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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.

Artistic Director, Toronto International Festival of Authors

Toronto International Festival of Authors
Executive Search for:
Artistic Director

THE OPPORTUNITY

How often do you get an opportunity to build a world-class festival from the ground-up?
This is an exciting opportunity to work for a notable Canadian literary organization that operates and influences on a global scale, connecting authors and book lovers. Supported by a passionate and engaged board looking to do big things in a city that is rapidly becoming a top global destination; the Artistic Director of the Toronto International Festival of Authors (TIFA) has a prime opportunity to re-invent the scope, scale and content of this established event.

Ideally, you’re coming from the literary ecosystem – possibly with a background in Publishing, Events and/or Digital. You are a passionate and entrepreneurial self-starter, who sees huge opportunity in the evolving content landscape. A literary impresario, with a “can-do” attitude, you know the right people, and you know how to build bridges and inspire communities to create a world-renowned event.

If this is you, and you’re up for the challenge of a lifetime, let’s talk!

To view the full job description CLICK HERE

Digital Marketing Manager-Job Ref#19F18

Harbourfront Centre is a leader in providing internationally renowned artistic, educational and recreational programming across a stunning ten-acre site at the heart of Toronto’s waterfront. For more than 45 years, Harbourfront Centre has celebrated the best in Canadian culture and the rich mosaic of cultures from around the world by curating thousands of 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: Digital Marketing Manager
Department: Marketing
Reporting to: Chief Marketing Officer
Direct reports: Digital Communications Coordinator, Web Coordinator, Web Production Assistant
Key Relationships: Works closely with the Senior Marketing Manager; Content Manager; Creative team; Programming Associates; digital agency
Type of Employment: Full Time

Summary of Function:
The Digital Marketing Manager is responsible for developing, implementing and managing campaigns that form an integral part of the overall marketing to promote Harbourfront Centre’s extensive and acclaimed programming, recreational, and educational offerings. This role plays an important role in enhancing brand awareness within the digital space as well as driving website traffic and growing the audience database.
The Digital Marketing Manager will spearhead initiatives from ideation, to creation, to execution, monitor and analyze metrics in order to adjust initiatives and campaigns accordingly to meet targets and objectives.

DUTIES:

Planning & Execution
• In collaboration with the Senior Marketing Manager and working with the Creative Services team, develop and implement integrated multi-channel (web, email, social and programmatic) digital campaigns to promote the festivals, events and programs
• Plan, produce and maintain a working calendar of digital initiatives and communications
• Works to provide plans and digital assets according to process and schedules with the ability to be highly adaptive to dynamic situations

Campaign Strategy
• Develop and implement web, online and social marketing strategies that align with overall marketing and communications to drive awareness and engagement, ticket sales, registrations and donations
• Develop strategies that include a focus on CRM and providing meaningful online experiences for our audiences

Campaign Management
• Prepare post-campaign analysis including metrics of web/online statistics as well as additional customized reports as required.
• Analyze, review and report on effectiveness of campaigns to maximize results and make recommendations for future campaigns.
• Set key performance indicators, monitor effective benchmarks for measurement of social media efforts.

Communications & Coordination
• Effectively communicate and circulate all online marketing materials to key internal stakeholders via the organization’s project management system (Basecamp)
• Actively contribute to planning, generating ideas and sharing opportunities for consideration in strategy sessions

Staffing and Administration
• Foster a positive and collaborative working dynamic within the various functional teams in the marketing area
• Provide direction and support to direct reports

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 degree/diploma preferably in communications or journalism.
• 5+ years of experience in B2C digital marketing and advertising
• Excellent grasp of social media and website metrics and best practices
• Demonstrable experience with email marketing, lead generation and SEO
• Advanced knowledge of HTML and CSS required
• Must have strong organizational skills
• Ability to manage multiple assignments and tasks while meeting deadlines.
• Must possess outstanding oral and written communication skills and good knowledge of grammar and style.
• Must be a team player with strong interpersonal skills
• Able to thrive in a dynamic and collaborative work environment.
• Must be flexible, able to work some evenings and weekends

Desirable Criteria
• Experience WordFly, Basecamp and Tessitura
• Passion for arts and culture
• Previous experience or knowledge in the not-for-profit cultural sector


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

Qualified applications are invited to apply by: September 27TH, 2019
Please quote Job Reference # 19F18-ET
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.

