Current Employment Opportunities

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Welcome to Harbourfront Centre's online resource for employment opportunities. Simply click on the title of each position listed below for further information. Specific application instructions can be found within each job posting.

Harbourfront Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

Camps Admin Assistant - Job Ref. # 18SM018-AA

HARBOURFRONT CENTRE
Employment Opportunity – Harbourfront Centre Camps

Camps Admin Assistant

Job Ref. # 18SM018-AA_Camps-ET

Number of vacancies: 1

Harbourfront Centre is an innovative, non-profit cultural organization which provides internationally renowned programming in the arts, culture, education and recreation, all within a collection of distinctive venues in the heart of Toronto's downtown waterfront. Currently, exciting seasonal employment opportunities exist in Harbourfront Centre Camps, one of Toronto’s most diverse and creative day camps.

Please visit: www.harbourfrontcentre.com/camps for more camp information

MAJOR DUTIES:
• Provide high-level customer service to visitors and patrons in the form of answering phones, email correspondence and reception services;
• Perform general office duties which may include, but is not limited to: data entry, filing, assisting with the registration process, sharing program information, following up with customer concerns and/or incidents;
• Additional duties as required in support of Camp Office operations.


QUALIFICATIONS:
• Previous administrative experience in dynamic office environment
• Enrolment in or completion of post-secondary degree in Arts or Office Administration an asset
• Strong time management and organizational skills
• Strong customer service skill
• Strong computer skills in MS Office Suite
• Police Reference and Vulnerable Sector Screening prior to June 20, 2018
• Experience with CampBrain software an asset
• Previous summer camp experience an asset
• Current First Aid & CPR-C an asset

DURATION & HOURS: May 10, 2018 to June 1 – 2 days/week (16hr) – 8:00-4:00
June 4- Aug 31- Mon.- Fri. – 8:00-4:00

WAGE: $600 per week

DEADLINE: May 4, 2018

Interested applicants should quote JOB REF. # 18SM018-AA_Camps-ET in the Email Subject Line and Cover Letter, and FORWARD their resume
to:

EMAIL: campjobs@harbourfrontcentre.com

Rankin Middlebrook, Manager, Recreational Learning
Harbourfront Centre Camps
235 Queens Quay West, Toronto, ON M5J 2G8

Harbourfront Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply

Development Assistant-Job Ref#18FC04

- As this position is based on a grant the candidate must identify as from a First Nation, Mιtis or Inuit background.
- Must be registered with Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Training.

Job Ref#18FC04-ET
Number of vacancies: 1

Harbourfront Centre is a leader in providing internationally renowned programming in the arts, culture and recreation across a stunning 10-acre site at the heart of Toronto’s waterfront. For more than 40 years, Harbourfront Centre has celebrated the best in Canadian culture and the rich mosaic of cultures from around the world by curating over 4000 events annually across its ten-acre site from music festivals to contemporary dance, to craft and design to sailing lessons. There is something for everyone at Harbourfront Centre, year-round.

Position Title: Development Assistant
Department: Development
Reporting to: Senior Development Officer, Corporate Partnerships
Direct reports: N/A
Type of Employment: Contract- April 2, 2018 – March 29, 2019

Reporting to the Senior Development Officer, Corporate Partnerships, the Development Assistant will work with the Development team to aid in the on-site servicing of Harbourfront Centre corporate partners and support philanthropic initiatives. Working closely with Harbourfront Centre staff and external sponsorship representatives, this position will assist with the servicing of client, partner and donor needs leading up to and during events and campaigns including but not limited to: helping with sponsor fulfillment by servicing corporate partners, helping with donor fulfillment, aiding in the coordination of Harbourfront Centre’s fundraising and on-site community giving initiative, and reporting on development partner activities. This position will require some evening and weekend work as well as within an office environment during regular business hours.

Major Responsibilities Include:
-Represent Harbourfront Centre as an ambassador of the Development Department;
-Act as one of the main contacts for sponsors and partners during festivals and events ;
- Provide on-site activation support and sponsor servicing, from set-up through teardown and on-site troubleshooting any problems that may arise;
-Manage and support the training of volunteers Harbourfront Centre supporting Harbourfront Centre’s community giving initiatives;
- Assist in the execution of fundraising initiatives and campaigns;
-Support development department events and initiatives; including revenue generation;
- Assist with office administration, including: preparation of detailed event outlines and reports, coordinating logistics, sourcing supplies, mailings, executing all deliverables from planning to fulfilment and updating the Development Team on the status of each program’s success;
- Manage the documentation and reporting processes of partners activities at Harbourfront Centre
-Support funder cultivation and solicitation through preparation of: Prospect and donor profiles, Sponsorship and corporate philanthropy proposals; Grant applications;
- Work with other departments such as Marketing, Production, Site Services and Community Engagement to deliver exceptional partnership and donor experiences on-site and in-office;
- Work with Development Officers to support the delivery of exceptional client servicing of Harbourfront Centre corporate partners and donors receive excellent servicing and philanthropic opportunities are maximized
- Assist the Development Department with individual and corporate prospect research, reporting, tracking and data entry as required.

