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-Job Ref#17FC03

HARBOURFRONT CENTRE
Employment Opportunity
Administrative Assistant, Cultural Engagement and Activation
Contract Position

Job Ref. # 17FC03-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 an employment opportunity exists in our Cultural Engagement Department for a full time Administrative Assistant on a contract basis. This position reports to the Director, Cultural Engagement and is responsible in assisting the Summer Festival team in all facets related to Artist Services support for the upcoming summer festival season.

Major Responsibilities Include:
• Work directly with the Artist Services Lead, Project Coordinator and the Harbourfront Centre Cultural events team. Will assist the Artist Services Coordinator with all the operational logistics for the summer festivals including transportation arrangements, accommodation arrangements, contract execution, accounts payable and hospitality requirements for the festivals.
• Attends meetings for events with production staff. Takes minutes and action items as required.
• Assists in drawing up contracts for cultural programming.
• Assists in festival set up and strike when needed. Generates thank you letters for the artists, partners and consulates involved in the festival.
• Consolidating and distributing interdepartmental documents (production, marketing, volunteer, signage and transportation overviews by liaising with music assistants and others).
• Assists with the management of projects on site and with post-project evaluations.
• Assists with other administrative tasks as needed by the department.
• Assists Director, CE 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
• Previous event experience
• Strong time management and organizational skills
• Strong computer skills in Word, Excel, and database management

Period of Employment: May 1 to September 1, 2017

Eligibility: This position is in partnership with Miziwe Biik. Applicants must be of Aboriginal ancestry and must be registered and working with an Employment Counsellor at Miziwe Biik. Subject to government funding.


Deadline: March 31st, 2017

Please e-mail your resume and cover letter (in one document) Quoting Job Ref. No.17FC03-ET to:
E-mail: jobs@harbourfrontcentre.com

Assistant Vendor Coordinator -Job Ref.#17J035

HARBOURFRONT CENTRE
Employment Opportunity
Assistant Vendor Coordinator
(Seasonal)

Job Ref.#17J035-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 Department for a part-time Assistant Vendor Coordinator. Reporting to the Vendor Coordinator and working closely with Operations, Security and Production departments, this position will coordinate a smooth operation for the product and food vendors set up at Harbourfront Centre sites.

DUTIES:
• Liaise with marketplace and food vendors, providing vendors with information and access to Harbourfront Centre services
• Ensure the smooth operation of the world café and market trends, including coordinating the opening and closing the venues, making sure overnight security staff are in place, and arranging for additional tables and chairs as required for vendors
• Resolve vendor issues by arranging for services in the event of power problems, rain/water clean up; handle sound and space conflicts between vendors
• Ensure Harbourfront Centre regulations are adhered to by vendors including the merchandising policy, sound restrictions, hours of operation, and space allotments
• Ensure vendor issues are quickly resolved
• Assist with the supervision of buskers on-site
• Write daily reports regarding the activities of the day
• Some heavy lifting. Work is done while standing and walking around the site

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Previous customer/ hospitality service is a must and previous experience working directly with vendors is preferred.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required in order to deal effectively with vendors, the public and co-workers
• Tact and diplomacy are required when dealing with vendor issues
• Enthusiastic and energetic
• Responsible, mature, reliable team players
• Ability to maintain a positive and pleasant manner
• Proven ability to work in a fast-paced team environment
• Ability to make decisions in stressful situations.
• Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.
• Job involves management of multiple priorities
• Flexible with scheduling; mostly weekend and evening work
• Working outdoors in all types of weather, including but not limited to high temperatures and rain

DURATION: April – September 08, 2017
HOURS: April – June weekdays 9:30am – 5:30pm.
July – September Wednesday and Thursday 9:30 – 5:30 pm. Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Statutory Holiday evenings / nights
WAGE: $14 per hour

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 31, 2017

Interested applicants should FORWARD resume QUOTING JOB REF#17J035-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.

Bartender (Seasonal) - Job Ref. # 17J020

HARBOURFRONT CENTRE
Employment Opportunity
Bartender
(Seasonal)

Job Ref. # 17J020-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, we are seeking a motivated and reliable individual to join our Sailing and Power Boating Department as Bartenders. These positions are responsible for general service of licensed beverages to our Membership contingent and their Guests, and specific responsibilities.

