- Posted by heather.chang@t... on September 6th, 2012
About the Organization
Repertoire Dance Society is a non profit dance society with over 18 years of experience offering dance classes in the High Prairie, Alberta region.
With expertise in a variety of dances, including ballet, modern, lyrical, tap, musical theatre, jazz, and hip hop, Repertoire Dance Society has a professional team of dance instructors with multiple years of experience.
Repertoire students compete annually, and have received numerous awards for outstanding achievement in competitions such as the Showtime Promotion Festival, Just Dance Festival, Festival of Stars, and the Standing Ovation Festival.
About High Prairie
The Town of High Prairie is a thriving community of around 3000 people who can take advantage of living in a modern community surrounded by golden prairie, lush forests and numerous lakes. High Prairie is only a 20 minute drive from Lesser Slave Lake, an ideal holiday destination and one of Alberta’s best recreational playgrounds.
For you and your loved ones, there is no shortage of activities to enjoy! The area is home to a spectacular indoor aquatics facility and the Gordon Buchanan recreation Centre which meets the demands of the growing town. A full compliment of facilities and outdoor activities exist such as an arena and curling rink, rodeo grounds, golfing, walking trails, baseball diamonds, the Agriplex/Equestrial Centre, libraries, a local museum, an aquatic centre, and more!
About the Opportunity
Are you a passionate ballet dancer eager to pass on your skills, and make a real difference in the community? Repertoire Dance Society is searching for their next Ballet Dance Instructor to join the dance team in High Prairie, AB!
In this exciting role, you will teach technical ballet to students in the new performing arts centre.
More specifically, you will:
Plan, instruct, and choreograph lessons and dances for groups of students aged 4 – 18;
Plan the year-end dance recital; and
Prepare students for competitions, festivals and recitals.
To qualify, it is mandatory that you have experience in ballet. You will be a step ahead of the rest if have certification as a qualified dance instructor.
In this part time role, you will work at least two evenings per week; however, raise your jazz hands if you have experience in other areas of dance, as applicants who can also dance hip hop, or tap, etc., will receive extra hours teaching these types of dance. In addition, there is the possibility for you to work an extra 10-12 hours per week at a neighbouring dance studio in a nearby community.
For those candidates looking to develop their education while working part time with Repertoire, you’ll be glad to hear there are local colleges in the immediate area for you to attend while working with us!
We are looking for a candidate who is encouraging, and enthusiastic. You will bring your expert dance moves to the stage as you act as a mentor to students learning and honing their new dance skills.
Do you think you have what it takes and have the ballet experience to apply? Then read on to see what it’s like to work at Repertoire Dance Studio!
About the Benefits
For the successful candidate, Repertoire Dance Society will reward you with a highly attractive salary ranging from $22 - $40 per hour, depending on your experience.
In addition to this, you will be taking on a great opportunity to gain experience with a society that truly values each of its employees. To help you further your career, the company will subsidize a portion of training and/or courses in support of your professional development.
The company is flexible, and will pay for gas expenses if you need to commute from a nearby area. For the right candidate, the Repertoire team will assist and support you in finding other part time employment if you require a supplement to your income.
In your new role, you will have the chance to make a true difference with a close-knit team that is passionate about dance. If you are looking to step into a challenging role and enjoy working with youth, then this is the role for you – Apply Now!
To apply, please visit www.applyfirst.ca/job38068
- Posted by epcor on September 6th, 2012
EPCOR CENTRE for the Performing Arts is a not-for-profit charitable organization that welcomes over 600,000 visitors annually into our facility and is acknowledged as one of the three great art centres in Canada. The mission of EPCOR CENTRE is to ignite imagination, co-create meaningful experiences of excellence with our internal and external communities, support artists and celebrate the artistic expression of everybody. We are interested in like-minded individuals who will help us achieve our goals.
We are seeking an enthusiastic, innovative and inclusive team player to fill the position of Fund Development Manager.
The Fund Development Manager is a donor-centric fundraiser responsible for advancing the mission of EPCOR CENTRE for the Performing Arts (EPCOR CENTRE) by generating revenues by bringing oversight and hands-on leadership to the annual corporate sponsorship campaign and the annual individual and corporate philanthropic campaigns. The Fund Development Manager is part of the Fund Development Team and participates in the annual planning process; is responsible for the development, control and reconciliation of budget items as assigned; and, is responsible for the supervision of volunteers from time to time.