Qualifications:
- Work experience in the not-for-profit environment, preferably in arts and culture;
- Experience in a public facing customer service experience is a requirement ;
- Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills are required to respond to difficult situations and requests with tact and diplomacy
-The successful candidate must have strong research and organizational skills as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills
-Must be able to work well under pressure and be able to organize/complete multiple tasks within tight deadlines
- Must be computer literate with experience using relational databases, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
-Ability to work outdoors and during live events is a necessity
- A high degree of initiative, self-motivation, and a passion and interest in the arts is essential
-Available to work evenings, weekends and some weekdays
- Must be comfortable and capable of lifting heavy objects (up to 20lbs)
-Strong command of the English language with additional language skills an asset
- As this position is based on a grant the candidate must identify as from a First Nation, Mιtis or Inuit background.
- Must be registered with Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Training.

Supervision and Mentorship:
The Development Assistant will be supervised by the Senior Development Officer, Corporate Partnerships, who will continually monitor and communicate with the successful candidate providing constructive feedback for professional development. In the first month, the Development Assistant will shadow the supervisor to integrate them into the position. Goals and objectives will be agreed upon and a mutually beneficial mentorship plan will be developed. As the summer season progresses, the incumbent will accumulate more responsibility within a team environment. Problem solving, time management, customer service and volunteer management skills will be harnessed and developed while receiving consistent mentorship from the team. Specific skills related to researching methods and report writing will be developed through coaching within the office work environment. Regular check-ins and ongoing scenario and site training will ensure the Development Assistant Trainee has new and improved confidence, skills and experience.

Deadline: April 30th, 2018

Please e-mail your resume and cover letter (in one document)
E-mail: jobs@harbourfrontcentre.com

Harbourfront Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply. Suitable accommodations will be available upon request during the hiring process.

Grounds Crew-Job Ref#18J006

HARBOURFRONT CENTRE
Employment Opportunity
GROUNDS CREW
(SEASONAL)

Job Ref. #18J006-ET

Situated on Toronto’s waterfront, Harbourfront Centre is renowned as Canada’s foremost facility for contemporary culture. Our year-round operation offers some 4000 internationally acclaimed events ranging from music, literary and theatrical festivals to children’s activities and craft shops. Currently, we are seeking motivated and reliable individuals to join our Grounds Crew team for the Summer 2018 season. This is primarily an outdoor position.

DESCRIPTION:

Assist in providing attractive and enjoyable parks, gardens, open space properties, facilities and other sites under Harbourfront Centre’s obligation.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The following duties are illustrative and not intended to be all-inclusive

• Perform a variety of miscellaneous maintenance duties including restroom cleaning, kitchen cleaning, general grounds keeping, power washing, trash removal and maintaining the overall appearance of Harbourfront Centre’s property.
• Perform inspections and general maintenance on equipment and/or facilities as assigned. This may include: painting, minor plumbing, minor repairs and graffiti removal.
• Assist with the setup and strike of numerous festivals.
• Maintain structures and facilities such as tents, fields, gardens, parking lots, walk ways and seating areas.
• Perform landscaping duties such as watering, weeding and mowing.
• Responsible for trash cleanup.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Valid Ontario Driver’s License.
• WHMIS training is desirable.
• Working at Heights training is desirable.
• Able to operate a variety of hand tools and power tools.
• Able to operate a variety of gas powered tools such as lawn mowers, weed whackers and leaf blowers.
• Able to operate light vehicles such as golf carts and gators.
• Able to operate medium duty trucks

EFFORTS:
• Job involves a mix of work activities in the office and on site outside.
• Job requires alertness, and attention to detail.
• Job involves responding quickly and effectively to problem situations.
• Job involves freedom of movement.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
• Working conditions often involve a dirty environment and extreme temperatures.
• Work environment contains some risks and discomforts.
• Job involves work outside in varying weather conditions.

DURATION: Contract runs from May 1st to September 3rd, 2018

HOURS: Days (7am-3pm) or Evenings (3pm-11pm) including weekends and holidays.


APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 20th, 2018

Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. This is a contract position. The contract ranges from May 1st to September 3rd, 2018. Contract extensions into the fall and winter are possible based on qualifications and performance review.

