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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.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS -POWER YOUTH ARTISTS-IN-RESIDENCE

*** CALL FOR PROPOSALS ***

POWER YOUTH ARTISTS-IN-RESIDENCE
FALL 2018

The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery (TPP) seeks proposals from working artists, experienced with community engagement, for creative and meaningful projects inspired by contemporary art for youth in priority neighbourhoods.

TPP’s Power Youth program delivers contemporary art programming for youth ages 12 to17 at four off-site locations in Toronto.

We are currently seeking to fill four positions for this year’s Power Youth Artists-in-Residence. The successful candidates will deliver 14-week programs for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Weston-Mount Dennis, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Lawrence Heights, Toronto Kiwanis Boys and Girls Clubs or Toronto Public Library. First round of interviews will be conducted with TPP staff followed by a second round of interviews with youth participants.

Reporting to, and with guidance from the Power Youth Coordinator, Artists-in-Residence will:
• Design a curriculum for the term, approximately 14-weeks based on their artistic practice. Subjects may include, but are not limited to: spoken word, dance, music, theatre, drawing, painting, mixed media, or photography/new media.
• Facilitate one weekly session at an offsite location, providing group leadership, individualized mentorship and instruction in uses of materials and techniques,
• Work primarily independently to deliver programs with weekly support from the Power Youth Teaching Assistant, and biweekly support from the Power Youth Coordinator.
• Maintain weekly communication with the Power Youth Coordinator to report progress and material needs.
• Assist youth in planning and executing a project to be displayed at the Power Youth Spring Exhibition (AIRs are expected to attend the exhibition reception) Optional: attend a curatorial tour of TPP’s current exhibitions at the beginning of the season and/or attend a tour for the youth during the program term (will take place in lieu of a regular program session).
• Please note: This AIR opportunity does not provide personal studio space.
• For more information:

* Website: http://thepowerplant.org/ProgramsEvents/Programs/Power-Youth.aspx
* Instagram: @poweryouthto *Twitter: @poweryouthto

The ideal candidates will have/ be:
• Working artists with a strong body of work and a minimum of two years professional experience beyond formal schooling.
• Experience or interest in community engaged arts practices.
• A minimum of two years professional experience as a teaching artist in classrooms and/or afterschool programs for youth.
• A clear verbal and written communicator.
• Excellent problem solving with the ability to use independent judgment
• Ability to resolve conflicts among youth and work collaboratively with youth participants and staff (TPP &TPL/ BGC).
• The ability to receive feedback and implement changes to the program plan.
• Knowledge or experience in contemporary art and/or arts education.

Successful candidates will receive a total fee of $4,500 for the entirety of the term

To apply:
All applicants must submit the following in ONE MS Word or PDF file by Friday, 20 July 2018 at 5pm.
1. Letter of interest in working for Power Youth, stating how you heard of the opportunity
2. R้sum้ or CV
3. Artist biography (100 word maximum) and headshot (to be used only for program communications, if selected)
4. A sample proposal (1 page maximum) rooted in your personal artistic practice.
5. 10 images of your work and/or past workshops or provide a link to audio and/or video projects

Please submit all application materials in ONE MS Word or PDF file by email with subject “Power Youth AIR Fall 2018” To: 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.


Development Coordinator, Individual Giving-Job Ref# 18F13

The Toronto International Festival of Authors is Canada’s largest and oldest literary festival. It has hosted over 9,500 authors from more than 100 countries, including 22 Nobel Laureates and countless other award winners, since 1974. Mandated to cultivate and advance the cause of literature, the organization presents opportunities for curious readers to meet, hear, and learn from the finest writers of our time, while providing Canadian writers a global forum in which to present their work.

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: Development Coordinator, Individual Giving
Department: Development
Reporting to: Deputy Director
Direct reports: N/A
Works With: Chief Development Officer (Harbourfront Centre), Director and Deputy Director (Toronto International Festival of Authors – TIFA), Head of Marketing (TIFA), the TIFA Administrative Coordinator and Development team
Type of Employment: Full Time Permanent

SUMMARY OF FUNCTION

Working with the Deputy Director and Director, the Development Coordinator, Individual Giving plays an integral role in developing the Toronto International Festival of Authors revenue generation strategy with a focus on individual and patron giving.

