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JOB POSTING : BSTC Member Services & Event Coordinator


Member Services & Event Coordinator

The Bus Stop Theatre Cooperative is hiring a summer student for our 2015 Member Services & Event Coordinator position. This job is being offered with the assistance of Canada Summer Jobs. To be eligible you must be a returning university or college student, or a student pursuing graduate studies.

HOURS: 30 hours/week from July 6th – August 28th (8 weeks)

PAY: $10.60/ hour


The successful candidate will…

  • Under the supervision of the Programming Committee, plan and execute the Bus Stop Theatre Cooperative’s summer fundraiser (includes volunteer and sponsorship coordination, event promotion, and event management);
  • Under the supervision of the membership committee, manage database, update online member profiles, advertise membership, and write the monthly newsletter;
  • Under the supervision of the organizational development committee, research public funding and sponsorship opportunities and draft applications;
  • Manage the Cooperative’s social media presence;
  • Support the Managing Director with other relevant administrative tasks.


This position offers relevant work experience to a student pursuing a career in Arts Administration.



This position requires an organized, motivated and self-directed candidate.

This person…

  • Has familiarity with event planning and coordination.
  • Works well under pressure and is able to prioritize tasks.
  • Must be able to work independently and with a team.
  • Has strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Is proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel) and Google Docs.

***Experience running fundraisers, coordinating volunteers, pursuing sponsorships and donations, writing promotional copy, and proficiency with database systems and WordPress would all be assets.



The successful applicant is…

  • Between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment
  • Registered as a full time student during the preceding academic year
  • Intending to return to school on a full time basis during the next academic year
  • Is a student in a secondary, post-secondary, CEGEP (Quebec only), vocational or technical program.
  • Is a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act* and;
  • Is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations.


The Bus Stop Theatre Cooperative is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from persons who identify as members of diverse or marginalized communities.




Please send cover letter and resume by email to busstopcooperative@gmail.com with the subject line “Summer student application”.

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