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Now Hiring: Production Associate

JOB POSTING: Production Associate

>Also hiring: Technical Associate

The Bus Stop Theatre Cooperative is hiring a summer student for our 2018 Production Associate 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 June 18th – August 10th (8 weeks)
PAY: $11.00/ hour

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The successful candidate will…

  • Under the supervision of the cooperative’s board and staff, plan and execute a summer fundraiser (includes volunteer and sponsorship coordination, event promotion, and event management);
  • Assist staff and committees with outreach and membership administration, including membership database, updating online member profiles, advertising membership, attending outreach events, organizing all-committee meetings, and liaising with membership;
  • Assist staff with rental operations and client relations;
  • Assist in developing the cooperative’s social media presence;
  • Assist with the operation of technical equipment;
  • Compile usage statistics of the theatre;
  • Perform maintenance and cleaning tasks.

This position offers relevant work experience to a student pursuing a career in Arts Administration, Event Management, Theatre, Marketing/Outreach, or work in the Not-for-Profit sector.

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 with a team, but with strong work ethic, initiative, and ability to work independently.
  • Has strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Is proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel) and Google Docs.

***Experience organizing fundraisers, coordinating volunteers, pursuing sponsorships and donations, writing promotional copy, proficiency with database systems and WordPress, and experience using theatrical lighting and sound equipment 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, 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 recognize that individuals from marginalized communities may have limited access to opportunities to build experience in arts administration. We also acknowledge that lived experience can be as valuable as formal training. We encourage applicants to describe the unique contributions they would bring to the organization in their cover letter.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, June 11, 2018

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

>Also hiring: Technical Associate

 

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