MAJOR DUTIES:
• Manage bar operations and maintain bar supplies, including beverage stock, cups, ice, food, plates, cutlery, straws etc.
• Opening procedures, including but not limited to bar set up, and stocking, patio set up, including all chairs, umbrellas, and BBQ, and closing procedures following set up
• Responsible for opening and closing inventory
• Superior understanding or hospitality and customer service
• Prepare drink orders for Members and their Guests
• Clean and maintain the cleanliness of the storage cupboards, patio and Member’s Lounge, including removing empties, throwing out food, wiping tables, sweeping and taking out garbage
• Assist in set up and take down of tables, decorations, and the bar for events
• Assist in the loading and unloading of supplies when required
• Operate cash registers, collect payments from customers, and retune change
• Provide daily deposits to the Manager on duty
• Enforce HCSP’s Alcohol Policy
• Ensure compliance with provincial liquor legislation and regulations
• Adhere to standards, policies and procedures set by Harbourfront Centre
• Must have a flexible schedule. Candidates must be available days, evenings and weekends
• Other duties assigned by the Manager

REQUIREMENTS:
• Secondary education with good grades in arithmetic
• Smart Serve certified
• 1 year bartender experience
• Experience in customer service
• An understanding of sailing/club membership is an asset
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in dealing with people in a professional manner
• Good organizational and time management skills
• Must be enthusiastic, outgoing, proactive, resourceful, and work well in a dynamic team environment
• Must be able to work weekends and statutory holidays


DURATION: April –October, 2017
HOURS: Various; 2 positions- evenings, weekends and holidays

WAGE: $10.00 per hour plus tips

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 31st, 2017

Please send your resume quoting Job Ref. No. 17J020-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.

Bilingual (English-French) Part-Time Educator- (Visual Arts, Urban Studies and/or Performing Arts)-JOB REF#17J068

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
School Visits
Bilingual (English-French) Part-Time Educator- (Visual Arts, Urban Studies and/or Performing Arts)

Job Ref.#17J068-ET
Number of vacancies: 1-2

Located at Harbourfront Centre, School Visits is an innovative field-trip centre that provides hands-on, curriculum-based learning experiences through programmes that are multidisciplinary. The School Visits team is currently looking for a Bilingual Part-Time Educator. Through on-site and off-site opportunities, the ideal candidate will be teaching students from all age groups a variety of programmes. We are seeking 1-2 individuals interested in pursuing teaching in an experiential environment to join our 2016/2017 School Visits team.

MAJOR DUTIES:
• Delivers / teaches workshops to students of various ages from visiting schools. Responsible for preparation, set up and clean up before and after programmes, as well as auditing materials when necessary.
• Prepares workshops and lesson plans for both basic programmes and specialized workshops, including developing materials.
• Organizes structure of workshops, including materials to be provided in order to present the lesson
• Monitors progress of students, provides assistance and encouragement, and paces workshop to meet students’ needs.
• Participates with co-workers in research, development, writing, and teaching methods
• Works with a variety of partner organizations to provide additional learning opportunities as required.
• Is willing to work in a variety of indoor and outdoor settings and weather conditions while conducting site walks
• Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

REQUIRMENTS:
• A degree in Education (B.Ed.), or sufficient relevant experience working with children
• Ability to work with and interested in teaching children from all grade levels
• Creativity and imagination in the development of teaching strategies and curriculum content.
• Enthusiastic, energetic and able to motivate students.
• Ability to organize activities
• Ability to adapt and deal with unexpected situations.
• Familiarity with integrating technology into the classroom, GIMP software, PowerPoint and other A/V considered an asset.
• Fluent in French.


PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT: ASAP-June 30, 2017

HOURS: 8:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. (Tuesday – Friday; 0-5 days/week as scheduled)
WAGE: $17/hour

INTERVIEWS: Pending Applicant Availability
ORIENTATION AND TRAINING: To be Confirmed


For further information contact CAROL SHELLY, MANAGER, SCHOOL VISITS

To apply: E-mail your cover letter (in English and French) and resume (English only)
quoting Job Ref. #17J068-ET to:
CAROL SHELLY
MANAGER – SCHOOL VISITS
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West, Toronto, ON M5J 2G8
cshelly@harbourfrontcentre.com

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

CAMP COUNSELLORS (JUNIOR SAIL CAMP)-JOB REF# 17J074

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
HARBOURFRONT CENTRE SAILING & POWERBOATING (HCSP)
CAMP COUNSELLORS (JUNIOR SAIL CAMP)

JOB REF# 17J074-ET
NUMBER OF VACANCIES: 2

Harbourfront Centre Sailing & Powerboating (HCSP) has seen over 20 years of successful sailing instruction, with close to 1000 junior sailors coming through our programs each season. We are a dedicated, well established club with a large membership, promoting safe boating, fun and adventure. Conveniently located in downtown Toronto, immediately south of the Rogers Centre (Sky dome) and CN Tower, our clubhouse boasts access to over 90 sail and power craft. Harbourfront Centre Sailing & Powerboating (HCSP) is seeking a motivated and qualified JUNIOR SAIL CAMP COUNSELLORS for our WET FEET/OPTI SAIL PROGRAMS.

MAJOR JOB DUTIES:
• Attend pre-camp Training week for Centre Orientation, Codes of Conduct EAP and SOP training.
• Arrive on time and perform consistent time keeping capabilities due to nature of the job
• Responsible for the on-land portion of the Wet Feet/Opti program (6-9yr old)
• Ensure supplies and stock numbers are adequate for future weeks planning. Order levels of stock
• Responsible for attendance in the morning and bussing procedures
• Cleanliness of back decking at the end of day as used by members later
• Strict timing schedules with quantity of campers
• Games and activities
• Responsible for adhering correct supervision and correct ratios at all times.
• Accident and Incident reporting: Correct documentation and reporting of any problems involving campers health and welfare, this could be injury or bullying orientated

REQUIREMENTS:
We welcome LOCAL, NATIONAL and INTERNATIONAL candidates who can meet the following requirements:

• Demonstrate energy, enthusiasm and the ability to relate to young people.
• Responsible, experienced, and motivated
• Experience with on-land, sailing-themed games and activities
• Enjoy working with children and previous experience working in a camp setting with children is an asset
• At least 16 years old as of July 2, 2017
• Police Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening
• Available to work from June 26th to Sept 1st, 2017


HCSP INSTRUCTOR ADVANTAGES:
• The opportunity to work in a structured, focused, fun and dynamic environment
• Benefit from our reciprocal Ontario admissions program, which enables our employees to free entry to around 300 major tourist attractions in the province (CN Tower, Aquarium and exhibitions etc)

DURATION: JUNE 26th – SEPTEMBER 1ST, 2017
HOURS: Up to 40 hours per week June 26th – Sept 1st
WAGE: $12.00-$12.50 / HOUR

APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 30, 2017


Candidates should forward (via email or post) a current resume with a covering letter to the attention of:

EMMA WRIGHT – HCSP CENTRE MANAGER
sailcamp@harbourfrontcentre.com

(Please indicate if you require a SKYPE Interview)
Harbourfront Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

Development Summer Festival Assistant, Corporate Partnerships-Job Ref.#17J088C

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Development Summer Festival Assistant, Corporate Partnerships
Development Department

Job Ref.#17J088C-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.

Reporting to the Development Officer, Corporate Partnerships, the Development Assistant will work with the Development team during the summer festival season to aid in the on-site servicing of Harbourfront Centre (HFC) corporate partners and support philanthropic initiatives as assigned. Working closely with HFC staff and external sponsorship representatives, this position will assist with the servicing of client needs leading up to and during events including but not limited to: helping with sponsor fulfillment by servicing corporate partners, aiding in the coordination of HFC’s on-site community giving initiative and reporting on sponsor and philanthropic activities. This position will be primarily evening and weekend work with some tasks to be completed in an office setting 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 festival weekends and weeknight events
• Provide on-site activation support and sponsor servicing during evening events and weekend festivals, from set-up through teardown and troubleshooting any problems that may arise.
• Assist with office administration, including: preparation for each event through development 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 programme’s success
• Work with other departments such as Integrated Communications, Production, Site Services and Community Engagement and Activation to deliver exceptional partnership experiences on-site and in-office
• Work with Development Officers, to ensure HFC corporate partners receive excellent servicing and philanthropic opportunities are maximized
• Manage and train volunteers in the coordination of HFC on-site community giving initiative
• Assist the Development Department with individual and corporate prospect research, reporting, tracking and data entry as required