DUTIES

Revenue Generation
• Supports Patron Program and Individual Giving campaigns, including preparation of correspondence, reports, invitation lists, renewals, donations processing, proposals, meeting/call briefing notes
• Ensures patron and individual giving activity is tracked in Tessitura in association with the Administrative Coordinator
• Oversees direct marketing activities to acquire, renew and reactivate annual patrons and donors
• Liaises with Director, Deputy Director to identify opportunities and develop proposals for patron events and patron programme
• Support patron programme and execution of benefit fulfilment
• Liaise with marketing to create various documents required for events
• Work with Director and Deputy Director to develop patron programme

Stewardship
• Nurtures relationships with patrons and major donors through regular communication and events
• Organizes donor receptions and special events in collaboration with the Events and Marketing teams
• Works with Marketing and Design teams to ensure appropriate patron/donor recognition in relevant communications and marketing materials
• Develops in-depth knowledge of Toronto International Festival of Authors programs, events and audiences
• Works Festival and weekly events as needed

Workplace Health & Safety
• All members of 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.

SELECTION CRITERIA

Based on an application addressing the Essential Criteria, a current resume and, for selected candidates, a personal interview and positive reference checks, Harbourfront Centre needs to be satisfied that the applicant meets the following criteria.

Essential Criteria
• Experienced fundraising professional with minimum of three (3) years’ experience
• Polished and professional demeanor and ability to interact with prospects, donors, staff and volunteers from a variety of backgrounds and giving levels
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Strong editing skills
• Outstanding interpersonal and relationship-management skills
• Excellent organization and time management skills
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities simultaneously
• Demonstrated use of tact and diplomacy, and ability to work in a cross-functional team setting
• Excellent computer skills, including extensive experience using relational databases, Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Desirable Criteria
• University degree
• Experience using Tessitura database and/or other fundraising database

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

Qualified applications are invited to apply by: July 20th, 2018 by 5:00pm

Please quote Job Reference # 18F13-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.

Festival Assistant Communications-Job Ref#18J076

The Toronto International Festival of Authors is Canada’s oldest and largest festival of words and ideas. Since 1974, it has hosted over 9,000 authors from more than 100 countries, including 22 Nobel Laureates and countless other award winners. Mandated to cultivate and advance the art of literature, the Festival connects curious readers of every kind with leading international authors, while providing a forum to showcase Canadian talent to the world. The annual Festival takes place every fall (October 18-28, 2018). Year-round activities include a speaker series, the Toronto Lit Up book launch series (supported by the Toronto Arts Council), the annual Forest of Readingฎ Festival of Trees™ (in partnership with the Ontario Library Association), Ontario and international touring programmes and more. The Festival is based at Harbourfront Centre. To learn more visit FestivalofAuthors.ca.

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: Festival Assistant Communications
Organization: Toronto International Festival of Authors
Reporting to: Head of Marketing
Key Relationships: All Festival staff, select Harbourfront Centre staff and service providers.
Type of Employment: Full-time, four-month contract beginning August 1, 2018


Role Summary

The Festival Assistant Communications will be responsible for assisting with the execution of the social media and content strategy for the 2018 Festival, to develop awareness, encourage revenue conversions and generate traffic to our website and other platforms. The Assistant will assist with additional marketing and communications tasks as required. This position will take guidance from and work directly with the Community & Content Assistant, and report to the Head of Marketing.

Duties/Responsibilities

• Assist with the coordination, production and deployment of the digital marketing campaigns across multiple platforms;
• Create engaging on-brand content and coordinate graphic assets, to support the Festival’s social media communities, its email communications, podcasts and blog;
• Assist with maintaining a robust content calendar;
• Conduct research to help identify new online audiences and promotional opportunities;
• Fulfill community outreach activities to identify and maximize cross-promotional partnerships;
• Attend Festival events to capture content and produce live coverage, such as author interviews, quoting panelists and behind-the-scenes footage;
• Help monitor, respond to and moderate social media conversations across all platforms;
• Capture, analyze and log campaign metrics and insights for reporting;
• Contribute creatively to Team brainstorm sessions;
• Assist with on-site event logistics as required;
• Other support activities as required.

Qualifications

Education:
• Completed post-secondary programme or courses in digital marketing, communications, journalism, or equivalent;
• Credentials in Google Adwords, Google Analytics and/or Hoot Suite certification an asset.