Reporting to the Director, Fund & Business Development, the Fund Development Manager’s responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
The following responsibilities represent the goals for the Fund Development Manager, on the basis of which his/her performance will be evaluated:
• Manages personal relationships with corporate sponsors, establishing solicitation strategies to engage and move corporate sponsors up to higher levels of engagement by aligning prospect with specific properties and sponsorship levels.
• Recruits, leads, mentors, manages and evaluates the Fund Development Officer.
• Undertakes a program of identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of existing as well as prospective corporate and individual philanthropic donors.
• Contributes to the development of a team-oriented work environment, which values staff input and builds on trust, consultation and shared information.
• Acts at all times in the best interests of EPCOR CENTRE.
• Adheres to the Donor Bill of Rights and the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ Code of Ethical Principles and Standards of Professional Practice.
The following experience, skills and personal qualities are considered desirable assets in fulfilling the responsibilities of this position:
• 5 - 7 years experience in a manager-level fund development role in a non-profit organization.
• A successful record of identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of corporate sponsors as well as individual and corporate donors.
• Demonstrates strong administrative, analytical and organizational skills necessary to prioritize and manage concurrent assignments.
• Strong written, verbal and presentation skills with the ability to translate EPCOR CENTRE’s case for support so that it is meaningful and exciting for corporate sponsors and philanthropic donors.
• A high degree of initiative, self-motivation and an entrepreneurial spirit.
• Proven ability to successfully address challenge and change.
• Knowledgeable about the arts and understands its value to the community.
• Knowledgeable of Canada Customs and Revenue Agency regulations governing non-profit organizations.
• Experienced with software packages such as Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Word, and is proficient with Tessitura, or other donor management systems.
This position is based on 160 hours per month with some flexibility to accommodate work after normal business hours. A competitive compensation package, including extended health, dental, an employee assistance plan and RRSP benefits is offered.
If you are looking for a new challenge and are interested in being part of a dynamic fund development team, please forward a cover letter and curriculum vitae in confidence to:
EPCOR CENTRE for the Performing Arts
205 - 8th Ave SE Calgary, Alberta T2G 0K9
Please note that the review of applications will begin immediately and the search will continue until the appropriate candidate is found.
Please state the position you are applying for. No phone calls please. We thank all interested applicants in advance, but will only be contacting those selected for an interview.
- Posted by YouthSingers on September 4th, 2012
This is a full time position starting immediately. The job involves assisting the Production Manager with delivery of YSC programs including rehearsals, workshops, recording and performances. Responsibilities include:
• Music and repertoire research
• Maintenance of all formats of musical media and resources
• Artistic support of weekly rehearsals
• Coordination of external bookings and performances.
The highly motivated and organized candidate possesses strong writing skills, experience with Microsoft Office productivity software and a strong background in music. It will be an advantage to have worked in a not for profit and/or a professional arts organization. Education: minimum 2 years post secondary education and 2 years of work experience. Please submit resume to Shirley Penner: email@example.com.
- Posted by TAGG on August 26th, 2012
THEATRE A GO-GO is a year round physical Theatre School for ages 6-76. We currently produce 8-10 grass roots theatrical productions a year that are the culmination of every session of classes or camps.
We are looking for a fun and experienced theatre artist to instruct children/youth in Stagecraft and to organize a theatrical production.
If this is you, Theatre A Go-Go wants you to join our team as Production Coordinator!
Your duties will include:
Collaborating with the Artistic Director and Choreographer on the artistic vision and technical
requirements for a theatrical production.
Creative budgeting and financial wizardry.
Instructing players about Theatrical Stagecraft; guiding them through scenic and costume design,
prop/wardrobe building, and engaging their assistance in the creation of a theatrical production.
Production Management – Sourcing scenery, wardrobe, lighting, and sound elements for a theatrical
Payment: This is a contract position with payment to be negotiated.
For more information, or to apply, please contact: Tanya @ firstname.lastname@example.org
- Posted by tshannon on August 22nd, 2012
The CPO announces an opening in its Development Department. Led by internationally renowned Music Director Roberto Minczuk, the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra has been a cornerstone of Calgary’s multi-faceted arts community since 1955, and is one of North America’s finest and most versatile live music ensembles. This position is suited to an outgoing, dedicated, detail-oriented individual who has a passion for people, Classical music and a desire to succeed.
- Posted by yeon on August 21st, 2012
Application Deadline: 5pm on September 7, 2012
15 month contract
The New Gallery (TNG), Calgary’s original artist-run centre, is seeking a staff member to take on the Programming Coordinator role.