QUALIFICATIONS:

• The successful candidate must be registered as a full-time student and intend to return to school in the next academic year
• Work experience in the not-for-profit environment, preferably in arts and culture; customer service experience is an asset
• Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills are required to respond to difficult situations and requests with tact and diplomacy
• The successful candidate must have solid 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

SUPERVISION AND MENTORING:

The student will be supervised by the Development Officer, Corporate Partnerships, who will continually monitor and communicate with the student providing constructive feedback for professional development. In the first month, the student 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 student 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 student has new and improved confidence, skills and experience which can be used moving forward in the students’ field of study.

HEALTH & SAFETY
Students will be given the brochure provided by Service Canada. Students will also be informed of the Joint Health & Safety Committee and given the members’ names and contact information. Students will have access to our company intranet Health & Safety page where pertinent information is provided such as, but not limited to: Harbourfront Centre’s Health & Safety policy, meeting minutes, WHMIS training module and reference chart, evacuation procedures, fire safety and other resources that are available to ensure the health and well-being of our staff.


DURATION: Monday May 9 to Sunday September 17, 2017
HOURS: 30-35 hours per week
RATE OF PAY: $16.00 per hour

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 14, 2017

Interested applicants should FORWARD resume QUOTING JOB REF#17J088C-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.

Development Summer Festival Assistant, Philanthropy- Job Ref.#17J088P

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Development Summer Festival Assistant, Philanthropy
Development Department

Job Ref.#17J088P-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.

Reporting to the Development Officer, the Development Assistant will work with the Development team during the summer festival season to support philanthropic initiatives and aid in the on-site servicing of Harbourfront Centre (HFC) corporate partners as assigned. Working closely with HFC staff, this position will assist with the servicing of donor needs leading up to and during events including but not limited to: helping with donor fulfillment, aiding in the coordination of HFC’s on-site community giving initiative and reporting on development partner activities. This position will be primarily in an office setting during regular business hours, with work with some tasks to be completed on evenings and weekends.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

• Represent Harbourfront Centre as an ambassador of the Development Department
• Assist the Development Department with individual and corporate prospect research, reporting, tracking and data entry as required
• Assist with office administration, including: preparation for each event through development 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 programme’s success
• Work with Development Officers, to ensure HFC development partners receive excellent servicing and opportunities are maximized
• Work with other departments such as Integrated Communications, Production, Site Services and Community Engagement and Activation to deliver exceptional partnership experiences on-site and in-office
• Manage and train volunteers in the coordination of HFC on-site community giving initiative

QUALIFICATIONS:

• The successful candidate must be registered as a full-time student and intend to return to school in the next academic year
• Work experience in the not-for-profit environment, preferably in arts and culture; customer service experience is an asset
• Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills are required to respond to difficult situations and requests with tact and diplomacy
• The successful candidate must have solid 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
• Strong command of the English language with additional language skills an asset
• Available to work evenings, weekends and some weekdays
• Must be comfortable and capable of lifting heavy objects (up to 20lbs)

SUPERVISION AND MENTORING:

The student will be supervised by the Development Officer who will continually monitor and communicate with the student providing constructive feedback for professional development. In the first month, the student 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 student 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 student has new and improved confidence, skills and experience which can be used moving forward in the students’ field of study.

HEALTH & SAFETY

Students will be given the brochure provided by Service Canada. Students will also be informed of the Joint Health & Safety Committee and given the members’ names and contact information. Students will have access to our company intranet Health & Safety page where pertinent information is provided such as, but not limited to: Harbourfront Centre’s Health & Safety policy, meeting minutes, WHMIS training module and reference chart, evacuation procedures, fire safety and other resources that are available to ensure the health and well-being of our staff.


