- Posted by CIFF on June 17th, 2011
Location: Calgary, Alberta CANADA
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Start date: July 15, 2011 – October 14, 2011 (with possible 1-2 month extension)
Reporting to: Executive Director
The main focus of this role will be to provide administrative support for the CIFF office and its staff. This position also represents a unique opportunity to work with one of the city’s preeminent arts and cultural events while gaining hands on experience with tactical sponsorship, communications, and event-related tasks required to produce a world-class film festival. CIFF offers a high energy and rewarding work environment – if you are organized, love a challenge, and looking to gain practical large-scale event experience we want to talk to you!
• Making bank deposits as required
• Management of contracts and PO system
• Schedule and work with office volunteers
• First point of contact for reception – phone and in-person visitors
• Work with Board of Directors and Society Members on stewardship
• Development and upkeep of contact and event invite lists
• Creation and distribution of event invitations
• Manage incoming and outgoing mail
• Manage the purchase and maintenance of office supplies
• Other administrative duties as required
• Support sponsorship department with outreach for in-kind and cash sponsorship acquisition
• Contract development and stewardship
• Compiling materials and distributing sponsor packages
• Assist the Publicist in fielding media requests for information (i.e. tickets, passes, electronic press kits, and screeners)
• Oversee media monitoring process and reporting
• Event execution assistance as required leading up to and during the Festival
• Diploma or certificate in marketing, communications, business or related discipline
• Minimum one year of professional experience
• Professional manner and ‘can-do’ attitude, with the ability to think on your feet and adapt quickly to change
• Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
• Excellent communication skills and well developed interpersonal skills to interface with a diverse clientele including senior corporate personnel, staff, volunteers, and other internal and external stakeholders
• Work independently and in a team environment with the ability to take direction effectively
• Strong MS office and Outlook skills
• Adaptable to flexible work schedule including some evenings and weekends
• Hands-on experience with events, fund development/sponsorship or communications preferred
• Previous experience working with volunteers considered an asset
To apply send a resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org before 4pm, Friday July 1, 2011. Interviews process will occur immediately thereafter.
ABOUT CIFF - Since 1998, the Calgary International Film Festival Society (CIFF) has enlightened and entertained audiences with dynamic and engaging programming and a celebratory atmosphere that promotes awareness for cinema, the arts, and our stakeholders. CIFF’s 10-day festival of cinema has become one of the largest film festivals in Canada and a premiere cultural event in Calgary’s social calendar. Today, with growing participation and support from global brand leaders, public funders, film and media industry from around the world, and local and international media, CIFF celebrates the diversity of art and culture year round by showcasing world-class and critically acclaimed cinematic programming to Calgarians and movie-lovers alike. Finding inspiration in Alberta’s core western values and developing them into an artistic mandate for cultural growth, Mavericks was launched in 2009 as a celebration of independence of spirit, thought and execution in visual artistry. Though Mavericks, Calgary - where the West meets the world - will become a destination to cultivate connection and community for current and historical trailblazers to celebrate, reward, and explore new horizons in contemporary cinema.
- Posted by katherine lidgren on June 1st, 2011
Job Title: Production Coordinator
Employer: Six Degrees Music & Productions
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Job Category: Advertising / TV / Film / Radio
Relevant Work Experience: 1 to 2 years in a related field
Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree / College Diploma
Six Degrees Music and Productions is a Calgary based audio house dedicated to producing high quality music and sound for commercials, television and film. We are looking to fill a position for a
full-time Production Coordinator.
The candidate must have exceptionally strong administrative skills, and an interest in advertising, music, radio, and film/television. The candidate must have first-rate organizational abilities, be extremely detail-oriented and computer savvy. This job is project-driven. It requires a team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to take on the responsibility of working autonomously.
This role is at times fast-moving, with the candidate coordinating numerous jobs at one time, and will often be working towards deadlines.
Some of the responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
- Session Scheduling (includes booking studio time)
- Account payables
- Job billing
- Assigning job numbers to each payable
- Complete cue sheets for composer projects
- Bank deposits
- Reporting information for accounting purposes as required
- Client / Director liaison
- Coordination of new accounts and clients
- Proficient in MS Word (typing 60 wpm plus)
- Experienced in Excel (re: creating budget spreadsheets, session schedules, etc)
- Project management skills
- Ability to pay strong attention to detail
- Ability to deal with clients in a professional and flexible manner
- Strong organizational skills with ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
- Familiarity with advertising and the TV/film industry
- Experienced in scheduling & scheduling software (ie. Now-Up-To-Date)
- Basic office experience (phone, fax, filing etc, skills)
Please send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com
- Posted by bgratz on June 1st, 2011
Centre Stage Theatre, a professional theatre for young audiences company invites directors to submit their cv for consideration for directing two shows in our exciting upcoming season of plays.
