Current Employment Opportunities

Work at the Heart of Toronto's Waterfront

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.

Administrative Assistant, Events-Job Ref#15J059

Employment Opportunity
HARBOURFRONT CENTRE
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, EVENTS
(Seasonal)
Job Ref. # 15J059-ET
Number of vacancies: 2

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 an opportunity exists in our Cultural Engagement & Activation department for an Administrative Assistant, Events position. This position will report to the Festival Lead for tasks identified as overall festival administration and day to day work flow. The position will also report to and be supervised by the Senior Artistic Associate/Project Coordinator for satisfaction assessment, review of balance of overall workload and review of working relationships. The Administrative Assistant will assist with the planning and the implementation of the summer festivals and events (e.g., Hot & Spicy Festival, Canada Day, and Island Soul). The Administrative Assistant will liaise with the Music Assistant to ensure clear communication and coordination of information.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

• Attend meetings for events, festivals and others (with production staff, artists, and some festival’s advisory committee). Takes minutes and action items as required
• Assist in drawing up contracts for cultural programming.
• Acquire artists’ contracts, CVs, bios, documentation etc. and develop contact lists for production team and publicity team.
• Assist in festival set up and strike. Generate thank you letters for the artists, partners and consulates involved in the festival
• Arrange for any artist accommodations, transportation, hospitality and parking for cultural programmes
• Consolidate and distribute interdepartmental documents (production, marketing, volunteer, signage and transportation overviews by liaising with music assistant and others)
• Assist programmers with ordering, purchasing and distributing all program materials
• Assist with the management of projects on site and with post-project evaluations
• Assist with other administrative tasks as needed by the department
• Research potential artists, groups and programming ideas via internet, mail, fax, email and phone
• Brainstorm around programming ideas and creative presentation ideas - coordinate programme components with supervision
• Assist Director, CEA with specific research initiatives

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Enrolment in or completion of post-secondary degree in arts, business and/or office administration is considered an asset
• Previous administrative experience
• Strong time management and organizational skills
• Strong computer skills in Word, Excel, and database management




DURATION: April 1-August 28, 2015

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 16, 2015


Interested applicants should FORWARD resume QUOTING JOB REF # 15J059-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.

Business Development Officer-Sales-Job Ref#15FC04

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Business Development Officer – Sales
Development
Job Ref. # 15FC04-ET


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 Development Department for a full time Business Development Officer (Sales) on a contract basis. Reporting to the Senior Development Officer (Corporate), this position will seek new marketing sponsorships, corporate partnerships and philanthropic corporate support for Harbourfront Centre. The Business Development Officer (Sales) is the key person managing corporate prospect relationships through to acquisition.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

• Identifies and researches potential sponsor prospects for review with the Senior Development Officer (Corporate). In consultation with the sales team, further qualify and develop a cultivation/solicitation plan for each company. Manages solicitor contacts with prospects using the Tessitura database and where appropriate, approaches company contacts via e-mail or telephone to secure meetings.
• Maintains all prospect research, cultivation and solicitation in Tessitura database and run management reports for weekly sales meetings
• Prepares tailored proposals for presentation to prospective sponsors based on sponsors’ objectives and in consultation with the Senior Development Officer (Corporate). Arranges or attends business meetings with prospective sponsors and the appropriate solicitors.
• Negotiates new sponsor agreements in conjunction with the Senior Development Officer (Corporate) and prepares contracts for signature. Outlines contractual obligations for the Corporate Servicing team and assists with follow-up. Documents the agreement in Tessitura and arrange payment schedules.
• Researches prospective corporate philanthropy partnerships including corporate foundations and corporate social responsibility & community relations divisions. Writes applications and proposals for philanthropic support
• Develops an in-depth knowledge of the Harbourfront Centre brand, its programmes, events and audiences. Attends external receptions, conferences, seminars and other events at Harbourfront Centre and within the community as a representative of the company to keep informed of the objectives of Harbourfront Centre.
• Maintains ongoing contact with corporate sponsors and prospective corporate sponsors to keep them informed of Harbourfront Centre’s activities/opportunities (in association with Sponsor Servicing team).