DURATION: Monday May 9 to Sunday September 17, 2017
HOURS: 30-35 hours per week
RATE OF PAY: $16.00 per hour

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 14, 2017

Interested applicants should FORWARD resume QUOTING JOB REF#17J088P-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.

Dock Operations Supervisors-Job Ref. # 17J099

Employment Opportunity
HARBOURFRONT CENTRE
Dock Operations Supervisors
(Seasonal)

Job Ref. # 17J099-ET

Number of vacancies: 2

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 and rental programs. We provide unrivalled access to water from our downtown Toronto location and are a centre of excellence delivering Yachting, Power boating and Dinghy sailing lessons and have the largest rental fleet open to the public.

Currently, we are seeking motivated and reliable individuals to join our Sailing and Power Boating Department as Dock Operations Supervisors. This position will be responsible for the organizations and coordination of the Marina Service Crew, and general fleet maintenance and operations. The applicant should be flexible with hours and weekends, willing to help out whenever needed, comfortable working outside and committed to delivering high levels of customer service to members and the general public. We offer comprehensive centre training to give you the skills and confidence to do your job’s other core functions.

MAJOR DUTIES:
• Assist with the opening and closing of seasonal fleet operations
• Conduct daily boat checks and liaise with office staff each morning/or evening around fleet availability for customers
• Assist customers with check-out and check-ins for all types of boats in our fleet
• Coordination and supervision of the Marine Service Crew
• Ensure that the fleet is effectively and efficiently maintained and operational
• Ensure a safe operating environment of staff and equipment based on company policy and safety regulations
• Required to drive company boats and vehicles; fuel runs are part of the job
• Must be a great team player with some supervisory experience, willing to work in dynamic environment
• Provide high standard of customer service to all customers, rentals, members, corporate clients, etc.


REQUIREMENTS:
• Available to work from April 3rd to November 1st 2017
• Hold a valid Toronto Harbour Licence and Pleasure Craft Operators Card ( we can assist with this )
• Sailing and general power boating experiences are asset
• Must be over 18 years of age
• Must be flexible willing to work a varied schedule including weekends and holidays
• International candidates must have, or be in the process of gaining , a valid Canadian work permit
• Require police background check


APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 31, 2017

Please send your resume Quoting Job Ref. No. 17J099-ET to:
Katrina Martens, 235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON M5J 2G8
Fax (416) 203-8000
E-mail: kmartens@harbourfrontcentre.com

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

Individual Giving & Membership Officer-Job Ref#17F05

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.

The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery (TPP) at Harbourfront Centre is Canada’s leading non-collecting, public art gallery dedicated exclusively to contemporary visual art from Canada and the world. It is a vital forum for the advanced artistic culture of our time that offers an exceptional facility and professional support to a diverse group of living artists while engaging equally diverse audiences in their work. The gallery fulfills its mandate by generating: exhibitions that represent the range of advanced practice in visual arts; publications that provide in-depth explorations of contemporary art; lectures and symposia that encourage debate and further understanding; interpretative tools that invite visitors to question, explore and reflect upon their experiences; programming that incorporates other areas of culture at their intersection with visual art

ROLE STATEMENT

Position title: Individual Giving & Membership Officer
Department: The Power Plant (TPP)
Reporting to: Director, The Power Plant
Direct reports: n/a
Salary: To be discussed with potential candidates
Contract term: This is a full-time position with an immediate start

Purpose of the Position:

The Individual Giving and Membership Officer at The Power Plant will oversee all aspects of the Membership and Donor programs including managing and maintaining members in Tessitura, coordinating membership related activities and supporting TPP Development department with special events, membership benefit fulfilment and individual donor stewardship

DUTIES

Stewardship

• Manage effective communications with TPP Members including renewal solicitations, acknowledgements, invitations and benefit fulfillment.
• Develop and plan TPP Membership events, working in conjunction with TPP Major Events & Business Development Officer and curatorial department for in-gallery logistics.
• Develop and plan trips and international events as part of the Art Travel Program.