Essential Skills:
• A strong understanding of the digital space, its marketing potential and writing for web;
• In-depth knowledge of social media platforms (specifically Facebook, Twitter and Instagram), including trends and best practices;
• Experience in the use of content management and analytics systems (ie., Hootsuite, Google Analytics, Facebook Insights);
• Superior organization skills for detailed, timely and accurate data tracking and reporting;
• Given the nature of our industry, the incumbent must possess strong writing and editing skills;
• Excellent verbal and visual communication skills;
• A strong sense of design and storytelling.

Highly Desirable Skills:
• Experience using the Wordpress website content management system;
• Familiarity in SEO/search marketing best practices and Google Adwords;
• Photography skills;
• Graphic design skills an asset;
• Previous experience working or volunteering in a not-for-profit environment;
• Demonstrated interest in the literary arts.

Interpersonal Skills:
• Relationship cultivating skills, with an understanding of stakeholder needs and community-building tactics;
• Thrives in a fast-moving, collaborative environment;
• A comfortable multitasker with superior organization skills;
• Self-motivated, takes initiative, but a team player also;
• A creative and resourceful thinker.


Work will take place at the offices of the Toronto International Festival of Authors (Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West, Toronto ON, M5J 2G8).

Contract Term: Four-months, beginning August 1, 2018
Application Deadline: July 20, 2018 at 5pm



To apply: E-mail your application Quoting Job Ref. #18J076-ET to:
Harbourfront Centre
jobs@harbourfrontcentre.com

Please respond with:
1. A cover letter outlining the qualifications and experience you would bring to the position;
2. A resume.

We thank all applicants, however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted directly.

Toronto International Festival of Authors is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusiveness in all its work. We work proactively to be fair and equitable in practice and to build diversity into our teams, creative communities, programmes and services. We strongly encourage qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply. Suitable accommodations will be available upon request during the hiring process.





Marketing & Communications Officer-Job Ref#18F03

The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery is Canada’s leading public gallery devoted exclusively to the art of our time and is recognized as an important centre for contemporary art in North America. Over the past 28 years, its reputation for presenting cutting edge exhibitions, superior catalogues and editions, and challenging special events has remained unparalleled. Presenting contemporary art by living artists of local, national, and international stature, The Power Plant's mission is to present and disseminate the best contemporary art in all and any media within at Harbourfront Centre.

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: Marketing & Communications Officer
Department: The Power Plant
Reporting to: Director, The Power Plant
Direct reports: Marketing & Communications Outreach Assistant
Key Relationships: Major Events & Business Officer, Individual Giving & Membership Officer, Sponsorship & Grants Officer, Curator of Exhibitions, Curator of Education and Public Programs
Salary: $45,000 - $60,000 per annum
Type of Employment: Full Time

Summary of Function:
This is a key position in the implementation of the gallery’s Marketing, Communication and Development strategies in order to develop and maintain The Power Plant’s role as Canada’s leading contemporary art gallery that is also recognised internationally as a centre of excellence.

DUTIES

Marketing & Communications Activities
• Develop branding and marketing strategies for The Power Plant and its programs, products and services and oversee the implementation of these strategies, ensuring a high level of awareness of the brand values among stakeholder groups nationally and internationally.
• Develop communications strategies, including institutional and program specific strategies, to ensure the gallery and its programs are effectively communicated and promoted to diverse audiences and groups.
• Develop and implement communication strategies in order to maximize all revenue sources including earned revenue, ticket sales, wholesale and retail services, venue rentals and special events, corporate sponsorship, membership and individual giving and government and foundation grants. Ensure plans are in place and coordinate their implementation. Prepare written evaluations, final reports and financial reconciliations.
• Develop and implement partner development marketing and communications strategies aimed at growing the social and cultural relevance of the gallery and advocacy and support for its programs nationally and internationally
• Develop and implement a new Digital Media Strategy as well as manage the website and other electronic communications and implement strategies to ensure targets are met.
• Lead all press and public relations actions in order to promote the gallery’s brand development, the exhibitions and public program as well as all events linked with TPP.

Project Management, Stakeholder Management & Production
• Manage the production of Development & Marketing publications and collateral, compile copy, and negotiate media buys, coordinate print processes to ensure targets and deadlines are met.
• Manage sponsorship contracts, agreements and fulfillment plans. Establish and nurture positive relationships with stakeholders, sponsors, partners, donors and foundations.