The ideal candidate will be a post secondary graduate in a related field with work experience in sponsorship sales and marketing and/or corporate sponsorship in the not-for-profit sector. He/she will have proven sales experience, ideally in fundraising and sponsorship sales. Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills are required to respond to difficult situations and requests with tact and diplomacy. The successful candidate must be a self-starter with excellent writing and visual design skills to develop sponsorship proposals. He/she must have knowledge of current business, marketing trends and practices, as well as sponsorship marketing practices. Strong research, networking and negotiation skills are required with the ability to balance the needs of the private and non-profit sectors in sponsor negotiations. He/she must be able to organize multiple activities within tight deadlines. The incumbent must be computer literate with experience using relational databases and Microsoft Office programs, especially PowerPoint. Experience using Tessitura is a definite asset.


Qualified applicants must apply by March 18, 2015
Please send your resume quoting Job Ref. # 15FC04-ET to:
Human Resources, 235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON M5J 2G8
Fax (416) 973-1003
E-mail: jobs@harbourfrontcentre.com

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

Camps Admin Assistant-Job Ref#15SM018-AA

Employment Opportunity
Harbourfront Centre Camps
Camps Admin Assistant

Job Ref. # 15SM018-AA-ET

Number of vacancies: 2-3

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 programme 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 and database management
• Previous summer camp experience an asset
• Police Reference and Vulnerable Sector Screening prior to June 1, 2015
• Current First Aid & CPR an asset

DURATION: April to September (10 to 29 weeks depending on need)

HOURS: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday (prior to the start of camp)
Monday to Friday (June 29– September 4, 2015)
• Various shifts (8:00am – 4:00pm, 8:30 am – 4:30pm or 10:00am – 6:00pm)

WAGE: $440.00 - $560.00 per week

DEADLINE: MARCH 27, 2015
Interested applicants should quote JOB REF. # 15SM018-AA-ET_Camps in the Email Subject Line and Cover Letter, and FORWARD their resume
To:
EMAIL: campjobs@harbourfrontcentre.com
EUGENE CHONG, Coordinator, Community 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

Camps Courier & Admin Assistant-Job Ref#15SM019-AAC

Employment Opportunity
Harbourfront Centre Camps
Camps Courier & Admin Assistant

Job Ref. # 15SM019-AAC-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:
• Coordinate pick-up and delivery of supplies;
• Responsible for the safe transportation of campers and staff;
• Provide high-level customer service to visitors and patrons;
• General office duties which may include, but is not limited to: data entry, filing, assisting with the registration process, sharing programme information, following up with customer concerns and/or incidents;
• Additional duties as required in support of Camp Office operations.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must be 21 years of age prior to June , 2015
• Must possess valid G-class driver’s licence
• Must provide a clean driver abstract
• Police Reference and Vulnerable Sector Screening prior to June 1, 2015
• Current Standard First Aid & CPR-C
• Strong time management and organizational skills
• Strong computer skills in Word, Excel and database management
• Able to lift heavy items (as required)
• Previous camp experience an asset

DURATION: June to September (10 to 14 weeks depending on need)

HOURS: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday (prior to the start of camp)
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday (June 29 – September 4, 2015)

WAGE: $440.00 - $560.00 per week

DEADLINE: MARCH 27, 2015
Interested applicants should quote JOB REF. # 15SM019-AAC-ET_Courier in the Email Subject Line and Cover Letter, and FORWARD their resume
To:
EMAIL: campjobs@harbourfrontcentre.com
EUGENE CHONG, Coordinator, Community 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

Interactive Designer-Job Ref#15F02

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Interactive Designer

Job Ref. # 15F02-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 Integrated Communications Department for a full time Interactive Designer. Reporting to the Head of Integrated Media, this position will be responsible for full cycle web design as well as creating engaging advertising campaign from concept to execution with complete design guidelines for the entire design team to use. These campaigns serve as an extension of our brands, captivating users while meeting project goals and following our corporate visual identity.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

• Executes and produces advertising campaigns based on approved design guidelines for a variety of creative vehicles such as signage, print, digital, social media, etc
• Creates engaging advertising campaign concepts that serve as an extension of our brands for a variety of Harbourfront Centre programmes and services.
• Pitches and presents ideas and implements necessary adjustments to satisfy key stakeholders with developing design guidelines to share with production team. Sufficient examples and mock-ups are to be provided to clearly visualize the concept as a finished product.
• Designs and develops both front and back-end of web application for the Harbourfront Centre website with using HTML, CSS, PHP and WordPress technologies.
• Updates and produces Harbourfront Centre site directional and wayfinding signage as well as working on environmental design projects
• Works closely with other team members to establish marketing/creative strategies for different areas of programming and services.
• Assists other team members such as copywriters and video producers to ensure branding and visual identity consistency is adhered to in their pieces.



