Coordinator and Executive Director to support the development of the trademark licensing program and related eligibility criteria;
  • Assisting with community consultations, both in person and online, in order to ensure the program is responsive to community needs; and
  • Ensuring that artists whose work has the Igloo Tag Trademark applied to it are accurately represented in the IAF’s artist profiles.

A successful candidate’s qualifications would include:

  • Demonstrated background in working with Inuit communities;
  • Proven ability to manage complex projects successfully;
  • Excellent written communication skills;
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively, and to juggle diverse responsibilities;
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office and Google Suite;
  • Proven ability to consistently meet deadlines;
  • Proven ability to adhere to project budgets;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven track record with respect to establishing and maintaining effective relationships with stakeholders; and
  • Strong knowledge of contemporary art, particularly Inuit art.

Prior knowledge of trademarks, the art market and the ability to speak Inuktut will be considered a strong asset.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of intent and resume to aprocida@inuitartfoundation.org by 5 PM on Wednesday, August 15, 2018.

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. The Inuit Art Foundation is committed to diversity and encourages applicants from all backgrounds to apply.