Development & Major Events Activities
• With the Development department, develop and implement donor programs and events marketing strategies to maximize membership and donor enrolment, sponsor and donor satisfaction and engagement with The Power Plant.
• Use Tessitura database to obtain data for ticket sales analysis and develop information capture strategies.
• Manage the department budget. Reviews requisition for items and approves within budgetary guideline.

Administrative & Financial Activities
• Keep current on marketing trends and tactics. Liaises with other departments and organizations of a similar nature.
• Measure results and evaluate effectiveness of the marketing plan for each program and project upon completion, using both quantitative and qualitative analysis

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.

Key Performance Indicators
• Successful delivery of The Power Plant’s marketing and communications tactical plan, on time and within budget.
• Deliver a new integrated Digital Media Strategy.
• Increase presence of the brand and its programs in a diversity of media platforms in order to increase recognition and increase audience and attendance to all TPP programs and events.
• Maintaining a productive, effective, flexible and systematic marketing and communications department.


Skills & Requirements
Essential Criteria
• Post-secondary graduate in an arts, marketing or communication program with a minimum of 4 years’ related experience, preferably in the not-for-profit sector.
• Proven experience in sponsorship, customer service, communications and marketing in the private sector as well as experience with government and foundation granting procedures and individual giving and membership campaigns is required.
• Must possess excellent writing and presentation skills, and exceptional interpersonal and relationship management skills with the ability to develop effective partnerships as well as to persuade and negotiate.
• Must be a strategic thinker, highly motivated, able to work with minimal supervision.
• Must be organized and able to manage multiple priorities.
• Must be computer literate with excellent word processing skills.

Desirable Criteria
• Experience in a visual arts organization is an asset.
• Ability to start in the position within the first weeks of April 9 or April 16 2018
• The knowledge and understanding of French will be an asset


Acceptable Applications must include:
• A current resume
• A cover letter addressed to the Director of TPP [Ga๋tane Verna], indicating how you meet the essential criteria of this key position

Qualified applications are invited to apply by: July 16, 2018
Please quote Job Reference # 18F03-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.


Marketing & PR Coordinator-Job Ref#18FC08

• As this position is based on a grant the candidate must identify as from a First Nation, M้tis or Inuit background.
• Must be registered with Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Training.

Job Ref#18FC08-ET
Number of vacancies: 1

Harbourfront Centre is a leader in providing internationally renowned programming in the arts, culture and recreation across a stunning 10-acre site at the heart of Toronto’s waterfront. For more than 40 years, Harbourfront Centre has celebrated the best in Canadian culture and the rich mosaic of cultures from around the world by curating over 4000 events annually across its ten-acre site from music festivals to contemporary dance, to craft and design to sailing lessons. There is something for everyone at Harbourfront Centre, year-round.
Position Title: Marketing & PR Coordinator
Department: Marketing
Reporting to: Chief Marketing Officer
Key Relationships: Marketing Coordinators, Project Manager, Digital Marketing Coordinator, Programming Associates, Publicist, external partners and suppliers
Type of Employment: Contract
Period of Employment: As soon as possible – March 29, 2019

Summary of Function:
Reporting to the Chief Marketing Officer, this position will be one of a three-member team of coordinators responsible for assisting with coordinating and executing marketing plans, trafficking of marketing materials and implementing critical paths for summer festivals and programs. This position will also act as the on-site PR coordinator to manage media attending events and supports the external publicity firm’s activities.

DUTIES
Planning & Execution
• Coordinate the marketing plan for each project by obtaining specific marketing strategies from team members (Design, Digital Media, Web, etc.)
• Assist in executing the plans by implementing critical paths, coordinating the scheduling, processing and trafficking of marketing projects to ensure projects are completed in a timely manner, in line with department scheduling
• Submit dockets and circulate to appropriate programming, production, planning and sponsorship participants; route projects for approvals.
• Distribute all materials across site and deliver off-site in accordance with the marketing distribution plan; maintain up-to-date lists
• Coordinate site and event signage including scheduling, installation and replacement.
• Assist with on-site media coordination and accreditation; provide support to external publicity and PR firm
• Assist other team members as required
Content Development
• Develop target audience and outreach programs, mailing lists, audience numbers and profiles, box office reports
• Coordinate campaign tracking measures, analyze metrics and prepare evaluation report at end of each campaign

Communications
• Maintain centralized overview of each project’s status for the information of all participants; keep strict adherence to deadlines and ensure all parties are aware of timelines.
• Liaise with departments and outside groups to coordinate efficient and timely project processing

Workplace Health and Safety
• All staff are required to take reasonable care of their own health and safety and that of other personnel (including volunteers and interns) who may be affected by their conduct.