The ideal candidate must be a post secondary graduate with 3 years related experience. He/she must be creative, imaginative and forward thinking to conceptualize, design and execute initiatives from start to finish. Candidate must be highly organized with good project management skills, detail orientated, able to work with deadlines and within critical paths. Good communication and interpersonal skills are required to work collaboratively with teams. He/she must have extensive experience using CSS/HTML and demonstrated experience using design software (Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Fireworks, Dreamweaver, Flash, Acrobat), Javascript and PHP. He/she must have solid understanding of design principles, design typography, layout and colour. He/she must be familiar with the latest web trends & technologies have a good understanding of mobile websites and their development needs and the ability to maintain/create and develop dynamic websites using open source content management systems.

Qualified applicants must apply by March 11, 2015

Please send your resume quoting Job Ref. # 15F02-ET to:
Human Resources, 235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON M5J 2G8
Fax (416) 973-1003
E-mail: jobs@harbourfrontcentre.com

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

Marketing Manager-Job Ref#15F03

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
MARKETING MANAGER
Integrated Communications

Job Ref. # 15F03-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 Integrated Communications Department for a full time Marketing Manager. Reporting to the Director, Integrated Communications, this position is responsible for developing marketing strategies and programmes to meet organizational objectives and increase ticket sales as well as audience attendance to Harbourfront Centre’s site, programmes and events. As importantly, this position drives the execution of the marketing communication plans and strategies, oversees the direct day to day activities of the Integrated Communications Specialists and Social/Media Relations and works collaboratively with the Head of Integrated Media and Box Office Manager to meet marketing objectives.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

• Develops and recommends marketing and media relations goals, objectives and strategies for the Integrated Communications department to promote Harbourfront Centre programmes and activities as well as to market the 10- acre site as a destination.

• In consultation with the Integrated Communications team and artistic associates, develops programmes and marketing communication strategies that utilize new media strategies as a primary marketing tool as well as traditional print and electronic media campaigns.

• Acts as the driving force to ensure complete implementation and successful operation of the Integrated Communications marketing design processes as well as ensures that all marketing initiatives are completed in a timely manner and in-line with the Integrated Communications Production Specialists schedules’.

• Supervises the activities of the Integrated Communications Specialists responsible for the execution of the marketing plans and reviews success of the plans upon programme completion. Supervision includes delegation and assignment of work, providing assistance and coaching, evaluating and managing employee performance, making hiring or termination decisions and other employee management related tasks.

• Gathers metrics, measures results, monitors and produces regular reporting and analytics of marketing performance, making changes to strategy as necessary and presenting findings and suggestions to the Director of Integrated Communications


• Develops close working relationships with various departments to integrate their needs and processes in all marketing implementations, as well as to discuss issues of mutual concern, marketing advice, action plans and coordination of efforts.

• Acts as a liaison with the IFOA and The Power Plant teams, working closely with and keeping the Director of Integrated Communication informed of all strategies and campaigns.


• Develops and manages the Integrated Communications marketing budgets. Reviews requisition for items and approves within budgetary guidelines.

• Establishes creative briefs for creation of marketing collateral

• Keeps current on marketing trends and tactics. Liaises with Marketing departments of local cultural organizations as well as national and international organizations of a similar nature.


The ideal candidate will have a post secondary degree in marketing, communications or business and 5+ years experience in a progressively responsible marketing position preferably in the arts or non profit sector. The incumbent must be a strategic, creative thinker with the ability to clearly and effectively disseminate marketing strategies and campaigns. Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills with strong leadership abilities are required to deal collaboratively with a wide variety of people and diverse communities. He/she must have strong project management and organizational skills with attention to detail and the ability to multi-task and manage multiple deadlines. Extensive experience working with print, electronic and ethno-culturally diverse media, and demonstrated experience in web-based marketing campaigns and social media outlets are required. He/she must have previous supervisory experience with the ability to develop, motivate and inspire staff.