Interested applicants should FORWARD resume with COVER LETTER QUOTING JOB REF #18J006-ET to:
Human Resources Department
235 Queens Quay West, Toronto, ON M5J 2G8
EMAIL: Jobs@harbourfrontcentre.com

Harbourfront Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply. Suitable accommodations will be available upon request during the hiring process.



Library and Educational Assistant-Job Ref#18J091


The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery at Harbourfront Centre is Canada’s leading public gallery devoted exclusively to the art of our time and is recognized as an important centre for contemporary art in North America. Over 30 years, its reputation for presenting cutting edge exhibitions, superior catalogues and editions, and challenging special events has remained unparalleled. Presenting contemporary art by living artists of local, national, and international stature, The Power Plant's mission is to present and disseminate the best contemporary art in all and any media.

Harbourfront Centre is a leader in providing internationally renowned programming in the arts, culture and recreation across a stunning 10-acre site at the heart of Toronto’s waterfront. For more than 40 years, Harbourfront Centre has celebrated the best in Canadian culture and the rich mosaic of cultures from around the world by curating over 4000 events annually across its ten-acre site from music festivals to contemporary dance, to craft and design to sailing lessons. There is something for everyone at Harbourfront Centre, year-round.

ROLE STATEMENT
Position Title: Library and Educational Assistant
Department: The Power Plant
Reporting to: Visitor and Volunteer Services Coordinator
Type of Employment: 13 week internship
Start Date: 11 June 2018
End Date: 07 September 2018
Vacancies: 1 (one)
Hourly Wage: $14.00

DUTIES
Since opening its doors thirty years ago, TPP has produced and collaborated on the publication of catalogues documenting exhibitions and curatorial research while also commissioning limited edition artworks that are available for sale to the public. For Summer 2018, TPP seeks an Assistant who will work closely with the Visitor and Volunteer Services Coordinator to develop an effective archiving and distribution system for publications and limited editions.

The successful Young Canada Works (YCW) candidate will implement a formal archive strategy for TPP’s private onsite curatorial library, inventory, catalogue and rehouse archived publications and original art objects and work to engage the public and cultural producers and professional with the institutional archive and programming.

Library and Archive (40%)
• Researching archival strategies and best practices for the visual arts community, contemporary art (including ephemeral, audio, new media and digital works) and arts and culture sector at large;
• Creating a clearly labeled, organized archive spaces with TPP’s archival assets, publications, limited editions, et cetera;
• Creating clear, formally-documented procedures to access and return library and archival materials in order to maintain accessibility of the archive into the future;
• Ensuring fulfillment of legal deposits to Library and Archives Canada;
• Creating an accurate archival inventory list with robustly catalogued data in order to assist with use and research; and,
• Working with the Visitor & Volunteer Services Coordinator to establish clear documentation and inventory audit procedures.

Catalogue and Edition Distribution (40%)
• Creating a reference list of galleries and institutions that have hosted and supported exhibited TPP artists to compile more complete and useful distribution information;
• Securing consignment agreements for relevant inventory with local and international galleries to ensure broader recognition of TPP research and Canadian contemporary art contributions;
• Ensuring delivery of stakeholder and partner publication agreements;
• Activating the archive and highlighting gallery programming through social media in coordination with Marketing & Communications;
• Ensuring delivery of publications to stakeholders and others who have contributed to the production of exhibition catalogues;
• Ensuring reciprocal delivery of publications to institutions participating in a catalogue exchange program;
• Seeking additional galleries for consignment opportunities;
• Ensuring accuracy of inventory and website.

Public Engagement, Programming and Education (20%)
• Creating a reference list of galleries and institutions that have attended TPP programs and events to compile more complete and useful promotional information;
• Ensuring all gallery visitor attendance and program participation is accurately tracked;
• Engaging visitors about current exhibitions and programs;
• Distributing, collecting and analyzing visitor questionnaires;
• Securing and monitoring artworks on public display;
• Promoting attendance to public, special and membership events through email, print and social media campaigns and offsite networking avenues;
• Promoting membership renewal and first time registration; and,
• Processing sales of publications, limited editions, and other merchandise.

SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS
This opportunity has been made available through YCW. In accordance with YCW’s requirements, the candidate must be:
• A Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada (non-Canadians holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible);
• Are legally entitled to work in Canada; will be between 20 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
• Are willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment;
• Will not have another full-time job (over 30 hours a week) during the YCW work assignment; have been a full-time high school, college, CEGEP or university student (as defined by their educational institution) in the semester preceding the YCW work assignment;
• Intend to return to full-time studies in the semester following the YCW work assignment.

