IF YOU -
- have a passion for the arts
- have an enthusiastic, professional attitude
- are a team player
- believe quality really does matter
- are creative and self-motivated
- can communicate effectively
- we want you!
Please state which position you are interested in. All resumes will be kept for a maximum of three (3) months. Only those we are interested in interviewing will be contacted. All submissions are strictly confidential.
For further questions regarding employment opportunities at the Stratford Festival please contact Nancy Altenburg Human Resource Manager at email@example.com
The Stratford Festival is in a unique position of posting House Manager Opportunities in each of our four venues for the coming season. These seasonal full-time positions will be contract roles running from April through October, with variations on the commitment determined by the specific venue’s performance calendar.
Reporting to the Manager-Patron Experience, the successful candidates will be outgoing leaders and passionate about delivering an extraordinary patron experience. They will lead a team of seasonal ushers that will collaborate with other patron-facing roles to deliver exceptional front of house customer service. more...
Having the ability to lead and motivate a team of employees by providing a positive work environment is required. Candidates must possess excellent communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills along with an enthusiasm for handling patron needs and concerns. Interfacing extensively with patrons, as well as production and artistic personnel you will balance the needs of various stakeholders towards the common goal of an excellent theatre experience. You must be available for the entire contract period, and have the ability to work flexible hours, days, evenings, weekends and holidays.
A clear knowledge of all health and safety practices is expected, and a comfort with leadership in emergency situations is required. First Aid and CPR certifications are ideal. Experience with Tessitura software is an asset but not a requirement. Comfort with common business software programs (Word, Excel, Outlook) is expected. A minimum of three years’ in a hospitality role is preferred.
If you are interested in a specific venue, please include theatre location preference.
We recognize that diversity – in our workplace, in our audiences and on our stages – fosters a rich and creative environment. We are actively engaged in building a more diverse workplace and encourage all qualified applicants to apply by March 13, 2015 to:
Subject: House Manager
The Education Department of the Stratford Festival is seeking an energetic, self-motivated and highly organized individual to join our team in the role of Education Coordinator in full time, permanent capacity. Reporting to the Director of Education, you will be responsible for organizing, coordinating and executing education and enrichment programs. You will organize &/or conduct workshops, courses, presentations, conferences and ancillary events relating to the Festival playbill. In addition, the Coordinator will take leadership on developing and executing the digital connection between the Festival and the teachers and students that it serves. Activities in this realm will include researching and writing of copy for Stratford Festival publications and web content. You will be responsible for curating the Education web pages (in collaboration with the Marketing Manager, Digital) and creating digital study guides and resources. You will also be responsible for providing support for marketing initiatives to develop student audiences for the films. The digital initiatives will involve liaising with Archives staff and with digital media coordinators in school boards. more...
Applicants must possess an undergraduate degree in English, Drama or Fine Arts or have equivalent training together with some experience developing digital media materials. You have excellent written, organizational and problem solving skills. Experience in public speaking, the ability to communicate effectively – both verbally and in writing – are essential. Proficiency in the Microsoft Office environment is required. You will also be experienced in all forms of social media and digital learning. Preference will be given to candidates with experience working with or teaching students (both adults and children) in an educational &/or recreational setting. Some travel, evening and weekend work is required.
We recognize that diversity - in our workplace, in our audiences and on our stages fosters a rich and creative environment. We are actively engaged in building a more diverse workplace and encourage all qualified applicants to apply by March 2, 2015 to;
Subject line: Education Coordinator