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

Assistant Production Coordinator -Job Ref. # 19J013

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: Assistant Production Coordinator
Department: Planning & Production
Reporting to: Manager, Production
Direct reports: None
Key Relationships: Director, Planning and Production, Production Coordinators and staff across various departments including Manager of Technical Services, Technical Coordinator, Technicians, Front of House Managers and Ushers ,Director, Festivals, Director, Performing Arts and staff across various departments including Artistic Directors and Associate Producers, Hospitality & Business Sales Manager and Bartenders
Supervisors and staff in Site Operations: Security, Operations and Grounds, Development staff
Marketing & Media Relations staff, Artistic Companies, Cultural Organizations and Rental Clients, and their representatives including Artistic Directors, Artists, Stage Managers, Lighting and Sound Designers
Type of Employment: Part Time

Summary of Function:

The Assistant Production Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the execution of an event in an assigned venue or area during a scheduled shift. They provide stage and venue management support for an event under the supervision of a Production Coordinator. The Assistant Production Coordinator works with service departments including Ushers, Bartenders, Operations, Grounds, Security and Technical Services to ensure excellence of presentation, artist and patron service. They act as a liaison between artists, clients and programming staff and service departments for assigned venues.
Harbourfront Centre operates a ten-acre site that encompasses five theatres – Fleck Dance Theatre (capacity 446), Harbourfront Centre Theatre (capacity 350), Studio Theatre (capacity 196), Brigantine Room (cabaret-style 250), and Lakeside Terrace (theatre 250); and various alternative multi-purpose spaces for presentations, workshops, school classes, camps and other activities.
Outdoor stages include the large amphitheater-style Concert Stage (1300 seated, 3500 standing), the smaller Stage in the Round. The site also includes two art galleries; six working craft and design studios; various alternative exhibition spaces; and the central public spaces, Canada Square and Ontario Square.
Reporting to the Manager, Production this position offers the opportunity to work for one of the leading multidisciplinary arts institutions in the world.

DUTIES
Coordination
• Provides venue management for an assigned venue or area during each shift by confirming all required staff are present and briefed, greeting performers and clients and introducing them to key support staff, reviewing production schedule details and ensuring production, patron and artist hospitality requirements are met.
• Responsible for stage management duties when assigned to events with a performance or stage element. Ensures event starts and ends on time, cues performers and on stage activity, moves non- technical equipment and props on and off stage or works with visiting stage manager performing these duties except when working in one of the union theatres.
• Performs house management duties when there is not an Assistant House Manager assigned to the event. Coordinates front of house staff and activities including opening the house, late seating and intermission protocols.
• Responsible for making sure the venue is properly set up according to capacity.
• Ensures everything is in order during an even regarding set up, event execution and strike.
• Makes necessary changes to seating, flow of patron traffic, and sets up signage.
• Liaises with Food & Beverage staff and caterers on the coordination and presentation of bar service, receptions and other food and beverage service during an event.
• Ensures the Production Coordinator is kept up to date with the event activity details and changes by reporting to them during an event.

Administration
• Required to write a shift report for each shift detailing patron numbers for statistical analysis, detail event highlights and issues, patron service and facilities/venue notes and recommendations.
• Responsible for completing usher (paid and volunteer) time sheets for each shift when working with ushers and for issuing TTC fares to volunteers.
• Complete and submit SOCAN and archival filming permits when required.

Patron Service
• Responsible for providing a high level of customer service as a priority, responding to patron concerns and inquiries. Responds to patron complaints effectively. Refers issues to the appropriate person or department if suitable resolution cannot be made at the time.
• Ensures the “house” is prepared and all front of house details are addressed including reserved seating, meeting and assisting with VIPs and accessible seating is designated.
• Offers assistance to patrons with accessibility needs.
• Ensures assigned venues/facilities are clean and safe for patrons.
• Assists visiting media representatives providing information and directing them to locations where they can set up.