DESIRABLE CRITERIA
• Currently or recently enrolled in an arts administration program and have library or archival experience;
• Possess strong organizational, project management and planning skills with great attention to detail;
• Hold interest in contemporary art and is comfortable relaying that information to a public audience;
• Possess superior writing, interpersonal and communication skills;
• Hold basic computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.), familiarity with Tessitura an asset;
• Limited evenings and/or weekend hours may be required.

Acceptable Applications must include:
• A cover letter addressed to the Visitor and Volunteer Services Coordinator of TPP [Brittany Holliss], indicating how you meet the essential criteria of this key position
• A current rιsumι

Qualified applications are invited to apply by: April 27th, 2018
• Please quote reference “YCW LIBRARY AND EDUCATION ASSISTANT” in the subject line
• Please submit cover letter and rιsumι (saved as on MS Word or PDF file) to: info@thepowerplant.org

Harbourfront Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply. Suitable accommodations will be available upon request during the hiring process.

Manager, Volunteers-Job Ref#18F09

Harbourfront Centre is a leader in providing internationally renowned programming in arts, culture and recreation across a stunning 10-acre site at the heart of Toronto’s waterfront.
Harbourfront Centre is a leader in providing internationally renowned programming in the arts, culture and recreation across a stunning 10-acre site at the heart of Toronto’s waterfront. For more than 40 years, Harbourfront Centre has celebrated the best in Canadian culture and the rich mosaic of cultures from around the world by curating over 4000 events annually from music festivals to contemporary dance, to craft and design to sailing lessons.

ROLE STATEMENT
Position Title: Manager, Volunteers
Department: Public Programs
Reporting to: Chief Programming Officer (CPO)
Direct reports: Assistant Volunteer Coordinator (Seasonal)
Key Relationships: Staff across various departments including Cultural Engagement, Performing Arts, Human Resources, Recreational Learning, School Visits, International Festival of Authors (IFOA), and The Power Plant.
Type of Employment: Full Time

Summary of Function:
Reporting to the Chief Programming Officer, this position is directly responsible for the recruitment, planning, scheduling, training, execution and oversight of more than 6000 volunteers. The volunteer department supports deployment of volunteers for seasonal events such as Canada Day, International Festival of Authors, Island Soul, Day of the Dead, and year-round programming for School Visits, the Artport gallery, and The Power Plant. This position is also responsible for overseeing various Volunteer Committees such as the
E-newsletter committee, Social Activities committee, and Recruitment and Training committee. In collaboration with the Chief Programming Officer, the Manager will provide leadership in the development of a strategic plan that sets the direction of a long-term volunteer recruitment and retention strategy for Harbourfront Centre.
The Manager will also plan and execute the Volunteer Appreciation Party (held in April) and the Holiday Party (held in December).


DUTIES

Recruitment & Screening
• Working with the volunteer recruitment and training committee, develop a marketing plan for recruitment of volunteers
• Represent Harbourfront Centre at various recruitment events, such as college and community fairs as required
• Implement a creative screening process for potential volunteers to ensure best match between the skills, qualifications and interests of the volunteers and the needs of Harbourfront Centre
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with community groups and ancillary agencies for recruitment of volunteers
• Work with Marketing and Communications department to provide information for use in promoting the volunteer program and positions available to be filled

Policies & Training
• Develop, administer and review policies and procedures that guide the volunteer programs and services, and reflect the overall values of Harbourfront Centre
• Create handbooks, training manuals and other program materials as required
• Conduct orientation and training sessions on Harbourfront Centre programs, facilities and positions
• Liaise with other departments to ensure that volunteers receive training specific to their roles
• Train Harbourfront Centre staff in appropriate deployment of volunteers

Scheduling
• Build and schedule volunteer shifts using Better Impact software
• Liaise with other departments to create shifts appropriate to the activity, length and tasks needed
• Work with staff from other departments to create volunteer assignments that provide meaningful work for volunteers, and ensure safe working conditions

Deployment & Retention
• Responsible for the day-to-day management of volunteers across the campus
• Ensure appropriate placement of volunteers in needed areas
• Check in with volunteers regularly to ensure they are enjoying their shifts, have taken breaks, and have the necessary information to perform tasks
• Contribute to the development of volunteer engagement and retention strategies, including regular communications with volunteers in the database
• Plan and implement formal and informal volunteer recognition activities, including the annual Appreciation party and Holiday party, to recognize the contribution of volunteers

Evaluation & Feedback
• Conduct ongoing evaluation and feedback with volunteers and staff, and implement improvements as necessary
• Produce metrics on an annual basis (number of hours, shifts, volunteers, etc.) and prepare reports on the program as requested

