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NEO Exchange Career Launcher: Curatorial Coordinator



NEO Exchange, Canada’s next-generation stock exchange, have partnered with OCAD U to co-create the NEO Commissioning Program and the Curatorial Coordinator Career Launcher. Five emerging OCAD U artists, working in a variety of mediums, will be commissioned to provide original works of art to commemorate the listing of a corporate client or the launch of a new fund on the NEO stock exchange. The NEO Commissioning Program is seeking a Curatorial Coordinator to support commissioning-related activities and act as a liaison; leading communications between participating artists, NEO Exchange and its listing clients.


The Curatorial Coordinator will participate in:

  • Coordinating and overseeing the commissioning program
  • The final selection of participating artists
  • Ensuring that project deliverables and time lines are met
  • Providing creative oversight and ensuring commissioned artworks are aligned to the client’s creative brief
  • Promoting a connective thematic amongst the range of participating artists and aligning the artwork with the individual listing client
  • Contributing a consistent and knowledgeable curatorial perspective to the overall process
  • Arranging for the photo documentation and delivery of completed artworks


$5,000 one-time project fee


Part-time freelance contract January 2020 - December 2020 (12 months)


Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 11:59pm (midnight)

Note: Interviews with short-listed candidates will be held the weeks of January 27th / February 3rd, 2020


Reach out to the OCAD U Career Development office with the subject line: "NEO Exchange Career Launcher"


NEO Exchange Inc


  • Current OCAD U student or recent OCAD U graduate

  • Experience in curatorial practice or a related field

  • Experience working with artists or artwork/exhibitions management

  • Knowledge of current practices in the proper handling of art works

  • Strong communication skills and professionalism, both verbal and written

  • Strong client management skills• Demonstrated experience with project management and logistics coordination

  • Demonstrated organization and collaborative skills


  • Full contact information (Name, phone, and email) and current resume.

  • Cover letter outlining interest and relevant experience


  • Apply via Typeform here

NEO Exchange is a Canadian stock exchange based in Toronto. Marketed as Canada's New Stock Exchange, NEO aims to help companies, dealers and investors by creating a better listing experience, eliminating predatory market behaviours such as high-frequency trading, implementing a unique market making program to ensure liquidity, and offering free real-time market data for all NEO-listed securities


Zviko Mhakayakora
Special Projects Coordinator
P: 416 977 6000 Ext. 3707

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