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
• Working knowledge of techniques, methods and procedures of theatre, dance, and music productions and presentations including; stage management; power point and other media presentation; patron services; appropriate safety precautions and procedures.
• Stage management skills and experience.
• Front of house experience is considered an asset.
• Strong passion for the arts and client engagement.
Interpersonal
• Highly effective communication, presentation, interpersonal and relationship building skills required in working with individuals at all levels of the organization, arts and cultural partners, and rental clients; and fostering open and honest relationships and communication, respecting confidentiality.
• Collaborates, seeking and celebrating the contribution of others.
Personal
• Results oriented and proactive, with the ability to multitask, prioritize and work independently.
• Outgoing and able to establish relationships quickly when meeting new people.
• Uphold the highest ethical standards and a pursuit of excellence and innovation.
Education & Experience
• Post-secondary education with one to three years demonstrated experience in technical/production in theatre, dance, and music.

Desirable Criteria
• Experience in the not-for-profit sector.
• Experience in corporate event management and logistics.
• Knowledge of Canada’s art community.
• Current Province of Ontario driver’s license or evidence of equivalent mobility.
• Understanding of AODA.

Acceptable Applications must include:
• A current resume
• A cover letter

Qualified Applicants are invited to apply by: March 27, 2019
To apply: E-mail your application Quoting Job Ref. #19J013-ET to:
Harbourfront Centre
Email:jobs@harbourfrontcentre.com

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


Assistant Vendor Coordinator -Job Ref.#19J035


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 thousands of events annually across its ten-acre site from music festivals to contemporary dance, to craft & design to sailing lessons. There is something for everyone at Harbourfront Centre, year-round.

ROLE STATEMENT
Position Title: Assistant Vendor Coordinator
Department: Cultural Engagement
Reporting to: Associate Producer / Vendor Coordinator
Wage: $15.00 per hour
Hours: May – July weekdays 9:30am – 5:30pm. (subject to change in case of participating at a weekend festival) August– September Wednesday and Thursday 9:30 – 5:30 pm. Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Statutory Holiday evenings / nights
Type of Employment: Contract May – September 13, 2019

Summary of Function:
Reporting to the Vendor Coordinator the candidate will be working as an Assistant Vendor Coordinator ensuring a smooth operation for the product and food vendors set up at Harbourfront Centre site.

DUTIES
• Liaise with marketplace and food vendors, providing vendors with information and access to Harbourfront Centre services
• Create vendor contracts, follow-up with payments and documentation required to run the market and world cafe
• Closely work with Security, Operations and grounds Departments to ensure the smooth operation of the world cafι and markets
• Ensure Harbourfront Centre rules and regulations are adhered to by vendors
• Ensure vendor issues are quickly resolved
• Write reports regarding the vendor activities while the markets are open
• some heavy lifting. Work is done while standing and walking around the site
• any others requested by the supervisor

Skills & Requirements
Essential Criteria
• Previous customer/ hospitality service is a must 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 player
• Ability to maintain a positive and pleasant manner
• Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to make decisions in stressful situations
• Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task
• Job involves management of multiple priorities
• Previous administrative experience an asset
• Strong time management and organizational skills
• Strong computer skills in Word, Excel, and database management
• Must enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, collaborating with many different teams

Desirable Criteria
• Previous experience working directly with vendors is preferred.
• Previous administrative experience an asset

Working Conditions
• Flexible with scheduling; mostly weekends and evening/night work
• Working outdoors in all types of weather, including but not limited to high temperatures and rain

Acceptable Applications must include:
• A current resume
• A cover letter

Qualified Applicants are invited to apply by: April 1st, 2019

To apply: E-mail your application Quoting Job Ref. #19J035-ET to:
EMAIL: Jobs@harbourfrontcentre.com