This year our roster includes five productions, three of which will have public runs and will tour to regional theatres and schools in Alberta and British Columbia and two which will be performed at Stage West Theatre as part of their Stage West For Kids Series.
Directors need to have extensive experience in the musical theatre genre and enjoy collaborating on new works.
Centre Stage is a non-equity company that is a proud member of PACT-The Professional Association of Canadian Theatres. All directors are compensated for their work with our company.
For more information about our exciting ninth season and our past outstanding productions, we invite you to check out www.centre-stage.ca
Submit resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org; no phone calls, please
DEADLINE JUNE 9
- Posted by paulinew on May 26th, 2011
Join our dynamic team in building on the success of one of Alberta’s most loved and respected visual art and heritage organizations. Be a part of creating a 21st Century expression of founding artists A.C. and Barbara Leighton’s mandate to “unleash the art in everyone.”
You will manage and direct day to day accounting functions, monthly and annual financial reports, budgeting, fund administration, office and human resource administration, and our museum/art gallery/classroom facilities. You are the leader who will engage Senior Management and Finance Committee of the Board to develop short, medium, and long-term financial plans and projections.
You have minimum three years accounting experience, preferably in the not-for-profit sector, proficiency in relevant software including QuickBooks, Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and experience in office administration or small business management. A passion for the arts, heritage, education and nature is an asset. You are self-motivated and willing to work hard to meet deadlines; well-organized, attentive to detail and possess good analytical skills; good communication skills, and the ability to work in a dynamic team environment. Why not make a difference while you enjoy your days working in one of the most beautiful spots in Alberta’s Foothills with a team of dedicated museum professionals, artists and educators. The full-time position reports directly to the Executive Director.
Send resumes and cover letter by May 27 to Tony Luppino, Executive Director Leighton Art Centre by mail: Site 31, Comp. 9, RR #8, Calgary, Alberta
T2J 2T9 or by email to: email@example.com. For a detailed position description check our website at: http://leightoncentre.org/careeropportunities/careeropportunities.html
We thank all applicants for your interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
- Posted by epcor on May 25th, 2011
EPCOR CENTRE Job Posting – Fund Development Officer
EPCOR CENTRE for the Performing Arts (EPCOR CENTRE) is a not-for-profit charitable organization that welcomes over 600,000 Calgarians annually into our facility. The mission of EPCOR CENTRE is to ignite imagination, provide the public with cultural experiences that exceed expectations, assist artists in realizing their visions and to enable the artistic expression of all citizens. We are interested in like-minded individuals who will help us achieve our goals.
Currently, we are seeking an enthusiastic, dedicated and experienced team player to fill the full-time position of Fund Development Officer.
Reporting to the Director, Fund & Business Development, the Fund Development Officer is responsible for research, cultivation and stewardship at EPCOR CENTRE and for generating revenues through building and fostering strong relationships with foundation partners and government funding agencies. Primary responsibilities are:
Grow the support EPCOR CENTRE enjoys from all levels of government, public and private foundations by researching grant programs and foundations that would be a good fit for our priorities and by writing organized, thoughtful and persuasive proposals & applications, in addition to writing interim and final reports.
Grow foundation partner’s involvement, interest and support to higher levels of giving through effective stewardship.
Maintain accurate and current records (database and file) for each foundation partner and government funding agency.
Collaborate with the Director, Fund & Business Development in the development, promotion and implementation of sound policies, procedures and objectives for the department.
Contribute to the development of a team-oriented work environment, which values staff input and builds on trust, consultation and shared information.
Adhere to the Donor Bill of Rights and the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ Code of Ethical Principles and Standards of Professional Practice.
The Fund Development Officer is a member 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, as well as supervising volunteers as necessary.
Applicants should have a minimum 3-5 years experience in a fund development role in a non-profit environment. Experience with Tessitura, or other donor management systems would be an asset. The successful applicant will possess the following skills / qualifications:
Strong administrative, analytical and organizational skills necessary to prioritize and manage concurrent assignments.
Has a successful record conducting prospect and donor research, and cultivation and stewardship of foundation partners.