Established in 1975, TNG is a publicly funded, not-for-profit society dedicated to the presentation and promotion of contemporary art in Calgary. In over its more than 37 years as an organization, TNG has exhibited the work of hundreds of local, national, and international artists.
The Programming Coordinator has three main responsibilities 1) to oversee and coordinate all regular TNG programming activities and special events and 2) install and strike main space and +15 window space exhibitions in conjunction with or as per artist’s instructions 3) act as a standing advisor to TNG’s Programming Selection Committee.
Candidates for this position should have experience in the arts and/or artist-run culture. The successful applicant will have a degree in Visual Arts, Art History, or the equivalent, be passionate about the Calgary arts community, a strong interest in and knowledge of contemporary art, highly organized, and have strong writing and communication skills. A current driver’s license and on-going access to a vehicle is also required.
Specific duties may include:
Manage all communications with artists regarding programming/submissions and preparation of exhibition contracts.
Arrange all equipment needs for exhibiting artists.
Arrange for timely shipping, receipt, packing and unpacking of artwork.
Document all exhibitions/events.
Archiving active and inactive materials pertaining to programming and submissions.
Regularly repair/paint walls and clean both exhibition spaces.
Maintain and order all necessary supplies, tools and equipment required for Gallery programming.
Oversee the opening, closing and security of the Main Space facility.
Assist with research, writing and editing of all project and operational grant applications.
Working with artists for catalogues and essays for all main space exhibitions.
Prepare and distribute media releases and other print and digital promotional material.
Attend TNG events and participate in fundraisers.
Act as a liaison between the Gallery, the media and the community-at-large.
Represent TNG on panels, lectures and at other public forums, as required.
Contribute to the design, proofing, production and distribution of all TNG Press publications and the e-flux journal.
Attend monthly Board of Directors meetings.
Attend occasional meetings with the President, HR Committee plus vision meetings, committee meetings and workshops, as required.
Provide the BoD with accurate monthly reports concerning the Programming Coordinator's activities in regards to the the Gallery.
Provide input on growth, challenges and changes in the Gallery.
Compensation for this position includes salary and benefits, with the rate of pay commensurate with the successful applicant's experience and skills. Individuals interested in this position should submit a letter of application, CV, and the names, email addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references to the attention of the TNG Hiring Committee by (1) email to email@example.com (preferred method of receipt); (2) fax to Su Strang at 403-290-1714; or (3) mail to:
The New Gallery
212, 100 - 7th Ave SW
Calgary, AB T2P 0W4
RE: Programming Coordinator
The letter of application should address the responsibilities, qualifications, and experiences listed for the position.
TNG is an equal opportunity employer, and is interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people who are representative of the Province’s diversity.
For more information about The New Gallery, please visit http://www.thenewgallery.org/
- Posted by Spark on August 20th, 2012
Vice President, Technology
Start Date: Immediately
Application Deadline: September 2, 2011
Are you looking for a challenge? Do you want to be part of something new and innovative?
TELUS Spark is a registered not-for-profit organization founded in 1967. Opening doors for over 400,000 visitors annually, TELUS Spark has taken the leading role in providing interactive learning experiences in science for families from Calgary and Southern Alberta for over 40 years. TELUS Spark has recently completed an exciting and innovative project to build the first new purpose-built science centre in Canada in over 25 years – filling it with ground-breaking exhibits and programs that will engage people of all ages in a unique mix of science, technology and art experiences.
The new TELUS Spark opened on October 29, 2011, and we are looking for people who share our passion for science, technology and art and who dream of making a difference in the lives of people of all ages. If this sounds like you, we would like to hear from you.
TELUS Spark has over 120 full-time and part-time staff and over 130 dynamic volunteers that drive our organization’s vision and mission, making TELUS Spark a great place to work and volunteer.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Vice President of Technology will be a people leader who is able to optimize the newly developed digital technology and content-based media systems of Canada’s first new purpose-built science centre in over 25 years, while fostering creative and innovative technology partnerships. As a member of an interdependent executive leadership team this position focuses on the optimization of systems and technology to support both visitor experience and back office systems for the facility.
Position Specific Accountabilities
• Participate in the development and sustainment of external relations with corporate and community partners, educational alliances, donors and the public at large. This includes developing a future-oriented set of strategies for the use and development of digital technologies and applications.
• As a member of the executive leadership team, develop, implement and review appropriate 3 year business plan while providing financial management and oversight for daily operations, business unit programs by ensuring budget, performance goals and metrics are established and maintained.