Administration

• Manage and report to TPP Board Membership Committee with support from the Director and direction from the Membership Committee Chair; schedule meetings, foster and execute new initiatives, events and benefits.
• Prepare and monitor budgets for all Membership related activities with Finance and Administration Coordinator.
• Working with TPP Marketing and Communications Officer, update in-gallery signage and website with accurate donor listings for Membership and Exhibition Individual Giving; and provide content for Member e-newsletters and Annual Report.
• Manage all Sponsored Membership Programs.
• Database files on all Members and individual donors and prepare timely updates for management.
• Work with Harbourfront Centre staff to maintain data standards and improve database functions.
• Liaise with Harbourfront Centre through the Tessitura power user group and with development staff regarding current legislation and procedures.

Revenue Generation

• Identify prospects for TPP Membership, Exhibitions and Programs support; and coordinate cultivation, solicitation and growth strategies.
• Coordinate solicitations and acknowledgements for TPP Individual Giving; prepare prospect lists, funding requests and ensure excellent benefit fulfillment.
• Support the TPP Development team in cultivation, stewardship and solicitation activities including identifying prospects from current Members and Donors.
• Manage all Sponsored Membership Programs.
• Database files on all Members and individual donors and prepare timely updates for management.
• Work with Harbourfront Centre staff to maintain data standards and improve database functions.
• Liaise with Harbourfront Centre through the Tessitura power user group and with development staff regarding current legislation and procedures


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

• 2 to 4 years’ experience with visual arts related membership/ individual giving programs and a post-secondary education in arts or not-for-profit administration is preferred.
• Strong solicitation and fulfillment letter writing skills and working knowledge of membership marketing strategies
• Proven experience coordinating volunteer committees and experience working with various levels of volunteers.
• Understanding of individual giving as a means to cultivate support for the gallery.
• Strong communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills are required to deal tactfully with a variety of people, including staff, event volunteers, artists and other external groups.
• Strong proficiency in Excel, Word, and databases to manage fundraising and donor stewardship
• Extraordinary organization skills, attention to detail and ability to manage multiple priorities within tight deadlines.
• Knowledge of public funding agencies and grant procedures is an asset.
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills
• Ability to work flexible hours during events

Acceptable Applications must include:
• A current resume
• A cover letter including salary expectations


Qualified applicants are invited to apply by: Monday, 10 April 2017
Please quote Job Reference #17F05-ET to: jobs@harbourfrontcentre.com

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

JUNIOR SAIL CAMP INSTRUCTORS- JOB REF#17J073

HARBOURFRONT CENTRE SAILING & POWERBOATING (HCSP)
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
JUNIOR SAIL CAMP INSTRUCTORS

JOB REF#17J073-ET
NUMBER OF VACANCIES: 14

HCSP has seen over 20 years of successful sailing instruction, with close to 1000 junior sailors coming through our programs each season. We are a dedicated, well established club with a large membership, promoting safe boating, fun and adventure. Conveniently located in downtown Toronto, immediately south of the Rogers Centre (Sky dome) and CN Tower, our clubhouse boasts access to over 90 sail and power craft. Harbourfront Centre Sailing & Powerboating (HCSP) is seeking a motivated and qualified JUNIOR SAIL CAMP INSTRUCTORS for our CANSAIL, OPTI AND KEELBOAT PROGRAMS.

MAJOR JOB DUTIES:
• Attend pre-camp Training week for Centre Orientation, Codes of Conduct EAP and SOP training
• Arrive on time and perform consistent time keeping capabilities due to nature of the job
• Start up: Gas up boats, start engines, clean classrooms, rig sail boats, litter pick outside, PPU, bail out coach boats, signage
• Camper registration: Collect and document camper arrival at head office before escorting them to sailing school
• Ensuring a safe operating environment for the program, child welfare and continued development of children within the season through sailing camps
• Morning and afternoon lesson delivery: Activate lesson plan to ensure campers attain and demonstrate the course curriculum
• Responsible for adhering correct supervision and correct ratios at all times
• Pack up: The reverse of their morning role and responsible for security of equipment as determined by the Rota
• Accident and Incident reporting: Correct documentation and reporting of any problems involving campers health and welfare, this could be injury or bullying orientated
• Basic maintenance and ensuring breakages are documented with the assistant and head to ensure the issue is repaired before camps start up again the next day

REQUIREMENTS:
A minimum or equivalent of CANSail 1+ 2 and/or Basic Cruising Instructor qualifications in Canada or Governing body equivalent (RYA, AYF, etc) and power boat experience are required. We offer comprehensive training to give you the skills, expertise and confidence to do your job’s other core activities. We are looking for a responsible, experienced, and motivated instructors, as within your role you will be required to teach the various Junior Sail programs that we offer. We look for applications from people who can demonstrate energy, enthusiasm and the ability to relate to young people.