Finance and Budgets
• Prepare and maintain department budget, monitor usage, identify areas of financial concern and forecast changes
• Reconcile cash advances, expense reports and credit card statements as required


Work, Health and Safety (WH&S)
• All members of staff are required to take reasonable care of their own health and safety and that of other personnel (including volunteers and interns) who may be affected by their conduct

Key Performance Indicators
• Successful deployment of volunteers while ensuring all shifts are filled and positive feedback is received from volunteers
• Successful delivery of the two major volunteer social events
• Establish strategic alliances within the larger community
• Expand the volunteer database not only in base numbers but in activation
• Articulate connections, opportunities, and advantages for internal and external partners and program participants.
• Establish innovative means to retain and inspire current volunteers
• Operate the volunteer program on or under the established budget

Skills & Requirements
Essential Criteria
• A university or college degree in human resources, volunteer management or related field
• Minimum five (5) years of leadership experience in volunteer management in large-scale events
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills to supervise diverse staff groups and to liaise with other departments and outside stakeholders
• Proven experience in budget preparation, with strong understanding of financial process and procedures
• Excellent computer skills (Microsoft, Google platforms) and database management
• Clear Police Reference Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening
• Strong knowledge of relevant legislations (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, Human Rights, Occupational Health and Safety Act, etc.)

Interpersonal
• Outstanding relationship-management skills, including the ability to work closely and collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders
• A well-defined sense of diplomacy, including solid negotiation, conflict resolution, and people-management skills
• Highly effective communication skills with individuals at all levels of the organization, including the ability to build and maintain relationships with other departments

Personal
• High level of critical and logical thinking
• Highly organized with strong attention to detail
• Ability to absorb new ideas and concepts quickly and to ensure they are clearly communicated to visitors and volunteers
• Creative and innovative thinker
• Energetic, self-motivated, and results-oriented
• Strong work ethic

Desirable Criteria
• Experience in the not-for-profit sector
• Knowledge of Canada’s arts community
• Experience using Better Impact software
• Experience working with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and abilities

Working Conditions
• Involves working outdoors in a variety of weather conditions
• Work schedule varies and includes weekdays, evenings, weekends, holidays and/or irregular hours and overtime

Acceptable applications must include:
• A current resume
• Responses indicating how you meet each of the essential criteria
• A cover letter including salary expectations

Qualified applicants are invited to apply by: April 24th, 2018

E-mail: jobs@harbourfrontcentre.com

Harbourfront Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply. Suitable accommodations will be available upon request during the hiring process.

Marketing & Communications Coordinator-Job Ref#18F10

The Toronto International Festival of Authors is Canada’s largest and oldest literary festival. It has hosted over 9,000 authors from more than 100 countries, including 22 Nobel Laureates and countless other award winners, since 1974. Mandated to cultivate and advance the cause of literature, the organization presents opportunities for curious readers to meet, hear, and learn from the finest writers of our time, while providing Canadian writers a global forum in which to present their work.

Harbourfront Centre is a leader in providing internationally renowned programming in the arts, culture and recreation across a stunning 10-acre site at the heart of Toronto’s waterfront. For more than 40 years, Harbourfront Centre has celebrated the best in Canadian culture and the rich mosaic of cultures from around the world by curating over 4000 events annually across its ten-acre site from music festivals to contemporary dance, to craft and design to sailing lessons. There is something for everyone at Harbourfront Centre, year-round.

ROLE STATEMENT
Position Title: Marketing & Communications Coordinator
Department: IFOA
Reporting to: Head of Marketing
Direct reports: N/A
Key Relationships: All Festival staff, select Harbourfront Centre staff, and service providers.
Type of Employment: Full Time

Summary of Function:
The Toronto International Festival of Authors seeks a Marketing & Communications Coordinator to assist with the planning, execution, and reporting of all year-round marketing initiatives, including multi-channel promotional campaigns, database and ticketing systems, strategic partnerships, digital marketing, and coordinating media requests.

DUTIES

Marketing
• Assist with the development of marketing strategy and campaign plans, by providing research, data, and insight.
• Set up marketing systems and apply industry best practices for campaign delivery, including event logistics, ticketing systems, tracking mechanisms, and communication with other departments.
• Coordinate the deployment of marketing materials across multiple distribution channels (including print, digital, and out-of-home).
• Capture, analyse, and track marketing metrics and campaign results for evaluation and reporting.
• Manage department contact lists and database.
• Contribute ideas to group brainstorm sessions.
• Conduct competitive research to help identify new audiences, partners and promotional opportunities.
• Gather promotional assets from programme partners (including author headshots and biographies) edit copy, and package assets for production.
• Coordinate, distribute, collect, and analyse audience surveys.