Skills & Requirements
Essential Criteria
• Post-secondary education in a marketing, communications or business is preferred.
• 2-years experience in a comparable role in an arts related not-profit organization.
• Strong oral and written communication skills for all applications
• Superior organizational, time and project management skills
• Strong attention to detail
• Excellent interpersonal skills, able to work in a team environment
• Creative, able to effectively coordinate online and offline marketing initiatives from implementation to completion
• Knowledge of website and new media marketing are required as well as experience with Google analytics and other web analytics programs.

• As this position is based on a grant the candidate must identify as from a First Nation, M้tis or Inuit background.
• Must be registered with Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Training.


Please e-mail your resume and cover letter (in one document)
E-mail: jobs@harbourfrontcentre.com

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


OPERATIONS CREW -Job Ref. #18J011


HARBOURFRONT CENTRE
Employment Opportunity
OPERATIONS CREW
Facilities

Job Ref. #18J011-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: July 31, 2018

Please send your resume quoting Job Ref. No. 18J011-ET to:
Human Resources, 235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON M5J 2G8
E-mail: jobs@harbourfrontcentre.com

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

Sales Associate-Job Ref#18J082

Harbourfront Centre is a leader in providing internationally renowned programming in the arts, culture and recreation across a stunning 10-acre campus 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: Sales Associate
Department: Retail Services
Reporting to: Senior Sales Associate/Floor Supervisor
Direct reports: Senior Sales Associate/Floor Supervisor
Key Relationships: Craft and Design Artists, Info Desk, Box Office, Site Operations, Production
Type of Employment: Part Time

Summary of Function:
Currently, we are seeking a motivated and responsible individual to join our Retail Services Department as a Sales Associate. This is a front line position handling questions, comments and sales to the public visiting the Harbourfront Centre.

DUTIES
Customer Service
• Provide exceptional customer service in the promotion and sale of Canadian contemporary craft and design
• Greeting customers and providing information about products and daily activities at Harbourfront Centre
• Provide a positive and welcoming visitor experience

Merchandise
• Display and keep in an organized fashion all products shown in the store
• Monitor security and levels of stock in the store

Store Maintenance
• Dusting, cleaning and re-organization of shelving
• General cleaning of cash checkout area
• Ensure the premise is secure upon closing

Cash Handling
• Accurately process customer sales through Point of Sale system
• Perform day-end cash-off procedures as required including cash balancing, deposit reconciliation and POS related day-end tasks
• Secure cash and daily paperwork at end of shift

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
• Must be responsible and able to work unsupervised
• Strong cash management skills and familiarity with using Point of Sale equipment
• Good computation skills and experience dealing with money
• Previous experience in retail sales and/or customer service
• Must have excellent interpersonal, communication and customer service skills, friendly outgoing personality to deal with the general public
• Motivated and enthusiastic with interest in the Arts
• Able to work varying shifts and weekends
• International candidates must have or be in the process of gaining a valid Canadian work permit

Desirable Criteria
• Experience in a gallery or museum shop atmosphere
• Ability to engage a diverse retail customer group by communicating the features and benefits of our unique merchandise
• An understanding in Harbourfront Centre’s Shop products including Canadian-made jewellery, craft and design products, and stationary
• Have a creative background in visual arts and/or craft and design

Efforts
• Job involves a mix of work activities in the office and on site outside.
• Job requires alertness, and attention to detail
• Job involves responding quickly and effectively to problem situations
• Job involves freedom of movement

Working Conditions
• Will be working on your feet for majority of shift
• 4-8 hour shifts between 11am-8pm most days including weekends and holidays
• Approx. 15-30 hours per week

Acceptable Applications must include:
• A current resume
• Responses indicating how you meet the essential criteria above

Application Deadline: July 20, 2018
Please quote Job Reference #18J082-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.