Has a successful record of writing government grant applications and final reports.
Has a warm and friendly demeanor and exhibits a high degree of patience.
Has an understanding of and commitment to providing superior client service.
Comprehends the highly competitive environment in which the company operates.
Has a high degree of initiative and self-motivation – an entrepreneurial spirit.
Has strong written, verbal and presentation skills.
Has effective negotiation skills.
Has proven ability to successfully address challenge and change.
Has a general knowledge of the arts, and a sound understanding of the value of the arts to the community.
Is knowledgeable of generally accepted accounting principals for charitable organizations.
Is knowledgeable of Canada Customs and Revenue Agency regulations governing non-profit organizations.
This position has a 40-hour work week, with occasional evening and weekend work required. A competitive compensation package, including extended health benefits, is offered.
To apply, please forward your resume in confidence to:
EPCOR CENTRE for the Performing Arts
205 - 8th Ave SE Calgary, Alberta T2G 0K9
Deadline for all applications: June 15, 2011.
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 ahendry on May 25th, 2011
Alberta Theatre Projects (ATP) is a national leader in the creation, presentation and production of contemporary theatre, and one of the province’s most established arts organizations. We annually produce a season of nine plays, including the internationally recognized Enbridge playRites Festival of New Canadian Plays.
ATP is looking for a team oriented individual to fill the role of Head of Sound.
o Coordination of all sound department activities
o Set-up and operation of all sound equipment
o Running audio during shows and rehearsals
o Mixing audio for live musicals and concerts
o Recording preshow chats and effects as required
o Maintenance of sound equipment
o Other duties as required
o A minimum of 3 years experience in professional theatre
o Experience running playback for live theatre
o Experience mixing live musicals and concerts
o Experience with digital editing software
o Experience trouble-shooting audio systems
o Ability to work well under pressure
o A good general knowledge of all aspects of theatre and live shows
Working conditions and wage shall be in accordance with the Collective Agreement between IATSE Local 212 and ATP.
Interested candidates should submit a resume and one page cover letter to:
220 9 Ave SE
Calgary, AB T2G 5C4
The deadline for applications is June 10, 2011.
- Posted by Mark Hopkins on May 11th, 2011
One Yellow Rabbit and the High Performance Rodeo are seeking a Manager of Corporate Sponsorship in Calgary, Alberta.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Manager of Corporate Sponsorship will create and implement the sponsorship development strategy for the High Performance Rodeo. This position will leverage key relationships and contacts within the corporate community to ensure the High Performance Rodeo meets revenue goals. This position will engage new and current sponsors in ongoing activities, in alignment with the strategic and business goals of the organization.
Areas of focus and essential responsibilities will include strategy development,
prospect identification, solicitation, cultivation and stewardship. The successful candidate will play a prominent role as the organization’s public representative within civic, corporate and arts communities.
The ideal candidate will be a dynamic and passionate fund development professional who thrives in a fast-paced, changing environment. The successful candidate will:
• Have professional experience in sponsorship development;
• Have a minimum of 5 years direct Corporation/Foundation sponsorship and fundraising experience;
• Have excellent written, communication and interpersonal skills;
• Have proven management skills combined with a history of innovation and commitment;
• Have above-average time management skills and the ability to multitask in a busy work environment;
• Have a passion for the performing arts;
• Be focused on outcomes;
• Be positive, results-oriented and creative;
• Work successfully within an overall company strategic plan; and
• Excel as part of a tight-knit team.
The successful candidate should expect a challenging job that demands their best, and that is also rewarding and fun.
Applications will be accepted until the successful candidate is found.
Applicants: E-mail a CV and cover letter to Erin O’Connor, Executive Director, firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls. Short-listed candidates will be contacted to arrange an interview.
- Posted by Mark Hopkins on May 11th, 2011
One Yellow Rabbit (OYR) seeks an Administrative Assistant for a term limited contract position.
The successful candidate will be a dynamic and passionate emerging professional with a diverse skill-set and who thrives in a fast-paced, changing environment. Previous experience working with artists, arts organizations and/or non-profits is strongly preferred.
The successful candidate will assist in the following areas:
• Public funding proposals and reporting;
• Contracting artists and partners for the High Performance Rodeo, Calgary’s International Festival of the Arts;
• Database administration and development;
• Box office and ticketing setup for the High Performance Rodeo;
• General office administrative duties; and
• Supporting OYR’s leadership team with projects in a variety of areas.