• Work in partnership with all departments to ensure the technology platforms and infrastructures are designed and operational to meet the requirements of changing content offering and the commitment to demonstrate a centre of excellence in digital technology.
• Provide oversight to the Technology team of professional and technical resources ensuring they have the information, tools, budgeted funds and talent available to fulfill their roles and grow capacity to successfully execute the strategic technology plan.
• Ensure performance plans and deliverables of direct report positions are aligned and integrated, and level appropriate and include performance expectations and deliverable metrics.
• Develop, implement, and maintain an appropriate organizational design, which includes vertical and functional position alignment, clarity of accountabilities and authorities (managerial and cross functional); matching people to positions; matching tasks to positions; and managerial development leadership practices, thereby creating a strong team of Directors, Managers and front line employees.
• Develop and nurture a high performance, high discipline, safe, accountable, focused, innovative and achievement-oriented organization that is easy to do business with.
• Post-secondary education in a related field
• Experience in a Not for Profit organization would be an asset
• 8+ years of progressively responsible management experience
• A strong desire to be innovative and strategic in a team setting, with a community service focus
• Proven experience in developing, optimizing and maintaining mutually beneficial relationships
• Well-developed project management and financial skills
• Demonstrated knowledge in Digital Technology, Technology road mapping and Technical Risk Management
• Capable of initiating innovative/creative discussions and open to exploring new systems/methodologies
• Respected leader and recognized positive business contributor this position requires a collaborative change initiator
• Sees the value and opportunity in involving the organization and employees in the change process while promoting the adaptation of technology and new approaches to address business challenges
• Comfortable with public speaking and becoming the spokesperson for Digital Technology
• Scripting and programming background would be an asset
• Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends is required.
If you’re a people leader that thrives in the development and maintenance of relationships while focusing on continual optimization of technology we want to hear from you!
Send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with "VICE PRESIDENT, TECHNOLOGY" in the email subject line. No telephone calls will be accepted.
- Posted by NMC Chad on August 7th, 2012
Reporting to the Senior Manager, Programs, and working closely with a team, the Public Programs Coordinator helps create and foster mutually rewarding program-related relationships that further the National Music Centre’s objective of amplifying the love, sharing and understanding of music. This is to be achieved through the development, implementation, monitoring and assessment of a variety of primarily public programs and partnerships.
Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Working with the programming team to develop programs that serve the organizational goals and values of NMC.
• Fostering and building relationships with a variety of partners and stakeholders.
• Implementing, tracking and assessing assigned NMC public programs and special projects as they arise.
• Developing budgets and managing assigned public programs.
• Monitoring attendance and revenue for assigned public programs.
• Working with strategic partners to implement current agreements and to seek opportunities to increase the extent or quality of these partnerships
• Contracting musicians for performances, coordinating tech needs, booking accommodation and transport.
• Working closely with the marketing team in maintaining the Event Calendar and providing information for promotional purposes.
• Working closely with the Event Coordinator in booking venue spaces for key festival and performance related partnerships.
• Leading a team of part-time staff and volunteers.
• Planning and organizing programming systems for use now and for the new NMC building
• A strong leader with exceptional customer service, inter-personal and problem-solving skills.
• Demonstrated relationships and knowledge of the arts community.
• Demonstrated experience and success in key areas: Stakeholder Engagement and Relationships, Building Community Capacity, Planning and Implementation.
• Ability to plan and coordinate community collaboration effectively, including special projects, events, gallery tours, and guest artist performances.
• Enthusiastic and self-motivated, able to work well independently and be quick to take initiative.
• Organized, adaptable, curious, creative, a self-starter and willing to learn new skills.
• Strong organizational skills with attention to detail and accuracy; able to multitask and manage time wisely.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications - particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint in a Mac environment.
• A collaborative spirit with an enthusiasm for working with interdisciplinary teams on a variety of projects.
• Experience in staff management and leading a team.
• A passion for music, musical knowledge/skills are assets.
• Experience with writing performance contracts and knowledge of copyright and music licensing are assets.
• Senior Manager, Programs
• President and CEO
• Event Coordinator and a team of event hosts and volunteers
• Education Programs Officer and education team
• Operations Manager
• All NMC staff
• Consultants, contractors, event and production teams who may be engaged from time to time
Education and Experience
Two to five years of experience in an arts programming or related role. Post secondary degree in the arts and bilingualism are assets.
