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JOB POSTING : BSTC Member Services & Event Coordinator

JOB POSTING

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

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS:

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.

 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

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.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 1

 

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

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