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

CAMP HEALTHCARE STAFF- Job Ref. #19SM004N


HARBOURFRONT CENTRE
Employment Opportunity - Harbourfront Centre Camps
CAMP HEALTHCARE STAFF

Job Ref. #19SM004N-Healthcare
NUMBER OF VACANCIES: 2

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

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

DUTIES
• Responsible for the health, safety and well being of campers and staff
• Provide medical care and assessments as necessary
• Perform administrative duties such as file medical forms, complete incident/accident reports and order supplies
• Liaise with parents and public
• Plan and run camp staff training sessions

QUALIFICATIONS
• Candidates must have Advanced First Aid with CPR-HCP, Advanced medical First Responder, Emergency Medical Responder certificate, or be registered in a Paramedic Program
• Organized, motivated and reliable
• Prior experience at camp and/or working with children
• Police Reference Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening prior to June 30, 2019



DURATION: May–August 30, 2019 (Part-time May–June / Full-time June 17–August 30)

HOURS: Monday to Friday, 8:30am–4:30pm

WAGE: $600 – $680 per week

DEADLINE: March 31, 2019

Interviews: Interviews will begin at the end of February and may continue throughout March

Interested candidates should apply through our online recruitment portal at the link below. You will be asked to create a profile and will be taken to the application selection page:

https://harbourfrontcentre.campbrainstaff.com

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

MARINE CUSTOMER SERVICE CREW - Job Ref#19J097

HARBOURFRONT CENTRE
Seasonal Employment Opportunity
MARINE CUSTOMER SERVICE CREW

Job Ref#19J097-ET

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 thousands of events annually across its ten-acre site from music festivals to contemporary dance, to craft & design to sailing lessons. There is something for everyone at Harbourfront Centre, year-round

Harbourfront’s Sailing and Power boating operation is a well-established sailing club with a large membership base, conveniently located downtown in Toronto, south of the Rogers Centre and CN Tower. The clubhouse boasts access to over 90 sail and power craft, ranging from 7 to 36 in length and includes 11 International J24’s and 17 powerboats up to 26 feet. The club is dedicated to delivering excellence in boating instruction as well as making boating accessible to Toronto residents and visitors through instruction, membership and rental programs.

Harbourfront Centre Sailing & Powerboating operates a fleet of sailboats and powerboats used for rentals, memberships, summer camps, and Sail Canada courses. Marine Customer Service Crew or “Dock Attendants”, are responsible for outside boat operations, customer service and boat check outs/chick ins. They are required to be front-line customer service representatives to members and the general public. We have 5 full-time positions and 1 part-time position available.

DUTIES
• Monitoring the fleet’s condition, and reporting the necessary repairs to keep boats in operation and ready for use.
• Ensuring that boats and their operators are fully prepared for departure, so that customers may benefit from a safe and enjoyable boating experience.
• Taking steps to protect company assets from loss or damage, including boats, docks, facilities and other equipment’s.
• Opening and closing procedures, which include routine checks on boats and engines, and reporting to management on a daily bases.
• Frequent communications with office staff to coordinate boats and customers.
• Cleaning and fueling boats.
• Small Repairs, including basic engine repairs, replacing sails, running rigging (training provided)
• Performing “rescues” for customers requiring assistance while on the water (towing training provided)
• Positive, timely and considerate response to the requests of members, instructors, and other customers.
• Ensuring that docks and facilities are kept clean and tidy.
• Maintaining a professional appearance at all times while at work.

