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Same Boat: The Anniversary Show

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Firebird: The Musical

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Job Postings: Fundraising & Outreach Assistant and Technical Assistant

The Bus Stop Theatre Cooperative is hiring TWO summer employees!

 

The Bus Stop Theatre Cooperative is now hiring for our 2019 Fundraising & Outreach Assistant and Technical Assistant positions. These jobs are being offered with the assistance of Canada Summer Jobs. To be eligible you must be:

  • between the ages of 15-30
  • a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
  • legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: MAY 25, 2019

Please send a cover letter and resume (labelled with your name) by email to audrey@thebusstoptheatre.org and indicate which position you are applying for.

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.

 

JOB POSTINGS:

 

Fundraising & Outreach Assistant
HOURS: 30 hours/week from June 18th – August 12th (8 weeks)

PAY: $11.55/ hour

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Fundraising & Outreach Assistant is responsible for summer outreach and development activities. These include both internal and external outreach components such as:

 

  • Communications and engagement with the co-op membership and committees
  • Reaching out to potential sponsors and partners in the community
  • Creating a sponsorship package
  • Writing press releases, social media posts, and other promotional materials
  • Organizing a summer fundraising event in support of the Bus Stop Theatre, with tasks including:
    • Event planning and design
    • Promotion
    • Coordinating volunteers and performers
    • Running a budget for the event
    • Liaising with the board, staff, and committees of the Bus Stop Theatre Co-op
    • General maintenance of the theatre and lobby
    • Reaching out to underrepresented communities, visible minorities, and newcomers to Canada through direct engagement and invitations to summer events at the Bus Stop Theatre.  

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, with periods of minimal supervision as well as work as part of 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.

 

 

 

Technical Assistant
HOURS: 30 hours/week from June 18th-August 12th (8 weeks)

PAY: $11.55/ hour

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Technical Assistant is responsible for providing technical support to artists and managing the technical equipment inventory.

 

Tasks associated with the position include:  

  • Reconfiguring theatrical equipment as needed for each performance
  • Keeping track of equipment inventory, proper storing of unused equipment
  • General maintenance of the theatre and lobby
  • General operation of theatrical equipment during live performances and events.

 

The Technical Assistant will coordinate the technical aspects of event logistics in partnership with the Bus Stop Theatre’s staff and help artists and users of the theatre navigate the technical elements of show production. The technical responsibilities of the Technical Assistant include the operation of theatrical lighting equipment, musical instrument hookup, live sound mixing and film projection.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS:

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

This person…

  • Has some familiarity with technical theatre equipment and duties
  • Works well under pressure and is able to prioritize tasks
  • Must be able to work independently, with periods of minimal supervision as well as work as part of a team
  • Has strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Is proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel) and Google Docs
  • Is organized and able to work with inventory and maintenance documents

 

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