Health and Safety Manager-Job Ref#19F013

Harbourfront Centre is a leader in providing internationally renowned artistic, educational and recreational programming across a stunning ten-acre site at the heart of Toronto’s waterfront. For more than 45 years, Harbourfront Centre has celebrated the best in Canadian culture and the rich mosaic of cultures from around the world by curating thousands of 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: Health and Safety Manager
Department: Site Operations
Reporting to: Chief Operations Officer
Direct reports:None
Key Relationships: CEO, COO, Director, Property & Operations, Manager of Security and Life Safety, Director, Human Resources. Chief Officers, Directors
Type of Employment: Full Time

Summary of Function:
The Health and Safety Manager is responsible for overseeing the entirety of occupational health and safety programs at Harbourfront Centre. The manager will recommend strategic direction and develop/implement plans based on safety audits, risk assessments and site inspections, and ensure policies and programs meet legislated requirements. The Manager acts as subject expert and provides advice to all employees, coordinates/conducts training for staff in safety management best practices, reviews, develops and updates policies and procedures and contributes to establishing a culture of health and safety at Harbourfront Centre. The manager will also participate in the site incident Management Team activities and the planning and execution of programmed events, festivals and camps.

DUTIES
Program, Policy, Procedures
• Oversee the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of Harbourfront Centre's health and safety programs.
• Lead the annual review of the program, update and communicate as required
• Review, develop and maintain manuals, policies and procedures to meet legal requirements and support best practices in the organization
• Assist individual departments to develop and document specific H&S procedures related to their specific activities, including assisting with maintaining health and safety records
• Lead projects as assigned and coordinates with team on workplace initiatives
• Build processes, implements and follows up on accurate, timely completion of various health & safety surveys, audits and reports.
• Develop a process and oversee the regular removal of hazardous waste across the site (eg. Paint, batteries, bulbs, etc)
Training
• Conduct health and safety orientation and training for all new employees, existing employees and, if applicable, artists and visitors
• Identify training needs and conduct and/or coordinate appropriate training as required
• Train supervisors on proper methods for investigating accidents/incidents and completing appropriate reports
• Maintain training records for all staff in individual files and company -wide logs. Monitor expiry dates of certifications, advise appropriate personnel and coordinate necessary training
Investigation, Inspections
• Act as a resource to supervisors who conduct incident investigations and assist them to develop corrective actions to prevent future or repeat occurrences. Maintain appropriate records documenting injuries and illnesses to employees, patrons, contractors, artists. Inform relevant parties as necessary. • Participate in the investigations of work stoppages and employee concerns and complaints with respect to health and safety issues.
• Participate in the identification, evaluation, control and management of hazards and risks. Recommend improvements to control hazards
• Conduct risk assessments
• Follow-up with all workplace investigations/inspections to ensure necessary corrective actions to the work processes have been implemented and documented
• Handle site visits from Health and Safety inspectors , file and post compliance to work orders received.
• Review and analyze Security Incident Reports in order to identify hazards to the public and recommend steps to minimize risks
• Act as a resource and consult Security staff on matters related to visitor safety such as Marine Safety; Event Medical, Ambulance and First Aid; Major Incident Planning; Crowd Management; Public Health; Wearther Preparedness, Accessibility
Joint Health & Safety Committee
• Co-Chair Joint Health and Safety Committee meetings and schedule monthly site inspections.
• Follow up on recommendations identified during site inspections to ensure matters are resolved in an appropriate and timely manner
• Manage the coordination of inspections, investigations, and the occupational health and safety of the company
Finance & Admin
• Develop the health and safety budget for the company, including capital budgets, and monitor expenses
Leadership
• Provide all levels of the company with information, advice and guidance related to health and safety matters, legislative requirements and best practices in the field
• Support and promote occupational health, wellness and safety initiatives
• Represent Harbourfront Centre in matters of health and safety with the government, health and safety associations and other external agencies, specialists and organizations
• Review and keep current on occupational health and safety legislation, amendments and best practices to optimize occupational health and safety programs and inform management and staff

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.

Skills & Requirements
Essential Criteria
• Post-secondary certificate or degree in Occupational Health & Safety or a related field
• 5 years’ experience in a health and safety position, implementing and promoting safe work practices and policies in a similar environment
• CRSP or CHSC designation or actively working towards the designation
• Joint Health & Safety Committee Certification (Part 1 and 2)
• Excellent communication (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills with ability to persuade and negotiate
• In-depth knowledge and understanding of current Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations, federal, provincial, municipal Regulations, Workplace Safety and Insurance Act
• Knowledge of Fire and Building Codes
• Knowledge of workplace wellness programs and initiatives
• Strong time management and organizational skills
• Ability to maintain confidentiality, integrity, and accountability
• Experience assessing training needs, creating materials and delivering the training
• Able to build and maintain strong working relationships with other departments, key business partners and other stakeholders
• Proficient in Microsoft Office ( Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Current Standard First Aid certification
Desirable Criteria
• Experience in not for profit sector
• Experience in Emergency Management
• Experience in the arts, entertainment and live events, crafts and design, recreation and/or marine safety.