We welcome LOCAL, NATIONAL and INTERNATIONAL candidates who can meet the following requirements:

• Available to work from June 26th to Sept 1st, 2017
• A valid Toronto Harbour Licence and PCOC (Pleasure Craft Operators Card - we can assist with this)
• Current First Aid & CPR Certification
• At least 16 years old as of July 2, 2017
• Police Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening
• Strong sail programming and organizational skills
• Enjoy working with children and previous experience working in a camp setting with children is an asset
• Experience with on-land, sailing-themed games and activities
• Keelboat, racing and regatta experience are assets

HCSP INSTRUCTOR ADVANTAGES
• The opportunity to work in a structured, focused, fun and dynamic environment
• Competitive salaries and benefits (we pay 50% of your Sail Canada instructor insurance premium)
• Opportunities to teach adult dinghy courses on evening and weekends, from May onwards.
• Benefit from our reciprocal Ontario admissions program, which enables our employees to free entry to around 300 major tourist attractions in the province (CN Tower, Aquarium and exhibitions etc)

DURATION: JUNE 26th – SEPTEMBER 1ST, 2017
HOURS: Up to 40 hours per week June 26th – Sept 1st
WAGE: $14.00-$15.00 / HOUR

APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 30, 2017

Candidates should forward (via email or post) a current resume with a covering letter to the attention of:

EMMA WRIGHT – HCSP CENTRE MANAGER
sailcamp@harbourfrontcentre.com
(Pls indicate if you require a SKYPE Interview)

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

Kiosk Customer Sales Representative - Job Ref.#17J090

HARBOURFRONT CENTRE
Employment Opportunity
Kiosk Customer Sales Representative

Job Ref.#17J090-ET

Situated on Toronto’s waterfront, Harbourfront Centre is renowned as Canada’s foremost facility for contemporary culture. Our year-round operation offers some 4,000 internationally acclaimed events ranging from music, literary and theatrical festivals to children’s activities and craft shops.

Currently, we are seeking a motivated and responsible individual to join our Recreation Operations as a Kiosk Customer Sales Representative. This is a front line position handling questions, comments and sales to the public visiting the Harbourfront Centre.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Answering questions about the site, charter boat tours, water taxis and paddleboat rentals
• Promoting sales for offered tours and taxis
• Processing sales of tickets, rentals, souvenirs, and concessions
• Balancing float and sales with accurately reporting of details
• Working on the dock of the pond to assist people with paddleboat rentals
• Tracking time of paddleboat rentals and ensuring patron turnover occurs appropriately
• Operating concession booth for Free Flicks on Wednesday nights
• Maintain a clean, safe, and presentable environment for the visiting public

REQUIREMENTS:
• Upbeat, positive, and energetic personality to create a friendly and welcoming atmosphere
• Ability to actively listen to customer questions and comments and respond in a clear and concise manner
• Previous experience with sales and cash handling, including balancing sales and cash and accurately reporting daily totals
• Organized and neat with a highly professional work ethic and appearance
• Highly customer-service oriented, must exhibit pro-active customer service skills
• Must be able to work without supervision
• First Aid/CPR, water safety knowledge is an asset

BENEFITS:
• Opportunity to work in a focused, fun and dynamic environment on Toronto’s beautiful downtown Harbourfront location
• Access to our reciprocal Ontario admissions program allowing employees free entry to around 300 major tourist attractions in the province (CN Tower, Aquarium, and exhibitions)

DURATION: May 1, 2017 to October 1, 2017
Candidates are asked to be available during the entire period of contract.

HOURS: 4-8 hour shifts between 10am-11pm everyday including holidays
Approx. 25-35 hours per week

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 14, 2017

Interested applicants should forward a current resume and cover letter to the attention of Bradley Steel at bsteel@harbourfrontcentre.com.