Senior Development Officer, Corporate Partnerships

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: Senior Development Officer, Corporate Partnerships
Department: Development
Reporting to: Chief Development Officer
Direct reports: Development Officer, Corporate Partnerships, Interns, Summer Students
Key Relationships: Development Team, Planning and Production, Programming, Marketing, Operations; Finance
Type of Employment: Full Time

Summary of Function:
The Senior Development Officer, Corporate Partnerships (SDOC) provides overall leadership in securing and stewarding the corporate giving portfolio (sponsorship and philanthropic). The incumbent will lead the effort to secure support from the corporate sector including all phases of the process from research and prospecting to sales strategy development and pitches to reporting and client servicing. The SDOC is responsible for supervising junior level and seasonal staff as well as volunteers on an as needed basis and is a revenue generating position with established sales targets.

DUTIES

Ambassador
• The Senior Development Officer, Corporate Partnerships will act as an ambassador for Harbourfront Centre (HC). They will develop an in-depth knowledge of the Harbourfront Centre brand, its programs, events and audiences. Attend external receptions, conferences, seminars and other events at Harbourfront Centre and within the community as a representative of the company to keep informed about the objectives of HC.

Revenue Generation
• The SDOC will establish and manage a sales funnel and be expected to reach an established sales target as set by the Chief Development and Chief Financial Officers in consultation with the SDOC.

The SDOC supports sponsor prospecting, solicitation and completion of sales through preparation and delivery of:
• Prospect and corporate profiles;
• Contact briefs and/or record keeping of all communications related to the sponsorship effort;
• Grant applications (corporations);
• Establishing tailored rights and benefits for each prospect; and
• Sponsorship and activation and corporate major gift agreements.

The SDOC will:
• Develop relationships with brands and marketing agencies and secure meetings to present upcoming HC programming alignments and opportunities;
• Respond promptly to all requests from brands and their agencies regarding sponsorship inquiries;
• Qualify prospects and develop a cultivation/solicitation plan for each company
• Prepare tailored proposals for presentation to the prospective sponsor based on sponsors’ objectives;
• Arrange and attend business meetings with prospective sponsors and invest in cultivating long term relationships for the benefit of HC; and
• Renew existing sponsors (where appropriate and timely) for multi-year

Partner Servicing
The SDOC oversees all partner servicing activities for corporate partners (sponsorship and philanthropic giving) by overseeing the servicing team and:
• Ensuring contract obligations are met (e.g. logo recognition/inclusion, category exclusivity), Communicating sponsorship deliverables to colleagues across the organization ;
• Maintaining regular communication with senior contacts and ensure client satisfaction is met and exceeded;
• Participating in evaluations and complete partner reports and financial reconciliations of agreements for submission;
• Participating in reporting/renewal meetings with the partners;
• Managing corporate contacts with prospects and track all activity;
• Coordinating on-site sponsor brand engagement logistics with internal and external stakeholders;
• Evaluating sponsor rights and benefits and identify new opportunities to deliver value to partners; and
• Consulting on sponsorship best practices with co-produced partner festivals and alignments with HC’s best sponsorship practices and guidelines.

Other
• Other duties as assigned

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.

Key Performance Indicators
• Meets or exceeds revenue targets on an annual basis
• Effectively delivers all contractual obligations to corporate sponsors and/or donors
• Enhances HC’s reputation with the corporate community through on-going outreach and relationship development efforts
• Develop new revenue opportunities and/or programs to attract additional support from the corporate sector
• Work effectively with other departments to meet HC’s overall objectives

Skills & Requirements

Essential Criteria
• Post-secondary education in Communications, Marketing or similar field, and a minimum of 5-10 years related experience;
• Proven experience in corporate sponsorship or marketing;
• Superior interpersonal skills and relationship building skills;
• Experience managing staff and/or volunteers;
• Diplomacy skills to respond to difficult situations and requests;
• Excellent writing and verbal skills to deal with representatives of corporate partners;
• Proven research and negotiation skills;
• Attention to detail and accuracy;
• Knowledge of current business and marketing trends, practices as well as sponsorship marketing practices and corporate philanthropy;
• Ability to organize multiple activities within time deadlines; and
• Excellent computer skills including experience using relational databases, Excel and PowerPoint.

Desirable Criteria
• Experience using Tessitura;
• Experience in fundraising and/or philanthropy;
• French language skills are an asset; and
• Agency experience, focus on experiential marketing and brand engagement.

Working Conditions
• Flexible hours for occasional evenings or weekend events

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

Qualified applications are invited to apply by: July 25, 2018
Please quote Job Reference # 18F14-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.

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