Working Conditions
• Flexibility in hours and schedule; may include occasional work on nights and weekends as required

Acceptable Applications must include:
• A current resume
• A cover letter including salary expectations and responses indicating how you meet the essential criteria

Acceptable Applications must include:
• A current resume
• A cover letter including salary expectations and responses indicating how you meet the essential criteria

Qualified applicants are invited to apply by: September 27th, 2019
Please quote Job Reference # 19F013-ET
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.

Marine Services Lead Hand-Job Ref#19J073

Harbourfront Centre is a leader in providing internationally renowned artistic, educational and recreational programming across a stunning ten-acre site at the heart of Toronto’s waterfront. For more than 45 years, Harbourfront Centre has celebrated the best in Canadian culture and the rich mosaic of cultures from around the world by curating thousands of 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: Marine Services Lead Hand
Department: Marine
Reporting to: Marine Services Manager
Direct reports: Marine crew
Key Relationships: Marine operations and customers
Type of Employment: Part Time Hourly Paid Staff

Summary of Function:
Supervise and implement site-related maintenance, repairs and marine programs and installations of marine crew

DUTIES
• Installs and maintains floating docks, Marine Safety equipment and Marine electrical and mechanical facilities.
• Observe equipment in operation to detect potential problems, and safety concerns.
• Assists with Marine programs as required.
• Operates responsibly and safely with Harbourfront work boats, vehicles, heavy equipment.
• Assists with the mooring of visiting ships.
• Works with the Marine crew and leads on installation of new facilities.
• Ensures all water lots at Harbourfront are free of debris, garbage and seaweed on a daily basis.
• Replace worn, damaged, or defective dock boards, posts/rails and all related equipment.
• Inspect marina, docks, piers, and reports all necessary repairs.
• Supervises day to day operations of marine crew and reports directly daily to marine manger.

Skills & Requirements
Essential Criteria
• Minimum education requirement: High school diploma or equivalent
• Proficient in using hand tools, power tools, and heavy duty equipment.
• Experience with electrical systems and the loads that can be placed on them.
• Knowledge of carpentry, metal work, fiberglass repairs and welding.
• Ability to work independently as well as a team leads.
• Excellent organizational and communication skills.
• Ability to swim, and a strong understanding of water safety.
• Must have a valid G license.
• Job requires supervisory skills.
• Job requires WHMIS training

Desirable Criteria
• Knowledge of professional, technical and employment standards.
• Excellent interpersonal, analytical, communication and problem-solving skills.
• Superior Customer service skills.

Interested applicants should FORWARD RESUME with COVER LETTER by October 4th, 2019 to:
E-mail: kmartens@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. Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.


Web Production Assistant-Job Ref#19FC23

Harbourfront Centre is a leader in providing internationally renowned artistic, educational and recreational programming across a stunning ten-acre site at the heart of Toronto’s waterfront. For more than 45 years, Harbourfront Centre has celebrated the best in Canadian culture and the rich mosaic of cultures from around the world by curating thousands of 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: Web Production Assistant
Department: Marketing
Reporting to: Digital Marketing Manager
Direct reports: None
Key Relationships: Web Coordinator, Digital Communications Coordinator
Type of Employment: Contract- 6 month contract

Summary of Function:
Reporting to the Digital Marketing Manager, the Web Production Assistant will work with the Web Coordinator and Digital Communications Coordinator in the production and publishing of web content.

DUTIES

Web Content
• Assist with content updates and publishing of web pages through the institution’s Content Management System
• Build and publish online content while following process and meeting timelines
• Create simple graphics, prepare and size images for digital publishing
• Assist with email marketing campaign production as needed.

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.

Skills & Requirements
Essential Criteria
• Post-secondary degree/diploma preferably in Digital Production, Digital Media, Web Development, or equivalent work experience required
• 2 years of working experience in an online publishing environment or digital agency
• Knowledge of HTML, CSS, Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft Office
• Experience and knowledge of various Content Management Systems
• Knowledge of web standards, up to date on the latest web trends
• Familiarity with both PC and Mac platforms
• Strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple assignments and tasks while meeting deadlines
• Ability to work with a team and thrive in a dynamic, collaborative work environment
• Ability to be pro-active and work under pressure in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
• Ability to work some evenings and weekends.

Desirable Criteria
• Front-end Web Development, Web Design and UX
• Experience producing email campaigns and deploying through major email service providers, demonstrable knowledge of CAN-SPAM laws and email best practices
• Experience with WordFly, Basecamp and Tessitura
• Knowledge of digital marketing strategy and web communications, and understanding of best practices in digital search, email marketing and other digital marketing channels
• Passion for arts and culture
• Previous experience or knowledge in the not-for-profit cultural sector.

Acceptable applications must include:
• A current resume
• A cover letter including salary expectations
• Include an link to your online portfolio listing at least three separate website projects

Please quote Job Reference # 19FC23-ET
Qualified applicants are invited to apply by: September 27th, 2019
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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