Qualified applicants must apply by March 17, 2015
Please send your resume quoting Job Ref. # 15F03-ET to:
Human Resources, 235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON M5J 2G8
Fax (416) 973-1003
E-mail: jobs@harbourfrontcentre.com

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


Music Assistant -Job Ref#15J037

HARBOURFRONT CENTRE
Employment Opportunity
Music Assistant
Contract
Job Ref. #15J037-ET
Number of vacancies: 2

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 an opportunity exists in our Cultural Engagement & Activation department for a Music Assistant position. Reporting to the Artistic Associates, the Assistant will provide support in the coordination of the music programmes. This position will also report to and be supervised by the Senior Artistic Associate/Project Coordinator for satisfaction assessment, review of balance of overall workload and review of working relationships. The Music Assistant will assist with the planning and the implementation of summer festivals and events, and will liaise with the Programme Assistant to ensure clear communication and coordination of information.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

• Liaise with Harbourfront Centre communications staff and outside contacts to secure promotional materials for use in Harbourfront Centre’s summer music marketing and media campaign
• Research artist’s merchandise information (record labels, distribution, etc.).
• Develop and maintain the music industry database
• Coordinate information for Harbourfront Centre production, marketing and media relations and festival programming assistant
• Conduct artist research for the Music Programmer
• Coordinate and prepare contracts
• Coordinate travel, and hotel accommodations for traveling artists in consultation with Music staff
• Prepare, monitor and follow-up on tax waivers.
• Liaise with Administrative Assistant, Events for each festival to ensure flow of information to appropriate Departments

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Knowledge and skills for this job acquired through a high school diploma and two or more years of administrative experience.
• Good working knowledge of Filemaker Pro, Microsoft Office and internet applications.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written).
• Enjoy working with the public.
• Highly organized, detail oriented, and self motivated.
• Ability to perform and prioritize multiple activities with competing deadlines.
• Fluency in a second language is an asset.

DURATION: April 01, 2015 – August 28, 2015

HOURS: 35 hours/week

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 16, 2015

Interested applicants should FORWARD resume QUOTING JOB REF # 15J037-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.

Painter-Job Ref#15F01

HARBOURFRONT CENTRE
Employment Opportunity
Painter
Full Time
Job Ref. 15F01-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 Site Operations & Services Department for a Painter. Reporting to the Manager, Site Services the individual will be responsible for all activities related to the painting of surfaces at Harbourfront Centre and performs other site maintenance duties.

MAJOR DUTIES:

• Prepares surfaces to be painted by cleaning, scraping, sanding, repairing holes and damage
• Maintains paint supply, equipment and reorders when necessary
• Assists Handyperson or performs Handyperson duties, as required.
• Shovels snow from stairs, sidewalks, etc., as required.
• Assists with event set up and strikes, as assigned
• Performs custodial duties as required.
• Performs duties in a safe manner and abides by departmental safety procedures and policies.
• Performs other tasks of a similar nature or level.


QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
• Job requires a high school diploma
• Job requires knowledge of a variety of paints and painting tools.
• Job requires varied experience in painting a variety of surfaces.
• Job requires a valid driver’s license
• Job requires operating snow removal equipment
• Job requires standing for extended periods, ongoing lifting of paint cans and tools, bending and occasionally working in awkward positions.
• Job involves concentration when painting.
• Job involves exposure to paint fumes and paint related chemicals, working in isolation and some hazardous situations when painting high surfaces.
• Work environment is both indoors and outdoors and involves some shift work and overtime.

HOURS: Monday to Friday

WAGE: $15.00-$17.00 per hour

DEADLINE for application: March 31, 2015

Interested applicants should FORWARD RESUME quoting JOB REF. #15F01-ET to:
Human Resources, 235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON M5J 2G8
Fax (416) 973-1003
E-mail: jobs@harbourfrontcentre.com

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

Sailing and Powerboat Instructor -Job Ref. # 15J097

HARBOURFRONT CENTRE
Employment Opportunity
Sailing and Powerboat Instructor
(Seasonal)
Job Ref. # 15J097-ET
Number of vacancies: 3

Harbourfront Centre Sailing and Power Boating is a well established Sail & Power Club with a large membership base, conveniently located downtown in Toronto on the Harbourfront, just south of the Rogers Centre and CN Tower. Our clubhouse boasts access to over 80 sail and power craft, ranging from 7” to 36” in length and includes 11 international J24’s and 17 Powerboats up to 26 feet. We are dedicated to delivering excellence in boating instruction as well as making boating accessible to Toronto residents and visitors through instruction, membership, corporate events, and boat rentals. We provide unrivalled access to water from our downtown Toronto location and are the only centre on the harbour delivering Yachting, fleet, open to the public in the harbour.

