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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.

Junior Festival Coordinator-Job Ref#18FC24

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: Junior Festival Coordinator
Department: Performing Arts
Reporting to: Performing Arts Acting Director
Key Relationships: Associate Producer, Assistant Producer, Junior Festival Curator, external partners and artists
Period of Employment: October 1, 2018 – June 28, 2019 (9 months) 3 days/week Oct. 1-December 28, 2018; 4 days/week Jan 2-March 29, 2019; full time April 1-June 28, 2019.
Type of Employment: Contract

Summary of Function:
Reporting to the Acting Director, this position will be responsible for company management, administration, coordination and outreach for the Junior festival, an international children’s arts festival scheduled for May 2019.

DUTIES
Planning & Execution
• Company management: booking of travel and accommodation for Junior Festival artists;
• Assist with the planning and producing of all Junior festival activities;
• Conduct outreach for the Junior Festival: research community groups and other audiences who may have an interest in our programs; contact/liaise with groups; disseminate information; support collaboration with community groups;
• Assist in implementing critical paths, coordinating the scheduling, ensuring that projects are completed in a timely manner and in line with department scheduling;
• Assist with administrative tasks such as communication with artists and contracts; generate, update and file documents; internal communications;
• Assist with coordination of marketing materials with artists and internal departments; proofreading of materials;
• Participate in weekly staff meetings;
• Participate in production meetings;
• Coordinate archival of materials;
• Assist with on-site events – day-of activities: shows, productions, presentations, etc.
• Assist other team members as required

Skills & Requirements
Essential Criteria
• Post-secondary education in performing arts, marketing, communications or business is preferred.
• 3-5-years experience in a comparable role in an arts related non-profit organization.
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Superior organizational, time and project management skills
• Strong attention to detail
• Excellent interpersonal skills, able to work in a team environment
• Experience in performing arts production and/or presentation
• Resilient and flexible

Desirable Criteria
• French language an asset.

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.

Working Conditions
• Working conditions may include overtime, and will require weekend work. Work schedule will be adjusted accordingly.

Acceptable Applications Must include
• A current resume
• Responses indicating how you meet the essential criteria


Qualified applications are invited to apply by: September 24, 2018
Please quote Job Reference # 18FC24
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 & 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: As soon as possible – 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.


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.


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