If you’re a music lover who is innovative, inclusive, supportive, focused, catalyzing, genuine, and you love to work with disciplined spontaneity, please apply by August 31 to:
National Music Centre
Candace Elder, Senior Manager, Programs
134 – 11 Avenue SE Calgary, AB T2G 0X5
or email resume to email@example.com
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
- Posted by mkapusta@wordfe... on August 7th, 2012
WordFest is seeking a Box Office Manager to manage in-house ticket sales and box office operations for a seasonal contract position starting in August. This position requires organization, flexibility, excellent communication skills and experience running box office operations.
• Working with the Marketing Manager to provide information and training for staff and volunteers (applicable discounts, taking orders via phone, etc) and coordinating advance sales and Festival week procedures with the Banff Centre Box Office staff.
• Running daily Tessitura reports and supplying them to the Marketing Manager.
• Processing and maintaining an accurate reconciliation of all ticket sales
• Keeping accurate and comprehensive records of all sales and deposits.
• Maintaining accurate ticket buyer data within the Tessitura system
• Consulting with the Marketing Manager on media and promotional ticket giveaways.
• Tracking and implementing sponsor benefit ticket packages in consultation with and under the direction of the Director and Development personnel.
• Ensuring that adequate ticket inventory is kept on hand and communicating updates and needs to Tessitura/EPCOR and the Banff Centre Box Office
• Hire and manage a Box Office Assistant for Festival Week (October 9-14)
• Coordination of front of house box office with the Volunteer Manager and/or Box Office Assistant and advance preparation of all on-site box office floats and daily cash and ticket reconciliations from the various venues.
• Preparing a final Box Office report for all WordFest events
• Excellent communication and customer service skills
• Organization and Flexibility required
• Experience in Box Office: advance and door ticket sales, reconciliation and reporting
• Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
• Knowledge of Tessitura Ticketing Software an asset
Rate of pay and schedule to be negotiated based on skills and experience.
Supervision: This position is under the direct supervision of the Marketing Manager.
Commencement date: Immediately
Submit applications by August 15, 2012 in PDF format via email to Mary Kapusta, Marketing Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org. Only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.
WordFest: Banff-Calgary International Writers Festival is a small, but dynamic organization that triples its staff leading up to October. The 17th Annual WordFest will take place October 9-14, 2012 and will bring over 70 writers from around the world in contact with over 14,000 readers. WordFest is an equal opportunity employer.
- Posted by Tod Petersen on August 7th, 2012
Theatre Junction GRAND, Calgary’s culturehouse for contemporary live arts, seeks an experienced Technical Coordinator to oversee all technical elements related to produced and presented work in our season, and for venue rentals to arts partners and various corporate clients.
Reporting to the Director of Production, the Technical Coordinator is responsible for scheduling all technical staff for events, sourcing additional equipment as needed, organizing technical requirements for our in-house new creations and overseeing technical staff at productions and events.
The ideal candidate will be efficient, strategic, resourceful, a strong leader and a team player. In return we offer an exciting and fun work environment, collaborating with leading national and international artists and the opportunity to work alongside a creative team on new creations and national/international tours.
This is a 9-month full time position, during the company’s performance season September through May, and is renewable each year for the right candidate.
• A degree or equivalent certificate in a technical theatre program from a recognized institution
• At least 2 years’ working experience in a related position
• Knowledge of and experience with building practices and materials
• Knowledge of and experience with current lighting and audio practices and equipment
• Knowledge of and experience with current entertainment industry rigging equipment and practices
• Knowledge of live production safety standards and procedures
• A working familiarity with VectorWorks and/or AutoCAD programs
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs
• Demonstrated leadership skills, effective working relationships and experience with managing or supervising a team
• A creative and curious passion for the arts, and familiarity with contemporary theatre and dance
• Excellent relational, written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to strategize, prioritize, organize and follow through in a timely manner on multiple projects at once
• A valid drivers license and ability to drive a 5-ton transport vehicle
• Working with the Director of Production regarding scheduling and coordinating all theatre, studio and production activities.
• Scheduling and leading production meetings as necessary with Director of Production, technicians, facility manager and group responsible for upcoming events.
• Identifying and informing Director of Production of any technical rental requirements.
• Preparing invoices as related to technical aspects and FOH needs of the event
• Supervising all technical staff
• Preparing and distributing detailed production schedules
• Overseeing events/performances
• Representing Theatre Junction to our clients as needed
If you are passionate about the arts and want to work with a great team in a leading contemporary theatre, please apply with cover letter, resume and salary expectations to: email@example.com
Deadline for applications: August 21, 2012