Currently, we are seeking motivated and reliable individuals to join our Sailing and Power Boating Department as Sailing and Powerboat Instructors. This position is responsible for delivering Sail Canada’s curriculum in Sail and Power and the general maintenance and upkeep of all boats (engines and deck hardware). We are looking for responsible, experienced, enthusiastic applicants, who have the ability to communicate well to join our team. You must be confident coach, holding a high level of customer service and hands on maintenance experience. We offer comprehensive centre training to give you the skills and confidence to do your job’s other core equivalency qualification with Sail Canada


REQUIREMENTS:
• Available to work from May to October 2015
• Hold a teaching qualification in either Sailing or Power Boating
• Experience working with outboards and materials, i.e. fiber glass, wood, metal or general DIY.
• Hold a valid Toronto Harbour Licence and Pleasure Craft Operators Card ( we can assist with this )
• Experience working with a variety of boats and sail racing knowledge an asset
• Customer service and teaching experience essential
• Current Fist Aid & CPR Certification
• Strong Communication Skills
• Must be over 19 years of age
• Required to drive company boats and vehicles
• International candidates must have, or be in the process of gaining , a valid Canadian work permit

APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 01, 2015
Please send your resume Quoting Job Ref. No. 15J097-ET to:
Alastair Carlow, 235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON M5J 2G8
Fax (416) 203-8000
E-mail: acarlow@harbourfrontcentre.com

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

Summer Administrative Assistant-Job Ref#15J049

Employment Opportunity
HARBOURFRONT CENTRE
Summer Administrative Assistant
(Seasonal)
Job Ref. #15J049-ET
Number of vacancies: 1

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 an employment opportunity exists in our Cultural Engagement & Activation department for a Summer Administrative Assistant position. Reporting to the Administrative Coordinator, this position will be responsible for providing administrative support to the Cultural Engagement & Activation department.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
• Provide administrative support to the Administrative Coordinator including minute taking, photocopying, distributing mail, circulating information, editing documents, assisting in preparing mail outs and contracts for Vendors
• Prepare and process cheque requisitions, ensuring invoices are approved and assigned a budget code by the programmers. File and distribute copies to Finance
• Organize deposits from summer vendors, deliver to Finance and tracks totals. These duties are performed with the Department Administrator and the Vendor Coordinator
• Organize annual busker auditions and assist in the execution of the auditions and contracting process. Monitor buskers over summer and deal with any issues that arise
• Liaise with marketplace and food vendors, providing vendors with information and access to Harbourfront Centre services
• Coordinate with vendors on-site during festivals when required, arranging for services in the event of power problems, rain/water clean up; handle sound and space conflicts between vendors
• Ensure the smooth operation of the world café and market trends, including the coordinating of opening and closing the venues, making sure overnight security staff are in place, and arranging for additional tables and chairs as required for vendors
• Responsible for distribution and return of marketing and publicity documents for approvals
• Assist Director of CEA and Administrative Coordinator with any requested tasks


QUALIFICATIONS:
• Knowledge and skills for this job are normally acquired through a post secondary degree in general arts, arts/administration and/or previous experience in developing and implementing public events.
• Excellent computer skills (internet, spreadsheets, database management, word-processing, etc). Good keyboarding skills and sound knowledge of Microsoft Office application (Word, Excel and Power Point).
• Knowledge of Tessitura is an asset.
• Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize, handle multiple assignments and meet tight deadlines.
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills in dealing with the general public
• Fluency in a second language, as well as experience with diverse cultural communities is an asset.
• Flexible with scheduling, able to work some evenings and weekends.


