Essential Job Boards for Creatives

Published On: May 15th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Work|Tags: |

Looking for work in the creative sector? Whether you’re looking for a new career opportunity or an opportunity to keep your side hustle going, we’ve compiled a list of the best job boards for the creative sector in Canada.

Akimbo

Akimbo is Canada’s online source for Visual Art Information. exhibitions, publications, performances, screenings, lectures, launches, calls for submissions, and jobs related and relevant to visual culture in Canada

BC Alliance for Arts and Culture

BC Alliance for Arts and Culture works to advocate, inform, connect and serve BC’s Creative Community. Our members include organizations, professional associations, not-for-profit groups, artists, and cultural workers throughout British Columbia.

Behance

Discover your next career move, freelance gig, or internship on this website that serves creatives across Canada and the US.

Canadian Creatives

Canadian Creatives connects the Creative Community with the jobs they love. Used by talented candidates, and Canada’s top companies, they aim to provide the perfect blend of talent and opportunity.

Canadian Museums Association

The Canadian Museums Association (CMA) is a national network designed to offer leadership for, advocate on behalf of and create meaningful connections among Canadian museums and professionals in the sector. CMA website offers Jobs in Heritage, as well as information about the Young Canada Works program for youth aged 15-30.

Charity Village

Charity Village supports the more general non-profit sector, including the Arts. Charity Village offers a searchable job board and additional resources to do with career planning and job seeking.

Choirs Ontario – Job Board

Browse and search for job opportunities, singers wanted listings, board and volunteer positions with choral organization from across Ontario.

Fresh Gigs

Job Board for the postings in the Tech and Creative industries.

HireBIPOC

HireBIPOC.com is an industry-wide roster of Canadian BIPOC crew and creatives working in screen-based industries. It will be the most comprehensive roster of roles in the Canadian tv, film, and digital media and will encompass jobs in production as well as at media companies and arts organizations.

Ontario Association of Art Galleries (OAAG)

Through advocacy, professional development, and network-building, OAAG advances and empowers Ontario public art galleries. OAAG’s Jobline lists current job postings, opportunities for students, and volunteer opportunities within the arts sector.

Orchestras Canada

Orchestras Canada helps orchestras achieve together what they cannot accomplish alone, serving Canadian orchestras in both official languages, through research, knowledge-sharing, convening, and advocacy. Find or post a job on the Orchestras Canada Job Board.

Professional Association of Canadian Theatres – ArtsBoard

Artsboard is visited by staff at professional theatre companies across Canada, organizations of many other arts disciplines, and individual artists and administrators.

Quill & Quire

Quill & Quire is the magazine of the Canadian book trade.  The job board features industry job postings.

Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA)

TAPA promotes and advocates on behalf of a large and diverse membership of professional performing arts practitioners, to legislators, public and private sector funding bodies, and to the general public. Find jobs postings and calls for submissions within Toronto’s theatre industry.

WorkInCulture

WorkInCulture support the professional lives of Ontario’s artists, creatives and cultural workers through life-long career development and entrepreneurial and business skills training. WorkInCulture serves individual artists and creatives, as well as not-for-profit and arts organizations.

Organization and Company Websites

If there is a specific company or organization you have in mind, checkout their website for current employment opportunities. Most associations and companies post job openings in the Careers section on their websites.

About the Author: Claire Leighton

Claire is a content contributor during the development of artsUNITE/UNITE des arts. Claire enjoys hiking with her dogs and attending live/virtual music shows.

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