Communications
• Oversee the production of marketing materials and content (including print, digital, and out-of-home).
• Coordinate media buys by booking space, and trafficking final creative content to media outlets.
• Proofread and draft copy for website, event listings, letters, forms, and promotional materials.
• Assist in the creation, deployment, and monitoring of digital content that grows audiences (including blogs, podcasts, video, photography and social media).
• Collect and organize all incoming creative material from third-party stakeholders (including logos, images, biographies, etc.)
• Liaise with organizational stakeholders (including government bodies, programme partners, hosts, delegates, and participants) in a professional and relationship-building manner.
• Ensure adherence to established organizational brand guidelines and positioning across the organization and by third parties.
• Conduct community outreach activities.
• Update content for third-party event listings and directories.
• Monitor media coverage and archive press clippings.
• Assist with the coordination of media interviews, and other third party requests for information.

Administration
• Monitor and update the marketing department calendar, and oversee the completion of tasks effectively and on time.
• Prepare and execute event booking contracts for the box office.
• Update database systems when necessary, and run queries and reports.
• Assist with training and supervision of volunteers, and seasonal interns.
• Assist with department presentations and meeting preparations.
• Assist with event logistics on-site during events outside of regular office hours.
• Other support activities as required.

Work, Health and Safety (WH&S)
• All staff are required to take reasonable care of their own health and safety and that of other personnel ( including volunteers and interns) who may be affected by their conduct.

Key Performance Indicators
• Successful and timely delivery of assignments.
• Maintaining communication with key members of the team.

Skills & Requirements
Essential Criteria
• Two (2) years experience working in a marketing or communications role, or similar function.
• Post-secondary education in marketing, communications, or arts management.
• Proven experience executing marketing or communications campaigns.
• Strong project coordination experience, including preparation and oversight of timelines, ensuring projects are completed on time, on brief, and on budget.
• Demonstrated relationship cultivation skills.
• Given the nature of our industry, the incumbent must possess strong writing and editing skills, as well as excellent verbal communication skills.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
• Superior organization skills for detailed, timely and accurate project coordination, as well as campaign tracking and coding.
• An understanding of digital marketing trends, systems, and best practices.

Interpersonal Skills
• Thrives in a fast-moving, collaborative environment.
• Highly organized, detail-oriented, multitasker.
• Self-motivated, takes initiative.
• Confident, personable and persuasive communicator.
• Able to synthesize and communicate complex ideas.

Desirable Criteria
• Previous experience in the use of:
o marketing automation systems (ie, Mail Chimp, WordFly)
o Google Adwords
o Facebook Business Manager
o Website metrics (ie, Google Analytics)
o CRM database systems (ie, Tessitura)
o content management systems for web (ie, Hootsuite, Wordpress)
• Demonstrated interest in the literary arts / publishing industry.
• Experience working or volunteering in a not-for-profit, or arts/festival environment.
• Familiarity with design, and/or marketing production processes and managing approvals.
• Understanding of CASL, AODA and plain language guidelines.

Working Conditions
• The incumbent will be expected to work occasional evenings and weekends during the eleven-day Festival every October, and year-round events.

HOW TO APPLY
Please respond with:
1. A cover letter outlining the qualifications and experience you would bring to the position, and specifying how you found out about this opportunity;
2. A resume;
3. Salary expectations;

Deadline for Applications: April 29th, 2018 by Noon
Please quote Job Reference # 18F10-ET
E-mail: jobs@harbourfrontcentre.com

We thank all applicants, however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted directly.

Harbourfront Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply. Suitable accommodations will be available upon request during the hiring process.

Marketing & PR Coordinator-Job Ref#18FC08

• As this position is based on a grant the candidate must identify as from a First Nation, Mιtis or Inuit background.
• Must be registered with Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Training.

Job Ref#18FC08-ET
Number of vacancies: 1

Harbourfront Centre is a leader in providing internationally renowned programming in the arts, culture and recreation across a stunning 10-acre site at the heart of Toronto’s waterfront. For more than 40 years, Harbourfront Centre has celebrated the best in Canadian culture and the rich mosaic of cultures from around the world by curating over 4000 events annually across its ten-acre site from music festivals to contemporary dance, to craft and design to sailing lessons. There is something for everyone at Harbourfront Centre, year-round.
Position Title: Marketing & PR Coordinator
Department: Marketing
Reporting to: Chief Marketing Officer
Key Relationships: Marketing Coordinators, Project Manager, Digital Marketing Coordinator, Programming Associates, Publicist, external partners and suppliers
Type of Employment: Contract
Period of Employment: April 2, 2018 – March 29, 2019

Summary of Function:
Reporting to the Chief Marketing Officer, this position will be one of a three-member team of coordinators responsible for assisting with coordinating and executing marketing plans, trafficking of marketing materials and implementing critical paths for summer festivals and programs. This position will also act as the on-site PR coordinator to manage media attending events and supports the external publicity firm’s activities.