Required Skills:
• Basic experience in boating
• Able to multitask, prioritize and manage time effectively
• Strong communication and customer service skills
• Demonstrates imitative and the ability to solve problems
• Able to follow standards procedures as set out by management
• Basic swimming skills

Desirable Skills
• Experience operating a wide variety of sail an power boats
• Knowledge of bait and /or engine maintenance and repair
• Certification in first aid and/or lifesaving
• Prior completion of a workplace safety training program of safety course

DURATION: May – September/October, 2019
HOURS: 5 positions at 40 hrs/week and 1 position at 20-30/hrs per week (rotating shift basic including days, evenings, weekends and holidays)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 3rd, 2019

Please send your resume quoting Job Ref. No. 19J097-ET to:
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 MAINTENANCE SERVICE CREW- Job Ref#19J098


HARBOURFRONT CENTRE
Seasonal Employment Opportunity
MARINE MAINTENANCE SERVICE CREW

Job Ref#19J098-ET

Harbourfront Centre is seeking individuals to join Marine Services Crew for the 2019 Season.

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 thousands of events annually across its ten-acre site from music festivals to contemporary dance, to craft & design to sailing lessons. There is something for everyone at Harbourfront Centre, year-round

Harbourfront’s Sailing and Power boating operation is a well-established sailing club with a large membership base, conveniently located downtown in Toronto, south of the Rogers Centre and CN Tower. The clubhouse boasts access to over 90 sail and power craft, ranging from 7 to 36 in length and includes 11 International J24’s and 17 powerboats up to 26 feet. The club is 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 are looking for enthusiastic individuals to keep up with public demand, and provide competent marine maintenance service crew duties. To ensure the club clients have a positive experience we are looking for customer orientated people who enjoy engaging with the public, take pride in their working environment and can provide good judgement with regard to safety.


FULL-TIME SEASONAL POSITIONS AVAILABLE
The Marine maintenance Service Crew primary responsibility is to look after the rental fleet – including by limited to the general cleanliness, minor boat repairs, and to perform dockhand duties. The applicant should be flexible with hours and weekends, willing to help out wherever needed, comfortable working outside and committed to delivering high levels of customer service to members and the general public.

JOB BRIEF
• Ensuring that boats are prepared and fully operational for departure, so that customers may benefit from a safe and enjoyable boating experience.
• Conduct daily boat checks and monitoring the fleet’s condition, and performing the necessary repairs to keep boats in operation and ready for use.
• Liaise with office staff each morning around fleet availability for customers.
• Perform opening and/or closing duties, and conduct fuel runs to local filling station with company vehicle.
• Must be flexible - willing to work a varied schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays
• Candidates will be working outside, near water, and will often be exposed to sunlight. They will need to be able to protect themselves from the elements. These positions can also be physically demanding and candidates must be able bodied.


Required Skills:
• Required valid driver’s license
• Must be over 18 years of age
• Hold a valid Toronto Harbour Licence and Pleasure Craft Operators Card (we will assist with this)
• Basic experience in boating
• Basic swimming skills
• Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time effectively
• Strong communication and customer service skills
• Demonstrates initiative and the ability to solve problems
• Able to follow standard procedures as set out by management
• Available to work from April 10th until October 2019
• International candidates must have, or be in the process of gaining, a valid Canadian work permit
• Successful applicant will need to provide an updated police background check

This role is ideal for anyone who enjoys working outdoors, and wishing to develop sailing and power boat ability; you'll pick up numerous transferable skills for your resume.


Interested applicants should FORWARD RESUME with COVER LETTER by April 1ST, 2019 to:

KATRINA MARTENS – Marine Services Manager
KMARTENS@harbourfrontcentre.com

275 Queens Quay West, Toronto, ON M5V 1A2 T: (416) 203 3000 F: (416) 203 8000
www.harbourfrontcentre.com/boating email: 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.

OPERATIONS CREW - Job Ref. #19J011


HARBOURFRONT CENTRE
Employment Opportunity
OPERATIONS CREW

Job Ref. #19J011-ET

Number of vacancies: 1

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

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

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

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

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

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

Interested applicants must apply by: April 12th, 2019
Please send your resume quoting Job Ref. No. 19J011-ET to:
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.