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Term: 14 weeks, beginning in June 2011; part-time.
Application deadline: Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at 5:00 pm
Applicants: E-mail a CV and cover letter to Mark Hopkins, email@example.com. No phone calls. Short-listed candidates will be contacted to arrange an interview.
- Posted by theatreab on May 6th, 2011
Theatre Alberta Fund Development Coordinator
Theatre Alberta is a provincial arts service organization and newly registered charity, located in Edmonton, that proudly represents over 1,100 theatre artists, enthusiasts, students, educators, and community and professional theatre companies from across the province. We are dedicated to encouraging the growth of theatre in Alberta by providing the highest quality programs and services, including:
• workshops and camps for teens and adults, urban and rural
• Canada’s largest independent theatre library
• online audition, employment, and resource sharing services
• what’s on listings for all Alberta theatres
• theatre news, advocacy, and publications
Theatre Alberta is seeking a dynamic and energetic fund development professional who will be responsible for leading the organization’s fundraising activities including:
• the development, execution, and evaluation of a fund development strategy which includes individual and planned giving and corporate sponsorship campaigns
• relationship cultivation and management with individual donors and corporate supporters
• marketing and communication strategies as they relate to fundraising activities
• participation in Theatre Alberta’s overall strategic mission and direction
We are seeking a candidate with demonstrated interest in arts and culture and at least three years experience in the non-profit sector with a fundraising focus. Post-secondary education in fundraising and/or arts administration will be considered an asset. Excellent communication (written and oral) and project management skills combined with a high degree of professionalism and creativity are essential. Due to the nature of Theatre Alberta’s work and programs, some evening/weekend hours and travel will be required.
Hours of work and employment terms are flexible and negotiable to ensure the best possible fit for our organization, commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. Position to commence as soon as possible.
By May 24, 2011, please forward your resume with letter of interest highlighting qualifications and expectations in confidence to:
Keri Ekberg, Executive Director
3rd Floor Percy Page Centre
11759 Groat Road
Edmonton AB T5M 3K6
Theatre Alberta thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
- Posted by Sage Theatre on May 4th, 2011
Calgary’s Sage Theatre is currently seeking a Managing Director, starting June 29th, 2011. Deadline for applications is June 3rd. The company produces an annual 3 day festival for emerging artists and 3 professional main-stage production/presentations; all at the historic Pumphouse Theatre. Sage Theatre, an affiliate member of PACT, engages under the terms of the Independent Theatre Agreement, Professional Artists who are members of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association.
The Managing Director works in close collaboration with the Artistic Director to fulfill the company’s mission and vision. Both positions report to the Board of Directors. The MD is responsible for the maintenance and improvement of the financial, administrative and operational management of the company. As the staff member who directs and serves as liaison and supervisor to a small group of free-lancers who support the company’s IT, Marketing, Volunteer, Box Office, and Fund Development functions knowledge of the broad scope of necessary duties is vital. It is essential that the candidate be experienced with fund development and accounting softwares (Giftworks and Quikbooks) and able to undertake all related bookkeeping duties. Experience with stewardship of fund development relationships is an asset. Familiarity with marketing and communications in the performing arts, which includes media liaison, advertising buys, media sponsorships, creation and dissemination of newsletters and media releases, and social media updates, is also essential.
This position is full-time and requires the flexibility to attend meetings and work outside of regular office hours during busy periods. Duties will include, but are not limited to:
• Financial management and administration (banking, payroll, accounting, revenues/expenses)
• Development and execution of operation and production budgets
• Grant writing/reporting and liaison with funding agencies
• Contracting artistic, production and administrative personnel
• Reporting to various government agencies regarding year-end, GST, Casinos etc.
The specific duties will depend on the skill sets of the successful candidate. This position also offers some flexibility with work hours and working from home.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years experience in arts administration with some combination of education and experience that could include an arts or business diploma/degree and a passion for business side of the arts. The ideal candidate will have previous related work experience; strong financial, organizational and interpersonal skills; excellent written and oral communication skills; experience working with a Board of Directors; the ability to work autonomously and to take initiative; good knowledge of Alberta and Canada's theatre industry as well as a passion for the arts; and the ability to assume a strong leadership role.
Applications will be accepted via e-mail only. Please send your resume and cover letter to the attention of Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org by end of day June 3, 2011.
For more information on Sage Theatre, check out our website at www.sagetheatre.com.