DURATION: April 1– August 28, 2015


APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 16, 2015
Interested applicants should FORWARD resume QUOTING JOB REF # 15J049-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 COUNSELLOR-JOB REF#15-SM001C

HARBOURFRONT CENTRE
Employment Opportunity – Harbourfront Centre Camps
SUMMER CAMP COUNSELLOR

Job Ref. #15-SM001C-ET

Number of Vacancies: 130

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 Camps, one of Toronto's largest, most diverse and creative day camps.

Positions exist in the following Camps:

SPECIALTY CAMPS No. of Positions
Circus Camps (Ages 8-14) - 15 vacancies
Dance Camps (Ages 5-12) - 5 vacancies
Jr. Multi-Sport (Ages 5-8) - 6 vacancies
Creative Arts Camps (Ages 6-10) - 5 vacancies
Emerging Artists (Ages 9-11) - 4 vacancies
Culinary Camps/Sk8 Culture/Camp PawsWay/Chess(Ages 6-15) - 10 vacancies
Young Authors/Comic Book (Ages 8-12) - 3 vacancies
Pop Star/Musical Explorations/Musical Theatre (Ages 8-13) - 3 vacancies
Sr. Arts/Art Escape (Ages 11-15)* - 3 vacancies
Fashion Camp/Fashion Accessories (Ages 10-13; 12-16) - 3 vacancies
Digital Photo/Sr. Digital Photography (Ages 10-13; 13-15) - 3 vacancies
City Builders/Architecture & Urban Design/Urban Explorers (Ages 8-12) - 4 vacancies
TheatreKids/Improv Workshop/Sr. Theatre-Improv (Ages 8-12) - 4 vacancies
Dungeons & Dragons (Ages 8-15) - 3 vacancies
Football/Soccer/Global Sports/Health & Wellness (Ages 8-12) - 5 vacancies
Eco Explorers/Leadership (Ages 8-15)* - 4 vacancies
Special Needs/Resource Counsellors - 10 vacancies

GENERAL CAMPS
Camp by the Water (Ages 3-5) - 10 vacancies
Camp Curiosity (Ages 6-8) - 8 vacancies
Camp Quest/Adventure (Ages 9-11)* - 4 vacancies

*Camps with Overnight Components
Eco Explorers/Leadership – Overnight July 6-10, July 13-17, Aug 10-14 Camp Adventure – Overnight July 20-24, August 17-21
Art Escape – Overnight July 27-31

MARINE CAMPS
Canoe & Kayak Camps (Ages 6-15) - 5 vacancies
Outdoors Bound/Beyond (Ages 9-15) - 2 vacancies
Sailing Camps (Ages 6-17) - 5 vacancies
Sailing – On Land Programming - 2 vacancies

FRENCH LANGUAGE PROGRAMS (June/July Contract)
Les découvreurs (Ages 6-8) -- 4 vacancies
Les explorateurs/Les inovateurs/
La jeune troupe du Theatre francais de Toronto (Ages 9-12) - 3 Vacancies



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

DUTIES:
• Assist Camp Directors, Educators and Specialists in camp programming
• Assist in supervision of campers
• Organize camp games and activities
• Prep materials and clean up
• Other duties as required

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Previous experience working in a camp setting and/or with children
• Experience with one of the specialized disciplines
• At least 16 years old as of June 29, 2015
• First Aid and CPR certified prior to June 29, 2015
• Police Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening
• Strong programming, leadership and organizational skills
• Energetic, enthusiastic and responsible
• Enjoy working with children
• MARINE CAMPS: Bronze Cross minimum (NLS an asset); Canoe/Kayak experience (ORCKA certification an asset); Sailing experience (CYA certifications an asset)
• Sailing – On land programming - Only requires basic knowledge of sailing theory.
• OVERNIGHT CAMPS: Experience working at overnight camps an asset
• FRENCH LANGUAGE CAMPS: Fluency in French is mandatory

DURATION: June 29th to Sept 4th (plus mandatory training)

HOURS: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday

WAGE: $320 - $420 per week (plus compensation for extended hours)

DEADLINE: March 16, 2015
Interested applicants should QUOTE Job Ref. #15SM001C–ET-COUNSELLOR and SPECIFY the Name of the Camp(s) (no need for separate applications) they are applying for in the EMAIL Subject Line and cover letter, and FORWARD their resume to:
EMAIL: campjobs@harbourfrontcentre.com
EUGENE CHONG, Coordinator - Camps
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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