SUMMER CAMP COUNSELLOR- Job Ref. #19SM001C

HARBOURFRONT CENTRE
Employment Opportunity – Harbourfront Centre Camps
SUMMER CAMP COUNSELLOR

Job Ref. #19SM001C-Counsellor
NUMBER OF VACANCIES: 115

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 AT THE FOLLOWING CAMPS:

Exploratory Camps Number of Positions Required
Camp by the Water (Ages 4-5) 0 vacancies
Active Kids (Ages 4-6) 6 vacancies
Camp Curiosity (Ages 6-8) 10 vacancies
Camp Quest (Ages 9-11) 3 vacancies

Circus Camps
Intro to Circus/Circus (Ages 6-14) 14 vacancies

Leadership and Overnight Camps
Overnight/Leadership (Ages 8-15) 2 vacancies
Counsellor-in-Training (Ages 15-16) 2 vacancies

Performing Arts Camps
Movin’ and Groovin’/Dance, Dance, Dance (Ages 4-9) 5 vacancies
Pop Star/Musical Explorations/Musical Theatre (Ages 6-15)3 vacancies
ThreatreKids/Improv/Theatre Production (Ages 8-15) 3 vacancies

Speciality and Science Camps
Citizen Science/EcoScience (Overnight)/Mad Science/Reptilia (Ages 8-12) 3 vacancies
Chess Challenge/Tables Top Games/Magic (Ages 8-13) 3 vacancies
Jr. Culinary Experiences/Sr. Culinary Experiences (Ages 9-15)6 vacancies
Dungeons and Dragons/Dungeons and Dragons: The Campaign (Ages 10-15) 3 vacancies
S.T.E.A.M/Architecture/Young Builders/Crafting (Ages 8-15) 4 vacancies
Coding 101/Coding Game Design (Ages 9-13) 2 vacancies

Sports Camps
Jr. Sports (Ages 7-9) 5 vacancies
Flag Football/Sr. Multi-Sport/Soccer/Softball (10-13) 4 vacancies

Visual Arts Camps
Sr. Arts/Art Retreat (Overnight) (Ages 10-15) 2 vacancies
Creative Arts Camps (Ages 6- 8) 4 vacancies
Emerging Artists/Toronto Art Explorers/Performing and Visual Arts (Ages 9-12) 2 vacancies
Digital Photography/Digital Storytelling/Vlogging (Ages 8-15) 3 vacancies
Fashion/Costume Making (Ages 9-15) 3 vacancies
Young Authors/Comic Book (Ages 8-12) 3 vacancies

Inclusion/Resource
1:1 Inclusion/Resource Counsellors 10 vacancies

*Camps will be on overnight during this time
EcoScience – Session 1B (July 9-12)
Overnight Explorers – Session 3B (Aug 5-9)
Overnight Intro – Session 1B (July 9-12)
Camping Skills – Session 3A (July 29-Aug 2)
Leadership Retreat (Partial Overnight) – Session 2B (July 9-12)
Art Retreat – Session 2A (July 15-19)

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 30, 2019 or completed grade 10
• First Aid and CPR certified prior to June 30, 2019
• Police Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening
• Strong programming, leadership and organizational skills
• Energetic, enthusiastic and responsible
• Enjoy working with children
• OVERNIGHT CAMPS: Experience working at overnight camps an asset


DURATION: Training: June 24–28, 2019 / Summer Camps: July 2–August 30, 2019

HOURS: Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm

WAGE: $456- $560 per week (plus compensation for extended hours)

DEADLINE: March 31, 2019

INTERVIEWS: Will be held primarily on weekends during April


Interested candidates should apply through our online recruitment portal at the link below. You will be asked to create a profile and will be taken to the application selection page:

https://harbourfrontcentre.campbrainstaff.com

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

Web Production Assistant-Job Ref#19J047

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 thousands of events annually across its ten-acre site from music festivals to contemporary dance, to craft & 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-4 Months April to July

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 for the upcoming summer season.

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 # 19J047-ET
Qualified applicants are invited to apply by: March 25th, 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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