DUTIES
Planning & Execution
• Coordinate the marketing plan for each project by obtaining specific marketing strategies from team members (Design, Digital Media, Web, etc.)
• Assist in executing the plans by implementing critical paths, coordinating the scheduling, processing and trafficking of marketing projects to ensure projects are completed in a timely manner, in line with department scheduling
• Submit dockets and circulate to appropriate programming, production, planning and sponsorship participants; route projects for approvals.
• Distribute all materials across site and deliver off-site in accordance with the marketing distribution plan; maintain up-to-date lists
• Coordinate site and event signage including scheduling, installation and replacement.
• Assist with on-site media coordination and accreditation; provide support to external publicity and PR firm
• Assist other team members as required
Content Development
• Develop target audience and outreach programs, mailing lists, audience numbers and profiles, box office reports
• Coordinate campaign tracking measures, analyze metrics and prepare evaluation report at end of each campaign

Communications
• Maintain centralized overview of each project’s status for the information of all participants; keep strict adherence to deadlines and ensure all parties are aware of timelines.
• Liaise with departments and outside groups to coordinate efficient and timely project processing

Workplace Health and Safety
• All staff are required to take reasonable care of their own health and safety and that of other personnel (including volunteers and interns) who may be affected by their conduct.

Skills & Requirements
Essential Criteria
• Post-secondary education in a marketing, communications or business is preferred.
• 2-years experience in a comparable role in an arts related not-profit organization.
• Strong oral and written communication skills for all applications
• Superior organizational, time and project management skills
• Strong attention to detail
• Excellent interpersonal skills, able to work in a team environment
• Creative, able to effectively coordinate online and offline marketing initiatives from implementation to completion
• Knowledge of website and new media marketing are required as well as experience with Google analytics and other web analytics programs.

• As this position is based on a grant the candidate must identify as from a First Nation, Mιtis or Inuit background.
• Must be registered with Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Training.


Deadline: April 30th, 2018
Please e-mail your resume and cover letter (in one document)
E-mail: jobs@harbourfrontcentre.com

Harbourfront Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply. Suitable accommodations will be available upon request during the hiring process.


OPERATIONS CREW -Job Ref. #18J011


HARBOURFRONT CENTRE
Employment Opportunity
OPERATIONS CREW
Facilities

Job Ref. #18J011-ET

Number of vacancies: 1

Loved by Torontonians and visitors alike, Harbourfront Centre is a leader in providing internationally renowned programming in the arts, culture and recreation across a stunning 10-acre site at the heart of Toronto's waterfront.

For more than 40 years, diversity has been central to Harbourfront Centre’s mission, celebrating the best in Canadian culture and the rich mosaic of cultures from around the world. With offerings ranging from music festivals to artists-in-residence, to day camps to sailing lessons, there is something for everyone to enjoy at Harbourfront Centre, year round.

Currently, we are seeking a part time Operations Crew member to join our Facilities Department. Reporting to the Building & Facilities Coordinator, this position is responsible for cleaning buildings on a daily basis, performing setup of events and monitoring cleanliness of buildings during events.

MAJOR DUTIES:
• General cleaning of buildings and grounds including mopping, emptying garbage, dusting, removing snow and scooping, etc.
• Assemble/dismantle setups and strikes including tables, chairs, stages, kitchen equipment, etc as required.
• Maintain Harbourfront Centre equipment (e.g., tables, chairs, vacuums, sign boards, etc
• Respond to requests from Harbourfront Centre employees, the public and provide assistance as required.
• Check buildings, monitor heating and lighting systems for damage or malfunction and report problems to the supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Ability to operate equipment used for cleaning and snow removal, e.g., snow blower, two-way radio, vacuum, etc is required.
• Physically able to lift and move tables and chairs and other related equipment, up to 50lbs
• Personable and polite (courteous with staff and the public)
• Professional work ethic and able to work without supervision
• Available to work varying shifts: day, evening, night shifts and weekends
• Team player
• Good attendance and punctual
• Able to lift up to 50 lbs
• WHMIS training is desirable

HOURS: 16-40 hours per week (able to work days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays)

Interested applicants must apply by: July 31, 2018

Please send your resume quoting Job Ref. No. 18J011-ET to:
Human Resources, 235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON M5J 2G8
E-mail: jobs@harbourfrontcentre.com

Harbourfront Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

Security Guard -Job Ref. #18J039

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Security Guard
Site Operations & Services
Job Ref. #18J039-ET

Number of Vacancies: 1

Harbourfront Centre is a Canadian charity operating the 10 prime acres of Toronto’s central waterfront as a free and open public site. We celebrate the multiplicities of cultures that comprise Canada and enliven the city through the creative imaginations of artists from across the country and around the globe. Harbourfront Centre attracts more than 17 million visits to its site each year to experience 4,000 diverse public events and activities.

