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DEADLINE FOR RESUMES: Contract Position with WritersNL 

February 29, 2024

Position: Program Coordinator – Year for the Arts
Duration: 6 months – Part-time position
Compensation: $15,000
Location: Remote

About WritersNL: 
WritersNL is a non-profit association dedicated to supporting and promoting the literary arts in Newfoundland and Labrador. As part of our commitment to fostering a vibrant writing community, we are seeking a motivated and organized individual to assist us in delivering two exciting initiatives for the Year of the Arts 2024.

Job Description:
The successful applicant will play a key role in coordinating WritersNL’s programming for the Year of the Arts 2024. This includes managing our regional writer-in-residence program and the Writers in Schools Program. The Program Coordinator will work closely with WritersNL’s Executive Director and other stakeholders to ensure the successful implementation of these initiatives.

Key Responsibilities: 
• Coordinate the regional writer-in-residence program, including liaising with NL public libraries and selecting established NL writers for residency positions.
• Organize the Writers in Schools Program, facilitating visits by NL writers to schools across the province and coordinating payment for their time.
• Collaborate with the Executive Director and other team members to promote both programs and engage with the writing community.

• Strong organizational and project management skills.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Familiarity with the literary community in Newfoundland and Labrador.
• Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.

• Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (e.g., English, Creative Writing, Arts Administration) or equivalent experience.
• Previous experience coordinating programs or events, preferably in the arts or non-profit sector.
• Knowledge of grant writing and fundraising principles (preferred but not required).

How to Apply: 
Interested candidates should submit their resume and a cover letter outlining their qualifications and interest in the position to Executive Director Jen Winsor at

Deadline for Submissions: 
Please submit your application by February 29th at 5pm NL time.

Additional Information: 
This is a contract position with WritersNL, offering a competitive compensation of $15,000 for a six-month term. The selected candidate will have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the literary community in Newfoundland and Labrador while gaining valuable experience in program coordination and arts administration. We look forward to receiving your applications.

Times and Locations

February 29, 2024

5:00 pm