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

Marketing Communications & Outreach Assistant-Job Ref#17FC04

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.

The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery is Canada’s leading non-collecting, public art gallery dedicated exclusively to contemporary visual art from Canada and the world. It is a vital forum for the advanced artistic culture of our time that offers an exceptional facility and professional support to a diverse group of living artists while engaging equally diverse audiences in their work. The Power Plant fulfills its mandate by generating: exhibitions that represent the range of advanced practice in visual arts; publications that provide in-depth explorations of contemporary art; lectures and symposia that encourage debate and further understanding; interpretative tools that invite visitors to question, explore and reflect upon their experiences; programming that incorporates other areas of culture at their intersection with visual art.

ROLE STATEMENT

Position title: Marketing Communications & Outreach Assistant
Department: The Power Plant
Reporting to: Marketing & Communications Officer
Direct reports: n/a
Salary: To be discussed with potential candidates
Contract term: 2 Year Full Time Contract

The Marketing Communications & Outreach Assistant plays a key role in the maintenance of the gallery’s different communication channels. Working closely with the Marketing & Communications Officer, the role will assist in the implementation of an effective and integrated branding and marketing strategy including marketing production, outreach initiatives, stakeholder communications, media relations, and new media campaigns.

DUTIES

Communications & Promotions

• Assists in implementing strategies for branding and promoting The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery as a public facility and attraction, including the gallery’s exhibitions, public programs and educational events
• Pushes communications for all properties across The Power Plant’s portfolio of activities, including fundraising (Memberships, giving/donation opportunities, fundraising events promotion), outreach programs (Power Youth), public programs (Power Kids, etc.) and engaging in conversation with stakeholders from all aforementioned properties
• Assist in the production and distribution of marketing collateral, including advertising, program guides, signage, invitations and more
• Assist in project-managing the production of The Power Plant’s collateral as needed, liaising with external vendors and designers, obtaining internal approvals, communicating deadlines, submitting final artwork and handling distribution
• Copyedit and proofread copy for The Power Plant’s communications, adhering to The Power Plant’s house style and voice

Media Relations

• Assists with the creation and distribution of press releases and press kits, and addressing media requests and disseminating project information
• Collects and manages press clippings in a timely and orderly manner, producing media reports as needed
• Addresses any image requests, pulling images from archives and securing image permissions for the distribution of items in The Power Plant’s media archives as appropriate

Digital & Social Media

• Maintains and upkeep the website, liaising with external web developers and other agencies to address any issues and updates as needed
• Ensures the communications channels, visitor experience and visitor touchpoints with The Power Plant across all physical and digital communications are consistent; ensuring brand cohesion and effectiveness
• Liaises with departments to develop content for online and social media channels, securing proper imagery, content and messaging
• Assists in the management of the gallery’s social media content calendar; taking full ownership of dissemination and execution, including uploading the content and attending events for live coverage on social
• Engages in social media conversations from the gallery’s accounts; engaging stakeholders from a promotional and brand management standpoint, an informational standpoint and from a customer-service perspective

Administration & Analytics
• Collects, analyse, archive and report on results of specific marketing efforts; incorporating data from numerous departments and external sources to deliver seasonal reports on exhibitions and for the purpose of the organisational annual report
• Researches marketing and communications strategies and best practices for the visual arts community and arts and culture sector; providing the Marketing & Communications Officer with updated reports as necessary

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

• Degree in business or arts administration with existing knowledge and understanding of basic marketing principles, in addition to keen interest in contemporary art
• Possess superior writing and editing skills, strong interpersonal and communication skills, and ability to deal tactfully with a variety of stakeholders including, patrons, artists, external groups and agencies
• Possess strong organizational, project management and planning skills with great attention to detail
• Proficiency with computer software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc.) and social media management tools is a requirement; familiarity with programs such as Adobe Photoshop / Illustrator is an asset
• Note that work at events outside of work hours may be required

Acceptable Applications must include: a current resume & cover letter

Qualified applicants are invited to apply by: Friday, 7 April 2017 by 5PM

Please quote Job Reference #17FC04-ET to: jobs@harbourfrontcentre.com

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

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