Currently an employment opportunity exists in our Security Department for a Security Guard. Reporting to both the on-duty Shift Supervisor and Coordinator, Security & Operations, this position will be responsible for the safety and security of Harbourfront Centre property, buildings, staff, and visitors.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

• Patrol property, secure buildings and take appropriate action to resolve existing or potential security/ safety/ loss prevention problems.
• Completes their personal employee memo book, recording incidents and security activities while on shift. As directed, maintains log of security activities for insurance/ legal purposes when required.
• Investigates all disturbances on the property including - but not limited to - trespass, theft, fire/ intruder alarms, missing persons, and determines the necessary response. Writes and distributes reports as necessary to follow-up the situation.
• Provide first aid to visitors or staff when required.
• Employ use of force techniques and strategies in accordance with training and company policy as required.
• In the absence of the Shift DSO, performs duties of the DSO in an acting capacity, as assigned by the Security Coordinator.


REQUIREMENTS:

• Knowledge of security methods and procedures normally acquired through a minimum of 1-2 years of related experience, and/or education
• Knowledge of security/ safety equipment such as portable radios, CCTV, alarm systems, fire safety equipment is required
• Strong verbal communication skills are needed when dealing tactfully with a wide variety of people including visitors and staff
• Excellent written communication skills are required for report writing and various correspondence.
• A valid emergency and/or standard first aid/CPR certificate and a valid Ontario Driver's License (class G) is an asset
• Must have or be able to obtain a valid Ontario Security License.
• Proven ability to work unsupervised.


Hours: Rotating fixed shifts of 12 hours


APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 31, 2018

Interested applicants should FORWARD resume QUOTING JOB REF # 18J039-ET to:

Human Resources Department
235 Queens Quay West, Toronto, ON M5J 2G8
FAX: (416) 973-1003
EMAIL: Jobs@harbourfrontcentre.com

Harbourfront Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

SUMMER CAMP COURIER/ADMIN ASSISTANT -Job Ref. #18SM001R

HARBOURFRONT CENTRE
Employment Opportunity – Harbourfront Centre Camps

SUMMER CAMP COURIER/ADMIN ASSISTANT

Job Ref. #18SM001R-Courier

Number of Vacancies: 1

Harbourfront Centre, on Toronto's waterfront, is an innovative non-profit cultural organization which creates, for a diverse public, events and activities of excellence that enliven, educate and entertain. Currently, exciting seasonal employment opportunities exist in Harbourfront Centre Summer Camps, one of Toronto's largest, most diverse and creative day camps.

Please visit: www.harbourfrontcentre.com/camps for a detailed description of our camps

DUTIES:
• Responsible for the pick up and delivery of supplies
• Responsible for the transportation of campers and staff
• Responsible for the management of camps merchandise
• Responsible for collating orders, maintaining inventory, distributing merchandise and providing sales support for purchases.
• Perform general office duties such as answering phone calls, responding to e-mails, data entry, camper registration, faxing and filing
• Provide superior customer service

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must be 21 years of age prior to June 30, 2018
• Must possess valid G class drivers license with a clean driving abstract
• Able to lift heavy items (as required)
• Strong time management and organizational skills
• Strong computer skills in Word, Excel and database management
• Previous camp experience an asset
• Police Reference with Vulnerable Sector Screening prior to June 30, 2018.
• Current First Aid and CPR certifications considered an asset
• Energetic, enthusiastic and responsible
• Enjoy working with children


DURATION: June 7 – August 31, 2018

HOURS: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm

WAGE: $600 per week ($15/hr) (plus compensation for extended hours)

DEADLINE: May 4, 2018


Interested applicants should QUOTE Job Ref. #18SM007S-Courier/Admin Assistant in the Email subject line and cover letter, and FORWARD their resume
to:

EMAIL: campjobs@harbourfrontcentre.com

Rankin Middlebrook, Manager – Recreational Learning
Harbourfront Centre Camps
235 Queens Quay West, Toronto, ON M5J 2G8

Harbourfront Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply

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